Sports
31 Jul
The enlarged Cinquecento hits the waves

As of July 26th and continuing on until August 3rd, the Vans US Open of Surfing has hit the shores of Huntington Beach, where every surfer and sponsor is either hitting waves or flossing their goods. Fiat has joined the slew of brands on board with this surf-inspired version of their sporty little 500L utility vehicle, heavily [...]


23 Jul
Really piss people off while celebrating German victory

Germany’s best and least disastrous victory since their infamous loss during the Good War recently took place on the football pitch this month, hence this shirt’s Third Reich reminiscent statement of “Endsieg” (final victory). Although some might argue the shirt has Nazi-esque messaging — what with its pronouncement of “Weltmeister” (they may say it means [...]


Tim Bessell surfboards began its artist series not long ago, beginning appropriately with a set of Warhol-inspired surfboards. Newest in the series, and conjured up during Dave White’s visit to the SoCal area, the Dave White and Tim Bessell collaboration will feature White’s artistic interpretation of a Great White shark and will appear on a 10-item [...]


Luxury design and travel-minded label Octovo has teamed up with board builder Jason Tilley for their second “Off Map” collaboration project to create a line of hand-crafted, beautifully executed surfboards. Put it all together with Ammunition (the design minds behind the likes of Beats by Dr. Dre and Square), and you get a collection of custom-finished boards built to last [...]


Shinola, the rare Detroit watchmaker, is founded upon the principle of quality American-made goods. While we’re sure to be hearing more from them on the watchmaking tip — and they have indeed just released nine new timepieces — their new line of individually crafted, high-quality leather-bound sporting goods are especially noteworthy. Get your game on [...]


The great raconteur/author/porn specialist/general miscreant Chris Nieratko sits down for an illuminating chat with Stevie Williams in Philadelphia’s famed Love Park, a sort of ground zero for skating and home base to the skating icon and DGK founder. As fans of Williams know, Love Park was the originating locale for his 90s crew of “Dirty Ghetto Kids” that [...]


The Andy Warhol Foundation moves from sunglasses with SUPER to another collab, this time with Tim Bressel, the custom surfboard brand out of San Diego. The union seems appropriate considering the film Warhol shot in 1968, San Diego Surf. Bressel have actually launched a series of the artist-inspired boards, starting with those inspired by Warhol’s famous Marilyn Monroe prints. [...]


1 Jul
Handbuilt by Roy Stuart of rare Palounia wiid wood

Roy Stuart, the Kiwi Kahuna who mastered the dark art of hand-crafting luxury surfboards, has released his latest masterpiece, the “Rampant 10.6′”, with a whopping price tag of $1.3 million. If you’re wondering what could possibly drive the price tag of a surfboard this deep into the blue, it’s not a gold-dipped mermaid pulled from [...]

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