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[...]
Watch Red Bull Hart Lines on Saturday and the Vans Pool Party on Sunday Santa Monica, California (July 30, 2015) — This weekend catch twice the skateboarding action as Red Bull Hart Lines airs Saturday, August 1st at 4:30pm EST/1:30pm PST and the Vans Pool Party airs Sunday, August 2nd at 3:30pm EST/12:30PM PST on NBC. Both events are flagships of the Red Bull Signature Series, a collection of the most progressive action sports events in the world. First up is Red Bull Hart Lines, an inn[...]
Round 2 of the 2015 Vans US Open of Surfing is in the books. Here are highlights from heats 1-6.
Boston and the USOC have withdrawn their bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics after taxpayers' growing concerns with the costs of hosting the Olympic Games
SIA hosted their Summer Snowdown in NYC last week. The media-only showroom offers an inside look at the latest gear, styles, and accessories in snow sports.
360fly announces exclusive in-store and online retailer partnership with Best Buy. 360fly will retail for $399 and be in 900 locations across the country.
HippyTree threw a launch party at SEED People's Market and Spyder Surf Shop to celebrate their Westward Collection packs, a collaboration with Jansport.
Vissla and Surfrider Foundation have created a contest encouraging the public to create something that can be used in the ocean that previously was waste.
Captain Fin and Vans collab is out now
$500 and bragging rights up for grabs at the Westside Paddle Battle The paddle battles for priority in the lineup for the 2015 US Open of Surfing are sure to be intense, but they won’t be the only paddle powered action going down this Saturday. The West Side Paddle industry ping pong tournament is offering up $500 and the title of best pong player in the industry. Entry fee is only $20, there will be beer and food deals, and proceeds are being donated to help a local medical clinic. Press[...]
Indie Agency, a boutique marketing and public relations agency is now accepting new clients. The agency specializes in action sports and fashion.
Fistral Bay hosts Roxy’s Global #RUNSUPYOGA Tour On Saturday 25th July, Fistral Bay, Newquay saw 200 women take part in Roxy’s global tour #RUNSUPYOGA in celebration of its 25th Anniversary. The Roxy #RUNSUPYOGA commenced at 10am with 140 women taking part in a beach yoga session, taught by Roxy ambassador and surf yoga instructor, Lucy Foster-Perkins. This was followed by competitors partaking in a 1.5km SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) race, led by Roxy’s Natalie Fox and held in timed heats of[...]