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March 21st, 2011 | By | 3,035 Comments

Matt Wilko in Indo

Check out this vid of Rip Curl team rider Matt Wilkinson turning indonesian lefts and rights into his own personal skatepark..

After the Quik pro at Snapper rocks, it’s hard not to love Wilko. As if hacking his way to the quarters on his backside wasn’t bad ass enough, Wilko showed up to the event sporting a fresh pair of rollerblades and a hair piece that’d make Robert Plant jealous.

This sick little segment was put together to help promote the Mirage boardshorts pictured below. It features some ag footage and some music that’s… er…. well.. we’re divided on the tune over here…what do you guys think?

Aussie rap…

would you rock it like a pair of fruitboots or change radio stations immediatley?

Let us know in the comments section below
and check out the Mirage Pheonix trunks that feature Rip’s latest team-rider-tested, Wilko approved boardshort technology:

Mirage Pheonix Boardshorts

Mirage Boardshorts

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March 8th, 2011 | By | 3,269 Comments

Product Review – HangGoose Wetsuit Hanger

At one point or another we have all been guilty of leaving a dripping wetsuit in the back of our trucks only to find a musty pile for our next session. It’s not that we don’t care, it’s just many of us can’t be bothered to find a decent place (or way) to store our rubber after a tiring surf. Well worry no more because the HangGoose is here!
HangGoose

Straight from the frigid waters of Nor Cal comes this solid, beautifully crafted collapsible wetsuit hanger. Designed and perfected by a surfer/contractor from Humboldt County, the HangGoose’s smooth teak body is as refined as it is useful.
HangGoose

So what’s different about this hanger? you might ask..

Unlike a normal hanger the ‘Goose hangs your suit from the middle, which lets it dry quicker and doesn’t stretch out the neck or shoulders. Also included on both the sides of the hanger are posts specifically made for draining/airing out your booties. No other method works better for eliminating that scummy water build up when stowing your boots.Then, to top it off, at the base of the hanger is a fastening string that allows gloves or any other gear to be hung alongside your suit.

So with the Goose your entire wetsuit quiver can be securely hung and dried with the greatest of ease. Now even the laziest of surfers out there will be able to properly care for their gear.

In turn all your expensive cold water gear will last longer and stay warmer for more than a couple seasons.

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The HangGoose collapses for easy storage in your car or truck and can be hung just about anywhere, even door frames!

The ‘Goose makes a great great gift for groms and geezers alike… because no one likes a soggy, worn out suit..

Check it out here

March 4th, 2011 | By | 73 Comments

Sector Nine’s DH Footage from Puerto Rico

Here’s a bit of downhill bombing for the weekend sent our way from the guys over at Sector Nine:

This fresh off the press footage was taken from the 5th annual 2011 Guajataka Downhill Festival in Puerto Rico. The 3 day downhill derby features some of the worlds ballsiest riders racing down narrow puerto rican roads all for a $3,000 purse. High speeds, big crowds and tons of road rash make the “Caribbean’s largest downhill race” an epic spectacle for everyone involved…

well maybe not for the guy at 2:03.. that’s a pretty heavy spill!!

Featured in the video is Sector’s Carbon Decline in all of her smooth, street conquering beauty…

February 9th, 2011 | By | 1,199 Comments

Big Wave Bob Sledding!

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Thought we’d just suggest it after Yahoo! and the rest of the media ate up Chuck Patternson’s latest big wave waterskiing stunt

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