Dana Point, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2009) – How would you like to watch the latest surf movie right now? Check out a legend’s style in a classic surf film? Screen a yoga video on your iPod before your next session? Now you can at SurferMag.com. Simply click Video On Demand on the home page and you can watch what you want – when you want- where you want.
“There are nearly 225,000 unique visitors to SurferMag.com each month and they all come looking for the latest and greatest surf content on the web,” says SURFER Publisher Rick Irons. “Through this partnership with Opper Sports Productions, SURFER will be able to deliver the best selection of surf content to this audience through our SURFER VOD capabilities.” The VOD service provides an international audience access to hundreds of movies with the click of a mouse. “This is a step towards the future for SURFER,” concludes Irons. “The library of content will continue to grow every year.”
This innovative website platform offers the largest and the most comprehensive VOD surf movie library on the planet with over 500 surf movies and television shows currently available for download to your PC or Mac via the free iTunes software. Movies from Endless Summer to A Fly in the Champagne and television series that include, but are not limited to: Surfer Magazine TV, The Surfers Journal, Long Board TV, Drive Thru, and FiNS are all available to watch right now on your computer and iPod.
Downloads are organized into a variety of categories including shortboarding, longboarding, classics, documentaries, instructional, fitness, contests, big wave and even bodyboarding to make finding what you want easier than ever. These hi-res downloads vary in price from $1.00 to $14.99US depending on the title, and unlike DVDs that use plastic, paper, cardboard, and fuel for shipping, this green technology creates no waste without sacrificing quality.
So next time the surf is flat and you’re looking for something to satisfy the longing, log onto SurferMag.com and check out Video On Demand to instantly find your pick from largest VOD surf movie library available today.
This convenient distribution system is the latest innovation of veteran filmmaker and surfer Ira Opper and his company Opper Sports Productions. OSP has produced several surf television series and movies over the last 25 years. Currently OSP is creating their Emmy Award winning series FiNS and their new show Surf Cult which airs on Fuel TV. Log on – www.thesurfnetwork.com – The Next Wave Delivered for more information.
In 1960, SURFER Magazine began as the original. After a long history of delivering provocative and insightful editorial features, revealing interviews and award winning state-of-the-art photography, SURFER remains the authoritative voice of the surfing world and thus earned the moniker “the bible of the sport.” The SURFER brand has also grown to include Surfermag.com, Fantasy Surfer, The Hot 100, Wavewatch, My SURFER Cover and a myriad of SURFER message boards. All of these assets combine to make the SURFER network the most current and reliable channel of information to the surf community. The magazine is published by Source Interlink’s Action Sports Group (ASG) which reaches more than 2 million active sports enthusiasts through an integrated network of magazines, online properties, events and television programming. www.surfermag.com
SURFER turns 50! The January 2010 issue, on sale December 1, 2009, commemorates the past 50 years of SURFER Magazine. The original surf magazine, SURFER has been the sport’s book of record and the bible of the beach lifestyle. The 50th Anniversary Issue will be a look back at SURFER’s past as well as a look forward toward the future of the lifestyle/sport we love.
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