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July 28th, 2009 | By | 3,760 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 | 1,253 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

June 24th, 2009 | By | 280 Comments

Billabong’s Design For Humanity Fashion, Music & Art Event, June 2009

This year’s Design for Humanity was all about sequins, pleather and rock and roll! For the third year in a row, Billabong rocked out a sold out crowd at the Avalon, Hollywood for its annual Design for Humanity Charity Event. The charity event gave 100% of ticket sales, in addition to sales from the silent auctions of art and one-of-a-kind designs, to this year’s charity: water, whose mission is to bring fresh drinking water to developing nations by building wells.
The main event: a fashion show with unique and inspiring Billabong swimwear.
This year’s inspiration appeared to be all about classic, head banging, sweat-dripping, rock and roll. A glam rock paradise of sequins, zippers, fringe, neon and pleather strutted down the runway in the form of hot pants and daring one-piece cut-outs. My favorite stand-out piece? A hot pink fringed vest over a skimpy Brazilian cut pleather bikini. Insane!
To top off the rocking swim collection, it was only fitting to follow the show with alt-rockers The Airborne Toxic event and indie pop stars Iglu and Hartly. With hot pants and getting your pants rocked-off, this year’s 3rd annual Design for Humanity was definitely the best yet!
Missed out? Usually I’d say too bad, so sad, but this time you can watch the video and still donate by buying the Billabong Tori Praver bikini. $5 of the sale of this paisley print bikini goes directly to Water, and $5 is enough to give 5 people fresh drinking water for an entire year! Sip on that! Get a the limited edition Tori Praver Bikini HERE.

June 16th, 2009 | By | 524 Comments

Try a Rip, C’Mon, Everyone’s Doing It

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In case getting a free test drive of some killer new boards, new FCS fins, and the new Rip Curl wetsuit isn’t enough, South Coast added in some Taylor Knox and Tom Curren to show you up in the water. Still not convinced? Free Rip Curl swag. Knew that’d get ya. The only thing you have to worry about is not peeing in the demo suit. But c’mon, you can’t always have your cake and eat it too.