Big News Dump: Catch Up Edition

by The Editors on September 9, 2019

Please excuse us while we clear out a bit of news that’s been piling up around the place. Some is new, some is old, and a bit is so old it’s beginning to stink. But we’re not going to let that stop us from posting it as a reminder of some of the news that went down while we were gone for the summer.

Follow the jump for all the links.

Surfing
Surf photo contest honors one of the best – Larry ‘Flame’ Moore – and celebrates the next generation
Here’s How You Can Help Hurricane Relief in the Bahamas
California’s Mavericks surf contest canceled indefinitely
Surfer take advantage of high surf in New York from Hurricane Dorian
Surfer comes up with insp-EYE-ring way to ward off sharks – take a look!
Why Logging Icon Joel Tudor is Returning to Competition for the WSL’s New York Event
Surfer bitten by shark in New Smyrna Beach
Surfing champion Owen Wright hopes his Tahiti Pro victory will inspire others to wear a helmet
Surfers catch storm waves in Florida
Hurricane Dorian Rescue: Surfers Help Save Woman Who Jumped From Jacksonville Pier
Surf shop features its first model with Down syndrome
NJ surfer, vlogger completes feat of surfing in all 50 states
‘My world just crumbled’: the untold wreckage of concussions in surfing
Making New Waves: Why Surfing Lakes Are Going Global
With 2 years left on San Onofre beach lease, state – and surfers – hope military won’t put end to access
Mavericks surf competition called off for third year in a row
6-foot shark bites man’s hand and leg when he lands on it while surfing in Florida’s New Smyrna Beach
Helmeted Owen Wright wins maiden Tahiti Pro surfing title
This Tiny Hawaiian Beach Town Is Hiding One of the Best Pie Shops in the World
18-year-old working his way back from paralysis after suffering rare ‘Surfer’s Myelopathy’ while taking a lesson in Seal Beach
Sharks Swim Near Humans a Lot More than You Think
Sally Fitzgibbons says Gold Coast would be ‘as good as it gets’ as host of 2032 Olympic surfing contest
Surfers gather for a paddle out in support of Mauna Kea protest
California’s original surf shops, hangouts for surfers up and down the coast, are celebrated in ‘Temples of Stoke’ exhibit
A surfer in Hawaii survives after a shark bites a chunk out of his surfboard
Half of Neanderthal Population Suffered from Surfer’s Ear!
Surfline Has Given Every Surfer a Reason to Wear an Apple Watch
Pro Surfer Conner Coffin: My Life in 15 Songs
Kary Mullis, scientist, surfer dude and LSD aficionado who won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of PCR, a technique which has revolutionised DNA research – obituary
Thom Gilbert, Grain Surfboards NY Show Capture Surf Royalty – East Hampton
Surf park proposals have been floating around the desert for years. Here’s the latest wave
Champion pro surfer Courtney Conlogue is just as adventurous out of the water, with artwork and newly launched brand
Florida Shark Attack: Surfer Hits Bar Instead Of Going To Hospital After Being Bit By Blacktip Or Spinner
There’s a Bonkers Corruption Case Unfolding in Hawaii
Shark Sighting at Lowers Puts the Brakes on USA Surfing Champs
Former Malibu Lifeguard, Surfer and Waterman Cal Porter Dies at Age 94
Man Dead After Throat Is Slashed In Parking Lot Of Popular Neptune’s Net In Malibu
Why a surfer dropped from a helicopter
What to Watch on Tuesday: Shark attack cost surfer his leg, but it didn’t stop him
Wedge tower burned last week gets temporary replacement at iconic surf spot
Hawaii pet celebrity Kama3 the surfing pig reportedly killed by trespassers
Outdoor surfing wave pool coming to Shirley

Snowboarding
High-Flying Ski, Snowboarding Event To Be Held In Atlanta – Yes, There Will Be Snow | 90.1 FM WABE
Snowboarder Max Parrot documented cancer battle with film
Oakley Sues Shaun White Claiming They Accidentally Paid Him a Million Dollars Too Much
Burton Closing Stores, E-Commerce Site to Join Global Climate Strike
A new pod hotel is making Canada’s biggest ski resort affordable – but are the cramped digs worth the savings?
Chinese women dominant in halfpipe
Police announce funding to teach young people skiing and snowboarding skills in bid to reduce violent crime
Why snowboarders owe a debt to Sherman Poppen – and his Snurfing daughter Wendy
Farmer’s Almanac Predicts Freezing, Wild ‘Polar Coaster’ Ride Across US This Coming Winter
Tony Hawk Has Doubts About Shaun White’s Olympic Dreams
Ski areas extra vigilant after suspected Squamish sabotage
From snowboarding novice to national champion in two years
Vail Resorts Adds 17 New Mountains To The Epic Pass
A-Basin cuts ties with Vail Resorts, instead opts to go with Ikon Pass
Chief of sport to leave position at US Ski & Snowboard
Revealed: Italian ski resort announced as host of 2026 Winter Olympics
Snowboarder Shaun White flips two oceanfront homes onto the market in Malibu
Body of Russian snowboarding champion killed in Los Angeles to be taken to Moscow
New Jonas Bros. Single ‘Greenlight’ Written by Ex-Snowboarder

