Posts Tagged ‘Surfing Magazine’

June 19th, 2009 | By | 1,551 Comments

International Surfing Day – June 20


Although it’s not officially recognized as a legal holiday (not yet anyway), International Surfing Day provides ocean lovers one of the few legitimate excuses to have a day at the beach. Now in its fifth year, ISD unites surf enthusiasts around the globe to to give back to Mother Ocean through various organized events and restoration projects.

This year, each regional event will host several “challanges” as a means to encourage creativity through active involvment. With a wide variety of themes ranging from “Most Unique Piece of Trash” to “Best Trash Sculpture”, contestants will submit photo and video essays of their projects for a chance to win cool swag and prizes.

With more than 100 event sites around the globe, chances are a needy beach near you is anxious for your participation. Check out ISD’s official website, here.

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June 15th, 2009 | By | 602 Comments

Follow the Light to $5,000!


June 15, 2009

Follow the Light Foundation Announces Call For Entries For 
The 2009 Follow the Light Foundation Surf Photographers Grant

$5,000 to be granted to the winning photographer

SAN CLEMENTE, CA- For the fourth year in a row, the Follow the Light Foundation (FTLF) will award $5000 to a deserving photographer in honor of the late Larry “Flame” Moore. The FTLF was founded after Moore’s passing in the attempt to continue his legacy of assisting up and coming photographers.  Photographers of all ability levels are encouraged to participate.  The application and details can be found on the FTLF website.

Applications will be due August 17, 2009.  The grant recipient will be chosen by a panel of judges chosen by the FTLF.  This year’s recipient will be announced on October 1, 2009.

The FTLF is proud to be working with SWELL, Hurley, Surfline, Surfing Magazine, and Oakley to provide this year’s grant. The 2009 Follow the Light Grant Recipient Dinner will be held at the Surfing Heritage Foundation on October 1st, 2009. 

For photos and coverage of last year’s awards visit HERE 

Read more about Follow the Light after the break. (more…)

April 20th, 2009 | By | 2,741 Comments

Lights, Cameras, Action Sports at the 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival


Brace yourself guys, I’ve got an s-load of information to share. Let’s start with the vitals:

WHAT: The 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) is proud to announce its Action Sports Film Series.

WHEN: April 24-30, 2009

WHERE: The Regency Lido Theater at 3459 Via Lido Drive and at Edwards Island Cinema, located at 999 Newport Center Drive in Fashion Island in Newport Beach.

For the big breakdown on the WHY and HOW, keep reading:


April 6th, 2009 | By | 2,552 Comments

Carissa Moore Makes History With Surfer Mag Cover


Throughout Surfer Magazine’s illustrious multi-decade history, only a handful of women have been featured on the cover. To put it mildly, this is a VERY big deal for both Carissa and the sport of women’s surfing. At just 16, Carissa has shattered records, nabbed unprecedented sponsorship deals, and is currently saddled with lofty world title expectations. At such a young age, it’s safe to say that no other professional female surfer has ever felt as much pressure to perform.

To see how far the coverage of women’s surfing has come, check out the past Surfer Magazine covers after the jump.