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March 30, 2014

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#MusicMonday | FunFunFun Fest 2014 | Blue Stage

This week's edition of #MusicMonday focuses on the "Blue Stage" at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX. As mentioned in last week's edition of #MusicMonday when we highlighted our picks for the "Black Stage", Volcom is
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Mr. Plant European Tour

The Euro leg of the global Mr. Plant Tour is a wrap and what a blast It was… We may be sad to part ways with the flora & fauna of the Mr. Plant entourage but our livers and bio clocks are thanking us. 6 EU premiere stops over the course of 9 days turned out to be 7 in the end. After countless beers, happy faces, planes, trains, automobiles, and more than 2000km spent in a tiny-foul-smelling Ford Focus, I'm having a hard time finding words that can express all the fun shared with friends new & old. All I will say is that Mr. Plant is one helluva movie you cannot allow yourself to miss. Superlatives like "Best since The Garden" are ticking in from the remotest corners of the world. And the man behind the Plant, Pat Moore himself, is as real as they come. Pat has an uncanny ability of focusing 100% on one thing at a time. Be it snowboarding or shaking a fans hand, looking him in the eyes and paying attention, the perpetually friendly Mr. Plant always delivers. He is as unique a human being as he is a snowboarder and his sidekick and movie Director Jake Price is a mighty fine fella as well But hey, don't take our word for it. Stop by one of the 20+ remaining global Mr. Plant premiere stops, go up to Pat & Jake and say hi and find out for yourself. Otherwise contain your enthusiasm until November 5th as that is the date when Mr. Plant drops on Itunes. To all of you that hosted us or came to the premieres- we thank you very much and look forward to seeing you in the snow. Here's a selection of photos by Volcom Snow Paparazzi Vernon Deck that show what you missed if you weren't there.. For remaining tour stops, click HERE Gardening fans lining up outside our RiffRaff Cinema in Zurich Pat, Olivier Gittler and Arthur Longo wild in the streets of Lyon The boys stretching their legs on the Viamala road, made infamous by Hannibal and Napolen Thumbs up for Volcom UK for making the biggest Mr. Plant posters What better way to start the day than with some dowhnhill cycling, before it all goes downhill? The Stuttgart Premiere may have started late, but there was no shortage of snowboarding fans ready to party A free tee-shirt is always nice. A free tee-shirt signed and given to you by Mr. Plant is epic Smiling girls need no comment Our old friend and Olympic Champ Ipod took time out from his busy schedule shooting and mingling with models to check out Mr. Plant Here's Jake explaining photo technique to new Italian friends The line to get into our Oslo premiere, at famous live-music venue Rockefeller, was long Sleep where ever and whenever you can Modeling's part of the job   In beards we trust These guys in Stuttgart kept buying round after round. The ever-so polite Pat didn't dare to turn down their hospitality The masterminds behind Mr. Plant and winners of Real Snow back country 2014 & beer number xxx somewhere in London during wee hours Saturday morning, lured on by inexhaustible Kris. Happy campers at Freestyle Academy Laax were in for a surprise treat when Mr. Plant showed up to show his film Excited fans waiting for screening to start in Milan The man, the myth and the face of Volcom Norway Kids, don't try this at home.. 9 days of boozing and no sleep will make you pregnantIf you get pulled over for speeding by the police in the US, DO NOT exit your car, you could get shot. In France however, feel free to get out, walk around and bro down.. Thanks to a bribe from our "soon -to–quit" ciggying Olympian Arthur Longo, who offered up his last stick, our fine was even lowered. 
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FUGETABOUTIT, THE TCT HITS THE JERSEY SHORE FOR THE ANNUAL JELLYFISH SURF SERIES!

