Sacklunch 1.2: July 12, 1999

by The Editors on July 12, 1999

Latest Update: July 12, 1999
Pierre Andre "Clever Marketer"
Sole Technology’s
main man gets a glowing write up in the Los Angeles Times. Yo. "A former world champion uses clever marketing to carve out a place in a fiercely competitive shoe business segment."

Costa Mesa Reviews Skatepark Again
City’s biggest problem with the skatepark, where to put it? Thanks to this the park’s construction has been put off indefinitely.

Skateboarder Hit By Car
Brandon Snow, 20-year-old of Camarillo man was in critical condition after being struck by a car while riding his skateboard through a busy intersection, Oxnard police said.

Snowboarder’s Quarterly Gets Canned
A magazine set to do for snowboarding what Steve and Debbie Pezman’s The Surfer’s Journal did for surfing was canned before the first issue even went to press. Editor Jeff Galbraith had already lined up massive winter sports talent and had begun production on the first issue when he got the call from Peterson employee Doug Pallidini. Apparently, Peterson would rather put the money on their newly repositioned magazine/event program Gravity.

Random Quote
“It’s a bit dangerous, especially when you try some jumps off cliff faces,” he says. “But that’s life.” –Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis on his favorite other activity Snowboarding.

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