Life Lessons with Ian Walsh and a Weatherman

September 10th, 2009 | By | 326 Comments

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Did you know the O’Neill and Lost team rider Ian Walsh grew up in Maui “watching the massive surf breaks.” Whoa geez golly. You would know this, along with some swell safety tips for when you find yourself swimming in a hurricane and riveting revelations on why hurricanes are named after men, if you woke up with Al Roker the other day. Watch Ian Walsh really get down to the nitty gritty on swimming straight into shore when you’re in a rip current, how to handle a 6′ + board under hot stage lights, and his thoughts on how to name hurricanes. My only question left unanswered is, “when do we get to see Ian Walsh ‘Hang Ten’”? I must have missed that part when I left to go buy some Honey Bunches of Oat. Shoots.Â
It could be the reggae-lounge music in the background, but something about this clip just makes me smile. Then get that “I smell burnt toast” face. Then smile.

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Upgrade Your Jean Pool

September 10th, 2009 | By | 3,528 Comments

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Guys, now that summer is coming to a close you’re going to have to rethink your morning get-up-and-go routine. What I mean is, kicking through your Taco Bell and Red Bull debris to find your least soiled  trunks and tees won’t pass muster anymore. The fall season always brings a heightened expectation of what’s considered appropriate about-town wear, and a good-fitting pair of jeans will be your #1 staple. Seriously, a solid pair of denim pants can be counted on more regularly than Christian Fletcher hitting up a 2-for-1 night in a Balinese tavern. But with the wide variety of cuts and styles available, selecting the right fit for your kit can get confusing. Not to worry, the blogger hotties at Breezy Mama have got the low down on what you need to throw down, with one of their top choices being Hurley’s Cleveland jean. Click here for the whole shebang.

Billabong’s “Still Filthy” World Premiere,Thursday Night!

September 8th, 2009 | By | 867 Comments

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Don’t miss out on the world premiere of Billabong’s new surf film, Still Filthy. This Thursday night at the Hard Rock. See y’all there!

Hurricane Bill Footage with Ian Walsh, Gmac, Benji Weatherly

September 4th, 2009 | By | 697 Comments

Hurricane Bill from Spit Studio / Bo Bridges Photography.

Killer footage/stills from Hurricane Bill…check it out.