Late News Links From The Laggers

by The Editors on May 28, 2020


It’s not Monday, because that was a holiday. And Tuesday’s grey and Wednesday, too. Thursday appears to be the day for you and all the news we’ve logged in the last bit of quarantine. Hope you’re safe, well, and in need of some links because here they are.

Surfing
Andy Irons and the Ongoing Saga of the Surf World’s Opioid Epidemic
Donegal surfer Easkey Britton’s Muslim surf suit makes waves
Sydney’s “50 Year Swell” Proves Why Kelly Slater Now Calls Australia Home During Lockdown
San Clemente paddle-out memorial held for Santa Cruz surfer killed in shark attack
Red tide recedes in a wave of foam
A Ventnor pro surfer returns to the water for the first time in 45 days: ‘This is my deep breath’
He lost his prosthetic leg while he was surfing. Weeks later a 13-year-old found it
Taylor Steele partners with local non-profits to launch raffle for Encinitas Support Fund
Tragic death of young surfer, who ‘touched many lives in his 11 short years’
The world’s first 8-feet artificial wave generating pool to safely up your surfing game!
this massive pool in australia generates 5 different types of waves for surfers
22 surfers nabbed at Rosarito Saturday
Pismo Beach police release name of surfer who died from head injury
Huntington Beach surfer who died during last week’s swell remembered for love of ocean, life
Thursday is ‘Ben Kelly Day’ in Santa Cruz County
A New Documentary Tells The Stories of Lake Superior Surfers
Watch a Novelty Session at the Palm Springs Surf Club Wave Pool
A Long Beach Island legend and surfing champion – Something in the Air Newsletter
Disturbing new details in ‘foam avalanche’ surfing tragedy
$1.1 billion wave pool at crest of economy hope
Kelly Slater our biggest omission
Great white shark fatally attacked surfer off Santa Cruz coast, forensic scientists confirm
Gabriel Medina, The South American Surfin’ Superstar Who Neymar Calls A Brother
HAZMAT surfer design wins Pacific Beach ‘quarantee’ contest
Surfers Flock To LA County Beaches As They Reopen For Active Use
Pod of orca swims through surfers and paddle boarders at Manu Bay in Raglan
Five surfers dead after foam avalanche tragedy in the Netherlands
Stink replaces blue flash as red tide hits California coast
Photo | Surfers keep their distance in Santa Cruz
Director says timing of Clarissa Moore surfing documentary was perfect
Surf’s up: French surfers defy Covid-19 ban in battle over beaches
‘Legend’: Santa Cruz surfer killed by shark celebrated as the brightest of lights
Lift the Bans and Let the Surfers Ride the Waves?
Shark surrounds surfers at Victoria’s Bells Beach
Surf’s not up: French police chase off lockdown surfers
San Onofre State Beach opens back up to public, with restrictions
Surfer Photographer Ha’a Eats with Compassion, the Aloha Way
Surf Book Review: The Buzzy Kerbox Story and Dense Surf-Psych-Travel Lit
J-Bay surf spectacle still on for now
Children in El Salvador trying to surf their way from poverty to watersports
Champion Surfer Carissa Moore Documentary to Premiere on Facebook Watch (EXCLUSIVE)
Three Surfers Fined In Cartagena For Surfing During Lockdown
Los Angeles County beaches to reopen in phases, with surfing and other active uses first
San Clemente and Laguna Beach given go-ahead to open up beaches for exercise
Surfing unveils plan to dominate world sport after COVID-19 lockdown
Maui surfer Ian Walsh, grounded by the pandemic, continues his foundation work and hones culinary skills
‘Incredible’ Bondi Shark Sightings Reveal What Happens When Surfers Try To Reclaim Their Beach
Surfer injured in shark encounter near Calif. beach, days after it reopened
Nick Carroll: COVID-19, The Aussie Experiment
Oregon surfers ignore virus closures, cited for trespassing
What to Make of Murph the Surf?
Pro surfers Kai Lenny & Ian Walsh donating 160K masks to the Valley Isle
Surfers ride glowing bioluminescent waves off San Clemente, San Diego coasts – VIDEO
A Real Outer Banks Surfer on Pogues, Kooks, and What the Netflix Show Gets Wrong