The Totally Crustaceous Tour made its way to the Garden State for the annual Jellyfish Surf Series at the world famous Manasquan Inlet! We met up with out friends at Inlet Outlet surf shop for the Pre event sign up party. When we pulled into the parking lot we were greeted to the sounds of tons of frothing Jersey groms ready to get their hands on the free pizza and get there names entered into Saturdays event. The night was amazing, the Groms built a makeshift skatepark out of loose wood and skated till there legs were Jello. Mike Gleason signed his recent cover of Eastern Surf Magazine for all in attendance and before you could you say Pork Roll Egg and Cheese the night was over and it was time to rest up for Sundays event! Great turnout at Inlet Outlet for the Pre-Party event!! Thanks guys! Sundays event was one for the books in New Jersey. We had one of our largest turnouts in Jellyfish history and fun 2-4 ft waves. The gremlins stormed the beach like a Bruce Springsteen storms the stage! We got the late beach entries in the books, cleared the peak, and sent the Juniors out to start the day! The day was perfect, we brought out the Leaf Blower, showered some lucky children in flour, and ran around in diapers.... Ohh yeah we also crowned a champion, Pat Schmidt! Volcomgratulations to all the Golden ticket winners, who will be heading to TCT Champs in April and a very special thank you to all who made this event such a special one! #NJALLDAY If you don't recognize these rocks, you've missed one of the best waves in Jersey. Mike Vanaman cutting up a slice of Jersey pie! He's a big fluffy bear, who loves his home and the groms that rip there. Mike Gleason. Jude Clark small seed, big tail slide. Bacon, before joining the pizza. Pat Schmidt and what I'm assuming isn't a "you're my favorite shredda" hand signal. Things got a little windy mid day. Coordinated color schemes look so good when your rail work is this fluid. Spot the biggest grom in this photo.....Dizzy Race, GO! Tommy Inhken taking a break from his judging duties to have a casual surf in a full body blue man suit! It's all fun and games, until Stone Man gets tackled. This kid has a future with Da'Bears! When I'm done with my Pork Roll I don't go throw my fins out like Mikey Vanaman Saddle Bags. Enough said. Another great display of fancy fin work from these Jersey Groms. The Squids division is always my favorite. They are always the most excited bunch! Holy cannoli! Chase Leider about to lay down a hefty turn on his way to qualifying for TCT Champs! Special thank you to all of our sponsors and all the groms that made the Jellyfish amazing! Dry hair don't care! Jude Clark joining in on the fins free fun at the Inlet. Winners with all their goodies! Special Thanks Goes Out To Our Product Sponsors: NEW ERA CAP REV'D PENNY SKATEBOARDS SURFING MAGAZINE KICKER GOPRO FUTURE FINS FAMOUS WAX WATERMANS SUNSCREEN Pat Schmidt counting his winnings while the Promo Toss goes down in the background. RESULTS PRO-AM 1. Pat Schmidt - $500.00 2. Sean Taylor 3. JD Porter 4. Cooper Forthey 5. Pat Parenty 6. Tyler Sanky JUNIORS 1. Andrew Rooney 2. Spencer Bridges 3. Nick Giunth 4. Paul Fransisco 5. Jake Christian 6. Shane Kerfest GROMS 1. Mike Vanaman 2. Syman Hetrick 3. Jude Clark 4. Ethan Jackson 5. Jake Dematteo 6. Pat Taylor SQUIDS 1. CJ Mangio 2. Chase Lieder 3. Charlie Wiemer 4. Matt Vanaman 5. Ethan Smith 6. Jesse Hulsart GIRLS 1. Emma Krasowski 2. Sara Hegna 3. Alexa Muss 4. Dakota S. Ejnes 5. Morgan Iglay 6. Anissa Maimone WATERMELON AWARD Riley Schmidt All photos provided by: Carter Mccoy Follow us on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM @VOLCOMTCT
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Los Pollos Locos - Chapter 2 - México

