Slater/Iron’s Fly in the Champagne: A Documentary Rooted in Rivalry Will Premiere in Selected Theaters February 19th Through March 7th
The much anticipated Andy/Kelly film, Fly in the Champagne will premiere this February/March in 11 locations up and down both coasts of the USA. A rare look into the intense and sometimes very public rivalry between the two most ascendant surfers of their era, the film will undoubtedly create even more interest in these two dominant personalities while providing fascinating insights and behind the scene looks at one of professional surfing’s most long-running competitive duels.
Sponsored by the unlikely duo of the culture’s most iconic brands, Quiksilver and Billabong’s joint support is testimony to the star power of these two surfers as well as the tribal nature of surfing’s cooperative spirit when times are tough.
A Fly in the Champagne will be released on video March 15th.
With only a limited theatrical run from February 19 through March 7th, the expected interest will no doubt be at an all time high. Check the times dates and venues below:
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Heinous wrong doing. Today sucks for me. It started off so jovial, but quickly turned into a pile of animal scat. Every time I get the green light to hit the beach for a little surf session to help break up the monotony, I’m off like a prom dress, bee-lining it straight to the spot me mates tell me is breakin’ best. Well today I absolutely blew it. Mind you I do what I did today everyday, but today I finally got caught. Rats. An illegal turn that gives me ten more minutes of surf time. He finally nabbed me. I see where he hides everyday, but today he hid in a new spot behind some shrubbery up on the bluff a bit. This new secret hiding spot is completely impossible for me to see. Once I did my little illegal-turn-thingyl; there he was. Outta nowhere. Boom, fo’ real! Well gettin this $320 ticket wastes an entire Saturday in traffic school, but the violation was inevitable since I make that turn twice a day. Oh well. That’s the way it goes I guess. When I finally reached the beach I witnessed “victory at sea” conditions. Overall completely lacerated. But although it was a total junk show, there were still a few little spicy, lippy thingys that I was willing to try and smack. I luckily was able to hit a few, which helped me blow off a little steam. I definitely needed that due to the aforementioned mishap. Millertime said the southside of the pier was really fun this morn, and there’s a pretty decent bar on the south side right now. Rumor has it Millertime and the crew got a few good pics. And yes! Did all you kids in computer land notice that my video documentation abilities have improved immensely since last time? I’ve been runnin’ with Scorsese this past week. Well, until next time then.
You’ll trip over the bohemian chic style presented in Seventeen’s “Road Trip” feature. This take on surf style gives the beachy looks a new whimsical, playful, 70’s rock and roll edge. It’s a mélange of saturated colors, fringe, sun-drenched silhouettes, and breezy hemlines that takes you on an eccentric trip around the world in the Magical Mystery Tour Winnebago. Sending you far, far away (think into another realm) from the constraints of tradition, monotone style, gray, straight angles, and silence. “Road Trip” introduces you to a eclectic, beach-influenced style that was born skipping. Get inspired, foster you free-spirited style, and take a trip. Get it on Swell.
Having been the leading online surf retailer for the past 9 years has given Swell some obvious advantages. Needless to say, our buyers have seen and heard it all. Especially when it comes to the marketing pitches from new and emerging brands. Below is our list of the 5 most commonly used branding catch phrases:
We’re totally different because we fill the void the rest of the surf industry has ignored
Not only is our company made up of core surfers, but we like music AND art!
Our new graphic artist is amazing. He’s this young homeless kid who’s so talented and core, he doesn’t have a cell phone or email. In fact, we haven’t heard from him in weeks.
Our marketing director once competed in a WQS semi-final. He knows everyone!
Our message is all about unique self-expression and creative individualism. Did we tell you Costco just placed a huge order?
So imagine our surprise when we discovered GRN Apple Tree, an eight-year-old thriving company that not only features contemporary art and activism, but has also earned a large following without ANY branding or advertising. Their popularity has spread strictly by word-of-mouth exposure—the best kind of marketing money can’t buy. Really, you haven’t seen anything like GRN Apple Tree. Honest!