Monthly Archives: May 2011

This past Tuesday, May 10, Fuel TV premiered “Storm Surfers,” a thrilling documentary following two Aussie legends of big-wave surfing, Ross Clarke-Jones and two-time ASP World Tour champion Tom Carroll. The documentary captures ultimate risk-takers Clark-Jones and Carroll as they risk their lives to hunt the biggest waves in Australia. The premise: If you knew a big storm was coming, would you run or try to ride it?

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Join us for our Becker After Hours events going on this week at our Becker Retail stores. We’ll be throwing the Becker After Hours event at our Mission Viejo and Malibu stores this Wednesday, May 18th, and at our Encinitas and Hermosa stores on Thursday, May 19th. The one in Hermosa should be pretty special with Steve and Kirra playing an acoustic set right in the store! …

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Local newspaper, The Orange County Register, recently reported that some year-round lifeguards in Newport Beach, California are pulling compensation packages that top $200,000…

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For our aspiring and budding filmmakers out there, The 4th Annual New York Surf Film Festival is scheduled for this coming September. However, the deadline is fast approaching: submissions are open until May 15th, 2011…

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Congratulations to Element Skate Team rider Nyjah Huston who took first place at the first stop of the 2011 Street League DC Pro Tour in Seattle this past Sunday, May 8th. Nyjah scored the top spot with a score of 9.9 for his backside 270 Noseblunt slide. This score also wins him the honor of the best trick ever, to date, at Street League. For his feats, Nyjah gets a cool $150,000 for winning “gold” with a total score of 104.6, as well as securing another $15,000 for winning Monster’s best trick…

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