Update: July 21, 1999
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.
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).
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."
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?
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.
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
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.
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
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
Royalty from Duke to Gidget
Here' the LA Times breakdown for those of you playing the home
version of the Surf Game.
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
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
"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.
Online Bikini Contest, Again
Those wacky guys at Surflink are at it again with the online
skin show. Yeah haw!
Hit By Car Dies
Brandon Snow was pronounced dead at 12:20 a.m. in the intensive
care unit at Ventura County Medical Center.
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?
Sure Are Learning to Surf
Izzy Tihanyi gets more ink for the Surf Diva school
in the LA Times. Damn
Props for the Oceanside Surf Museum and the featured exhibit, "It
Takes Two To Tandem."
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.
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.
of the Boards in HB
OC Register sizes
up the US Open and the Gotcha Pro.
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."
City to Host Shockwave US Open
Hungtington Beach Surfer: A Survey
Bags o' Crapola:
thanks: to Jim Romenesko's MediaGossip.com
for the inspiration. In the words of Eddie Murphy on doing
Richard Pryor material, "It's a tribute."