An illustrated version of our infamous listicles from last year
See the update at the end of page 2 on last weekend's Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction raising $680,000 and other event details.ORIGINAL POST, MAY 9, 2 P.M.: The Surfing Heritage & Cultural Center in San Clemente is putting "some of the world's most rare and iconic surf memorabilia" up for ... More >>
Meet the ragtag band of craftsmen, entrepreneurs and weirdos at the heart of OC's surf industry
Chasen Marshall/OC WeeklyThe kid surfs better than you and everyone you know.The young man known as Brother continues to grow his legend. This past Saturday was just another awe-inspiring day in the life of San Clemente's Kolohe Andino. He won the Under-18 division of the Quiksilver USA Surf ... More >>
Sharing a Waimea Bay monster.Update, 11 a.m.: Event manager Glen Moncata just made the call that today is "not an Eddie day." The decision was based on inconsistent sets and waves not quite the size that he and contest director George Downing deemed appropriate for making the event run-ready.Origina ... More >>
Chasen Marshall/OC WeeklyDerek Peters of Team Quiksilver throws his tail. Conditions are only expected to improve by the first heat horn on Friday.Update: Jan. 5, 3:53 p.m.: Swells have started appearing at HB Pier and so too have some of the competitors for the Katin Pro/Am Team Challenge. The W ... More >>
Pilar Diaz's solo stint has been a helluva ride
Saturday and Sunday's 22nd annual Quiksilver Newport Beach Surf Championships pay homage to the famed Echo Beach breaks in a big way, with the invitational "Quiksilver Echo Beach Challenge" pairing groms with top pros; the "Expression Session" honoring the '80's era of surfing with prizes for ... More >>
This is tough, because recommending a corporate surf film goes against my, comrade Kim Jong-Il and Barack Obama's training.
ASR, usually the surfing world's biggest tradeshow, will be hard pressed this year to compete with the success of the Agenda Tradeshow this past weekend. Held at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, Agenda saw a wide assortment of designers, surfers, artists and industry types converge for p ... More >>
MammothMountain.comWax On, Wax Off has been chasing snow and festivities around California during the holidays. That, combined with shaky wifi and limited computer access, has made things on the blog a little slow. But this week is shaping up to be a raging good time up here at Mammoth Mountain. Wit ... More >>
The Billabong video above from last spring chronicles San Clemente's Greg Long catching one of the greatest big wave paddle-in tubes of all time during the Red Bull Big Wave Africa contest at Dungeons, Cape Town South Africa. It also earned him Ride of the Year honors and $50,000 at the 2009 Billabo ... More >>
The new Nike 6.0 x Hurley x Converse store just opened its doors last Wednesday at the Irvine Spectrum, just in time for the spendy atmosphere of black Friday. Located across from the Cheesecake Factory, somewhere between Brookstone and the movie theater megaplex, the store sits on what one Hurley s ... More >>
by Aaron MendozaThe California Surf Festival, held in Oceanside this past weekend, was like a ghost town most of the time. There was no bustling festival on the streets, no heady atmosphere full of people. Many of the film screenings were nearly empty. Perhaps it was the decently shaped west combo s ... More >>
The Quiksilver-produced, Jamie Teirney-directed documentary Clay Marzo: Just Add Water screens for free tonight as the cinematic collaboration between the Newport Beach Film Festival and Sage Hill School continues on like sun-kissed waves. See the flier after the jump . . .
We in the surfing world don't often talk about the economic downturn that has plagued America in recent months. Sure, there are more guys out in the water during work hours, having lost the jobs that used to keep their days filled. Surfboard sales are at rock bottom (the relatively small ma ... More >>
Two films make their world premieres at the Regency Lido Theatre tonight as part of the Newport Beach Film Festival's 2009 Action Sports Film Series.First, at 6:15 p.m., it's Out of the Pond, Irvine-based, action-sports clothier Billabong USA's new film from director Chris Heffner that follows the c ... More >>
If you're burning $2,000 for a VIP table at Surfer Magazine's 36th annual Surfer Poll and Video Awards ceremony Tuesday night at the Grove of Anaheim, at least you can feel warmed that you are helping two worthy causes. Proceeds from VIP table sales at the annual, invite-only event that honors the ... More >>
Watch Quiksilver's "hottest up-and-coming surfers" in the Thursday, July 26 world premiere of Young Guns 3. Like our editorial assistant Amanda, you too might be asking yourself: What is a Young Gun? "It means you travel so much you get new pages in your passport every six months," according to ... More >>
Huntington Beach High surf-team documentary catches air
Movie of the Week: Playtime
Movie of the Week: Repo Man
Night of the Ladyboys: How the A-list have fallen
Watch movies outside? Where?
Mary Miller designs your pleasure
And camouflage is back, at the latest Action Sports Retailer expo
Starring Courtney Love, Danny Bonaduce and a guy showing his wang!
Nightlife and more
Sept. 22 - Sept. 29
The Quiksilver Indies Trader blends sex, surf and science
ASRs little bro, Agenda, does just fine hawking board-sports gear in a chilly warehouse
Hats off to Quiksilvers annual holiday party
A brief guide to first dates
Manhattan turns west, toward Quiksilver
Congressman Rohrabacher? Meet Jan from the Vandals!
Blue Crush stokes local surf industry
(I am rhythm now)
Dont do the House like you did Lindas Doll Hut
We get our ass kicked at the SXSW schmoozapalooza!
Isnt that sad?
Economists fear him. Adults emulate him. This kidand thousands like himare teaching corporations how to sell the world everything from edgy soft drinks to extreme sunglasses
Wasting away again in Margaritaville