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9.29.09

Industry News

Skullcandy Welcomes Mike Carter as new Vice President of Global Marketing

A decade after co-founding Electric Visual and playing a major role in leading the brand to the forefront of the sunglass and goggle world, Mike Carter is set to conquer a different part of the cranial real estate market by joining Skullcandy as the new Vice President of Global Marketing. “You check out the long […]

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9.29.09

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Follow the Light Foundation Announces Finalists

Well, the judges have deliberated, and they think they have a winner. Follow the Light Foundation, formed in the honor of the late photo legend Larry “Flame” Moore, is set to choose the fourth recipient of its $5,000 grant dedicated to the art of surf photography. Each year since Moore’s passing in 2005, the foundation […]

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9.29.09

Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic Set to Start Tomorrow

After a lengthy break on the ASP Women’s World Tour, the third of seven stops will begin tomorrow with the Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic which holds a waiting period from September 30 through October 5, 2009 at Dee Why in New South Wales. Layne Beachley (AUS), 37, who is a seven-time ASP Women’s World Champion, […]

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9.28.09

Industry News

Blessing of the Waves returns to Huntington Beach

Priests, Rabbis, Imams, Ministers and non-denominational faith leaders take up the call for environmental solidarity this weekend in Huntington Beach. Reflecting Pope Benedict’s call for environmental action and echoing the shared concern of many around the earth for climate change, the Blessing of the Waves ceremony brings diverse faith leaders and ocean-minded people together in […]

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9.28.09

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Save The Waves’ "All Points South" Wins Best Short Film at New York Surf Film Festival

September 28, 2009. New York City, NY – Save The Waves Coalition and the New York Surf Film Festival are proud to announce that Save The Waves’ documentary film, “All Points South,” has been awarded Best Short Film by the festival jury. The surfer-activist film, about pulp pollution, surfers, and fishermen in Chile, was chosen […]

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9.28.09

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Mark Visser Scores Giant Wave in Western Australia

Battling chaotic and gusty winds, along with rain, the big wave surfer rode a wave with a 36 foot face last Thursday. The waves were surfed at Cowbombie, a break about 2.5km offshore from Western Australian suburb Grace Town. “The weather was unbearable out there. It was very windy, around 30 knots,” Visser said. “Along […]

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9.28.09

Industry News

Surfboards ride free on JetBlue between New York and Puerto Plata

Catch a Waive! Surfboards Ride Free on JetBlue Airways between New York/JFK and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic Value airline celebrates its presenting sponsorship of the second annual New York Surf Film Festival by waiving surfboard fees for customers traveling to the island’s fabled North Coast Offer valid for New York-originating roundtrip travel between NEW YORK […]

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9.28.09

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Happy Endings Steals Jim Beam U.S. Surftag Event

SURFER’S POINT, VENTURA, CA September 26, 2009 – The Jim Beam Surftag U.S. Series 2nd Round was a definite nail biter from start to finish. In every heat, each team’s destiny would be determined by finishing first and grabbing bonus points. Sean Hayes of Ventura’s Purp’s Posse carries his team to the final heat and […]

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9.28.09

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Nixon Art Mosh Hits New York

Nixon hosted their first east coast installation of the “Nixon Art Mosh” this past Tuesday (September 22nd) at the X Initiative gallery in Chelsea, NYC. The Nixon Art Mosh is a rotating art installation featuring original artwork, photography, film and sculpture from Nixon friends, family and athletes as well as local NYC area artists. This […]

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9.28.09

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Garut Widiarta signs 4 year deal with Rip Curl

Balinese surfer, Asian beach games gold medalist and one of Indonesia’s best known chargers Made “Garut” Widiarta has just signed with Rip Curl for another 4 exciting years. Garut, known for his incredible tube riding talent and radical free-surfing antics is one of the most sought after surfer’s in Indonesia at present and currently is […]

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