Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The OC Register question's who will be the next Kelly Slater

Three-time international surf champ Corky Carroll says it might be a long time before someone matches  Kelly Slater's prominence in the surfing world. Read the article here!

Check out Adam Sandler sporting a Quiksilver tee on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Monday, June 28, 2010

Canada Skate Tour Blog Day 6!

Check out the Quiksilver Skate Team's last day in Canada here!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Julian Wilson wins the Sri Lankan Airlines Pro at Arugam Bay!!

Julian Wilson achieved his first senior victory at the six star prime, Sri Lankan Airlines Pro. He beat Nat Young , with a combined total of 14.33 to 8.33.  “I’m back and over my injuries and seriously looking hard at the qualifying series – this result is ideal for me and I’ll head to California for the US Open full of confidence,” said Wilson after the final.  Check out more coverage of the event at,,, and!!

Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast!

The Quiksilver Pro on Australia’s Gold Coast is the first of ten global surfing events that make up the ASP World Championship Tour. The top 44 male surfers in the world are invited to compete for a total prize pool of $400,000.  The event will air on FUEL TV on June 24 at 8:00pm ET/PT.  Check out QS surfers Dane Reynolds and Kelly Slater as well as the rest of the competition here

Todcast in Tavarua, Fiji Part 3!

Check out the last edit from Todd Richards trip to Fiji here!

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The world’s BEST boardshorts worn by the world’s best surfers!

Quiks new Cypher Boardies are HOT for Summer 2010 Featuring the Diamond Dobby DLX™ fabric, 4-way stretch material and innovative closure systems
Also Check to see are new Cypher Boardies in The WHATS HOT section of Surfer’s Village!

The Votes Are In For 2010 WPS All Stars!

June 22, 2010
The 2010 WPS All Stars have been chosen for the US Open of Surfing this August. Clay, Julian, Kelly, and Dane have all been chosen! Check out the full list here.

Day 4 and 5 Blog Photos of the Canada Skate Tour

June 22, 2010
The Canada Skate tour continues! Take a look at some of the day 4/5 documentary-like photos by clicking on this link.

KOG West Coast Regional- Winner Josh Moniz

June 22, 2010
Check out this article on the KOG West Coast Regional that took place in Huntington Beach! The article also talks about the prizes and Hawaii winner Josh Moniz. Read the rest of the article here. More information on the event and winner can also be read at this website.

Julian Wilson Inc. The Making and Selling of the Next Big Thing- Surfer Magazine "Big Issue" Tells All!!!

You don't want to miss out on the August 2010 issue of Surfer magazine! Quiksilver's golden boy, Julian Wilson, graces the cover of this years "BIG ISSUE". Inside you can find the tell all story of Julian's last year and a half globe trotting life document and his much anticipated debut signature film "Scratching the Surface." Set to Premiere August 6th during the US Open of Surfing and release on DVD and Itunes this coming fall. Go to your local core shop to pick up a copy! For more info go to: or

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Pat Bridges Praises Travis Rice!

January 14, 2010
Although this interview is a couple months old, don't think that what Pat Bridges has to say isn't important. Read this in-depth interview with Pat and see what he has to say about Quiksilver snowboarder Travis Rice. I mean Travis is "the most impressive snowboarder on the hill—period." (According to Pat!). Read the rest of the article here!

Quiks Todd Richards New AWSM.COM Site

Read about QuiksilversTodd Richards on ESPN.COM to read his interveiw about the new site! A fun site where you can read reviews from Richards and others on the coolest new products the site find's from various brands in the triple-s industries! Check out the site AWSM.COM 

Julian WIlson in the Srilankan Airlines Pro

June 21, 2010
Check out this article about the Srilankan Airlines Pro event! Quiksilver's own Julian Wilson is surfing in this event and made it past the second round. Read the article here.

QS Canada Skate Tour- Photos Galore!

June 21, 2010 has some awesome kandid photos of the Quiksilver Canada Skate Tour. Check out the tons of photos of a shop signing at Empire Skateshop followed by a demo at Taz skatepark. See the pictures here.

Mark Healey and Rusty Long - "The Front Line"

In the August 2010 issue of Surfing Magazine Quik riders, Mark Healey and Rusty Long are featured in an 8 page spread on the leading big wave riders. Mark Healey even got a 2 page photo op where big-wave legend Evan Slater calls him "the most un-scared surfer on the planet."

Clay Marzo Makes the Cover of Surfing Mag!

Pick up the latest August 2010 Surfing Magazine to see our very own Clay Marzo featured on the cover for their "Innovation Issue." You'll find a pretty impressive article on Clay and some other innovative surfers changing peoples perspective on aerial surfing! Check out Clay nail such maneuvers as the "Suicide Air Reverse"...

Matthew McConaughey with son Levi Caught In Quiksilver!

Check out Matthew McConaughey & son Levi who made a splash in "In Touch Mag" wearing Quiksilver summer wear! Son Levi in Quik boardies and Matt in a Quik wetsuit!

Quiksilver Employees Spotted: Catlin Rawling and Shana Frahm

June, 21 2010
Quiksilver's own PR employees Catlin Rawling and Shana Frahm can be seen on! Check out the image and article about the PacSun Ballyhoo Saturday in Santa Monica that Catlin and Shana were at here! 

