If there’s an economic slowdown going on you wouldn’t know it from the hardcore partying that’s happening right now at ASR. This time around it’s all about altitude and attitude as many of San Diego’s penthouse clubs are setting the scene for world class DJs, award shows and movie premieres. If you’re in town, click here for the full rundown. Special thanks to Nixon Watches for organizing the party planner.
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JANUARY 21, 2009 PRESS RELEASE FROM QUIKSILVERFOUNDATION.ORG
Quiksilver is pleased to announce “Clay Marzo: Just Add Water” took home the award for Best Biography at the X-DANCE Action Sports Film Festival, Tuesday night in Salt Lake City. Screenings for X-DANCE took place between Friday, January 15 and Monday, January 19. Over 40 films were selected for showings, out of hundreds of film submissions. A big congratulation goes out to the film’s director, Jamie Tierney, executive producer Strider Wasilewski, and star Clay Marzo. A huge thanks goes out to Adam Klevin, Chris Bryan, Shaun Peterson, Kemp Curley, Natas Kaupas, Bob McKnight and Jill Marzo for helping to make the film a great success.
“Just Add Water” is an action-packed surf film that tells Clay Marzo’s inspirational story about the gifts and challenges of living with Asperger’s syndrome. Like other kids growing up on the island of Maui, Clay Marzo lived in the waves. His pure love of the ocean along with his natural talent allowed him to excel to new heights, pushing the limits again and again. A member of Quiksilver’s elite Young Guns crew, his spontaneous, unpredictable and creative style has earned him three NSSA National surfing titles. His role in “Just Add Water” won him Best Male Performance at the 2008 SURFER Magazine Poll and Video Awards.
The DVD costs $29.95 and includes fresh tracks from Cornelius, Pinback, Chromeo, The Beastie Boys, Sea Wolf, MGMT &The Vines, among others. A portion of proceeds goes to benefit Surfer’s Healing, a Foundation for Autism.
Like roots made of lightning bolts the Volcom Artists Series has been alive and growing for over ten years. Its purpose of providing vast and expansive new canvases for artists to spread their vision is alive with vigor. Since 1995, Volcom has lent it’s fabric and ink to artists with imagination and foresight to add color, depth and contrast to a planet that can never have enough. For Spring 2009 Volcom presents their first ever all female Featured Art Collection, incorporating female artists from around the world who offered up their creative freedom to develop a unique Volcom piece. Featured artists include Foi Jiminez, Mel Kadel, Lori D, Dashenka, Emily Hoy, Imok, Niki Kelce and Susan Maddux. We’ll keep you posted as more arrive. In the meantime, take a gander at the other fineries from Hawaiian artist Susan Maddux.
Kate Hudson loves her some new beefcake of a beau, golfer Adam Scott, and he loves him some Billabong Gringo boardshorts. Love triangle? We’d like to think so. Find his celebrity-seducing style on Swell.