Epokhe Eyewear, the brainchild of surfers Dion Agius, Mitch Coleborn, and filmmaker Kai Neville, unveiled it's new line of classic-yet-futuristic eyewear recently, and today they've announced their first official team rider has been welcomed aboard: 18-year-old Creed McTaggart. To accompany this announcement is a very enthralling motion picture offering from the keen eyes of Neville. As co-founder Dion Agius noted in a company release, "We just did a trip down the coast for an upcoming..Read More →
Canoe and Kayak magazine's 40th anniversary celebration wouldn't be complete without a shout-out to the companies that have supported the magazine from the start, and drove the evolution of their sport. In this vein, they've put together a contest where you can vote for your favorite vintage ad from the sport's most dominant companies.
The contest kicked off Feb. 11, with a first-round showdown between Stohlquist and Teva, and continues with a new battle every weekday through..
More than 800 people from the surf industry gathered last week in Anaheim, California, for the SIMA Image Awards to recognize achievements in surf gear, retail, and marketing in the past year, and the evening's big winner was Brixton, who won the coveted Breakout Brand of the Year award.
The award is given to the brand that has made the biggest strides in brand recognition, product development, and breakout growth, which is no small feat in an industry whose most established..
It's that time of year again--the boys over at Surfing magazine have been working hard on their much anticipated swimsuit annual, and now they're offering us the first peek. For this year's swimsuit issue, Australia's East Coast is the backdrop for the scantily clad ladies, and since the Southern hemi is in the middle of summer, everything about this was hot:
Photos by Duncan Macfarlane; see the whole gallery over here.
Two Lithuanian climbers, stranded for three days and three nights at 12,795 feet near the summit of Les Droites on Mont Blanc massif in Chamonix, France, are confirmed dead, according to reports.
The two had been pinned down by winds up to 75 mph, temperatures of minus-22 and constant snow, preventing a rescue team from reaching them at their shelter 492 feet below the summit.
On Friday morning at 6, the PGHM (rescue team) received a text saying that the other climber..
Paddler, filmmaker, and conservationist Evan Stafford is embarking on a new film project in Patagonia, Chile, where he will document the repercussions of a proposed hydroelectric project in the region.
"HidroAysen is a hydroelectric proposal, which, if completed, would place five massive dams on the Baker and Pascua rivers. The electricity would be carried north via 1,200 miles of transmission lines, clear-cutting 1,000 miles of old-growth forest, and breaking up numerous..