Posts Tagged ‘surfing industry’

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Surf News: Peterson, Brewer, Ho, Collins, Draper, Cairns, Wood inducted in Huntington Beach

Peterson, Brewer, Ho, Collins, Draper, Cairns, Wood inducted in Huntington Beach SURF NEWS, AUGUST 3, 2012, Huntington Beach, Ca. — — In the shadow of the US Open, Surf City USA’s Main Street was blocked off to honor the newest class of inductees to the Surfing Walk of Fame on Thursday morning. Through a selection […]

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Rabbit Kekai Enters Surfers’ Hall of Fame w/ Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone

  Huntington Beach — Rabbit Kekai, once dubbed by Longboard magazine as “the living link to surfing’s entire modern history,” is among the 2012 inductees for the Surfers’ Hall of Fame.  Kekai joins Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone in having their hand and footprints immortalized in cement for the ages on Friday, August 3rd at […]

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RESULTS: 11th Annual Surftech Jay Race presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection

The 11th Annual Surftech Jay Race presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection featured more than 300 athletes competing in this one day event. Australia’s Jamie Mitchell made his Jay Race debut an impressive one by winning the Long Course SUP division and setting a new 14′ SUP class record with a time of 1:55:34. Don Miralle […]

The Guardian: A lifeguard looks back on surf, sand and saving lives

ED NOTE: This finely written article first appeared in 2005 and is used courtesy of the Surfing Heritage Foundation website. The Guardian: A lifeguard looks back on 29 years of surf, sand and saving lives By Tim Ryan, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 5/1/2005 To many beach lovers, Mark Cunningham is living the life. This year alone he’s […]

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SNEAK PEEK VIDEO #2 – PACIFIC SYSTEM HOMES

Sneak Peek #2 June 2012 Los Angeles based, Pacific System Ready Cut Homes began in 1908, and by 1939 it was the largest builder of homes in the world. During the depression, the company founder’s son, Meyers Butte came on board. He convinced the family that manufacturing surfboards would be a good way to diversify […]

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Ashton Howard Depicts Everglades Beauty for XF 500

Mother Ocean is launching a yearlong project in 2013 called Expedition Florida 500 (XF500) with numerous partners including Quiksilver, Tahoe SUP, Viva Florida 500, and more. XF500 is a modern-day exploration of Florida’s coastline, waterways, and aquatic ecosystem as seen through the eyes of the waterman. 2013 is Florida’s 500th anniversary since Ponce de Leon […]

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Quiksilver Foundation Helps PNG Family Support Centre

The filmmakers behind the award-winning surfing documentary Splinters and its distributor, SnagFilms, have joined with The Quiksilver Foundation to raise money for the Vanimo Hospital Family Support Centre in Papua New Guinea. The Vanimo Hospital works to combat the causes and effects of violence against women and children in the small village in Papua New […]

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The Ghostryder Watermen Club

The Ghostryder Watermen Club is a group of guys who created this Non Profit Organization benefiting the Santa Cruz City Junior Lifeguard Program. Great Cause. Great People. Great WATERMEN

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T.V. LIFE – John Van Hamersveld

  John Van Hamersveld Collection   Best known for his legendary poster for the 1964 blockbuster surf film The Endless Summer and his album covers for the Beatles Magical Mystery Tour, The Rolling Stones Exile on Main Street, The Grateful Dead Skeletons in the Closet and his famous Jimi Hendrix Pinnacle Poster design, among others, […]

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The Happy Beach Bums from San Onofre : August 5 – October 28, 2012

San Clemente, California, May 23, 2012 – The recent re-discovery of a collection of 150 black and white Polaroid photographs taken of families at San Onofre beach in the early 1960s is the basis for The Happy Beach Bums from San Onofre, an exhibition scheduled for August 5 to October 28, 2012 at Surfing Heritage […]