We’re lucky to be alive. The riot police were called to our offices this morning to contain the swarms of customers who were shivving each other over the new eco-friendly Wolfmother boardshort from Billabong. No that we blame them, because as far as high-performance surf trunks go these are in a class of their own. Okay so maybe the machetes and broken beer bottles were overkill, but the angry mass made a good point: Global warming is no laughing matter. And when the surf and music industries combine it’s a beautiful, beautiful thing. (And it’s even more of a beautiful thing that the inseam is a manly 21″ and not 18″ like some of those wussy retro trunks…but we digress.) Made entirely from recycled polyester suede and featuring an all-over Wolfmother print with a large logo and art screen at the right side, it’s already got our unicorn revved and ready to fly.
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While we can’t completely confirm the accuracy of this report, sources are saying the sounds of Coachella will be streamed live at erockstar.com. Big gimmick or bigger P.R. stunt, nobody knows for sure. But according to Gossip Girl a massive music mogul is pulling the strings. If you do log on, let us know what you think.
Super charger Maya Gabeira was featured on the LA Times billboard immediately following her win at the Billabong XXl Awards. Now if only Greg Long could find a decent sponsor…
Your favorite grassroots organization and ours, the Surfrider Foundation, will be moving their global headquarters just around the corner from us at 942 Calle Negocio, San Clemente, CA 92672. Did you know that since its inception in 1984, Surfrider has grown to over 50,000 members with 60 chapters nation wide, and is responsible for the second largest Clean Water Act suit in American history? But that’s just a blip on their radar screen of monumental accomplishments. If you haven’t already become a member of one of the most important non-profit environmental groups of our time, take a moment to check out our exclusive Surfrider Foundation membership packages. It just may save your life one day.