Archive for the ‘CHECK IT’ Category

January 25th, 2008 | By | 3,382 Comments

REVENGE OF THE NERD

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You can forget about killer robots taking over the world. Pretty soon we’ll all be at the mercy of nerds. (But then again, they might figure out how to make killer robots, so…) Mike Sheldrake is a prime example of a geek gone wild. By utilizing an advanced form of math in conjunction with aerospace design and a specialized programming language, Mike has developed several prototypes of cardboard core surfboards. We’d like to say more, but trying to explain it gave us a headache. Surfer Mag has full details.

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January 23rd, 2008 | By | 1,724 Comments

LIGHTING STRIKES

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Do you like to watch? We thought so. And so did Rip Curl, which is why they’re debuting their new Mick Fanning documentary on their website FOR FREE. So wake up your friends from their car naps and gather ’round your cube for a meaty lunch special.

January 22nd, 2008 | By | 748 Comments

IN THE KNOW

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Ain’t no party like an ASR party. This weekend, the streets of Downtown San Diego will once again be flooded with action sport’s wheelers and dealers, movers and shakers, pro’s and ho’s, and just plain pro-ho’s. Big up’s to Nixon for staying true to form and creating a comprehensive party guide.

January 18th, 2008 | By | 1,623 Comments

TIME IS RUNNING OUT

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The race to Save Trestles is approaching a dark end. On Wednesday, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued a letter in support of the proposed 241 toll road extension, just two weeks before a critical vote by the California Coastal Commission to determine if extension violates the California Coastal Act. A staff report prepared by the CCC concludes that it does.

We urging everyone to take just a few SECONDS to add their name to Surfrider Foundation’s petition.