Skateboarding
How’s It Going?: Skateboarding Edition
It’s a grind: The birth of those metal ledge guards designed to deter skateboarders
Most Rad Home? Paso Robles Property Has Its Own Private Skate Park
Is throwing sand over Venice Beach’s skate park excessive?
Dylan Rieder Birthday Rollout
Tony Hawk Says People Called Him A Sellout After Launching His Video Game Series With Activision
World freestyle skateboarding contest goes from Cloverdale to online – North Delta Reporter
Tony Hawk went from only spending $5 a day on Taco Bell to being a millionaire investor. Here’s how the world’s most famous skateboarder makes and spends his fortune.
13 songs that should’ve been on the ‘Tony Hawk’ video game soundtracks
Watch Tony Hawk interview the original cast of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater
Blood Wizard’s “Heavy Blood Flow” Video
Goldfinger See Huge ‘Superman’ YouTube Spike After ‘Tony Hawk Pro Skater’ Remaster Announcement
‘Freedom Of Choice’ at 40: Devo’s Gerald Casale Discusses Their Landmark Album (and Those New Face Shields)
Inside Tony Hawk and Vans’ Quest to Revive Big Vert Skating
This Spanish Street Photographer Makes Skateboarders Her Subject
Video of skateboarding on Mt. Soledad sparks outrage
Skateboarding dog: Chicago woman teaches dog to skateboard
Quincys new, $480,000 skate park to open this summer
Tony Hawk Has a Higher Net Worth Than Larry Bird and Charles Barkley Combined
Young skateboarders posing a problem for Alpharetta’s ‘older’ residents
Tony Hawk, FedEx Driver Give Special Gift To Atlanta Boy
Family of Fort Worth teen killed while skateboarding says ‘words can’t express grief’
We Revere Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Because It Helped Form Our Identity
Morro Bay Skateboard Museum closes its doors
How California’s skate culture became a global phenomenon
When the skateboard revolution reached suburban Ottawa in the ’80s
5 Reasons I’m Excited About The ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2’ Remasters
Skaters Drop In to DIY Roots During Quarantine
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Coming Back Is the Best Birthday Gift for Any and All Gamers
Palace Summer 2020 Skate Decks
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Betty’ On HBO, Where A Group Of Female Skateboarders Navigate A Male-Dominated Culture
Kyalami skateboarder aims for gold at 2021 Olympics
Tony Hawk Pro Skater 6 is coming this year, skateboarder Jason Dill confirms
Winnipeg bylaw officers ticket 2nd skateboarder for violating physical distancing rules
Adult Skateboarders Damage Waldameer Water Park Slides
Police ticket three men after video of skateboarders on the Gardiner Expressway goes viral
Family, friends remember skateboarder killed in Vancouver
Skateboarders Ask California Governor to Recognize Skateboarding as Essential
New name, same mission for Seattle skateboarder one year after nearly fatal crash
Skateboarders Turn Empty Toronto Expressway Into A High-Speed Skate Park
New ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’ title allegedly in the works
Tragedy as man, 40, dies after losing control of his electric skateboard and hitting his head
Skateboarder killed in parking lot; driver reportedly wanted to ‘scare him’
18-Year-Old Jailed For Brutally Hitting And Killing A Skateboarder In A Parking Lot
The Worst Skaters To Be Stuck In Quarantine With
New Tony Hawk: Alcatraz Game Leaked By Online Retailer
Cop shows skateboarders that he knows a trick or two
Skateboarder Struck By Car Dies In Tucson: Police
At Home with Pro Skateboarder Nyjah Huston During Quarantine
Streamer left red-faced after failing in-store skateboard dare in style
Banzai Skateboards Is Reissuing Its Iconic Skate Decks
These sustainable skateboards are handcrafted to be unique for every owner
Skateboarding advocate wants seat at active transportation table
Skateboard legend Tony Hawk on the impact of coronavirus: ‘I have lost a lot of business’
Dan Wolfe’S “Closure” Documentary Makes Skating Look As Good As Can Be

