Aristotle Surfing Is My Religion

Thursday, 21 March 2013, 12:39 pm Press Release: Massey University Why Aristotle would own a surfboard There aren’t many situations where the Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle would be paired with a surfboard. But Professor Christoph Schumacher chose the title ‘Why Aristotle would own a surfboard’ for his professorial lecture next week because he wants to [...]

Clark Named “Influential”


Chris Clark, founder of Shaper Studios, was selected as a ‘Young Influential’ by the San Diego Daily Transcript. The business publication invited Clark and 24 other young influential business leaders to a luncheon reception on April 12th. The roundtable allowed the influentials to spill some secrets to their early success as business leaders and entrepreneurs. [...]

JC Penny in Action Sports?


Documenting the rise of action sports. Just as predicted, it is only a matter of time before non-endemics flood the action sports industry. JCPenny is back for another round with the Dew Tour. 80 Skaters to Get VIP Access to jcpenney’s Authentic Action Sports Brands and Ride with the Pros PLANO, Texas, July 21, 2011 [...]


February 03, 2011 (House of Blues, Anaheim, CA) – A last minute decision to attend the Image Awards was well worth it. Spent a wonderful evening on the red carpet with some good friends while making new ones. I shared the drive up with Renne Catalano, Program Director at San Diego Sports Innovators. Renne was [...]

Interview w/ Bill Walton

Great interview. When you hear NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton’s name, it’s inextricably linked to basketball, not action sports. But that correlation is beginning to change in some circles. Walton — who spent more than 30 combined years on the court as a player and commentator — has refocused his energy toward giving back [...]

Let My People Go Surfing

Today I met one of my heros. I had spent the afternoon surfing Pleasure Point on Santa Cruz’s eastside. Brilliant sun, no clouds, and waist to chest point break made for a really nice evening. I guess you could say Santa Cruz is where I grew up surfing, so it holds a significance that no [...]

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