Media

Taylor Steele’s Proximity On Outside TV

by The Editors on October 10, 2017

Surf filmmaking legend Taylor Steele has a new TV show streaming on Outside TV. The eight episode show A Life In Proximity features the stories behind the creation of his latest film Proximity. Nice tie-in, right?

“With talent so stacked on a project like Proximity, and so many intense locations explored, it’s almost impossible to showcase every highlight in the confines of one film. With the ‘A Life in Proximity’ series, we can take viewers further into these incredible trips and show meaningful moments that we just didn’t have room for with the original release,” says producer Taylor Steele.

For details on all the technological hoops you’ll have to jump through to watch this series please follow the jump.

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The Snowboarder’s Journal 15.1 Out Now

by The Editors on October 6, 2017

Soon there may only be one magazine that the mailman drops off right at your house, so you might as well pick up the new issue, and subscribe to The Snowboarder’s Journal. That way it will come to you. . . just like a magazine should. Click the link for all the details.

[Link: The Snowboarder’s Journal]

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Nick & Laura Launch Geography Creative

by The Editors on October 3, 2017

The husband-and-wife team of Nick and Laura Visconti are proud to announce the launch of Geography Creative, based in Truckee, California.

Geography Creative is the culmination of over a decade’s worth of experience in digital marketing and visual storytelling, in both outdoor and travel industries. Services include Campaign Development, Social Strategy, Content Production, and Influencer Marketing.

If you’re looking for some marketing direction in these word-of-mouth fueled digital times, make contact with Geography. We know from experience that Mr. Visconti knows how to start a ruckus online and Laura is a gifted image capturer. What more do you need? For the official word from Geography, please follow the jump.

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Juice Magazine #75 Out Now

by The Editors on September 28, 2017

Lately, we’ve been right on the verge of loving print again. It’s been a while. We’re waiting for the last two three corporate action sports magazines to either shut down or get sold off and then it will be time to fire up the newsprint romance once again. Until then, check out the latest issue of Juice.

Juice Magazine’s Surf Skate Style 75th Edition is rolling out worldwide at 148 pages deep with 100+ interviews, and features Dogtown skate legend and style master, Scott Oster, on the cover, captured by internationally celebrated photographer, Arto Saari, in tribute to the timeless tradition of Surf Skate Style.

These pages might even get your fingers dirty. Remember that? For the official word from Juice, please follow the jump. And if you’d like to subscribe, click here.

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Board Rap’s Brooke Geery Interview

by The Editors on September 12, 2017

Our favorite online snowboarding maven Brooke Geery spills her history of YoBeat.com (and snowboarding on the Internet in general) in a two-part interview with Board Rap. Oddly, we saw no mention of Flakezine (nor Heckler). Guess those were a little before her time. Hard to believe, but true. Click the link for Part 1. Or here for Part 2.

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CJ Olivares New CEO of SLS’s ETN

by The Editors on June 22, 2017

Street League Skateboarding’s video on demand channel ETN got a serious boost on June 22, 2017 when it was announced that Fuel TV founder CJ Olivares would be the new CEO.

“Finding an executive like CJ to lead the business into the next chapter is like finding a unicorn,” said SLS founder and Chairman of the Board Rob Dyrdek. “There are no other people I know that have run a global channel of the magnitude that he has with the unique programming mix of skateboarding, live events, and irreverent original shows. He is a perfect fit to take ETN to the next level and developing SLS into the future.”

This seems like a perfect fit. No one in action sports television has done a better job of bridging the gap between TV execs and skateboarders than Olivares and he seems happy about this new chapter.

“Taking the helm of ETN Media is an amazing opportunity to continue to build a game-changing platform that can engage and entertain skateboarding audiences around the world. The team’s early efforts to create original, must-see programming have already struck a chord with a global fan base and this is just the beginning.” Olivares continues, ”In terms of SLS, there is an exciting opportunity for continued international expansion on the road to skateboarding’s debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.”

We’re looking forward to seeing what Olivares can pull together this time around. For the official word from SLS, please follow the jump.

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Dumb: The Big Brother Movie

by The Editors on June 3, 2017

If you have Hulu, then this is something you should watch. The last days of good, fun print magazine making from Steve Rocco and the Big Brother crew.

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Neal Hendrix’s Twitter Feed Hijacked?

by The Editors on April 27, 2017

Checking in on Twitter this morning and noticed that it appears that a woman named “Joan Dickinson” who is apparently “looking for a man” has hijacked skateboarder Neal Hendrix’s verified Twitter account. One day it’s street photos from Hendrix’s trip to Japan and lost baggage on the way to Rio, and now it’s this:

Sadly, we can’t even ask Neal what’s up, because we only have his Twitter feed. . . Neal, please let us know what’s up? Is this a new sponsorship deal, a stolen password, gender reassignment?

Editors’ Update (3:07 PM April 27, 2017): After a short time off the Twitter air, Neal was back up with the following message:


Good to know it’s possible to get things fixed so quickly on Twitter. Guess that’s what comes with being verified.

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Give The Gift Of The Snowboarder’s Journal

by The Editors on December 15, 2016

Need a last minute Christmas gift for the snow dogger in your family? Here it is — a subscription to The Snowboarder’s Journal. Right now when you give a gift subscription you’ll receive a free print of Iuna Tinta’s Luminous Lights.

Featured in The Snowboarder’s Journal Issue 14.1, Iuna Tinta’s ethereal landscape paintings epitomize the alpine dreamscapes that we chase all winter. This 9″ x 8″ print made by Asymbol Gallery is a hand-numbered, limited edition of 125 so act now before they sell out.

Subscriptions are $39.99 for a whole year. Click the link for all the details. And act know, because those prints are going to run out soon.

[Link: The Snowboarder’s Journal]

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Abrams New Content Director At TEN

by The Editors on December 13, 2016

Transworld Snowboarding, Surfer, Surfing, Snowboarder etc.’s parent company Ten: The Enthusiast Network has just hired Micah Abrams (handsome man on the right) as the company’s Group Content Director. That’s a good sign, right? We’re always happy when media companies invest in editorially minded content people.

“Micah is an important senior addition to our team as we continue to evolve and expand our content offerings across multiple channels of distribution,” said Norb Garrett, Executive Vice President and General Manager of TEN’s Sports and Entertainment Group. “His experience in the digital space coupled with his deep knowledge of the action/outdoor world enables him to have an immediate impact on how we maximize our content strategies and grow our audiences.”

Micah isn’t exactly new to this media family. He was editor of Transworld’s freeskiing magazine Freeze, until its demise in November of 2004. Most recently he was editorial director at Fatherly, a mommy blog for daddies, and he’s written the script for Warren Miller’s ski movies for over a decade (we never held that against him). For the official word from TEN, please follow the jump.

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