Thalia Surf Shop Presents:

November 1st, 2010 | By | 3,945 Comments

11/11/10 – Thursday: Laguna Beach – At 7pm, Thalia Street Surf Shop will be hosting an event for Brixton & Deus Motorcycles for their collaboration debut. There will be raffles, giveaways and lots of vintage motorcycles on display. After 9pm the party will head down to the Marine Room where the beer will flow like wine and the women will instinctively flock to like the Inn at Capistrano…

Thalia Surf Shop Presents:

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Andy Irons Transmits Dengue Fever, Withdraws from Rip Curl Search

November 1st, 2010 | By | 816 Comments

Andy Irons joins his Billabong buddy Parko on the injury reserve after Dengue Fever sent him to the hospital shortly after arriving in Puerto Rico. Andy returned to Hawaii hoping to recover from the illness in time to compete in the Pipemasters on Dec.8.

Many considered the two time Rip Curl Search Champ a favorite to win the comp due to his ability to master new breaks in a couple sessions. We wish Andy a speedy recovery.
Andy blowing out the tail
Puerto Rico declared Dengue Fever an epidemic, with 28 fatalities and 757 confirmed cases this year. As the fastest growing mosquito-born illness in the world, Dangue Fever endangers pasty-skinned surfers traveling in the tropics. Dengue is an incurable virus, meaning you could have malaria-like flare ups throughout your life. Avoid this vacation killer with insect repellent, mosquito nets, long-sleeve shirts, and pants.

Luckily these mosquitoes don’t hang around beaches, so the boys at Middles can eat their Mofungo with ease.

New from Donovan and Brian Bielmann

October 28th, 2010 | By | 1,970 Comments

 

The newest from your favorite furry-faced musician/surfer/ambassor of good vibes…Dononvan Frankenreiter. An all-too-fitting flipbook of photos shot by Brian Bielmann with music from Donavan’s latest album, ‘Glow.’

Ah, the sun must be shining.

How to get your mom to skateboard…

October 22nd, 2010 | By | 2,546 Comments

For those of you who haven’t already seen this:

There is street skating, vert skating and now shopping cart skating??

If there was ever a way to get your folks on a skateboard this would be it.

This clever viral video released by Voltzwagon Sweden shows a group of guys that outfit several shopping carts with skateboard attachments. A good portion of the video is shot with the HD GoPro camera that works equally well in the cheese isle as it does in 10 foot Pipe..

Hopefully someone will start the “shopping cart skateboard is not a crime” movement and then we might see some of these pop up at our local grocery stores.

Until then I guess we’ll have to get our jollies from hijacking the “Customer in Training” mini shopping carts or watching the old CKY cart bailouts