Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Kelly Slater Wins in Tahiti!

Kelly Slater surfs to victory at the 2011 Billabong Pro Tahiti! Check out the articles linked below for pictures, videos, and news.

The Quiksilver Pro New York is ON!

Unfortunately the arrival of Hurricane Irene has resulted in the cancelation of the Long Beach music festival, but the Quiksilver Pro New York Surf Competition is still on! The competition is scheduled to begin its 11-day holding period on Sept. 5, with the Quik Pro Trials to being on Sept. 4 instead of Sept. 1. Updates on the Quiksilver Pro New York can be found on several articles linked below.

Quiksilver's 2012 Boardshort Preview

Transworld Business gets the inside scoop from Quiksilver’s Matt Anderson, who weighs in on the boardshort market, trends, and what to expect from this surf industry giant for next season. Read more about the latest styles, patterns, and the 4-way stretch Diamond Dobby fabric here!

Quiksilver Parka featured in Vogue's "100 under $100" Guide

Vogue.com featured Quiksilver's Retro Wave Parka as one of their picks for the Fall Fashion "100 under $100," a guide to affordable and fashionable Fall styles. See the full article here!

Monday, August 29, 2011

Kelly Slater Wins Billabong Pro Tahiti!

Leave it up to 10X World Champ Kelly Slater to win yet another contest. The king of surfing dominated  the world famous break, Teahupo'o, catching perfect four-to-six foot waves. This is the 5th event of 11 on the 2011 ASP World Title season and 47th elite tour victory win for Slater.

Have a look at some of the footage here!

More on Kelly's win here!

Check it out here!

The Art of Flight on World of Red Bull TV

The World of Red Bull TV showcased a short teaser for Travis Rice's highly anticipated "The Art of Flight" film. You can check out the video at

Video Tour of the New Quiksilver Waterman Store Location

Check out the new Quiksilver store showcasing the Waterman Collection that's located at Fashion Island in Newport Beach! Steve Wilson, General Manager of the Quiksilver brand and Peter Mel, Quiksilver Waterman Collection Marketing Director gives us a sneak peek emphasizing its unique style with personalized decor and items from select athletes giving the store a more personalized vibe. Watch the video below for a quick glimpse of the new location!

Quiksilver Waterman Collection Opening At Fashion Island from Kepley DePalma on Vimeo.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Liam Hemsworth's Man Crush: Kelly Slater

The Aussie was asked to name a male non-actor he admires and he responded with Kelly Slater - like a number of people would. The 10X World Champ is admired by a lot of people who appreciate his 30-plus-years as an athlete and continues to dominate the surfing world. 

Check out the article here!

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Surfing Magazine Video featuers Dane Reynolds

Watch Surfing Magazine's video featuring Dane Reynolds and Dan Malloy testing several boards here!

5 Big Names To Look For In Long Beach

There are going to be some big names at the Quiksilver Pro, but this article highlights some of the biggest athletes that will be there. Check out the list here.

Surfers Talk About The Quiksilver Pro New York

Surfers were asked for their thoughts on the Quiksilver Pro New York. 

Read about it on here.

Watch the video here.

10 Bands You Have To See at the Quiksilver Pro NY

There will be many great bands playing at the Quiksilver Pro New York, but there are ten bands that you absolutely cannot miss! Click here for the list.

Quiksilver Pro New York is coming to Long Beach

The Quiksilver Pro New York surfing competition is coming to New York, bringing world famous surfers and big bands. Both of these are sure to bring crowds to this 2 week event. Read more about the event here.

Clay Marzo - Dreamer video

A new video featuring Clay Marzo surfing in Hawaii has just been released. To check out the video, click here.

Quiksilver Announces Show Set Times

Set times have been revealed for the free Quiksilver-hosted shows taking place in Long Beach, NY during the NY Pro. Bands performing include The Flaming Lips, Neon Indian, Interpol, Matt & Kim, Girl Talk and others. To check out the set times click here.

