Is Vans Saving the Sport of Surfing?
With the Vans Pier Classic happening in HB this week, and a good swell on tap guaranteeing we’ll see some of the world’s best surfing, it’s a good time to reflect on Vans in general…. Since coming in strong into the surf world in the mid-90s, Vans has checker-boarded its way through the muddy waters of the surf industry becoming one of the biggest players in the...
The Ghetto Juice Q&A w/ Skeletor
Costa Mesa, CA-—-Sure Collins’s come in all shapes and styles these days. You’ve got your Grants and Skindogs and Ratboys, and legendary surf forecasters like Sean … but there’s always been just one Skeletor. Ghetto Juice interviews…. Ghetto Juice: So did you go to school or just turn pro? Richie Collins: I did some high school and independent studies, but I went on the Pro...
Southern Hemi Swell is the shit in Newport!! Literally whale shit! Or what is this green slime anyway???
The State of Taj Burrow 2012
Orange Curtain, CA—-How ‘bout them apples, huh? Taj wins the first event of the year at Snappah, again, and takes an early ASP ratings lead. The guy’s sure to take the world title this year! I mean, right? Lettuce look into it…. TAJ….UH, YEAH, HE’S GOOD ENOUGH. We were just kidding about the whole “world...