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  • Volcom growing in the right direction
    Volcom growing in the right direction
    Melbourne, FL – March 27, 2015 – The 2015 Beach’n & Boards Fest had a few memorial moments. One of these moments was the Volcom sea oats planning event.According to Volcom, “Cocoa Beach Florida is not only the hometown...
  • 3rd Annual Ron Jon’s Beach’n Boards Fest Girls High School Volleyball Challenge
    3rd Annual Ron Jon’s Beach’n Boards Fest Girls High School Volleyball Challenge
    Melbourne, Florida – March 21, 2015 – As the 3rd annual Ron Jon Beach’n Boards Fest came to an end, the girls high school beach volleyball challenge tournament sponsored by Oakley packed up and headed home. The tournament was a...
  • Property Hunting on the North Devon Coast by Lucy Culpepper
    Property Hunting on the UK's North Devon Coast
    As I hurtled down the wave on my body-board, I glanced along the line of fellow boarders and realized that to a man, and woman, we were all of a “certain” baby boomer age…what fun to have such a blast doing such a &ldquo...
  • Ron Jon Beach'n Boards Fest
    The Ron Jon Beach’n Boards Fest 2015
    Melbourne, Florida – March 7, 2015 – It’s that time of the year when Ron Jon sponsors the 3rd annual Beach’n Boards Fest where top athletes in surf, skate, stand-up paddle, kite boarding and beach volleyball will come...
  • Exclusive Longboard Wine Tasting Party
    Exclusive Longboard Wine Tasting Party
    What do surfing and wine have in common?Find out at Texas Surf Co.’s exclusive Wine Tasting Party, featuring wines from Longboard Vineyards. On Friday, February 27, 2015, from 6:00PM-8:00PM, join a limited few in sipping four select wines....
  • Bethany Hamilton is pregnant!
    Bethany Hamilton and Adam Dirks' special announcement: ‘Baby on board’
    Bethany Hamilton and her husband of almost two years, Adam Dirks, have just announced that they are having a baby. This will be their first child and they are excited. This is a new step for them as new parents but in their cute video that was...
  • 2015 Surf Expo - Another Great Show
    2015 Surf Expo - Another Great Show
    Melbourne, FL (January 31, 2015) This January’s Surf Expo at the Orange County Convention Center was ushered in by a cold front that pushed down from Canada lowering the morning temperatures into the upper 40s with the afternoon temperatures...
  • 2015 Surf Expo – MY Photo Essay
    2015 Surf Expo – MY Photo Essay
    Melbourne, FL (January 31, 2015) One of my hobbies is graphic design. I started using Corel Draw back in 1991 with Corel Draw 3. I still have my original software CD.According to the Corel website, “CorelDRAW took the computer graphics world...
  • 2015 Winter Surf Expo - Maui Jim Waterman Sunglasses
    2015 Surf Expo - Maui Jim
    Melbourne, FL (January 19, 2015) This January’s Surf Expo at the Orange County Convention Center was ushered in by a cold front that pushed down from Canada lowering the morning temperatures into the upper 40s with the afternoon temperatures...
  • Dog-friendly Lighthouse Point Park offers fishing, surfing, swimming and more
    Dog-friendly Lighthouse Point Park offers fishing, surfing, swimming and more
    Lighthouse Point Park preserves the sensitive environment around the northern side of Ponce Inlet. The water flows through the inlet between the Halifax River and the Atlantic Ocean. Rolling sand dunes and coastal hammock make up much of this 52...
  • Deus Ex Machina
    Revved up coffee and motorcycles in Venice
    28 Cups Later: The search for LA's best coffee house experience Deus Ex Machina 1001 Venice BoulevardIt’s easy to mistake Deus Ex Machina for a motorcycle shop, and well, that’s because it is. Australian surf-wear magnate Dare...
  • Model dies train surfing: Model meets fiery end after electrical wire collision
    Model dies train surfing: Model meets fiery end after electrical wire collision
    An aspiring model dies after attempting “train surfing” – jumping or climbing onto a moving train and riding atop the speeding cars. The 21-year-old model, an Ohio native who worked in NYC doing modeling and acting jobs, died...
  • Jamie Mitchell: World class waterman
    Jamie Mitchell: Beyond the boards
    I spied Jamie sitting relaxed beneath an umbrella on the upper left side of the hill overlooking the stage at the Battle of the Paddle – Salt Creek. “It looks like you've got yourself a box seat,” I said. “It’s...
  • SUP Market Riding High
    SUP Market Riding High
    Melbourne, FL October 18, 2014 – Ever wonder how to gage how popular a segment of the outdoor sports market is? All one has to do is to check out the sporting events around the country and look at the attendance. We all know how popular...
  • Summer’s end brings seasonal changes
    Summer’s end brings seasonal changes
    Melbourne, FL - September 22, 2014 – The month of September triggers the transition from summer outdoor recreations sports and the onset of cooler weather in the northern part of North American. Weather gets a little crazy when cold front...