Skateboarding
Skateboarder Lacey Baker on Gender Identity and Inclusivity
tyshawn jones is skateboarding’s new superstar
Skateboarding fans get entertaining Olympic preview at world championships at State Fairpark
Skateboarders Win ‘Turf War’ With NYC, Parks Department Will Not Cover Over Tompkins Square Park
Speaking Up Saved Tompkins Square Park (2019)
Skateboarding: Horigome wins 2020 Olympic qualifier in China
Miracle recovery: Snowboarder walks after breaking his neck
Tony Hawk drops in to inaugurate Salt Lake skatepark
‘It inspired a generation’: Tony Hawk on how the Pro Skater video games changed lives
The epic skateboard ramp that had to find a new home after the summer
Before Tony Hawk, There was Skateboarding Legend Peggy Oki
Encinitas’ Mitchie Brusco lands first skateboarding 1260
An Oral History Of The Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Soundtrack, With Tony Hawk & Goldfinger’s John Feldmann
Why We Need Another Tony Hawk Game | TheGamer
Skateboard shop owners accused of selling pot from Vermont store
Super Young Females Take Skateboarding by Storm | The Huddle
Wheels in motion: the skateboarders sending out an inclusive message in Amman
Skateboarding’s DIY ethos is kick-starting a new wave of urban regeneration – The Conversation
Thrasher – the skateboarders’ bible
Hugely Influential ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’ Turns 20
Tony Hawk’s Pro-Skater Soundtrack Made Me Punk
Now Casting: An HBO Series Wants Experienced Skateboarders + 3 More Gigs
Judge orders skateboard shop owner held on drug charges
Bam Margera hospitalized after checking back into rehab
The Original Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Soundtrack Is Still A Blast
Watch as Orlando skateboarders beat two men in newly released video
Meet the people making Pittsburgh skateboarding more inclusive
‘The Olympics needs this youth cool factor’: Tony Hawk sees world stage as only a part of skateboarding’s journey
Biggest skateboard vert ramp in Texas built in a northwest Houston backyard
The devil went down to Guanella: Soaking in the Devil’s Peak Downhill skateboarding event in Georgetown
USC study explores how skateboarding culture can contribute to success
Skateboarders and a Security Guard. A Tragic Injury. How to Cover It?
‘Skateboard’ Rolling to DVD Aug. 27 From MVD
Eureka Skateboarder Accused of Murder Pleads Not Guilty
Popular San Francisco skateboarder critically injured in Dolores Hill Bomb
Tony Hawk: The skateboard legend on being a misfit and a mogul — and landing that 900-degree spin
The Impossible Rise of Cher Strauberry: Punk-Rock Pro-Skater and Trans Icon
A Monterey man takes his off-road skateboard wheels global, and finds a high-adrenaline way to ride.
Tony Hawk Looks Back on Landing Skateboarding’s Holy Grail 20 Years Later: The 900 ‘Felt Surreal’
‘Skatey McSkateface’ Chosen As Name For English City’s New Skateboard Park
1000+ participants took over downtown Vancouver for Go Skateboarding Day (VIDEO)
Vans is confirmed as official sponsor of Morro Bay Skateboard Museum
Friends mourn skateboarder allegedly killed by suspect in Alhambra deputy shooting
Rare Collection Of Skateboard Decks Expected To Sell for Over $125,000
Will Skateboarding’s Entry Into Olympics Be Good For The Sport?
Jake Phelps Angel Dust Collection

Fashion
Vans Kicks Off The First Global Shoe Customization Competition To Enable Creative Expression Worldwide
The North Face Takes It Back to ’90s Snowboarding With ’94 Rage Collection
Apex expands Tony Hawk with new licensing agreements
Tony Hawk, Pro Skater, Is Now a Pro Fashion Designer
Surf Industry and Other Fashion Groups Ride Wave Against Plastics Pollution
Outerknown review: We tried Kelly Slater’s sustainable clothing brand
Vuori Co-Founder on $45 Million Investment
The Legendary Z-Boys Tell Us Why the Vans Era Is Skateboarding’s Most Iconic Shoe
Here’s Everything We Know About Supreme’s New San Francisco Store
Supreme Court rules FUCT should be allowed trademark
Vans Honors Frida Kahlo With a Shoe Collection Featuring Her Iconic Artwork
Your Favorite Pharrell Approved Skateboarder Just Dropped The Freshest New Collection With Reebok
Post Malone Teams With Arnette on New Eco-Friendly Shades

Business
PE-backed Bravo Sports buys Dwindle
Surfer Launches Dakar’s First Zero-Waste Restaurant
Ski Resort Investor Sues To Stop $264M Sale To Vail Co.
Former Facebook, Apple Marketer McKeon Named New U.S. Ski & Snowboard Chief Marketing Officer
Globe Sells Dwindle and Files Its Annual Report
US surfboard maker catches a break in ongoing trade war
Business Digest: O’Neill Surf Shop expected to open in Aptos
‘Lana F-cking Del Rey’s’ Surf Shop Is Popping Up in Los Angeles
Surfline Acquires Coastalwatch in Australia
Nike is reportedly considering selling Hurley. We saw why.
Matthew Perrin jail: Ex-Billabong CEO released on parole early

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