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7.22.10

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Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards: The Contest Within

After going to these big-wave hootenannies for the better part of 10 years now—remember, it was Taylor Knox winning the K2 Challenge in ’98 that started this whole beyond-limits bonanza—I think I’ve finally figured out how to safely navigate the annual XXL Awards with a bit of dignity. First and foremost, understand that any wave […]

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7.22.10

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HANDS ON: Shaper Profile – Doc Lausch

You don’t have to live in Southern California to know who Doc Lausch is. Whether you fall asleep praying for a nor’easter-ravaged Atlantic or a solid southern hemi, you’ve seen the logo and you’ve seen his surf team spackled across the pages of the magazines. His brand, Surf Prescriptions, has certainly built an esteemed reputation […]

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7.22.10

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IT'S A SLATER WORLD: New Beer, New Statue…New Status

In this world there are a few different strains of celebrity. There are Celebrities with a capital C, and then there are the countless incarnations of the idea which include, but are not limited to: B-list celebrities, C-list celebrities, indie musicians, race car drivers, porn stars, cartoon characters, talk show hosts, and then a gaping […]

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7.22.10

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ARCHY PREMIERE: Built For Speed, Born To Ride Roars In Newport

Matt Archbold was on the sidewalk outside of the box office at the Lido Theater in Newport last night, greeting fans, guests and old friends. It was clearly his night—zoot suits, tattoos, and dropped hotrods were the backdrop of the evening. The occasion and the centerpiece of the night: the premiere of The Archy Movie, […]

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7.22.10

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SPEAK YOUR MIND! In Which of These Surf Movies Would You Like To Live and Surf?

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7.22.10

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SPEAK YOUR MIND! How Many Fins Are On Your Ideal Summer Board?

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7.22.10

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DISPATCH: Outer Banks – Sinking Treasure

“I hope we don’t get shot,” I thought aloud as our boots crackled through cherry-tangerine foliage deep in the forest behind Jesse Hines’ house. We had planned on a rendezvous in the water at Avalon Pier, but after the table-flat Atlantic meekly greeted us on an autumn afternoon, our agenda transformed into something equally representative […]

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7.22.10

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WALKING ON WATER: Spirits High At Newport Beach, Orange County Premiere

The palm trees were swaying, the sun was shining, and about six hundred sun-streaked heads waited patiently in a line wrapping around the block outside of Newport Beach’s Edwards Big Theatre for the premiere of Bryan Jennings’ Walking On Water. Spirits were certainly high (pun intended) for the event, as hordes of groms hungry for […]

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7.22.10

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JAWS SPOTTINGS: Hanalei Bay Closed Due To Shark Sightings

Hundreds of dead fish littered the sand, behemoth tiger sharks trolled the waters nearby, and signs warned to stay out of the water. The apocalyptic atmosphere seemed lifted straight from the Old Testament. “Uhh…err…I’m over it. I think I’ll surf tomorrow” was a common quote uttered this past weekend in Hanalei Bay on Kauai’s North […]

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7.22.10

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BEACH CLEANUP: Unite to Clean Ocean Beach

With spring break in full swing, Ocean Minded™ and The Greenroom are teaming up to protect the ocean during this busy beach season. The two companies will be hosting a beach clean up in Ocean Beach on Saturday April 5th. The event is open to the public and all are encouraged to help protect our […]

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