Archive for the ‘SWEEPSTAKES’ Category
This Saturday is all about fresh powder, killer contest action and the Cold War Kids…for free! Tomorrow is the return of the Roxy Chicken Jam at Mammoth Mountain, and with a free Santogold and Cold War Kids show, you better believe more than a few of us are packing our boards and heading East to get in on the action. With the past week’s Spring storm bringing in 14″ of new snow, added to two bands that are guarenteed to put on a killer show at a Roxy event, missing out on a sunny beach weekend won’t induce any tears this time. Can’t make the trek? Check back in a few days, and if you’re lucky, you might get a peak at the fun you missed out on.
Despite meager conditions, San Clemente High School captured two state titles March 6- 8 at San Onofre’s Church Beach. The Tritons outpointed Huntington Beach High and 10 other schools to win the varsity state title, in addition to outpointing Newport Harbor High and four other teams to take the junior varsity title. (more…)
“It’s a new start for me. To win on your home turf, in front of all these people, it’s unbelievable.” — Stephanie Gilmore, 2009 Roxy Gold Coast Pro Champion
The Roxy Pro Gold Coast came to an end this weekend, and without any surprise the crown goes to Stephanie Gilmore. Stephanie had dominated most of the final, but in the last minutes fellow finalist Melanie Bartels stepped it up and fought hard to give Gilmore a scare. “I was definitely nervous surfing against her,” Steph said. “She’s a great surfer and I know she has the ability to throw good scores right back at me.” (more…)