Monday, January 31, 2011

Peter Mel takes us for a walk at Mavericks

Click the link below to check out a slide show from Surfline on Mavericks which is narrated by Peter Mel. Peter takes us for a detailed walk at Mavericks, which can be considered one of the seven wonders of the world. This place is so awesome it's hard to even describe in words.  Listen to what Peter has to say about this unreal place below. 

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Dane Reynolds Surf Video

Transworld Surf said, "The Knees of a Human." Talking about his new surf video, Dane Reynolds is "mere mortal." See what Transworld Surf is talking about by clicking here

Makaha and the Makahiki Games

This winter's 17th annual Quiksilver Makahiki was a big hit and it scored on multiple points. The event had perfect weather, waves, and a great turnout. This event is a very unique one because there is no other winter surfing grounds on Oahu that offer as much as Makaha for all of the different competitions. Check out the article below to learn more about this event.

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Eric Willet's X Game Practice

Click here to check out Eric Willet's X Games 15 Slope Practice Video featured on Transworld Snowboarding's website. 

Interview with Matt Belzile

An exclusive interview with Matt Belzile! Get the insight on his take of life, snowboarding, and staying young. Click here to read the article. 

Kelly Slater on Cover of Surf Spot Magazine!

Check out the Dec 2010/ Jan 2011 issue of Surf Spot Magazine- featuring Kelly Slater on the Cover! Also check out Kelly surfing in the magazine and coverage of his tenth world title win in Puerto Rico!


Free Association with Balaram Stack

Check out the January 2011 issue of Surfer Magazine, featuring an article "Free Association with Balaram Stack"!

Eric Willet's Own POV in the X Games

This video is awesome because you can see Eric Willet's own point of view as he skates during the X Games and gets BIG air! Click here to watch it now! 

New Member added to Quiksilver Team, "IPod"

Snowboard Magazine writes about Iouri Podladtchikov aka "IPod" joining the Quiksilver team during the 2011 Winter X Games, check out the article here!

Iouri "IPOD" Podladtchikov Joins the Quiksilver Team

Transworld Business announces Iouri "IPOD" Podladtchikov joining Quiksilver, the Swiss-national rider signed with Quiksilver after winning silver at the Winter X Games! Click here to read all about it! 

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Video of Kelly Slater Surfing in Central America

Watching Kelly Slater surf never gets old, look at this new video posted by ESPN Action Sports. Kelly Slater is ripping up the waves in Central America. Just click here

Reese Forbes Kicks in Nylon Guys

Check out the January 2011 issue of Nylon Guys featuring kicks from Reese Forbe's new collection!

Friday, January 28, 2011

At X Games, Battle for Sponsors Is Also Fierce

The battle of the brands is never ending. Torah Bright who won a gold medal in snowboard halfpipe at the Vancouver Games after a series of concussions, is the face of the women's apparel brand Roxy. Last week, Roxy, sent out a release that it had signed Bright to its biggest deal ever. Todays battle for sponsors is more serious then ever, but that only comes with how much is on the lines these days. Check out the link below for the full article. 

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Quiksilver Tracker Jacket in UFC Magazine!

Check out the Quiksilver Tracker jacket featured in the Snow Patrol section of UFC Magazine!

Slater and Gilmore both up for award

Quiksilver surfers Kelly Slater and Steph Gilmore are both up for the Action Sportsperson of the Year in Laureus World Sports Awards.  The winners will be announced on February 7 in Abu Dhabi.  Tony Hawk is one of 46 members of the Laureus Sports Academy which will choose the winners by casting a secret ballot.

Read more here!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Kelly Slater Named One of The Coolest Athletes of All Time

GQ Magazine has graced one of its February covers with Kelly Slater, and includes him on the list of the 25 "Coolest Athletes of All Time." Click here to read the article posted on the Los Angeles Times Blog.

Big Bucks in the Big Apple

The ASP World Tour will be headed to the Big Apple this fall for some big bucks. Quiksilver has confirmed that they will be hosting the Quiksilver Pro New York for a one-million dollar prize purse! Click here to read more on Surfing Life! 

Craig Anderson and MODOM Collaboration

Craig Anderson, named Breakthrough Performer of the Year by Surfer Magazine, just dropped his first signature pad with the accessories brand MODOM. Click here to read more on Empire Ave!

Iouri “IPod” Podladtchikov Joins Quiksilver Team

 Quiksilver is pleased to announce the addition of Iouri "IPod" Podladtchikov to the brand’s global snow team.  The Russian-born, Swiss-national rider is currently leading the TTR rankings and is often called one of the most progressive halfpipe riders in the world. Read more on Transworld Snowboarding!

