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September 2, 2016
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Joan Duru wins the Lacanau Pro 2016
Credit WSL In 2009, the French surfer Joan Duru, 20years old, won the Lacanau Pro against the World Tour veteran, Travis Logie (working now for the WSL). 7 years later, Joan wins again the oldest french surf contest, the 4th WQS winning of his life, and earns 1500 WQS points! Credit WSL Heat after heat, Joan showed incredible surf skills in solid conditions, scoring big numbers. The semi final with his buddy from Hossegor, Marc Lacomare was the high point of Joan’s contest where he showed that his place is well on the World Tour. Credit WSL Joan is still sitting at the 4th place of the WQS ranking, and can take a serious option for the WL 17 qualification in the next couple weeks with the European leg. Congrats Joan, that’s well deserved! Credit WSL More pictures of the event : HERE
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Volcom at Visions Festival 2016
For the second year in a row Volcom has supported the crew at Visions in London, England with their festival centred around various music venues across Hackney. This time around they hosted a fairly eclectic mix of solid acts ranging from Young Fathers, Lightning Bolt, Cate Le Bon, ESG to acts they festival wanted to highlight as up and coming. There really were some amazing shows so keep your eyes peeled for any of these acts playing shows near you! We took in a range with a little crew headed up by Ben Raemers and Harry Lintell. It is their city, so they were perfect hosts knowing all the hot spots and short cuts across the borough to eat well or just get straight to the next venue. Check it out! Dream Wife smashed it on stage. Killer name for a band, too Show Me The Body live are a thing to be witnessed. Every member of the crowd was dragged in... Everyone in Mangle getting involved Going wild .. Visions had a crew of tattoo artists there. Time for Ben to add on, right_ ...And here it is Yep. Thats right This is Jessy Lanza. This won't be the last time you hear of them Mykki Blanco wasn't really on stage that much during the set Ben Raemers & Harry Lintell - these guys are all about the downtime, huh Cate Le Bon. The Welsh girl from LA. Powerful stuff Its not just our crew who were enjoying the downtime Yep. They had a dog show. why not, eh Young Fathers headlined to a packed venue. You should go check them out Wesley Gonzalez ESG are a band I long thought were inactive. turns out this NYC post-punk outfit are still smashing it Our boy Ben. Kind of surprising how sober he looks here Our friends at the MOTH Club had the honor of hosting YAK as their headliners. I think the used every inched of the venue for the show. YAK. They covered all floor space so why not take to the air I'd never seen these before but the name was more than enough to get us over to the show. Let's Eat Grandma Fake laugh
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EXCELENT MYSTIC SK8 CUP
FULL INFOS HERE : http://www.mysticsk8cup.cz/2016/en/news/the-winners-are-from-brazil--usa-and-italy.html The 22nd Annual Excelent Mystic Sk8 Cup went down last week end in Prague. In men street, brazilian Ivan Monteiro took the win, while Alexis Sablone (USA) took the first place in women street and Ivan Federico from Italy won the bowl contest. Excelent Mystic Sk8 Cup 2016 is in the books and everyone from competitors to the audience had a blast. Skateboarders from all over the world made the trip to Prague, to name a few: Dave Bachinsky, David Reyes from USA, Roger Silva from Brazíl, Igor Golubev from Russia, Danny Leon from Spain, Leticia Bufoni from Brazil or Eugenia Ginepro from Argentina. Check out the videos and photos on the Mystic Cup website! RESULTS: STREET MEN: 1. Ivan Monteiro, BRA 2. Vincent Milou, FRA 3. Richard Tury, SK  BEST TRICK: Benjamin Garcia, FRA STREET LADIES: 1. Alexis Sablone, USA 2. Leticia Bufoni, BRA 3. Candy Jacobs, NED  BOWL: 1. Ivan Federico, ITA 2. Danny Leon, ESP 3. Jaime Mateu, ESP
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THREE STREETS TO BERLIN
From June 27 to June 29, skaters had three days to skate three Berlin spots and post a clip of their best trick at each spot on Instagram, tagging #Volcom3Streets2Berlin. Deadline for posts was Thursday 29 June, 4pm and the 8000€ winner was announced on that day at a Boat Party right next to the Bright tradeshow. Needless to say, the new concept surprised a bit the skaters involved who had to adapt their game, with no one-minute-run stress or jam session hassle, but also no one on their back to get the tricks done, to post before deadline, not get caught inside of the endless free beer parties, improvising themselves filmers for their buddies or struggling to find some Wifi or a power socket… In the end Eniz Fazliov took the win after an hectic day of skateboarding (rushing to the last spot before deadline), and the celebration party on the Volcom boat that followed is in the books. The spots saw plenty new tricks and some good friendly sessions went down, check out the top clips that were posted below, special mention to Andy Welther, Kris Vile, Karsten Kleppan, Jarne Verbruggen, Phil Zwijsen, Jelle Maatman, Daniel Spängs, Nils Ingemarsson, Bart Buikman and all the other skaters that entered ! Photographer Dennis Mac Grath was in town and wrote some