Industry News

12.14.11

Industry News

Katin USA Proudly Announces Surfing Aerialist Ryan Carlson to the Family

Surf City USA resident Ryan Carlson is known for his huge innovative airs and unique style. Surfing magazine deemed Ryan as one of this years most underrated surfers in the world. He earned worldwide respect when he stuck a 540 rode flip for the first time ever in a contest. He grew up surfing the

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12.13.11

Contest Wire

2011 Fox MMS Industry Challenge – Final Results

Overall – Dealer: 1st Place: Sera’s Surf ‘N Shore David Kuwada/Charlie Carroll 2nd: Aiwohi Shine Aiwohi/Mike Aiwohi 3rd: Hawaii Rides Sam Bird/James Kress Overall – Industry: 1st Place: Eli Olson/Koa Rothman 2nd : Buttons Kaluhiokalani /Mark Gabriel 3rd: Brian Kennedy/Shawn Seale MX: Day 1 MX – Dealer: 1st Place: Aiwohi Shine Aiwohi/Mike Aiwohi 2nd: Hawaii

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12.13.11

Industry News

VSTR.com is LIVE!!

VSTR.com is live. This new journey begins here: “If it doesn’t fit in the pack, you probably don’t need it.”: Meet some of our nomadic friends: Glimpse into their worlds: Visit our store in Byron Bay:

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12.13.11

Industry News

Swap and Surf, Home Exchange for Surfers: An Obvious Concept

For Immediate Release The house exchange concept explodes. Brought up from the love of traveling differently and with less expense, this concept offers a simple solution and safe to all (insurers encourage this concept to make sure no house be left empty!). Two surfers from the Southwest have adapted this concept to surfers expectations. Swap

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12.13.11

Industry News

John John Takes the Crown

For Immediate Release: CARLSBAD, Calif.— SPY® is proud to announce John John Florence is the 2011 Triple Crown of Surfing Champion. Showing versatility and consistency beyond his years, he bested the world’s top surfers across three events to win Hawaii’s most esteemed award. “I’ve dreamed of this my entire life,” said Florence. “For any Hawaiian

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12.12.11

Industry News

Devon Howard Joins SPY

For Immediate Release: CARLSBAD, Calif.– SPY Optic™ today announced the appointment of Devon Howard as marketing director. He will preside over day-to-day athlete, event and product marketing, and will report directly to SPY® President Michael Marckx. A second-generation surfer from San Diego, Howard built a career on riding waves and promulgating stories about surf culture,

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12.12.11

Industry News

Big Wave Champ Garrett McNamara First To Surf Giant Wave On WaveJet

December 5, 2011 – WaveJet Brand Ambassador, Garrett McNamara, who recently achieved the feat of surfing a wave estimated at 90+ feet that has challenged the current world record, scored another first in the world of surfing. Garrett, while on location in Portugal caught and rode a huge rogue wave estimated at 45 feet on

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12.12.11

Industry News

Carve Comes to the USA!

Versa Traction signs licensing contract to represent Carve in the United States.

Sydney, Australia (December 2, 2011) – Carve today announced the signing of a multi-year agreement with Versa Traction of Westminster, California to represent the Carve brand. Versa Traction will be distributing and marketing Carve eyewear, apparel, headwear and accessories. “We are so excited to bring the Carve brand to the USA,” stated Jason Neu, CEO

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12.12.11

Industry News

GLOBE Bantam Video – Must See!

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