Designer, Alexandra Cassanti rethinks the wetsuit
By Crystal Meers
Alexandra Cassaniti has been known to follow the sun. “When things go wrong,” the 26-year-old designer says, “I think, where in the world is it summer right now? I’m going there!” But since the launch of her eponymous line of accessories in March, Cassaniti has made summertime a year-round privilege, hemispheres be dammed. Read more
Music and waves have come together with John Severson’s freshly designed surf guitars for Fender. Debuting September 27th at The Laguna Surf Gallery, these masterpieces –40 years in the making– are ready to be strummed.
On Thursday, September 4th at 6 PM PT, the skateboarding and snowboarding champions of the second annual S3 Supergirl Jam will appear on FUEL TV’s “The Daily Habit.”
The S3 Supergirl Jam, which took place in July, features three days of all-female action-sports, including surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and inline skating.
Who wouldn’t want a manatee for the holidays?
For just $25, supporters of the Save the Manatee Club can give friends and family the gift of adopting an irresistible and endangered manatee — complete with adoption certificate, photo, biography, membership handbook, subscriptions to the club’s newsletter and e-newsletter, and free shipping.
Waves on the East Coast are starting to get cracking. I’m in the Garden State—New Jersey that is (hands down best corn and tomatoes you’ll ever taste)—and the water’s warm, not a cloud in the blue, hot sky and swell from Hana is just starting to pump through our little sandbars, past our steadfast jetties. If all goes well (which it will), we’re gonna start seeing some real perfection. Read more
Jeffrey “Midget” Smith, Legendary Shaper, ASP Judge, Local Surfing Icon, father and grandpa passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at the young age of 56. Read more
The Pros Paddle Manhattan: Curren, Doerner, Lopez, and Malloy to Benefit Autism Awareness and the Environment
On the morning of August 18th, the scene at the East River was an unusual one— pro surfers on paddleboards, helicopters buzzing overhead, a throng of boats and outrigger canoes circling NYC’s metropolitan waterway.
The event: Surfer’s Environmental Alliance’s 28-mile paddle around the island of Manhattan to benefit autism awareness and environmental organizations.
Well, we were rooting for Lolo Jones. She made the hurdling final, broke from the pack and—dang!—she hit a hurdle with two to go. Read more
Tom Curren jumps into Sea Paddle NYC to join Doerner, Lopez, Malloy and friends for Autism and the environment
On Monday, August 18th, at approximately 9:15 a.m., eight boats loaded with surfers, supporters and media made their way over to the East River, just off the South Street Sea Port’s Pier 1. Read more
Whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat, Independent, Green or anything in between, help create the change you want to see: register to vote, get informed, and come election day, vote the environment. Patagonia makes it easy to get involved; check it out here and make a difference! Plus, snag a sweet couple of tshirts and books in the process.
If you’re in the LA area on August 28, come out and support the Surfrider Foundation’s West LA Chapter in their efforts to clean up Malibu Beach. Read more
Just ask Barack. Even Presidential candidates enjoy mouthfuls of sand. Here’s the proof. The footage was captured while he was on a family vacation to his home island of Oahu, HI. Read more
Congrats go out to Karen Jones on winning the Gold for women’s vert at X Games this year in L.A. Karen’s from santo Andre, Brazil and she edged out Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, defending champ. Read more
The Second Annual Surf for Awareness surf event, as told by event creator, Una Baker
The day was beautiful with perfect contest waves all day. We had approximately 150 surfers and our survivor heat had six woman—one of whom had just started surfing three days ago. Read more
The hot new surf documentary, “Bustin’ Down the Door,” opens this weekend on selected screens across the east coast. The award-winning documentary debuts Friday August 8th on screens in New Jersey, Virginia, and Maryland. Look for it in theaters in Florida the following weekend August 15th. Read more
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