The European leg of the tour often marks the home stretch for those who still have hope for claiming the World Title and once again, possibly the most enchanting stop of the WSL world tour has come and gone. The Quik Pro France is often associated with near-shore barrels, but unique in that it’s almost always the most unpredictable venue […]
Quiksilver just announced a milestone in their recycling program. Since starting the program in 2012 with REPREVE, they have officially recycled over 100 million bottles into boardshorts and other goods. REPREVE creates performance fibers from water bottles and other recycled materials. Each pair of boardshorts contains about 10 recycled bottles. Producing recycled polyester consumes significantly lower amounts of energy (45%) and […]
It was reported yesterday by French authorities that Pierre Agnès, the 54-year-old CEO of Quiksilver, has been declared lost at sea. According to The Local France, search and rescue efforts began Tuesday after Agnès’ boat washed ashore without the CEO aboard it. Agnès set out on his boat at around 7:30 AM Tuesday morning off the southwest coast of France. It is reported that, at […]
The U.S. Open of Surfing is still about surfing right? Well, for the first time in a while, that’s exactly how it felt. The athletes and spectators unanimously shared that sentiment. The Van Dorian Invitational is a surf contest held in the heart of Southern California. With perfect temperatures, knee high waves and enough people watching to satisfy even the most curious of eyes, it truly is Surf City, USA.