NVBC Point Mugu Surf Contest Presented by Quiksilver

The 4th Annual NVBC Point Mugu Contest took place this weekend on the surf break on the private Ventura Naval Base. There were 157 competitors including Quiksilver's Tyler Newton (who won first place), Kanoa Igarashi and Peter Mel.

Check it out here!

Winter Athletes Invade NYC For "The Art of FLIGHT" World Premiere

The Art of FLIGHT will be holding plenty of events to promote the film. There will be autograph signings, photo exhibits, and a book launch where fans can meet Travis Rice and the rest of the cast. More information can be found here.

More Art of Flight here!

How to Paddle Faster with Jamie Mitchell

Jaime Mitchell shares a few tips on how to paddle faster. Becoming a stronger paddler will help you become a stronger surfer, so be sure to read his thoughts here.

Hurricane Irene and the Quiksilver Pro NY

Hurricane Irene is making it difficult for Quiksilver Pro NY forecasters to provide forecasts for the event.  More information is here.

Surf Photographer Discusses Quiksilver Pro NY Photo

Matthew Clark, a surf photographer, took the photo that makes up the poster for the Quiksilver Pro NY. He says he has never taken a picture like this before or since. Read more about the photograph on the Wall Street Journal online.

Quiksilver Pro NY Wild Card Slot

Balaram Stack was chosen as one of the two available wild card slots for the Quiksilver Pro NY event. He will be competing against 34 of the world's top surfers. Read more about him here.

Tyler Newton Wins Pt Mugu Surf Contest

A number of Quiksilver surfers were involved in this year's contest which brought excellent waves and first place to Tyler Newton. Peter Mel, Kanoa Igarashi were also in attendance as the two-day event gave thousands of spectators a rare sight to the private surf spot which is only open to the public for just a few days out of the year.

Check it out here!

Point Mugu winner Tyler Newton!

Huntington Beach local Kanoa Igarashi

Peter Mel with son John

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Quiksilver Anderson Jacket at TRNDCOLLECTIVE

TRNDCOLLECTION.com chose the Quiksilver Anderson Jacket as a Northern California must-have. See the full article here

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The Big Interview with Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk was featured on NBC Sports' The Big Interview section. Tony discussed the upcoming Quiksilver Tony Hawk Vert Jam event in New York City, his career and skateboarding in general. To read his full interview, click here!

Action Sports Most Influential Women: Summer Rapp

Summer Rapp, who designed the Women's lines for Quiksilver and Roxy was featured in an article here. She discusses how she got started in the industry and why she loves action sports brands!

Reese Witherspoon rocks a Quik Rashgaurd in Hawaii

Reese was looking good in a Quiksilver rashgaurd while catching some waves in Hawaii with her family. Check out more cute photos of the actress surfing here!

Quiksilver and Serena Mitnik-Miller on NylonMag.com

Check out the latest interview with Serena Mitnik-Miller on Nylonmag.com. Here, she discusses the collaboration with Quiksilver and why it was such a natural fit!

to check out the full article click here!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Check Out Kelly Slater in OC Register

Kelly Slater wins Billabong Pro Tahiti surfing competition! Slater wins in final round against Owen Wright.

Quiksilver Pro NY on Gotham Magazine's Calendar

Tony Hawk and the Quiksilver Pro NY were featured in the "Calendar" section of Gotham-magazine's online component. To see the calendar, click here.

Quiksilver Featured in the September Issue of Outside Magazine!

Celebrated photographer Danny Clinch chooses Quiksilver for Outside Magazine's "September Sessions" Fall 2011 Fashion Shoot in Montauk, NY.  Featured Quiksilver items include Quiksilver Skate Collection "Evol Thoughts" jeans; Quiksilver Limited Collection "Crusoe" shirt (featured layered beneath a sweater in two separate shots), "Probst" hoodie and "Ernst" long-sleeve tee (featured in two separate shots); and a mention of 16-year-old Montauk local Quincy Davis' 7th place finish in the Quiksilver ISA World Junior Surfing Championships. 
See more on Clinch's photos from the shoot here!