Thursday, July 28, 2011

Quiksilver Hosts Surf Event on the East Coast

This September, Quiksilver is hosting a major surf contest which will take place in Long Island, NY. The entire event will take place for 12 days and will include surfing, skateboarding, BMX, fashion, art, and music. Quiksilver, Roxy and DC athletes will showcase their talents for those on the east coast to see. Check out the article!

Sequence of the week: Dane Reynolds

Check out these pictures of Dane Reynolds surfing in France last fall. check it out here!

Stranger Things have Happened

Check out this short film on the Quiksilver Cypher Vision featuring Dane Reynolds, Julian Wilson, Jeremy Flores and Kelly Slater! Click here!

The Joy of Clay Marzo

Check out video clip of Clay Marzo here

Clay Marzo - Dreamer from Heavy Mayo on Vimeo.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

World's Best Surfers Heading To Long Island!

In early September, the world's top-ranked professional surfers will ride the waves of Long Island's South Shore to compete for an unprecedented $1 million in prize money! Check out this month's issue of Newsday magazine to read more about the event and Long Beach local teen, Balaram Stack, who will also be competing with the world's best surfers. 

Balaram Stack Gets Dealt In

Quiksilver and New York's own Balaram Stack was awarded the first of two wildcards for the upcoming Quiksilver Pro NY! Check out the awesome interview with him on the Transworld Surf website.

Click here!

Balaram Stack Gets Wildcard for Quiksilver Pro New York

New York's own Balaram Stack will be given the first of two wildcard spots to compete in the Quiksilver Pro NY!  The second wildcard spot will be determined between 16 surfers during the trials.

Check out the article on Surf Bang here!

Check out the article on the ASP website here:

Read more on Transworld Surf here:


Dane Reynolds-sperm whale

Check out Dane Reynolds surfing waves in this short video! click here!

Quik Pro New York trialists announced

The trialists for the Quiksilver Pro NY have been announced! Trials will be held September 1-3. Check out the article on ESPN to see who made the cut!

Click here!

Mexican Pipeline Fires for Quiksilver Pro Puerto Escondido

The constantly changing conditions during the Quik Pro Puerto Escondido made for some tough surfing. After three consecutive lay-days, the event finally came back to life, rolling out six-to-eight foot barrels at Playa Zicatela only to have onshore winds and more inconsistent conditions creep up on them later on. Check out the article here!

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Surfing Magazine: Death From Above

Shown below is Dane Reynolds laying deep tracks in Mexico, as well as an article mentioning Quiksilver surfers such as Clay Marzo and Craig Anderson.

Here's a blurb on Kelly Slater and Taj Burrow!

Interview with Cristobal De Col

Craig Anderson Photo spread and quote

Kelly Slater in transition at cloudbreak

Kelly Slater and Tavrua photo spread

Craig Anderson (10, 12) 

Quiksilver in Hamptons Magazine!

Check out Quiksilver featured in this advertisement for "The Beach Lifestyle Store" in the May 27-June 16 edition of Hamptons Magazine!

Jamie Mitchell eyes 10th Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard

Mitchell will embark upon the 32-mile crossing of the Molokai Channel in Hawai'i. If he wins, he will become Quiksilver's second 10X world champion, alongside Kelly Slater. He has paddled the channel for 10 years of his life and has gone to great measures to prepare himself for the race. Check out the article here!

More on Jamie Mitchell here!

Holding Pattern Continues for Quiksilver Pro Puerto Escondido

Inconsistent conditions has forced event officials to call off the ASP 4-Star Quiksilver Pro Puerto Escondido competition for the third day in a row. A promising swell is slowly coming to a head so competition is scheduled to resume tomorrow morning at 7am. Check it out here!

Travis Rice in TW Snow!

Look below to see the  new pro spotlight on Travis Rice in September's Transworld SNOWboarding magazine!

Echo Beach/Partners and Spade

"The Eighties at Echo Beach," is a visual collection of the times with photography from Mike Moir. Jamie talks with Chris Gentile, while at the Partners and Spade studio, about the book and the popular era of West Coast surfing. Check out the video here!

Quiksilver Reese Forbes RF1

Check out the CCS Blog for a feature on the Quiksilver Reese Forbes RF1 shoe- what they call "one of the sickest shoe designs out right now". 

Click here!

Also, be sure to check out Transworld SKATEboarding's coverage of the Reese Forbes interview and RF1 shoe here!

Monday, July 25, 2011

Live from New York: MSG Sports President On Action Sports Expansion

The Madison Square Garden Company, a sports, music, events, and media company announced its next big event with Quiksilver on its upcoming ASP tour stop, the Quiksilver Pro NY. MSG will broadcast the event through its MSG networks and Fuse Networks. Check out article here

Play of the Day on Yahoo Sports!

At an Arizona Diamondback baseball game, a young fan (who is rocking Quiksilver) gave up the ball he caught to another younger boy to make the play of the day!
Click here to see the full article.

Reese Forbes Interview

Check out the CCS Blog for a great interview with Reese Forbes!  In it he discusses growing up in DC, his move to the west coast and designing for Quiksilver.

Read the article here!

Nouveau Deco Top on New York Mag Fashion Site!

According to New York FASHION, Quiksilver Women's Nouveau Deco top will "keep you cool without sacrificing style." Click here to check it out!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Fuel and Focus

Kelly Slater kicks it at Daphne's California Greek restaurant to help support a group of eight young surfers from Southern California in an effort to sponsor and mentor them as they work toward future professional careers in the sport. check out more here

Interpol, Q-Tip, Taking Back Sunday to headline Quiksilver Pro NY

Quiksilver Pro New York will be featuring some music acts to perform during the competition. Some acts include, Interpol, Black Rebel, and Motorcycle Club, among others. Check out full article here!

Opening Day of Quiksilver PE Pro Greeted with Crisp Mexican Pipeline Conditions

Check out this article on Quiksilver Pro Puerto Escondido. The opening day started off clean with 3-5 foot waves however afternoon onshore winds forced the event to be put on hold. Read more about event on ASP here!

or on transworld surf here!

Dane Reynolds in Quiksilver Pants

Check out Dane Reynolds' signature pants in this short Quiksilver video clip!

Balaram Stack in Rolling Stone Mag!

Rolling Stone Magazine did a feature on Quiksilver surfer and NY native Balaram Stack. This awesome spread also has some great pictures as well as a quote from Kelly Slater. Check it out below!

Video: Jeremy Flores Teaches Les Grommies to Surf at Home

In this article Jeremy Flores shares his experience of teaching kids how to surf. He explains, "The few days I spent with all of them surfing, teaching and of course having so much fun, it looks pretty cool on video but was much better seeing their smile and faces when they caught there first waver ever..."
Check out more here!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Quiksilver Women's Fall Preview on Zappos! says the Fall 2011 Quiksilver Womens line is a mixture of beach inspired styles and vintage looks that made them instantly smitten!
Check it out here!

Quiksilver Pro NY and Tony Hawk featured in The Long Island Pulse Magazine's Sports section

Want to know which athletes and musicians you should expect to see at the Quiksilver Pro NY? Check out Long Island Pulse Magazine's featurette on the Quiksilver Pro NY and "The Tony Hawk Vert Jam," click here!