Synchronized tributes were taking place around the world from Australia to Europe, and mainland USA in the greatest outpouring of aloha the surfing world has ever seen.
Surfer Andy Irons–A Life Celebrated November 14, 2010
Emotional Week in Surfing: Kelly Slater Makes History with 10th ASP World Title; Paddle-outs in Memory of Andy Irons Planned for Hawaii and Huntington Beach; Vans Triple Crown to Launch
Memorial Service for Surf Legend Andy Irons November 14
Pro Surfer Andy Irons, 32, Passes Away–3-Time ASP World Surfing Champ
Action Sports Round-up 2: Group Y X TWS Biz; X Games New-KIA Asian Games and Skate Video Competition; Retail: Zumiez, Collective Brands
Dennis Hopper Discusses Art
Dennis Hopper passes away at 74. Here%uFFFDs a tribute to the legend, plus an excellent video of him explaining his art collection including the importance of street art.
Billabong Pipeline Masters Wraps-up Pro Surf Season ’09 with Aussie Taj Burrow Winning $90,000; Aussie Stephanie Gilmore Winning Billabong Pro Maui for $25,000
Surfing wraps up its season amidst huge swells on the North Shore of Oahu and Maui providing loads of action for competitors, sponsors, and fans.
Big Wave Surfing’s Legendary Event The Eddie Aikau by Quiksilver Goes Off in Macking 50-foot Waves, Stoking Fans, Sponsors, Media
Oahu’s North Shore is getting pummeled by monster surf, launching the Eddie Aikau, producing big swells for the women’s Billabong Pro, and gearing up for the Billabong Pipeline Masters -the final event of the Vans Triple Crown.
Surfing Round-up: $1,000,000 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Gets Underway; Big-Wave Event Eddie Aikau Invites Announced; ASP Europe President Argues for”Free” Surfing Competition Changes
It’s big wave season which means time for the most prestigious surf competitions among global pros, sponsorship opportunities, and announcements in competition formats for 2010 effecting the industry.
The Evolution of the ASR Trade Show to Include Class, Targeted Top Retailers, Networking Lounge, and Extended Mix of Brands Indicate New Opportunities
There’s been a lot of attention recently to the re-invention of ASR/Class, including the SIMA partnership towards making the September show a must-attend event. Label Networks’ got the scoop from VP Andy Tompkins.