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Peak Series Founder and Professional Skier Julian Carr On Creating the Next Big Race Series

The Peak Series | A Race with Something for Everyone

 The Peak Series will hold its final event for this year on Sunday, August 28th Julian Carr could see something was missing. A professional skier and avid runner, Carr naturally ended up trail running the peaks he called home, when they weren’t blanketed in snow. During the summertime, Carr made his way up and down the

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Socially-Conscious and Sustainable: Proof Eyewear Shares What Sets The Company Apart

Proof Eyewear: Sustainable Eyewear With a Mission

Certainly not your average eyewear company in many ways, Proof Eyewear is setting out not only to make sustainable eyewear, but to change the world Proof Eyewear is a brand that is surprising in many ways, starting with the fact that they are a surf-inspired eyewear brand that heralds from Idaho, a landlocked state about 753

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TAVIK Launches Women’s Apparel Collection

TAVIK Launches Women’s Apparel Collection

We caught up with TAVIK General Manager Erik Paulsen, Director of Women's Jillian Leeman, and Women's Creative Carly Osler to learn more about the strategy for the women’s apparel collection and where it fits within the broader landscape of women’s fashion.

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Vans’ Doug Palladini | Sustaining culture in face of growth & Why ‘Less is More’ at US Open

Vans’ Doug Palladini | Sustaining culture in face of growth & Why ‘Less is More’ at US Open

Drawing on a diverse background of nearly 30 years in the action sports industry, Palladini steps into his new role as Global Brand President looking to grow several pillars of the business, including experiential consumer platforms beyond the SoCal backyard, all while preserving the brand's original ethos. That's no small task. We caught up with him to find out how.

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The RAEN Office Tour: An Inside Look at the Creativity and Design that Fuels the Brand

Taking a Look at the Office Space of Local Favorite RAEN

No longer the newest company on the block, RAEN is hitting its stride, with a seasoned staff and premium eyewear product A couple weeks ago, Transworld Business took a tour of the RAEN office space in South Oceanside. When interacting with brands, particularly those that are so influenced by design, sometimes it can be hard

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Waterman’s Ball, 2016 | Mick Fanning, Ramon Navarro & Simon Anderson Honored

Waterman’s Ball, 2016 | Mick Fanning, Ramon Navarro & Simon Anderson Honored

Waterman’s Ball, 2016 | Recap & Highlights Over 500 people gathered at The Ranch in Laguna Beach on Saturday evening, August 5th, for the 27th Annual Waterman’s Ball. The event follows the annual golf tournament, cumulating Waterman’s Weekend’s two days of raising money for the SIMA Environmental Fund. Over the past 26 years, the fund has raised

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The People, Parties, & Panels at Outdoor Retailer

The People, Parties, & Panels at Outdoor Retailer

We Gathered Some Familiar Faces & Good Memories From OR, Summer 2016 One of the best things about a trade show is getting to reconnect with so many awesome people. We did our best to pop into the most relevant panel discussions, see our favorite faces, and toss one back in an effort to see

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The Top 11 Adventure Accessories from Outdoor Retailer

The Top 11 Adventure Accessories from Outdoor Retailer

Top 11 Outdoor Adventure Accessories at OR Show The energy is bubbling at the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show. The show has embraced a new guard of brands that are redefining the traditional outdoor landscape through urbanized products, reusing waste materials, and creating positive change through corporate philanthropy. The momentum is not just at the brand

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Parks Project Co-Founder Keith Eshleman On ‘Pioneering Progress’

Parks Project Co-Founder Keith Eshleman On ‘Pioneering Progress’

Lately, it’s easy to wonder if the youth has become disconnected from some of the most basic things: spending time in nature, just because; or making time to sit around talk with friends in person, instead of sending a Snap or a selfie. A few years ago, Keith Eshleman and Sevag Kazanci—two guys in their

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BlackStrap Industries Inc. | Office Tour in Bend, OR

BlackStrap Industries Inc. | Office Tour in Bend, OR

Jim Sanco, brand manager for BlackStrap Industries Inc. discusses transitioning into their new headquarters and developing for their summer categories.

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#FBF to Miami Swim | Missin’ the Heat

#FBF to Miami Swim | Missin’ the Heat

#FBF, We Miss You Miami Swim Although Miami Swim Week ended just last week, we find ourselves missing it already. And because the anticipated shows–Cabana, Agenda Miami, Hammock, and Miami Swim–bring together every swim and beachwear brand only once per year, we found it necessary to take ourselves back, relishing in the memories of the beautiful people,

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Agenda Miami July 2016

Agenda Miami July 2016

Agenda Miami July 2016 wrapped up this week and we have the top trends from the Summer show.

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Power In Numbers: SIA President Nick Sargent on why a ‘Fractured’ Snow Industry Won’t Work

Power In Numbers: SIA President Nick Sargent on why a ‘Fractured’ Snow Industry Won’t Work

SIA’s Nick Sargent addresses ‘Fractured’ Snow Industry | New President outlines ideas to refresh the way snowsports do business The snow industry has been at a crossroads for the past several years. On one hand, the progressive, youth-driven brands have pushed to release snowboarding and skiing from old stereotypes and pigeonholes, advocating to “just let