Update: May 17, 2000
Written Up in Red Herring
The cool-guy new business magazine puts up a report on the new surf
start-up pointing out that it's limited market could hurt it. Duh.
Even funnier, they failed to mention that no surf manufactuers are
interested in selling their product through Swell.com
Die In Snow Cave at US Open
Robbie Carr and Jake Shumway, two 19 year olds from
Hopkinton, NH died sometime Friday night at Stratton Mountain
when the snow cave they were sleeping in collapsed.
Globe's Sunday story.
NH Monitor's Monday Story.
Story on Snowboarding-Online.com
Glacier Lines Up Tennants
Yep, those guys behind the indoor snowboard park have two takers
(Sport Chalet and Jillian's) for their retail space,
but they've got a ways to go.
Mar Fair Board Won't Book Warped Tour
Those crazy gen-y kids have scared the Del Mar fair board.
They'll book it only "if the promoter agrees to control the
foul language and more outlandish behavior of the bands." Good
The San Diego Union-Tribune says those slopes may look fun,
but they are wraught with danger for snowboarders especially for
Trevor Szold, a San Marcos man described by hospital workers
as "dumber than Encino Man."
IMAX Movie a Winner
MacGillivray and Freeman are back at it with a new
IMAX on dolphins. With a script written by outdoor wild man Tim
Cahill, the film is supposed to be pretty damn cool.
Weekly's Commie Girl vs. ASR
The sassy, serpant-tongued Rebecca Schoenkopf revels in the
madness at the Long Beach ASR Show. (We missed it last month,
maybe you did, too.)
Oxnard, CA Tries To Build A Skatepark
Baseball diamonds and soccer fields are fine in people's neighborhoods,
why not skateboarding? More idiots oppose a park.
Beach Closures Bum Everyone
The beach is closed for a tiny shore bird and a slightly larger
salamander. It has surfers, ranchers, and average beach goes upset.
Stern Invades Surf Culture
Grabs Forum and World Staff
SIA Show: A Virgin's View
Merges with Times Mirror
Previous Bags o' Crapola:
10 , 1999
27 , 1999
Special thanks: to Jim Romenesko's MediaGossip.com.