Industry News

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

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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

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GLOBE Bantam Video – Must See!

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12.10.11

Contest Wire

Kieren Perrow Wins the Pipe Masters

Kieren Perrow has won his first ASP World Tour event, taking out the Billabong Pipe Masters.

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12.9.11

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Matt Costa Rocks Surfer the Bar

Turtle Bay, Hawaii (December 8, 2011) On December 5, Matt Costa, California’s own folk-rock sensation, set up amps and put down some roots on Oahu’s North Shore when he played a jaw-dropping set at Surfer the Bar, located at Turtle Bay Resort. Costa, a one-time professional skateboarder who hails from Huntington Beach, CA has become […]

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12.8.11

Industry News

Surf Madness North Shore Premiere

Sterling Spencer and friends invite you to their Oahu screening

Sterling Spencer and friends invite you to their Oahu screening.

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12.2.11

Contest Wire

Florence Wins Vans World Cup to Take Vans Triple Crown Lead

HONOLULU (Dec. 1, 2011) -- Hawaii's John John Florence has stood on the sand here at Sunset Beach watching the crowning of surfing champions since he was 6-years-old. Today, at 19, he stood on the podium, having realized his childhood dream of winning the Vans World Cup at Sunset Beach, and taking the lead on the coveted Vans Triple Crown presented by Rockstar Energy Drink series ratings. It was an overwhelming victory for Florence, who surfed in his first Vans Triple Crown event at the tender age of 12.

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12.1.11

Industry News

Body Glove’s 8-Bit Video a Finalist at Digiday Video Awards

Redondo Beach, CA (November 29, 2011) – Body Glove is being honored at the 2011 Digiday Video Awards on December 12, 2011 as a finalist in the Best Branded Entertainment Video category.

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12.1.11

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SPY Partners with Sustainable Surf

Waste to Waves Program Turns Trash to Slash

CARLSBAD, Calif.—SPY Optic™ today announced a partnership with newly launched, non-profit organization, Sustainable Surf, to champion its “Waste to Waves” program centered on recycling waste packaging foam –expanded polystyrene (plastic #6), aka “EPS” or “styrofoam”– into fresh, eco-friendlier surfboard blanks. The pilot program launches today with nearly 40 participating surf shops housing branded in-store collection boxes into which customers may deposit recyclable foam.

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12.1.11

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Reynolds On Point & Outrageous at Vans World Cup

HONOLULU (Dec. 1, 2011) -- When he's on, he's really on. Dane Reynolds (Ventura, CA) took a gnarly Sunset day by the horns today, and put on the show of the contest in the final heat of the Vans World Cup of Surfing's Round of 64. His turns were on point, his carves were outrageous.

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