Industry News

3.14.11

Industry News

Big Wave Legend Shane Dorian Signs With Reef

(Carlsbad, CA) March 8th – 2011– Shortly after announcing the addition of Taylor Knox to its footwear roster, Reef is proud to now welcome surfing legend, Shane Dorian, to the team. Shane will represent Reef Footwear, and specifically Reef’s Supreme Collection of premium leather sandals, as he continues to chase and conquer big waves around […]

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3.10.11

Contest Wire

SURFER’S 2011 Oakley Surf Shop Challenge Series Launches This Friday, March 11 at Seaside Reef in Cardiff, CA

The First of Seven Regional Stops Highlights Some of the Sport's Strongest Talent Consisting of Shops from Oceanside to Imperial Beach

San Clemente, Calif. (March 9, 2011) — The first stop on SURFER’s 2011 Oakley Surf Shop Challenge (OSSC) is this Friday, March 11th at Seaside Reef in Cardiff, California. For the second time in the contest’s history, surfers from the Southwest region get to showcase their talents on their own turf. Last year, the contest […]

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3.10.11

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Champion Surfer and Accomplished Musician Rob Machado Announces US Concert Dates

Melali: The Drifter Sessions Surf Film Tour & Musical Performance by Machado's Melali Sessions Band

(Cardiff by the Sea, CA) Champion surfer Rob Machado announces a spring run of US tour dates in support of his film Melali: The Drifter Sessions. Rob Machado and his band Melali Sessions Band will kick off their tour on April 5th at the Belly Up in Solana Beach followed by a west and east […]

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3.10.11

Industry News

ONE Piece Leash Technology: No joins and no weak points…

After two years in the development process Ocean & Earth founder Brian Cregan and 25 year design/production guru Steve Rayner design and develop the new one piece moulded leash: the “next evolution” in surf leash technology. Below, from an interview in Australasian Surf Business Magazine, Ocean & Earth founder Brian Cregan answers the key questions […]

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3.9.11

Contest Wire

Slater’s Winning Ways Continue at Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, Simpson Takes 5th

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Wednesday, March 9, 2011) – Reigning 10-Time ASP World Champion Kelly Slater (Cocoa Beach, FL), 39, continued his winning form to assert himself as the early frontrunner for the 2011 ASP World Title by defeating Taj Burrow (AUS), 32, to win the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover. After clinching […]

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3.9.11

Industry News

AERIAL7 X Taylor Knox Collaborate on Chopper2 Headphone

AERIAL7 is proud to announce its newest Chopper2 Headphone, inspired by surf team ambassador, Taylor Knox. Taylor was AERIAL7’s first team ambassador and was a perfect candidate to add a stylish design to the popular Chopper2 headphone. “AERIAL7 is a huge part of my life because I’m always listening to music. I wanted to team […]

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3.8.11

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Adam Virs Now Rides for J7 Surfboards

J7 Surfboards is pleased to announce the addition of Adam Virs to its team roster of professional surfers and test pilots. “I am super stoked to be a part of J7,” says Virs. “Jason makes some of the best boards around and it was an easy decision for me since guys like Keoni Cuccia, Pascal […]

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3.8.11

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Sacred Craft Expo ‘Best of Show’ Twitter Contest

You may be just a few text strokes away from a new surfboard. Help us determine the Sacred Craft Consumer Surfboard Expo presented by Santa Cruz ‘Best of Show’ surfboard and be in the running to win a new surfboard in the process. Here’s how it works: 1) Follow us on Facebook and Twitter 2) […]

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3.7.11

Contest Wire

Quarterfinalists Set at Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, Stage Set for Electric Finale Tomorrow

SNAPPER ROCKS, Queensland/Australia (Tuesday, March 8, 2011) –The Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover, the opening stop of the 2011 ASP World Title season, completed Rounds 4 and 5 today with the most electrifying surfing of the event in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at the primary venue of Snapper Rocks. Taj […]

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3.7.11

Industry News

Australian Surfer Dan Ross Joins Patagonia’s Ambassador Team

VENTURA, Calif. (March, 2011) — Patagonia Inc., the enviro-minded apparel company, is pleased to announce that Australian surfer Dan Ross has formally joined the Patagonia team. After working together informally for the past two years, Ross and Patagonia have forged a relationship with shared environmental ethos and perspectives. “We began working with Dan a few […]

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