lines about him documenting the three days « contest », enjoy his photos below : Flashbacks to the Life I’ve Lived Spending the Summer in Europe has always been a treat for American skaters. Whether it be traveling around to contests or in my case 13-14 years ago (yeah I’m old) it was living in Barcelona and sometimes not just for the Summer months.... This year I decided to come to Berlin, on a whim. I was moving out of my house in Los Angeles and a friend of mine offered me his flat here for a few months since LA life was starting to drag me down a bit. Once I arrived I connected with some people and was asked to document a free- form skate contest called Three Streets to Berlin. My career (if you can call it that) shooting skate photos lasted from 1995-2005 although I still work in and around the skateboarding world quite a bit....these days I am more focused on documentary projects, etc so it was a pleasure to get to document skaters once again for a few days out skating in the streets. I still skate a lot but don’t have my camera with me as much as I used to when out skating and I mostly skate with my old fart friends back home so I’m not around the kids much anymore. All I can say is things haven’t changed much other than the level of skating....skateboarders are the realest, rawest individuals I’ve ever known and I am so glad to have been apart of this culture for the past 30 years. All I can say is I met some cool ass talented kids this week. Skateboarders rule the world.... Thanks to Julien and Bemo at BLAM, Volcom, and especially Lucas Fiederling for bringing me out in the streets for the past 3 days. Please enjoy.... - Dennis McGrath   Volkspark "the tit" session in full swing.... Patrick Rogalski Neu National Galerie "ledge to drop" Eniz Fazliov and Denny Pham Denny filming Jarne Verbruggen with iPhone In the mix... Kris Vile charging at "the tit" Victor Pellegrin Nassim Guammaz and Victor's frow Nassim and Victor Axel Cruysberghs, Phil Zwijsen and Nassim Shajen Willems Karsten Kleppan and Denny Pham Denny with broken truck bolt Polizei (FTP) Karsten, Shajen and Denny checking footy on the iPhone and the winner is....Eniz Fazliov! Here are the videos : Last but not least, here is the winner ENIZ FAZLIOV :
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HELLFEST
Last week we loaded up the van and headed to Clisson, France for the tenth edition of the Hellfest festival. Axel Cruysberghs, Dustin Dollin, Harry Lintell and Victor Pellegrin jumped in; we checked set times and put the pedal to the metal to make sure we could not only get our shred on the ramp setup but also enjoy shows from the likes of Black Sabbath, Melvins, Napalm Death, King Diamond, Sunn O))) and of course our friends from Gojira, The Shrine and Kveletrak. Heres a little clip of some of what went down. Roll on Hellfest 2017! Here we go! Axel Cruysberghs - Frontside Flip Insane Clown. No Possee Axel Cruysberghs and Victor Pellegrin. Bros. Another of the many party crews Abbath Harry Lintell. Frontside Air for Lemmy Dangerous Dave and our team manager Christian Vankelst. Belgium forever Dustin Dollin, Kevin Parrott and one of the many Code Blue The mainstage complete with a zipline Each to their own Jesus Saves Ozzy during the Black Sabbath show Kevin Parrott Axel and Peter Molec Victor Pellegrin - Wallride
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FINALS DAY Recap! 2016 TCT Global Champs!
Well, folks, the 2016 TCT Global Champs is complete and champions were crowned! It was another beautiful day at Lower Trestles with amazing surf and conditions. There were huge upsets, spectacular surfing, and tons of smiles scattering the beach as the 20 & Under groms were frothing, not only for a piece of the $30,000 prize purse, but for the ultimate chance to become a TCT Global Champ! 2016 TCT Global Champs Winners PRO-AM: Griffin Colapinto JUNIORS: Samuel Pupo GROMS: Kade Matson SQUIDS: Kai Martin GIRLS: Brissa Hennessy Click here for full Finals Day results! Finals Day photo album: Volcom's New Future program is our long-term journey of turning sustainability commitments into actions. And this year at the 2016 TCT Global Champs we wanted to implement those actions through our exclusive True To Trestles tee. When you purchase our True To Trestles tee, 100% of the proceeds go to the San Onofre Parks Foundation who is providing education, protection & preservation for the California State Parks at San Onofre and San Clemente State beaches! Help protect our environment while feeling good about supporting this amazing cause by purchasing the True To Trestles tee HERE   Check out full day highlights from the 2016 TCT Global Champs below! Day 3 Highlights:   Day 2 Highlights:   Day 1 Highlights:   3 Perfect 10s     Volcom is helping to protect and conserve our coastlines through various initiatives and we have a deep focus in sustainability with our products, production and environment. Learn more about some of these efforts that took place at this year's TCT Global Champs below! True To Trestles   San Onofre Parks Foundation   Repreve - Turning Plastic Bottles Into Cool Stuff   Mike Hill of AoSA   Thank you to California State Parks for making all this possible, and all of our amazing sponsors for the support: Banzai Bowls, OAM, Wienerschnitzel, New Era, Electric, Surfing Magazine, Watermans Sunscreen, Matunas Surf Wax, Futures, Speaqua, Maxx Digital