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Photos On The Interwebs

August 12th, 2010 · No Comments

The etnies.com site is running a couple of my Brett Simpson photos from the 2010 US Open of Surfing right here. Kind of cool to see my images up on someone else’s homepage for a change.

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Tags: Media · Surfing

Octagon Creates Digital Division

August 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Looks like Wasserman Media Group’s dive into digital properties with Sportnet (skateboard.com, motocross.com, surfspot.com, etc. . . ) has convinced sports management giant Octagon (you know, that swimmer Michael Phelps’ agent) to kick off its own digital division. It would make sense after their dabbling in “consulting” with live webcaster Go211.com. To be led by […]

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Tags: Business · Skateboarding · Snowboarding · Surfing

Surfing The Vietnam War

May 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Scott Bass, Ty Ponder, and Troy Page have a new doco coming out. It’s called Between the Lines. Between the Lines explores the choice that most draft age surfers faced during the Vietnam War era: either go to war or evade the draft. It was one or the other. Between the Lines delves into the […]

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Tags: Media · Surfing · Video

Bra Boys Slips 13 Spots At The Box Office

April 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

The Bra Boys documentary distributed by Berkela Films dropped from number 55 to number 72 at the box office during its second weekend of US release. The film brought in $16,000 from 11 theaters the weekend of April 18-20, 2008 according to Box Office Mojo. It was in 23 theaters, on opening weekend. This brings […]

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Tags: Media · Surfing

Woody Brown Dies At 96

April 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The surfing community lost one of its most OG members when Parker “Woody” Brown died Wednesday, April 16, 2008 Hale Makua, Kahului, Hawaii. He was 96. “Woody Brown was one of the first and greatest icons in the history of surfing,” state Sen. Fred Hemmings said Friday. “He was the essential surfer, an iconoclast: extremely […]

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Tags: Surfing

Deanna Templeton Photos At Mollusk

April 19th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve always liked the fresh face Deanna Templeton’s photos put on dirty teens. She has a voyeuristic eye for capturing innocent glances in the oddest places. According to the emerica blog, Mollusk Surf Shop in Venice is presenting a collection of Deanna’s photos titled California Dreams and Realities, the show also features the paintings of […]

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Tags: Art · Surfing

UNIV x Chris Cote Double-Ender

April 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

When collabs like this come along I have to ask myself: has this whole tandem development thing gone to far? Are we at the end of the creative road? Or, is that the point of this collaborative exercise from UNIV and Transworld Surf Editor-in-chief Chris Cote. Chris is obviously no trained artist, yet his crudely […]

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Tags: Art · Fashion · Surfing

Bra Boys Opens At #55 At The Box Office

April 14th, 2008 · No Comments

The Berkela Films distributed Bra Boys film finished in the number 55 position at the US box office its first weekend of limited release (April 11-13, 2008) ringing in a total of $45,589 from 23 theatres according to Yahoo! Entertainment. The boys finished right behind Young@Heart, the charming story of a New England Senior Citizen […]

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Tags: Media · Surfing · Video

Analog Bra Boys Pre-Party At The Burton Store

April 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Last night at the Directors Guild of America Theatre on the Sunset Strip Sal Masekela and Jason Berg presented the Bra Boys to the Hollywood establishment. The Berkela Films premiere (which has to have been the biggest surf movie launch ever) had all the Hollywood trappings including a 150-hundred-foot long blue carpet, TV cameras, two […]

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Old Salt Still Ripping At 54

April 4th, 2008 · No Comments

The next time I wake up in the morning with knees wobbly and hips sore from a session at the Blockhead Ramp, I’m going to remember Jed “Jedi” Stone. The 54 year-old-surfer from Newquay, England is currently in the hunt for his first world title at the World Masters Surfing Championship in Peru. He is […]

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Tags: Life · Surfing