7.28.09

Industry News

Richard Woolcott and Steve Murray Back In for New SIMA Surf Summit

– Deadline to Register for Surf Summit 12 is Friday, July 31- Aliso Viejo, Calif. (July 27, 2009) – The Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) is pleased to announce that both Volcom’s Richard Woolcott and Vans’ Steve Murray have signed on again to speak at Surf Summit 12, which is now rescheduled for September 30

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7.28.09

Industry News

Lightning Bolt Kicks Off Summer With Website Launch

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (July 28, 2009) – Lightning Bolt, the iconic surf-inspired apparel brand recently re-launched in the United States, has quickly become a hot commodity to surf shops and boutiques alike. With the launch of its website and solid support from on-the-pulse retailers, the brand is rapidly catching fire. “With the recent sluggish economy,

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7.28.09

Industry News

UK DVD release for Waveriders

“DESERVES TO TAKE ITS PLACE ALONGSIDE EARLIER CLASSICS SUCH AS ‘RIDING GIANTS’ AND ‘THE ENDLESS SUMMER’.” – THE IRISH TIMES Directed by Joel Conroy (Eye Of The Storm), narrated by actor Cillian Murphy (The Dark Knight; The Wind That Shakes The Barley) and featuring a raft of renowned Irish, British and American surfers, including Richard

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7.28.09

Industry News

Simpson’s Hurley U.S. Open Win Bumps Him to Fifth on ASP WQS

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Tuesday, July 28, 2009) – Huntington Beach local Brett Simpson’s heroic run at the massive ASP WQS 6-Star Hurley U.S. Open saw him bump up from eighth to fifth overall amongst the hungriest competitors on The Grind and puts him in excellent standing at the halfway mark on The ASP WQS. All

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7.28.09

Industry News

Billabong Extends Sponsorship of Billabong Cloud 9 Invitational

Billabong Extends Sponsorship Of Billabong Cloud 9 Invitational – New 3 Year Deal Announced (Tuesday 28th July, 2009): LEADING surf company Billabong is proud to announce its continued sponsorship of the Billabong Cloud 9 Invitational in the Philippines. The new, three-year deal ensures Billabong naming rights sponsorship of the Philippine’s premier surfing event until 2012.

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7.27.09

Industry News

Leading Teams Prevail at 4th Race in YOLO Paddleboard Race Series

Only one race remains to determine the final champions in the 2009 series Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (July 27, 2009) – YOLO Board LLC announces the results of the fourth 2009 YOLO Board Stand Up Paddle Series Race event on July 23rd at the Boathouse in WaterColor. The top teams in both the women’s and

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7.27.09

Industry News

Futures Team Rider Brett Simpson Rampages to Historic Victory at Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing

Brett Simpson (Huntington Beach) , 24, has claimed the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing over former ASP World Champion Mick Fanning, in front of an ecstatic hometown crowd, netting surfing’s biggest victory purse ever – US$100,000. An event that will go down in surfing history, the 2009 Hurley U.S.

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7.27.09

Features

Turbo Tour Is Coming To Your Hometown

If Your Town Is Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Seal Beach, Laguna Beach or Pacific Beach. Fresh from a rousing, two-day run at the Malibu Arts Festival, Clark Little is gathering up his Gator board and aluminum prints – and his portable DVD projector – and taking his shorebreak art on the road. On Tuesday, the

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7.27.09

Industry News

Simpson Wins U.S. Open; Fanning Claims Second

Brett Simpson (Huntington Beach, CA), 24, has claimed the Hurley 2009 U.S. Open of Surfing title over fellow teammate and former ASP World Champion Mick Fanning. From the solid south swell to the massive crowd, everything was larger than life, including surfing’s biggest victory purse ever- $100K. In addition to some fat bacon for the

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7.27.09

Industry News

Mitchell Claims Eighth Molokai to Oahu title

Hawaii’s Kanesa Duncan Claims Women’s Ekolu Kalama Takes Standup Honors HONOLULU – (July 26, 2009) — For the eighth consecutive year, Australian Jamie Mitchell proved he’s light years and hard-earned miles ahead of his paddleboard peers, winning the 32-mile Rainbow Sandals Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard Race that is the unofficial world title of the sport.

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