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From The Sacklunch Boards
Currently being discussed, Korda becomes Analog
street, Bahne Skateboards does some blatant self-promo,
and a word about Supernaut. Dive in, the water's warm.
Up for Skater Chicks?
Yes, Urban Decay (what a perfect name) has launched a line
of make-up called Skater that will "inspire even the
most radical girls on wheels to get their glitziest." Seems
like it might be more appropriate for certain Australian companies
looking to "make up" sales.
The Long Beach artist famous for his In Smog and Thunder
shows from 2000 is unveiling his new paintings which are a reworking
(with words by Surfline's Marcus Sanders) of Dante's Inferno.
Read this story. It's good.
Marketeers are sounding more and more like mid-aged men driving
BMWs up and down Santa Monica Blvd. TransWorld's Peter
Ferraro said his magazines can deliver the boys because its
eight titles are built around the "passion points" of readers.
Then again, Peter is "no longer with the company".
race to think like a teenager
Blue Crushed To Death
First it was Jackass, now the syrupy sweet surfer girl
movie Blue Crush is being blamed for the death of a 13
year old Port Salerno, FL boy who wrapped a chain around his waist
and tried to swim across a pond.
Votes on Rawlings Purchase
On March 26, 2003 shareholders will vote on whether K2
should purchase Rawlings for between US$9 and $10 a share.
The Rawlings would give K2 some balls, bats and gloves.
and Snowboard Deaths On the Climb
Researchers say that snow sports are extremely safe compared to
other sports, then why is the media so death obsessed? Bill
McKeown of the Portland State tries to figure that
Writes Off Loser Games
The French company, and current owner of the Atari name,
had some bad numbers thanks to royalty write offs from games on
they had "insufficient visibility on sales prospects" . . . like
Dies In Keystone Park Derrick Lesnick, 22, died from "deceleration"
injuries after flying from the second jump in the Keystone
terrain park. He had multiple injuries and a lacerated liver.
Bowl Movements In Soho Deitch Projects, a Soho art gallery, has built a bowl as
the centerpiece of an exhibit of skateboard art. The owner, Jeffery
Deitch, compared the action to a "live Jackson Pollock
painting." Some people will do anything to hang out with
skaters. Is this art? Tell
the world on the Sack Boards.
Says Bam Goes Too Far
A funny outsiders view of the skate videos most of have watched
until we've worn them out. All this for the launch of CKY4
the latest and greatest.
Skateboarding Serial Snatcher
A skateboarder in Pacific Beach, CA has struck for the
second time in two weeks. The man, in his 20s, has rolled by and
grabbed a purse from the same lady at the same stop two weeks
in a row.
Skater Gets Seven Years Timothy R. Strano, a 23-year-old skater was sentenced to
7.5 years for beating a man to death with his skateboard.
Strano said he was only trying to protect his friend from the
man who stopped his car, got out, and was reportedly "reprimanding"
Kaufman, and Cage in Europe
It's rare to get an interview with all three in one room but apparently
the publicity shy director/writer/actor threesome is interested
in seeing their film to well in Europe. One of the best stories
yet on Adaptation.
Hunting World Title
He's getting ready for the new season with one thing in mind:
winning the world title. And Margaret River is where it's all
going to start.
Bring US$7 Million to North Shore
They may hate the traffic and the idiots in the water, but North
Shore businesses do all right during the winter surf seasons
thanks to traveling surfers who stay for the waves.
The Surfer at Channel Nine
He's spent most of his working life as the captain coach of the
In The Nude Board Riding Club, but now David Gyngell
is the great hope of Australia's Channel Nine.
Surfer to Write Children's Books
It's a though every father has had when trying to find a good
book to read to his kids, professional surfer David Giddings
is doing something about it. He's writing them himself.