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September 22nd, 2013 | By | 862 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Roark

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We tracked down founder of Roark, Ryan Hitzel to scope the steez on a radical company that rackin up bar tabs all over the globe.
Why Japan? Urban camping in Tokyo seems like an odd place for design inspo, or is it?
It’s odd in the sense that everything in Tokyo is as abnormal as it gets. It’s an amalgamation of ancient Japanese tradition mixed with the greatest hits from other cultures of the world. So setting up “Camp” in the back of a Ramen House allowed Roark to blend in to the oddity of it all and experience the details that makes Japan so unique.

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September 20th, 2013 | By | 88 Comments

Video: StokesMe Surf Contest

#StokesMe September rolls on with the latest video evidence the Typhoon Lagoon Surf Contest. Watch Rasta, Boothy and the boys going nuts to raise some scratch and support the SIMA Humanitarian Fund. (more…)

September 19th, 2013 | By | 938 Comments

Taj Wins the Hurley Pro Trestles

Taj Burrow won the Hurley Pro at Trestles in a hard-fought final over fellow Australian Julian Wilson at Lower Trestles. (more…)

September 17th, 2013 | By | 5 Comments

Cosmic Creek 2013

The 14th annual Cosmic Creek Retro Surf Contest presented by Billabong at Salt Creek saw some insane waves and trippy fog that lifted just in time for the finals. Then Donny took the stage for a free concert on the lawn.  More insta photos from the boys on the beach (more…)