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August 7th, 2009 | By | 412 Comments

There’s Still Time to Follow the Light!

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Aug 6, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Follow the Light Foundation Announces Extended date for submissions to
The 2009 Follow the Light Foundation Surf Photographers Grant and change of date for the 4th Follow the Light Recipient dinner

$5,000 to be granted to the winning photographer

We are happy to announce that we are extending the deadline for our 2009 applications from Aug. 17 to Aug. 31, 2009. The winner of the grant for this year will now be announced on October 22, 2009 during the 2009 Follow the Light Recipient Dinner to be held on at the Surfing Heritage Museum in San Clemente, CA.

SAN CLEMENTE, CA- For the fourth year in a row, the Follow the Light Foundation (FTLF) will award $5000 to a deserving photographer in honor of the late Larry “Flame” Moore. The FTLF was founded after Moore’s passing in the attempt to continue his legacy of assisting up and coming photographers. Photographers of all ability levels are encouraged to participate. The application and details can be found on the FTLF website http://followthelightfoundation.org.

The FTLF is proud to be working with Surfing Magazine, SWELL, Hurley, Surfline and Oakley to provide this year’s grant.

About Follow the Light: On October 10th, 2005, the surfing community lost one of its most influential figures. After a nearly three-year battle with brain cancer Larry “Flame” Moore, the Photo Editor of SURFING Magazine for 30 years, passed. He left behind a legacy of brilliant photography and an army of photographers trained by him. Through his work at SURFING Magazine, Larry literally gave three decades of surfing their “look.” Today, honoring Larry’s request, we have established Follow the Light Foundation (FTLF), an organization that will help finance the dreams of surf photographers, pushing the sport and its lensmen forward.

For more information on Follow the Light Foundation Grant and submitting your application please visit http://followthelightfoundation.org/index.html or email Sam Olson @ sam@followthelightfoundation.org

For info on last year’s Follow the Light click HERE

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July 28th, 2009 | By | 2,730 Comments

Tonight: Volcom “BS” Premiere, Encinitas

Volcom BS Premiere Tonight at La Paloma, Encinitas

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What: World premiere of Volcom’s BS, the new surf flick starring Dusty Payne, Mitch Coleborn, Alex Gray, Nate Tyler, Andrew Doheny, and more.

Where: La Paloma Theater, Encinitas (101 and D Street)

When: Tonight! Doors open at 8pm

Why: It’s a Tuesday night (probably the only reason you really need to go), you know there will be some hot bods there, and you’ll probably score some Volcom swag. Just a guess though.

July 28th, 2009 | By | 3,801 Comments

Hurley 2009 Walk The Walk Finals: Us Open

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(Hurley Walk the Walk Stage, Huntington Beach Pier)

The 2009 Hurley Walk the Walk Finals proved that some high schools do more than just talk the talk when it comes to original fashion and all-encompassing killer steeze. Hurley’s Walk the Walk is a high-energy, “Project Runway” meets “Battle of the Bands” event that puts high schools around the country head to head. The challenge: to create Hurley fashion showcase that combines creativity and their unique vision to showcase Hurley fashion. The grand prize: $10,000 for their school’s art program and bragging rights for the year.

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(Over 100,000 Fans Crowed the South Side of the HB Pier for the 2009 US Open)

Held for the first time on the scorching sands of the Huntington Beach US Open of Surfing, the pressure of 100,000 surf fans added an intense element to the grand finale.

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(Huntington Beach HS, bringing some serious school spirit)

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July 16th, 2009 | By | 1,283 Comments

Tonight! Drive Thru Australia Premiere, Encinitas

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Join Andy Irons and the cast from the new Drive Thru film at the world premiere of Drive Thru Australia tonight at La Paloma, Encinitas. The Drive Thru Series embarks on another zany adventure through Australia with Benji Weatherly, Donovan Frankenreiter, Occy, and Pat O. If you need a little more motivation to pull yourself away from Antiques Roadshow, Transworld Surf’s Chris Cote will be giving away tons of swag too.

La Paloma Theatre, Encinitas
7pm & 9pm

Check out more from the Drive Thru Series HERE