Los Pollos Locos is a 4 part web series based on the life and waves of Oscar Moncada – Carlos Goncalves – Carlos Muñoz – Miguel Tudela Chapter 2 - México Six minutes of action, passion and the blood bound that fellow latinos have between each other and with the ocean. This second edit is a mix of everything; from mex main pointbreaks to epic Puerto Escondido Barrels. Watch a short section of Cali and Miguel shredding the points and then we travel all the way to Puerto to find Oscar Moncada and Carlos Goncalves enjoying nature as it's most. They scored one of the biggest swell of the year so far and you can tell that in Oscar's last mental wave. Turn up your volume, take a tequila shot and feel the good vibes of the "crazy chickens". Stay tuned for the next chapters of the guys surfing in Perú and Costa Rica Music Song: PCH Diamond Band: The Picturebooks Album: Imaginary Horse http://www.thepicturebooks.com/ Instagram: @thepicturebooks Facebook.com/ThePicturebooks Courtesy of Riding Easy Records http://ridingeasyrecords.com Song: Wasted Years Band: Slow Season Album: Mountains http://www.slowseasonmusic.com Instagram: @slowseasonmusic Facebook.com/slowseasonmusic Courtesy of Riding Easy Records http://ridingeasyrecords.com Edited By: Mike Morrissey & Matt Shuster Filmed By: Jaciel Santiago, Nate Leal & Matt Shuster Animation By: Drewtoonz Producers: Mariano Benitez, Matias Mulanovich, Ryan Boyes "Los Pollos Locos" es una serie de cuatro videos web basados en la vida y olas de Oscar Moncada – Carlos Goncalves – Carlos Muñoz – Miguel Tudela Capítulo 2 – México Seis minutos de acción, pasión y el lazo de sangre que une a los latinos entre sí y los conecta con el océano. Esta segunda edición es una mezcla de todo; desde los principales points de México a los épicos tubos de Puerto Escondido. Solo vean en la introducción a Cali y Miguel destrozar los points, para luego tomar el camino hasta Puerto para encontrar a Oscar Moncada y Carlos Goncalves disfrutando de la naturaleza; y agarrando uno de los mejores swells del año. Sube el volúmen, toma un tequila y siente la buena vibra de “Los Pollos Locos". Manténganse atentos para los próximos capítulos de los “Pollos” en Perú y Costa Rica! Música Song: PCH Diamond Band: The Picturebooks Album: Imaginary Horse http://www.thepicturebooks.com/ Instagram: @thepicturebooks Facebook.com/ThePicturebooks Courtesy of Riding Easy Records http://ridingeasyrecords.com Song: Wasted Years Band: Slow Season Album: Mountains http://www.slowseasonmusic.com Instagram: @slowseasonmusic Facebook.com/slowseasonmusic Courtesy of Riding Easy Records http://ridingeasyrecords.com Editado por: Mike Morrissey & Matt Shuster Filmado por: Jaciel Santiago, Nate Leal & Matt Shuster Animaciones por: Drewtoonz Producido por: Mariano Benitez, Matias Mulanovich, Ryan Boyes
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Volcom Women's : : Holiday 14 Collection

Take a look, the spirit of the gritty 90s is still alive. Volcom Women's Holiday 14 Collection perfects delicately disheveled. Click here to shop the Holiday 2014 collection! Music: "Guts" by Chela
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Wild In The Parks - $15,000 Global Championships, CA 2014

Volcom Stone’s 2014 Wild In The Parks tour concluded its journey with a thrilling finale at Volcom Headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Over the course of 2014, the Wild In The Parks tour has traveled throughout the globe to find the very best amateur skateboarders on the planet. Over 150 competitors from the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Norway, and even Indonesia converged upon Volcom’s private skatepark facility to compete for their piece of Volcom’s $15,000 cash purse. The day started with smiles, high fives, and a bit of anxiousness as skaters checked in for practice. Positive vibes grew by the second in anticipation for day’s action to begin. After a quick riders meeting it was time to shift our focus to the task at hand and see who would be crowned the 2014 WITP Champions! Competitors And Spectators Packed Volcom's Private Skatepark Facility The Entire Day The 14 & Under Division was up first as spectators and fellow competitors packed the skatepark to cheer them on.  