Surf Industry Manufacturers Association

  • News

    July 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    'Godfather of Surf Photography' Leroy Grannis Passes Away at 93

    Some of Grannis' timeless work was captured in this 2007 book.‚ÄčThe surfing community is beginning to spread word of the passing of renowned surf photographer Leroy Grannis. Grannis was 93 and with his family in Hermosa Beach at the time of his death."No words can define Leroy," wrote Henry Fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    "Save Trestles" Campaign Honored at Awards Ceremony

    Orange County League of Conservation Voters, which bills itself as the "political arm" of Orange County's environmental movement, will recognize those who helped "Save Trestles" from a noxious toll-road extension at the nonprofit, non-partisan OCLCV's 10th anniversary Awards Dinner Thursday.Specific ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008

    Road Builders Union to Surf Industry: Fuck Off!

    The Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council issued an ultimatum to the Aliso Viejo-based Surf Industry Manufacturers Association: stop sponsoring environmental groups opposed to the 241 Foothill-South toll road or face the mighty wrath of more than 100,000 union workers ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 2, 2006


    'For the record, no one currently in our employ was contacted or quoted. In fact, the surf industry does support Save Trestles and Surfrider Foundation'

  • News

    April 13, 2006

    Creative Type

    Glann Hening

  • Columns

    October 6, 2005

    So Board With the USA

    Seeking low wages and lax environmental laws, OC boardmakers reluctantly find themselves in Asia

  • Culture

    June 10, 2004

    Its Superfreaky . . . Yow!

    ONeills newest boardshort doesnt chafe surfers, you know, down there

  • Columns

    August 21, 2003
  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Bored Competition

    The ocean stinks, but surfers are too busy to help clean it up

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Dropping In

    Following his sale to Nike, Bob Hurley has global reach