Snowboarding
Eagle alpine snowboarder Meghan Tierney reflects on crazy, but good, season
Arapahoe Basin will reopen Wednesday for skiing and snowboarding
‘It’s just overtaking me’: Those who survived the deadly Silver Mountain avalanche say it offers painful lessons
US Olympic Star Hannah Teter Flaunts Cheeky Bikini Pics, “Woke Up Like This”
Vail Resorts announces plans to reopen in late June or July
Snowboarder reaches 1 million vertical feet on Vernon mountain
Virus hands Para snowboarder Geros different kind of adversity
A-Basin selling Pallavicini Lift chairs
Coping with life during COVID-19: Rising star puts the snowboard aside
2 men cited for reckless endangerment after triggering avalanche near Eisenhower Tunnel
COVID powder: Isolation in Montana mountain town offers solitary snowboarding
Los Angeles man rescued after spending cold night on Mt. Shasta
Aspen Skiing Co. uses credits, potential refund to sweeten pot for pass purchasers
Arapahoe Basin is not giving up on reopening for spring and summer skiing
Sun Valley offers COVID-19 discount on pass renewals
Facing coronavirus fears, Sierra towns ask tourists to stay out
Letter to the editor: Vail Resorts is only concerned about protecting profits
What Shaun White and Nina Dobrev’s Friends Think of Their Relationship
Executive order will allow Mount Hood ski resorts to reopen. Will they?
Online meetings held on Freestyle, Snowboard and Freeski World Championships
New Zealand Ski Areas Get Permission to Open
Coronavirus Is Giving Snowboarder Toby Miller A New Appreciation For The Mountain
Litigation over shortened ski season snowballs, with Vail facing multiple lawsuits
What pro snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg has been up to since winning gold
Sports Utah resident and pro snowboarder Chris Grenier shines a light on mental health with podcast
Wolf Creek Ski Area’s hope for reopening dashed by governor’s order
Colorado’s downhill skiing ban extended into late May, hurting chances of future spring skiing
South Lake Tahoe coach facing federal child pornography charges
The ‘Ibiza of the Alps’ May Have Infected Thousands With Coronavirus
Softshell Truck? This Snowboarder Built One
Amy Purdy snowboards down memory lane with ‘journalist’ Andrew Parsons
Pat Milbery Gets to the Heart of Why He Loves Denver

Fashion
Another Detailed Look At The Ben And Jerry’s Chunky Dunk Emerges
Detailed Look At The Scrapped 7 Eleven x Nike SB Dunk Low
Airhole Shifts Focus to Meet Need for Government Recommended Daily Facemasks
Primitive Skateboarding Drops Massive ‘Dragon Ball Super’ Collection
Wildlife artist Wyland and shoe company Vans team up to help ocean wildlife
Impala Launches New Skateboard Collection With Artist Collaborations
Detailed Look At The Instant Skateboards x Nike SB Dunk Low
Shepard Fairey Designs Custom Vans Slip-On to Aid Coronavirus Relief

Business
How Shopify’s CEO sees small business taking on Amazon
Models, actresses and influencers get on the surfboards, skateboards and snowboards in Cantabria
Health care workers receive meals from Wahoo’s | Business
Naish Hawaii surf shop to close after 40 years in business
Ski operators expect serious challenges for 2020-21 season
Rob Dyrdek Is Worth $50 Million: How Did The MTV Star Get So Rich?
San Diego surf shops struggling during coronavirus shut down
Hansen Surfboards in Encinitas fights to stay open amid the coronavirus pandemic

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