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Quiksilver Pro NY Coverage

Quiksilver announced a new stop on the 2011 ASP World Tour- Long Beach, NY.  The event will take place from September 4-15 and feature a $1 million prize purse.  Check out coverage of the announcement of the Quiksilver Pro NY below!

Click here to read more on Stab Mag!

Click here to check it out on Transworld Business!

Check it out on Fuel TV here!

 Read more on Eastern Surf here!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

ASP International & Quiksilver Announce $1 Million Quiksilver Pro New York

Check out Surfer Mag's coverage of the recently announced Quiksilver Pro New York. 

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Quiksilver Pro New York: First ASP World Tour Pro Surf Contest on the East Coast

Check out's coverage of the recently announced Quiksilver Pro New York- set to take place September 4-15 at Long Beach, Long Island!

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Craig Anderson Lands Surfing Life Japan Cover

Craig Anderson has landed the cover of Surfing Life Japan with an incredible shot of him getting huge air. Click here to check it out!

ASP International & Quiksilver Announce $1 Million Quiksilver Pro New York

Quiksilver announced today, along with the Association of Surfing Professionals, that the Quiksilver Pro New York will take place on Long Beach in Long Island from September 4-15.  The event will be the 6th stop on the 2011 World Tour, the first ever stop on the East Coast of the US, and will offer a $1 million dollar prize purse- an amount unprecedented in professional surfing.  Read more about the event on the ASP website!

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Quiksilver Pro New York $1 Million Surfing Contest

The ASP World Tour will be heading to the East Coast this fall for the Quiksilver Pro New York surfing contest which will have a one million dollar prize! Click here to read Transworld Surf's article about the big announcement. 

ASP World Tour coming to New York

It was announced today that the ASP World Tour will make a stop on the East Coast in 2011.  The Quiksilver Pro New York will be held in Long Beach, N.Y., from Sept. 4 to 15 and will feature a $1 million prize purse.  "We are beyond excited to host the biggest pro surf event in the world this September in New York," said Bob McKnight, CEO of Quiksilver. "There has always been a huge contingent of dedicated surfers and surf enthusiasts on the East Coast and they will now get a chance to watch the world's best surfers in Long Beach."

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ASP World Tour Heads to the Big Apple

The Association of Surfing Professionals and Quiksilver have announced that the ASP World Tour will stop on the East Coast for the Quiksilver Pro New York. The event will take place on Long Beach, New York from September 4-15. Click here to read more on Shred Stix! 

Why Travis Rice is not in the Winter X Games

Travis Rice provided ESPN some face time last week while he was in New York. In the clip posted on ESPN's website he shows some photos from a new series and fills us in on why he's not coming to the X games this year and what happened to Scotty Lago. Click here to watch! 

Association of Surfing Professional Contest Heads to New York

Check out the New York Post's coverage on Quiksilver Pro New York which will take place this fall from September 4-15. The contest will feature the world's best surfers competing for the $1 million prize money. Click here to read the full article! 

QSW and Time out New York magazine

Check out QSW in New York magazine Time Out New York! The magazine features the Foreshadow jacket from Holiday 2010.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Stylish Winter Hats

If you haven't seen it already check out Regis and Kelly's segment on stylish winter hats. Two of our Quik hats were featured on the show.

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Kelly Slater Makes the Cut of GQ's Coolest Athletes of All Time

After winning his 10th World Surfing Championship Kelly Slater' s name has been bigger than ever. GQ is another magazine to respectfully recognize Kelly Slater's latest milestone by honoring him in their list of "The 25 Coolest Athletes of All Time"

Take a look here!

Monday, January 24, 2011

Kelly Slater on the Cover of GQ Magazine

January 24, 2011

Kelly Slater graces the cover of GQ this month. The issue hits stands tomorrow so be on the lookout for his cover and article inside!

Kelly was included in an article titled "The 25 Coolest Athletes of All Time". He is in the likes of:

Muhammad Ali
Bjorn Borg
Tom Brady
Julius Irving
Michael Jordan
Tim Lincucum
Joe Namath
Arnold Palmer

The entire article can be found online, and also be read below:

Pipeline Goes Berserk

Check out the article on the possibility of the Quik Eddie and 2 other major contest happening this week. Will the swell be big enough to make it happen?

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Chris Hemingworth in Hola Magazine

Check out this awesome spread in Hola Magazine featuring actor, Chris Hemingworth and his girlfriend both wearing Quiksilver and Roxy!