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    Dirtbag Darling Feature

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012

    Dirtbag Darling recently asked my who was my female inspiration for adventure. The choice was pretty easy for me. Find out who at Dirtbag Darling.

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    Clark Named “Influential”

    Monday, May 7, 2012

    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. [...]

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    Riviera Mag Likes Shaper Studios

    Wednesday, April 4, 2012

    Riviera Magazine did a nice piece on the Studio this month. The photo shoot with Jessica Sample was a blast and everyone had a great time making fun of me. I just played along with the surfer teacher theme (shaping school). Mad props to Lawrence for lending the props (glasses, fresh melon VW).

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Sep
15

CEO TO SPEAK ON PDMA ACTION SPORTS PANEL

New Product Development Process in Action Sports Industry Thursday, September 29, 2011 @ Otis College of Art & Design Pre-registration now OPEN Panelists: Vipe Desai – Owner, HDX Hydration Mix Steve Squire – Designer, Honda R&D (retired) Dan Hallada – Sr. Product Planner, Honda R&D Chris Clark – CEO/Founder, Surfing is My Religion (Shaper Studios) [...]

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Sep
1

2011 September Tunes

2011 September Tunes Saves The Day finally releases DAYBREAK SLEEZY POP IS HERE TO STAY Sleeze pop artists are on the rise. While worldwide artists like Kesha, LMFAO, and Katy Perry do their part, there are countless teens making grassroots contributions to the cause. T. Mills This kid is going to be huge and now [...]

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Aug
26

SD SPORT INNOVATORS FEATURES SHAPER/FOUNDER IN NEWSLETTER

SD Sport Innovators features Sports MBA Entrepreneur, Chris Clark in this week’s newsletter. In association with the San Diego State University Sports MBA Program, Clark presented the expansion opportunities of Shaper Studios to SDSI Board Members Michael Brower (Event Network), Dave Nash (Sun Diego), Brian Enge (The Active Network), and Paul Rodeno (Security Business Bank). [...]

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Jul
31

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 [...]

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Feb
22

107 WHALES BEACHED, 65 HUMANS DEAD

New Zealand straddles two tectonic plates on the southeastern rim of the Ring of Fire, a ring of volcanoes and earthquakes that form a large circle in the Pacific Ocean. New Zealand experiences about 15,000 earthquakes each year. Only a few close friends are aware of my fascination with natural disasters, namely earthquakes. Over the [...]

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Feb
3

SIMA IMAGE AWARDS 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 [...]

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Dec
30

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 [...]

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Nov
30

2010 November Tunes

November: Kicked off with a free download from the godfathers of punk music, Bad Religion; a tribute album titled, “Germs of Perfection”. You never know what you are going to get when it comes to a tribute album of cover songs, but start to finish, this album is just as strong as Bad Religion’s 30 [...]

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Aug
2

19TH ANNUAL PADDLE FOR CLEAN WATER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (August 02, 2010) – Beach lovers and ocean enthusiasts unite for clean water! The Surfrider Foundation San Diego Chapter hosts the 19th Annual Paddle for Clean Water on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010. The event starts with free breakfast at 9 a.m. and features the paddle around the Ocean Beach [...]

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Jul
3

SEE YOU AT THE SURFBOARD SHOW!

SIMR Surfboards is going to see you at the baddest surfboard show on earth. We are scheduled to appear at the 2010 Sacred Craft Consumer Surfboard Expo and possibly have our own shaping bay to run a brand new event. Here is some warm up information posted at http://surfboardshow.com SACRED CRAFT CONSUMER SURFBOARD EXPO WHO: [...]

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