Hurley Happenings

FASHION

Hurley Fashion Show at Bliss in Los Angeles
The fashion show last Wednesday was a huge success. The models strutted their stuff down the runway previewing the latest Hurley fashions from the Fall 2005 line. “Pedro from Napoleon Dynamite performed along with Har Mar Superstar. Celebrities in attendance included, Efran Ramirez (Pedro) and his twin brother Carlos, Pink, Jack Osbourne, Makenzie Rosmon from 7th Heaven and Kerry Saxena (“Eli on the Discovery Channel’s ‘Discovery Kids on NBC’ “Darcy’s Wild Life). Check out Hurley.com tomorrow for photos and video footage.

MUSIC

SXSW
The Hurley Int. SXSW party in Austin, TX this past weekend was a great success. Standouts were “Death from Above 1979” and “Underoath”. Check out more from SXSW on Hurley.com (See photos of the party).

Letter Kills
Letter Kills are in the studio in LA, demo-ing and looking for a producer for there follow up record to “The Bridge” on Island Def Jam. Look for more updates at Hurley.com

Story Of The Year
Story of the Year is recording their follow up to Page Ave. They are recording in Chicago and St. Louis with producer Steve Evetts. The Album is set to be released in August 2005. (See photos of SOTY in the studio) Also coming out May 10th is the Story of the Year DVD titled Live in the Lou/Bassassins. Stay tuned to Hurley.com to win a copy.

New Found Glory
New Found Glory has set out on a U.S./Canadian headline tour. The tour is called “The Back To The Basics Tour” and is featuring support from “Reggie & The Full Effect” and “Eisley”. The tour is in Sayreville, NJ. tonight and coming to a city near you soon. Check Hurley.com for more dates and details.

SKATE
Salba
The city of Ingleside, Texas flew out Salba along with Heidi Fitzgerald and the Gravity team for a demo and skatepark opening.
Southern hospitality was the name of the game. In Salba’s own word’s “the Texans treated us very well with all the drink, food and beer we wanted!!!!! After we were all done skating of course.
Back in cali look for the new Juice mag with a Salba Interview… A soon as his ankle heals a bit more from a severe sharkbite to the left ankle at the demo this weekend, Salba will shoot with Dave Swift for an upcoming issue of the Skateboard Magazine.
More rain means more draining with the Mosquito Bandito’s. Salba’s magnetic pool service signs, fool all those who seem to wonder why we are draining out nasty pool water from the recent rains…We are doing the community a service of trying to rid the area of west nile virus…plus we use our special brand of urethane drying process to help the environment.

Diego Bucchieri
Diego has been skating everyday since returning to Spain and just being able to push around and skate different spots is keeping him happy. He’s been shooting with Oliver Barton for the TWS interview and they’ve been having a lot of fun.

Kris Markovich
Kris is talking a little break to go snowboarding with his family before starting to film for 411. If you haven’t seen Kris’s part in the new Blind video “What If”, make your way to the nearest skate shop immediately.

Bob Burnquist
Bob went base jumping in Utah and has been busy filming and recording for his movie.

Phil Ladjanski
Phil got 2nd place in the best trick contest at the Tampa Pro. He’s also been trying to finish up for his art show and film many video parts including, The Project Vid, Thrasher Part, Dango Remix, and Loving Miami.

Lincoln Udea
Lincoln is packing up the wife and dog for a two week trip to Brazil. He’ll be doing some demos for the Crail 10 year anniversary !

Web Stuff
Don Nguyen and Paul Otvos came by the Hurley offices to drop off some photos and video clips that will soon be posted on Hurley.com ! The footage is bangin ‘ too !

In Spain
Check out Spanish team rider, Marcos Gomez on the cover of Erosion Magazine.

SURF

Hawaii Guys
The boys are doing really good. Kai Barger from Maui won his quarters heat to advance straight to finals in the Open Mens as well as making it to the final for Open Jr. and Explorer Jr. Kekoa Cazimero from Oahu qualified for the Open Jr. final. Kaikea Elias a.k.a Joe Dirt from Kauai made it to the finals of Mini Groms. Makana Eleogram from Maui won his repo heat to advance to the final of Open Boys. The finals will be Tuesday at Pine Trees on Kauai.

Asher Nolan
Asher Nolan won two pro contests in one weekend. He won the Mainframe Pro in Jacksonville on Saturday, then drove down to Melbourne to win the Volcom Seacow Pro division on Sunday. All said and done, he won about a thousand dollars and qualifies for the $50K VQS in Newport Bch, CA this Spring.

Australia
Pat O Connell, Mike Todd, Yadin Nicol, Eric Taylor, Joel Centeio, Nick Kovack and Sean Moody have been making the most of less than perfect conditions in West Oz this past week. Everyone is itching for the solid swell expected at the end of this week.
After surfing around the Gold Coast area the past week, Tim Curran is off to Bells for the 2nd WCT of the season. With no swell in the forecast Tim will most likely be making the drive each day to the mobile contest site at Johanna, 3 hours away.

Rob Machado
After a long stay in Hawaii, Rob Machado is back home in California practicing with his San Diego team for the upcoming NSL game, California Cup, which starts April 6th in Santa Cruz, CA.

Dillion Perillo
The NSSA Gold Coast region held two contests this weekend at C Street in Ventura. Dillon Perillo made the most of the weekend winning one contest and coming 4th in the other.

SNOW
Lukas Huffman and Dave Downing find the white wave.
But it got so windy that the wind blew it all away. Now they wait for more snow. In the mean time the locals are doing lots of cussing and lots of boozing.

PRODUCT PLACEMENT

Oxygen The “Sunkissed Bikini was featured on the cover of the April issue of Oxygen magazine.
Ashlee Simpson and her band Fully support Hurley. Log on to her web site: http://www.ashleemedia.net/thumbnails.php?album=512 and check out the many photos of them all wearing Hurley gear.
Summerland on the WB
This season Taylor Cole’s Hurley wetsuit can be seen better due to it’s color contrast icon on the chest and shoulder with multiple logo hits.
Surfing Magazine
The “Mulligan Boardshorts, “Roots 2 Flip Flops, “Repeat Clip Wallet, “Cash Sunglasses were included in the May issue of Surfing magazine.
People Magazine
Athina Roussel, heiress and granddaughter of the Greek tycoon, Aristotle Onassis (one time married to Jackie Kennedy), can be seen in the March 28th issue of People magazine wearing a Hurley t-shirt in the story announcing her engagement.

EVENTS

Sandbar Party
Where in the world can you laugh, dance and drink a beer with friends in the middle of the ocean and not be on a boat? No where but the Kaneohe Bay Sandbar! This time we stepped it up another notch. Hurley Clothing has teamed up with our VJ crew and the Manatad Ohana to make this party even more mental with tons of prizes. Also for the first time on the sandbar we have “NEKEN” performing live on stage and the sandbars resident DJ Dirty Rice.

Who: You & hundreds of nice people.
What: Sandbar Party Live music by “Neken” and DJ Dirty Rice
When: Saturday, March 26th “SPRING BREAK”
Where: Kaneohe Bay Sandbar, Heeia Pier, boat shuttles available from 10am -1pm $5 donation to the drivers
Why: Because this is the most fun party of the year!!!

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