Update: July 28, 1999
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.
"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.
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.
for Surf Turf
and Surfers Battle In Seal Beach
Matteson Wins Rad Board
The San Clemente local takes the competition by skateboarding, surfing,
and wakeboarding better than anyone else.
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
K2's Builds Snowboard Line
According to the LA Times, K2's purchase of Ride will
help build their snowboard line. Sure.
Your Skate Spot Open
Skateboarding.com's Lance Dalgart runs down a quick and easy
5-step plan for keeping skate spots open.
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.
Eyes on The Water at HB.
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.
Scores Major Victory
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.
Saves his Best for Last
Laguna Beach's Pat O'Connell doesn't let his mother down
and advances into next round.
Bummed By Friend's Pain
She's happy to be advancing, but Serene Brook would rather be competing
against Layne Beachley.
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.
US Open "Gets Extreme"
Biking and skating were also featured at the US Open, but why would
anyone want to miss the surf action?
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.
Find Wild New Rides
Notes from the Rad Board Competition. Whatever that is.
Stamp One Step Closer
Hawaiian's are getting closers to seeing the first local ever on
a stamp from the US Postal Service.
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.
Surfing at Woodstock
It was the 30th anniversary and could have been some of the best
crowd surfing in the history of concerts.
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
Skateboarding.com had to say about it.
Illinois Skatepark Draws a Crowd
Built by David Evans and Associates Inc., the Orland Skatepark
is 25,000 square feet of concrete fun.
Buys Ride Snowboards
Live Coverage of US Open
Arlie Carsten's Band?
Lands OC Prosecutor
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."