As the starting countdown ended, these young rippers dropped in and never looked back. It’s hard to believe what the youth is doing at such young ages as they bridge the gap from grom to seasoned veteran.  We saw some serious heavy tricks, including an inward heelflip bs boardslide on the rainbow rail in zone 1, a fs 180 no-comply down the 7 set in zone 2, and a hardflip to flat down the euro gap in zone 3. Minnesota’s Henry Gartland was on a mission to get into the top spot coming straight off an injury that required him to have shoulder surgery. This seemed like a minor set back as Henry landed a plethora of tricks that included a bs 270 lip slide on the rainbow rail in zone 1, a kickflip fs 50-50 on the bubba in zone 2, and a kickflip crooked grind down the creeper ledge in zone 3 as he captured 1st place.  Norway’s Oscar Hjellegjerde flew across the pond throwing his name into the mix with tricks like his bs 360 down the stairs in zone 2, and impossible lipslide on the rainbow rail in zone 1, and a bs kickflip down the euro gap to flat in zone 3 that had the judges nodding their heads and awarding him with 2nd place. Florida’s Marcos Montoya skated fast the whole time landing a fs bluntslide shuv out on the down rail in zone 2, a noseblunt on the rainbow rail in zone 1, and a bigflip up the euro gap in zone 3 to name a few bangers for 3rd place honors. 9-Year-Old Lazer Crawford (Left) Boardslides The 7 Rail In Zone 28-Year-Old Will Morton (Middle) Locked Into A Fs Smith In Zone 19-Year-Old Carlos Goldo Puigdollers With A Bluntslide On The 7 Rail In Zone 2 Jackson Parish Pays Homage To One Of The Greats With This Sw Barley Grind In Zone 3 Marcos Montoya In Perfect Position With This Nose Blunt In Zone 2 Landon Swan Pushing Through A Bs Feeble In Zone 1 Henry Gartland Catches A Kickflip Back Lip in Zone 2 The 15- 21 Division had their gloves off and were primed to knock this one straight into the stratosphere.  It was a blur of action as these guys weaved through the park to land a nollie heelflip bs feeble over the rainbow rail in zone 1, a sw fs kickflip over the rail in zone 2, and the cleanest hardflip imaginable to flat over the euro gap in zone 3.  Washington’s Greg Dehart was skating with some serious focus.  He landed lipslide revert into the jersey barrier in zone 3, a picture perfect kickflip bs lipslide in zone 2, and a huge gap fs tailside fs bigspin out on the A-frame hubba in zone 1.  Greg clearly walked away with the win and dedicated his victory to his close friend Olivia who recently passed away. Florida’s Chris Roque took his own path as he landed an ultra dipped fs feeble across the alleyway rail in zone 3, an Alley Oop fs 180 to sw bs 50-50 on the hubba in zone 2, and a kickflip fs feeble on the rainbow rail in zone 1 for a 2nd place finish.  Florida’s Alex Sandino, aka The Dirt Weasel, was blasting through all corners of the park.  He landed a high speed 5-0 from the Jersey barrier to the end of the rail in zone 3, a 360 pressure flip down the 7 stair in zone 2, and blasted into the crowd with a huge melon grab to flat off the pyramid in zone 1 for 3rd place. Blaine Partridge Fs Kickflips Over The Rail In Zone 2 Chris Roque Holding A Perfect Fs Feeble Across The Alleyway Rail In Zone 3 Alex Sandino Aka "The Dirt Weasel" Popping A Monster Melon Grab Over The Pyramid Landing Into The Crowd In Zone 1 Greg Dehart Pulls A Lipslide Across The Alleyway Rail Entering The Jersey Barrier To Regular In Zone 3 The Sharp Shooter Game Was A Great Place To Win Some Free Volcom Prizes In-between The Skate Action Inside There Was A Ton Of Free Food And Gatorade Handed Out Keeping Everyone Fueled Up And Hydrated David Gonzalez And Rattblack Ripped Up The Outdoor Stage With A Heavy Metal Performance Before Finals The Open/AM Division was chomping at the bit to finish off the final heat of the 2014 Wild in the Parks tour! There’s not much more to be said about this group of individuals that hasn’t been said before.  