Sacklunch 1.5: July 21, 1999

by The Editors on July 21, 1999

Latest Update: July 21, 1999
Ian Cairns Profiled In OC Register
“I didn’t want to follow the rules, be on a team or have a coach tell me what to do. None of that,” said the macho surf promoter who is bringing the EXTREME back to surfing.

Reef’s Win A Prom Date Winner
TransWorld Snowboarding decided to give a REEF Girl Prom date to the person who wrote the worst tale of childhood trauma. Here’s coverage of that date on Snowboarding.com (not TransWorld’s Site).

Surf Lingo From the Surf Challenged
It always happens, the media wants to tell the world how “we” talk including 90s words like “shooting the pier,” “Hanging ten,” and “core.”

AP On the US Open/Gotcha Pro
A surf story with the words Ricky Martin in it from the Associated Press. At least they’re covering it, right?

Mike Todd In US Open 4th Round

“I love surfing big waves,” said Todd, of Laguna Beach. “I think I’m a better surfer when the waves are bigger.” Too bad there are no big waves in Huntington this week.

Santa Cruz To Outlaw Hate
Those fun-loving folks in Nor Cal just want to share the love by outlawing hate. It will be interesting to see how that works at Steamers.

Rip Curl Heli Challenge in New Zealand
Follow all the snowboard action from the Heli Challenge and the Wanaka Big Air right July 24-August 4.

Random Quote
Skateboarders are a hazard. . . One of these days, a skateboarder is going to get hit at the parking entrance or a person is going to get hit walking on Palm. –L.H. BRANDT of Burbank, CA in the LA Times.

Connelly’s Move To Longboards Pays Off
Connelly, 24, of Pacific Beach, advanced to the second round of longboarding after winning his first heat Monday, the first day of the Shockwave U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach

Surfing Royalty from Duke to Gidget
Here’ the LA Times breakdown for those of you playing the home version of the Surf Game.

Parsons Takes PSTA San Onofre
The big wave rider dominates the small surf to win the first event of the 1999 PSTA. And we thought Mike Parsons was a businessman.

Random NIMBY Quote
“I have an 11-year-old, and we would love to see a skateboard park for him. But, as responsible adults, please let’s rethink its location.” –JOHN PYSHNY Rancho Penasquitos in the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Surfing Lake Michigan
“Midwestern dudes find the action (when the weather is right) on Lake Michigan,” says the Daily Southtown. And they’ve got pictures to prove it.

Surflink Online Bikini Contest, Again
Those wacky guys at Surflink are at it again with the online skin show. Yeah haw!

Skateboarder Hit By Car Dies
Brandon Snow was pronounced dead at 12:20 a.m. in the intensive care unit at Ventura County Medical Center.

Layne Beachley in LA Times
We all got excited about the Women’s World Cup soccer final, will the same happen for the women at the U.S. Open of Surfing? Probably not.

Women Sure Are Learning to Surf
Izzy Tihanyi gets more ink for the Surf Diva school in the LA Times. Damn she’s good.

California Surf Museum
Props for the Oceanside Surf Museum and the featured exhibit, “It Takes Two To Tandem.”

Taylor Knox on the Comeback Trail?
Sure that big wave was tough, but thowing out that first pitch was way worse. Here’s what’s up with Taylor Knox lately, accroding to the LA Times.

Just Where Can We Skateboard?
A father in Glendale searches for the law behind the City’s No Skateboarding Policy in Twilight in the Skateboard Zone.

Battle of the Boards in HB
OC Register sizes up the US Open and the Gotcha Pro.

Limp Bizkit’s Durst a Skateboarder?
According to to this Village Voice profile Limp lead Fred Durst is a not only all about the nookie, he’s a tatoo artist as well as a “sponsored skateboarder.”

–Surf City to Host Shockwave US Open
–The Hungtington Beach Surfer: A Survey


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