Sacklunch 1.7: July 28, 1999

by The Editors on July 27, 1999

Latest Update: July 28, 1999
Johnny Tsunami Hits Disney Channel
A movie that gets the snowboard/skier debate all right. Johnny moves from Hawaii to Vermont to attend a prep school and is saved by snowboarding.

Random Quote
“The foyer of the restaurant features gray stone tile interspersed with pebble stone tiling. The walls are covered in grayboard, a weathered looking board wallcovering also known as Montana snowboard.”–Captain D’s Press Release.

Seal Beach Can’t Agree to Disagree
300 people jammed in the Seal Beach City Council meeting to voice their support for either windsurfers or the surfers debate over who gets to surf the San Gabriel river mouth.
Fighting for Surf Turf
–Windsurfers and Surfers Battle In Seal Beach

Justin Matteson Wins Rad Board
The San Clemente local takes the competition by skateboarding, surfing, and wakeboarding better than anyone else.

Three Mom’s Guard Surf City’s Culture
Natalie Kotsch, Ann Beasley and Michele Turner are helping to keep the surfing alive with The International Surf Museum.

K2’s Builds Snowboard Line

According to the LA Times, K2‘s purchase of Ride will help build their snowboard line. Sure.

Keeping Your Skate Spot Open’s Lance Dalgart runs down a quick and easy 5-step plan for keeping skate spots open.

Shea Lopez Wins US Open Of Surfing
The surf was up in Huntington Beach and so was Shea Lopez as he blew past international competitiors to grab the 1999 title.
Lopez Dominates Final
–All Eyes on The Water at HB.

Keala Kennelly Wins For the Women
Winning a spot in the Gotcha Pro, Keala says taking the US Open Women’s event was the biggest win of her career.
Kennelly Scores Major Victory

Interference on Redman
She probably would have won the Open, however, Melanie Redman got a little impatient and got the interference call on the first wave of the finals.

O’Connell Saves his Best for Last
Laguna Beach’s Pat O’Connell doesn’t let his mother down and advances into next round.

Brook Bummed By Friend’s Pain
She’s happy to be advancing, but Serene Brook would rather be competing against Layne Beachley.

Corky Carroll on US Open’s Wild Friday
The surfing O.G. lays down the world from the stands at the US Open of Surfing for the OC Register.

The US Open “Gets Extreme”
Biking and skating were also featured at the US Open, but why would anyone want to miss the surf action?

Seal Beach Loc Ryan Simmon Wows HB
Ryan made it to the Quarter Finals of the US Open of Surfing and this is how he did it.

Surfers Find Wild New Rides
Notes from the Rad Board Competition. Whatever that is.

Duke Stamp One Step Closer
Hawaiian’s are getting closers to seeing the first local ever on a stamp from the US Postal Service.

Surf Inspired Bedsheets?
Doug Smith and Ed McLean are trying to get you into their bed. . . sheets. The sheets feature Aloha prints and could be the next wave in bedding.

Crowd Surfing at Woodstock
It was the 30th anniversary and could have been some of the best crowd surfing in the history of concerts.

Tony Hawk In The New Yorker?
The East Coast Media Machine has decided to profile Tony Hawk and skateboarding in general with a ten page story. Here’s what had to say about it.

Orland Illinois Skatepark Draws a Crowd
Built by David Evans and Associates Inc., the Orland Skatepark is 25,000 square feet of concrete fun.

–K2 Buys Ride Snowboards
–Gotcha’s Live Coverage of US Open
–Juno Arlie Carsten’s Band?
Surfrider Lands OC Prosecutor

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