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TransWorld Surf Magazine Shuts Down

June 25th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

The staff at TransWorld Surf is reportedly working on its final issue, due out this September. GrindMedia, TransWorld’s publisher, announced today that it would stop printing issues of the magazine. More »

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Real Surf Added To XGames 2013 Lineup

February 7th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

Before you all go crazy, Real Surf is not exactly a surfing competition. Instead, it’s more about the art that goes into creating highly sharable, and infinitely watchable, surf videos. The X Games “Real Series” are video competitions for action sports. After the astonishing success of the Real Snow and Real Skate versions, surfing was added to the mix. More »

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Oakley Pro Bali at Keramas Announced

February 6th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

One of the more exciting announcements this week was Oakley’s proclamation to bring the “Dream Tour” to Bali this year. Unlike its competitors, Oakley announced it will be hosting its first World Tour event at a more remote break, Keramas, in Bali. More »

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Slater Withdraws from Billabong Rio Pro

May 8th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Kelly Slater was forced to withdraw from the third event on the world championship tour, the Billabong Rio Pro, due to a severe heel injury suffered on his recent trips to Java and Fiji. More »

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Quiksilver’s Byron Bay Holiday Apartments

April 2nd, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Quiksilver’s cruel April Fools joke about building an underwater hotel in Torquay, Victoria, Australia was extremely disappointing (yeah I fell for it), but it’s not actually too far from the truth. No, just to clear up rumors, Quiksilver is NOT planning to construct a deep sea hotel similar to the Poseidon Undersea Resort in Fiji or even the underwater accommodations at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Islands Resort. More »

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Volcom Stone vs Roc Nation Diamond

April 1st, 2011 by John Zanussi

  One of my favorite surf brands is suing one of my favorite artists in a trademark infringement lawsuit. More »

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Skullcandy is Going Public

February 2nd, 2011 by John Zanussi

  The popular headphone company Skullcandy, has filed with the SEC last week to raise $125 for an IPO in hopes of being a publicly traded company. Skullcandy has been making some serious moves in the headphone game over the past year and this next step shows that the company is taking it to the next level. More »


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