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May 4th, 2013 | By | 94 Comments

Billabong XXL Awards 2013

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2013 Billabong XXL Global Surf Awards
XXL Ride Of The Year: Shane Dorian (Jaws)
Pacifico Paddle Champion: Shawn Dollar (Cortes Banks)
Biggest Wave Champion: Shawn Dollar (Cortes Banks)
Pacifico Tube Champion: Shane Dorian (Jaws)
Men’s Overall Performance: Greg Long
Women’s Overall Performance: Keala Kennelly
Wipeout Champion: Chris Shanahan (The Right in WA)

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May 3rd, 2013 | By |

“Anything Sing” Newport Film Fest Premier

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The latest What Youth surf flick by Kai Neville just wrapped up the West Coast premier tour, and the boys were primed to share their worldy wave discoveries. The Film featured all the team riders from REEF, get your hands on the gear from their trip at SWELL

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Hurley’s Jp Olson with Connor Coffin

IMG_3847Nick Rozsa’s Morrocco Section was mental. Keep an eye out for him on SWELL this summer

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(L to R) Paul Fisher, Beau Foster, Travis Ferre, Luke Davis, Connor Coffin, Shane Dorian.

April 29th, 2013 | By | 105 Comments

Art Walk Laguna Beach Music & Art at Second Reef Surf Shop. Billabong Art, Bands, Drinks, Raffles...

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Enjoy another eclectic showcase of music, art, and personalities from our good bros at Billabong.  Art Walk is a monthly gallery crawl through Laguna Beach where you can stumble upon anything from a free drink to an impromptu Common Sense concert. So don’t miss this exhibition of Billabong’s brightest talents, and say hi to store manager Bradley-B at Second Reef. (directions)

Check out last year’s Art Walk Party at Second Reef Surf Shop here

Need some rockin new ropa for a night on the town? Check out the art inspired clothing by Billabong

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April 27th, 2013 | By | 197 Comments

5 Must-See Flicks at The Newport Beach Film Festival From Action Sports to Music, Travel and More... Your Guide to the Latest Indie Movies

1. Isolated -Justin Le Pera 2013
5:30 PM     Sat, Apr 27     The Triangle Theater

A group of merciless surfers and modern day explorers embark on a journey to search for one of the world’s last undiscovered waves in the journalist dead zone island of New Guinea

2. Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings -Tadashi Nakamura 2012
2:00 PM     Sun, Apr 28 The Triangle

Through intimate conversations with Jake Shimabukuro who expresses strong attachment to Hawaii, its aloha spirit having taught him to use his instrument for good. It is this spirit that he brings to his life and music, continuing to believe that _”"the ukulele is the instrument of peace. And if everyone played the ukulele, he says, “”the world would be a better place”

3. Drift -Ben Nott, Morgan O’Neill 2013
7:30 PM Monday, April 29th Regency Lido Theater

Australia, 1970?s. The Kelly brothers, Andy and Jimmy, have one great passion: riding big waves. As kids, their mother escaped from Sydney to Margaret River, a sleepy coastal town with some of the world’s most challenging and dangerous waves. For the next 12 years, the boys perfected their surfing skills, always searching for the perfect ride. They rethink board design, craft homemade wetsuits and sell their merchandise out of their van, but after they get mixed up with a local drug dealer, will they see everything they’ve built fall apart?

4. Anything Sing -Kai Neville, Victor Pakpour 201
8:00 PM Thu, May 02 Lido Regency Theater

Everything around us blinks, rings, sings, shouts, distracts, vibrates, reminds, likes, comments and downloads. The chaos and beauty of the world is overshadowed by technological distractions and tweets that possess no lasting significance outside the screen they’re displayed.

5. Discovering Mavericks -Joshua Pomer 2013
8:30 PM Tue, Apr 30 Lido Regency Theater

The true story of the surfers who conquered Mavericks and lived to tell about it.

See more information about all Action Sports Films at The 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival

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