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!
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
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.
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.
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:
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!
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
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)
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!
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!
"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!
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".
Also, be sure to check out Transworld SKATEboarding's coverage of the Reese Forbes interview and RF1 shoe here!
Monday, July 25, 2011
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!
Thursday, July 21, 2011
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!
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!
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!
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!
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
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!