Quiksilver Vests featured in Wakeboarding Magazine!

Check out the July 2010 issue of Wakeboarding magazine. In this issue you can see Quiksilver product: the  QS "Massive" USCGA vest and the QS "Nilloc" Comp vest.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Surfline's Interview with Fred Patacchia

Fred Patacchia talks about his love of being a competitor, changes to this year's tour and his controversial post-heat callout of the announcers at bells in a recent interview with Surfline! Check out the full interview here!

Danny Ching makes a clean sweep in Battle of the Paddle

In this stand-up paddling competition, it was California native Danny Ching that completed the five mile Elite Battle and the 10 mile Downwinder in the fastest times. Presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection, the event was held in Waikiki Hawaii with over 600 paddlers from around the world competing.  Click here to read more!

New Quiksilver Skate Video!

Check out the Quiksilver Skate team in part 4 of their Golden Stories video series here!

Quiksilver Canada Tour Blog Day 2!

The Quiksilver team continues to skate around Canada. Check out what they have been up to here!

Todd Richard starts his own website!

Todd Richards, incredible snowboarder and producer of Quiksilver's Todcast, has decided to create his own website called AWSM. He will be giving reviews of skate, snow, and surf products and places. In the words of Todd... "Simply the best suggestions on the best gear from the best in the business".
Read about it here!

Quiksilver Canada Tour Blog Day 1!

Check out what the Quiksilver crew has been up to on their eight-day trip to Canada! Click here to see all their pictures from their first two days!

Travis Rice featured on Surfer Magazine's Art Fart Friday

One of the world's most impressive snowboarders, Travis Rice,  teams up with one of the most dynamic artists in the game, Lib Tech, to create some of the coolest snowboards out there- with bright colors, weird images, and subliminal messages. Check it out here!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Todd Richards- Sting Pong in Tavarua, Fiji

June 16, 2010
"Feast your eyes on part two of Todd Richards triop to Tavarua, Fiji" where Todd and his friends play a roung of "sting pong." Watch this hilarious game and see their injuries from the ping pong balls here!

Julian Wilson Interview on

June 16, 2010
Julian Wilson talks ankle injuries, wildcard, and "Scratching The Surface" in a recent interview with

Check it out and watch "Scratching The Surface Webisode 3" HERE!
Or for more coverage visit here or here

Free Lunch with snowboarder Bryan Fox

Check out this exclusive, free video of Bryan Fox and hear what he has to say about the similiarities between snowboarders and soft trunks, hot snow chicks and more. Click here!

Bob McKnight quoted in the WSJ about Surfing

June 10, 2010
Check out this article in the Wallstreet Journal online! "The Swell Season" article quotes many top executives, including Bob McKnight, about surfing and how they escape the pressures of being on top. Read it here!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Quiksilver kicks off summer with King Of The Groms

Quiksilver’s ‘King of the Groms’ 2010 U.S. tour continues with a west coast regional qualifying event in Huntington Beach next Monday, June 21 at 8:00 a.m

Quiksilvers all new under the wetsuit heating vest!

Check it out here at who gives a brief low down on the all NEW product from Quiksilver, A Cypher Heated Vest- which is designed to deliver hours of heat worn under any wetsuit!

Craig Anderson Making A Splash In Surfers Mag

Read the latest in Surfers Mag's August issue on the hot new French speaking surfer, Craig Anderson, as he talks about surfing in the Quiksilver pro and about his friends, family and hometown of Australia! Check it here!

Clay Marzo Featured in Surfing Magazine!

Check out Clay Marzo in Surfing Magazine's August issue in an article about the future of aerial surfing!

Quiksilver King of the Groms crowns East Coast winner Pat Scmidt

Check out Tom Dugan's awesome video coverage of groms tearing it up in Disneyland Orlando's Typhoon Lagoon! Watch Pat Schmidt recieve $1,000 and the opportunity to compete at the Quiksilver King of the Groms Global Final in France. Check out video here!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Rusty Long Featured in the June/July 2010 Surfer's Path Magazine

Check out some of these awesome surfing images of QS surfer Rusty Long and a few other California surfers. This article, "Straying West" is featured in the June/July 2010 issue of The Surfer's Path magazine.

Kelly Slater in Men's Fitness Magazine

Pick up the June/July issue of Men's Fitness to see Kelly Slater's "Style Vibe"...where he reveals how to show off your bod on the beach...check it!

Battle of the Paddle Event Info, Results, AND QS Paddler Jamie Mitchell

June 11, 2010
Battle of the Paddle took place this past weekend in Hawaii. Read about the event where hundreds of the world's best stand-up paddlers battle it out on the "famous golden sands of Waikiki." Check out the article here.

To find out the results of the event, check out this link!

You can also get a closer look at Quiksilver's own 4th place finishing paddle boarder Jamie Mitchell at this website.

MR Surf Camp!

June 10, 2010
Surf legend and former world champion Mark Richards is hosting a juniors surf camp in South Stradbroke, Australia. The MR camp is dedicated to giving young surfers the best coaching from Australia’s finest coaches and fitness experts. Read on to find out more about Mark Richard's first day with the junior surfers here...