Johanne Defay (FRA) and Hiroto Ohhara (JPN) win the 2015 Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. Ohhara becomes the 1st Japanese surfer to win the event.
Fans to Determine SUPs Best of the Year SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (August 3, 2015) —Voting for the fifth annual SUP Awards presented by Tommy Bahama has begun at SUPAwards.com and will continue through Sept. 3rd. The SUP Awards are standup paddling’s highest honor, recognizing the absolute best that the sport has to offer each year. The SUP magazine editorial staff collected input and nominations from readers and fans over the first half of the year to determine the final nominees. Now it’s up [...]
Mick donated his $75,000 appearance fee from 60 Minutes to fellow Australian surfer Matt Lee's recovery fund. Lee is hospitalized after being attacked by a 12-foot great white shark last month.
HippyTree reorganizes their sales rep force with the recent hiring of three sales reps for different territories throughout California.
Moore shares her story, ranging from the early years with her dad as her coach and inspiration, to what it was like being thrust into the spotlight at such a young age, and the pressures that go along with being a woman in a male-centric sport.
The Surfers’ Hall Of Fame Welcomes Gordon Clark, Clifton James ‘CJ’ Hobgood & John Davis As Its 2015 Inductees
The three inductees had their foot and hand prints immortalized in cement in front of Huntington Surf & Sport during the 2015 induction ceremony on Friday.
World Class skateboarding peaks in Huntington Beach for the 2015 Vans US Open The 2015 Van Doren Invitational ignited the Vans Pro Bowl on the sand in Huntington Beach today as thousands of fans witnessed the world’s best park riders go head to head in the all-cement gauntlet. Following an explosive semi-finals round and a mind-blowing combination run in the finals, Ben Hatchell is crowned champion for his second Van Doren Invitational title since winning the inaugural Van Doren Invitationa[...]
TAVIK to present the brand for the first time at Outdoor Retail this week in the Venture Out experience.
Wage increase affects nearly all departments at the resort RENO, NV – Aug. 3, 2015 – Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe today announced it will increase its minimum wage for all positions that were previously below, to a new minimum of $11.00 an hour. The increase represents a 33 percent increase over the standard $8.25 an hour mandated minimum wage in Nevada. Effective September 1, 2015, the wage increase will affect employees in nearly all departments at the resort, including staff in base operations,[...]
World’s best BMX riders compete in Hunting Beach during the 2015 Vans US Open Dennis Enarson was on fire at last weekend’s Van Doren Invitational. The SoCal native took top honors at the contest while his fellow San Diegan Gary Young finishing second, and Daniel Sandoval rounded out the podium in third. There were a few riders who went bigger or threw more spins, but Dennis had the perfect combination of flow and tech to take the win. Crazy transfers, especially a buttery smooth tai[...]
DC debuts Robbie Maddison's Pipe Dream. Witness history as Robbie becomes the first to surf Teahupoo on a motorcycle.
Beijing Becomes First City to Host Both Summer and Winter Olympics We are going back to Beijing. The decision was made at the 128th IOC session in Malaysia this week. The city becomes the first to ever host both the Summer and Winter Olympics. Almaty, Kazakhstan was the only other city in the running after Oslo, Munich, and Stockhold withdrew their bids. Earlier this week Boston dropped out of the race for hosting the 2024 Olympics after failed public support for the event. An alarming trend for[...]
Competition Heats Up As Finals Approach This Weekend Check out the live webcast World Surf League – The day opened with Round 2 of the men’s QS 10,000 with the top two surfers from each heat advancing to Round 3 of the Vans US Open of Surfing. Defending event winner Filipe Toledo (BRA) dominated the lineup in the opening heat of the day to advance through to Round 3. The young Brazilian’s air-game was in full effect and he posted two excellent scores to earn the highest heat to[...]