"Here's the theory: if you want to make a million dollars in shaping, start with $3 million. Then you're set!" More wisdom from Jon Pyzel (shaper to some of the North Shore's best, including John John Florence) in this edition of #TOURNOTES.
Hurley H2O has just announced a collaboration with Hobie X Fender, giving you the unique opportunity to grab a piece of surf rock history.This one-of-a-kind purchase is also a one-of-a-kind way to help our friends Waves for Water, with all proceeds going towards their efforts to provide global clean water access. Bid on the Fender Jaguar Guitar and matching Hobie vintage replica surfboard here.
Get a free H2O bottle with any $50 purchase from Hurley.com by using coupon code GIFTOFWATER at checkout now through 12/25/13. Each H2O bottle distributed will help one person in need gain access to clean water. Hurley H2O and Waves For Water will distribute a water filtration system with the capacity to help over 100 people gain access to clean water after every 100 bottles distributed.
Swell finally arrived for the final day of competition at the Reef Hawaiian Pro, with Michel Bourez taking the win at Haleiwa for the second time. Michel was in sizzling form all week, adjusting his patented wrap to the walls of Haleiwa with ease and consistently posting high heat totals. Heading into the Vans World Cup of Surfing at Sunset, Michel takes not only blistering momentum but also the Triple Crown Lead. See more from Michel here. Video: PK
Thirty stoked kids from Carlsbad High School came down on Friday morning to tackle the 1-2ft windswell at Tamarack Beach. Despite the lackluster conditions, everyone (us included) had a great time. Boards from Roberts, Hurley/Stacey and Hydroflex kept everybody ripping and were perfect for the waves on hand. See a video from the day here.
A special thanks to Roberts, Hydroflex, A3 granola bars and Coach Cooper for making this demo happen.
Long Beach's own Crystal Antlers stopped by Hurley Recordings to play some songs from their new album Nothing is Real. Listen to "We All Gotta Die" and check out the album here. Find the rest of the Crystal Antler's set on our Youtube music channel here.
Ever wonder what fuels Madsteez's wildly colorful, candy coated murals? The answer is more obvious than you might think; we sat down with Mark Paul Deren, aka Madsteez, in the Hurley skatepark to find out. He's been making some magic happen in preparation for Return of the Living Shred, an art event going down Thursday November 21… Read on to see the full interview.