Their performance was absolutely incredible.  We saw a kickflip late shuv down the euro gap to flat in zone 3, a bs 180 sw over crooks to regular over the rainbow rail in zone 1, a forward flip bs feeble on the down rail in zone 2, a Mctwist off the Jersey barrier in zone 3, a must mention wall jam bs crooked grind nollie flip out on the hubba in zone 2 and that is just the tip of the iceberg.  Minnesota’s Tanner Van Vark was on fire the entire day doing tricks that nobody else would have even attempted.  He landed a Alley Opp fs 270 fs boardslide to fakie on the rainbow rail in zone 1, a fakie ollie sw bs bluntside to regular down the rail in zone 2, and a fakie lipslide 270 revert into the Jersey barrier on the alleyway rail in zone 3 to capture the WITP Open/Am Championship title.  Washington’s Ben Sauer has been on a 9-year journey to make his way up the WITP ranks.  He landed a bs lipslide from the euro gap into the monitor speakers in zone 3, a bs 360 kickflip over the hip in zone 1, and a bs 180 kickflip to nosegrind down the hubba in zone 2 for 2nd place overall. Florida’s Jamie Foy was really fun to watch as he picked apart each zone with technical precision.  He landed a 360 flip noseblunt on the rainbow rail in zone 1, a half cab bs smith grind on the down rail in zone 2, and a bs crooked grind on the alleyway rail nollie bigspin out into the bank in zone 3 that had everyone on their feet.  Jamie walked away with a grin on his face and 3rd place overall. Dalton Dern Ollies Out Of the Alleyway Corridor To Fs Wallride Over The Creeper Ledge In Zone 3 Julian Christianson Kickflips Into A Bs Noseslide Fs 270 Shuv-It Out In Zone 2 Ryan LePore Sending It Over The Pyramid In Zone 1 Jamie Foy Destroying Zone 3 With A Bs Tailslide Shuv Into The Bank Ben Sauer Dropped A Few Jaws As He Landed A Bs Big Spin Fs Bluntslide To Fakie In Zone 2 Tanner Van Vark Boggling The Mind With A Fakie Ollie To Switch Bs Bluntslide In Zone 2 The Crowd Swarmed Tanner Van Vark When His Name Was Called As The 2014 Open/AM Division Champion We would like to thank our Volcom Skate team of Remy Stratton, Jake Smith, and Daniel Cabral for their support throughout the entire WITP tour.  Thank you to David Gonzalez and Rattblack for playing a free live show.  Thank you to our judges Brian Mack, Alex Wright, and Jeff Robins. Thanks to our spotters Kyle McCabe, Paul Hartman, and Tyler Mumma. Thank you to our Volcom family of Ryan Immegart, Jeff Arnold, Kurt Thayer, James Lugo, Marty, Hope Lane, Sam King, Chris Sumpter, Gabby D’Ambrosi, and Isaac Yang for their assistance with the event. Thank you to our master lensemen Shawn Rossmiller (photo), Chris Martinez (photo) and Anthony “Ant” Travis (Video) for capturing all the action.  Lastly, thank you to all of our 2014 Wild In The Parks sponsors listed below for their contributions to the entire tour. Rev'd Gatorade New Era Cap Kicker Audio Transworld Skate Cam Caddie 14 & Under Division WITP Champions 1. Henry Gartland - $1,400 (St. Cloud, MN) 2. Oscar Hjellegjerde - $1,200 (Norway) 3. Marcos Montoya - $900 (Orlando, FL) 4. Landon Swan - $500 (Orlando, FL) 5. Jackson Parrish - $250 (St. Cloud, MN) 15 – 21 Division WITP Champions 1. Greg Dehart - $1,400 (Bellevue, WA) 2. Chris Roque - $1,200 (Orlando, FL) 3. Alex Sandino - $900 (Orlando, FL) 4. Tanner Lawler - $500 (Fremont, CA) 5. Blaine Partridge - $250 (New York City) Open/AM Division WITP Champions 1. Tanner Van Vark - $2,000 (St. Cloud, MN) 2. Ben Sauer - $1,750 (Bellevue, WA) 3. Jamie Foy - $1,500 (Orlando, FL) 4. Ryan LePore $750 (Bellevue, WA) 5. Julian Christianson $500 (Denver, CO) Boxes Upon Boxes Went Out For An Epic Product Toss To Finish Off The Evening Check Out The Wild In The Parks Facebook And Instagram For Additional Coverage Throughout The Entire 2014 Tour: Wild In The Parks Facebook Page Wild In The Parks Instagram