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Volcom Presents "True To This" Premiere in Auckland, New Zealand

Galatos Live
17 Galatos St, Auckland, New Zealand 1010

March 2, 2014

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Skate

Searching For Shade Chapter 2: Skating in Oman

brightcove.createExperiences(); Words by Roberto Aleman Photos by Roberto Alegria Spots abound in Oman, and most of them are gleaming marble. I think we got kicked out only once in a fortnight. All of the Omani people were very friendly and surprisingly accommodating when we were skating in front of their businesses or homes -- they just enjoyed watching something they had never seen before. The city of Muscat is blooming and the skate spots pop up at a similar pace. The old town by the harbour is an incredible cluster of narrow streets and local shops with scents, colours and an atmosphere that I will never forget. The food was incredible, and the beer appeared just at the right time. In Islamic countries you must respect the rules and two such rules were not to drink in public or to remove your shirt. It is seen as a lack of respect. We wished that we could have had the time to skate more spots, but we had to leave many unconquered due to the extreme heat and the consequent lack of energy! See more photos below from Roberto Alegria Ben Raemers got hurt early on the trip but he did get this boardslide down a triple set hubba The crew rarely got kicked out and the locals really embraced what they were doing out there! The heat was non-stop Daan constantly looked like he was coming out of a pool Harry Lintell backside smith grind straight out of the mall Eniz Fazliov 5-0 The lovely landscapes of Oman The crew took to this sinkhole in Oman to try and stay cool Eniz Fazliov stomped this heelflip first try Harry Lintell Nollie Heelflip Daan Van Der Linden switch crooks Harry Lintell Gap to frontside boardslide
Skate

Veeco: A Volcom Film Making Documentary Available Now

Directed by Jamie Heinrich, Veeco: A Volcom Film Making Documentary the story behind the Volcom filmmaking legacy, Veeco Productions. Veeco… is also available now on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox and Google Play as well as on Blu-ray included in the True To This “Deluxe Blu-ray Box Set” available here. Veeco: A Volcom Film Making Documentary takes a journey through the Volcom film library and 21 years of living a life completely out of the ordinary. Go behind the scenes with the filmmakers and riders as they share their tales of blood, sweat and debacle in such iconic films as Alive We Ride, The Garden, Stoney Baloney, Subjekt Haakonsen, Magna Plasm, Chichagof and more. Featuring interviews with Richard Woolcott, Troy Eckert, Remy Stratton, Terje Haakonsen, Jamie Lynn, Gavin Beschen, Bryan Iguchi, Dustin Dollin, Ozzie Wright, Caswell Berry, Rune Glifberg, Ryan Thomas, Dusty Payne, Curtis Ciszek, Dylan Alito, Scott Blum, Seth Huot, Kai Garcia, Ryan Sheckler, Grant Taylor, Dan Brisse, Colin Provost and Tai Van Dyke.
Surf

Volcom Brazil Surf Team in El Salvador "Scorpion on the Sleeve"

6 Days in El Salvador with the Volcom Brazil Surf Team… Surfing, filming, working and enjoying… The 3 Episodes "Scorpion on the Sleeve" are the result of the content that was captured during those days. You cannot know where it starts and where it ends... Under a scorching sun, Marcelo Trekinho, Marcos Sifu, Heitor Pereira, Yago Dora and Alan Fendrich found what they were looking for. The location was perfect, one right hand point break... the sea was generous with all kinds of conditions... Like scorpions, always in the most protected paths and ready to pounce at the right time, they found a wave that could be called home. Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Direction, Images and Editing: Pablo Aguiar Executive Producer: Diego Motta Team Manager: Daniel Cortez
Womens

#MusicMonday || Goldroom

We are such huge fans of Goldroom's album "Embrace"! It sounds like a shimmery slice of laptop disco that isn't quite a dance ballad nor a full-on pop song. Instead, "Embrace" registers somewhere in between those two poles, with stereo beats amply orchestrated by tom-tom flourishes and well-placed synth ripples.    Listen Here :: http://bit.ly/1t6bMJe
Skate

SEARCHING FOR THE SHADE - CHAPTER 1: SKATING IN OMAN

By Roberto Aleman Sometimes you have to pay to play; the price of sharing a once-in-a-lifetime journey through the mystical land of Oman was enduring temperatures hot enough to fry an egg on the pavement – literally. Eniz Fazliov, Daan Van Der Linden, Harry Lintell and Ben Raemers stepped up to the plate and traded sweat for experience during a week cruising the sultanate. With practically every country from north to south and east to west already explored, Oman continued to be one of those countries which for some reason no skate team has ever visited – until now. We arrived late at night and already the scorching heat was a system shock. We knew that during the night the temperature was as good as it would get, so we didn‘t even want to guess how it would be during the day. Come morning, we awoke to 45ºC heat that was much more intense than we could have imagined. It was hard to leave the hotel and even breathing outside proved challenging, it was like inhaling fire! That said, we were all excited to be in a country we had never been to before, and felt honoured to be the first ones with the privilege of exploring it. Soon a decision was made; we would rent a generator and skate at night. To be honest, in the end it didn't really matter. The days were too long, the nights were too short and the burning heat was everywhere, all the time. In the end we decided to skate all day with breaks in between to go to the beach or to an oasis in the desert! Check back on Thursday, August 28, for the second chapter of Searching For The Shade, Volcom in Oman. Thanks Red Bull for the support. The Crew Daan Van Der Linden, Gap 50-50 © Roberto Alegria Eniz Fazliov, Frontside Flip © Roberto Alegria Even though Ben got injured on the first few days of the tour, he enjoyed the whole trip like a kid. Daan bet he could frontside noseslide this rail first go. Word is bond and he collected some Omani Rials. In a little shopping centre we found these perfect black marble ledges to film lines on. Despite the heat, Eniz Fazliov skated the ledges non-stop until he was exhausted and locked this fakie nosegrind mid-line. Eniz skated every spot we went to. This hubba at the city's main stadium was perfect for this gnarly noseblunt. I do not know who bought the plastic guns, but at any time of the day you could end up with an arrow to the forehead. Just like Eniz. At every spot we went to in Muscat, a big crowd of people would gather to watch. I guess it's not a particularly common sight to have a bunch of Westerners jumping down handrails. Harry can adapt to all kinds of terrain, from the most technical spots to the gnarliest ones. He didn't want to leave this spot without leaving his mark on it, so after a few tries he stomped this flip crooks. Harry was one of the riders who skated the most during the tour. He filmed moves at every single spot we went to, and refused to leave this handrail without making this nosegrind. Like a big oasis in the desert, this is like the Central Park of Muscat. Thankfully, it is full of spots and Harry put down this switch flip on one such gem. Roberto came but had an injured ankle the whole time. He still managed to walk on water, however.
Events

Eli Hannemen, Dylan Lehmann, and Jackson Bunch lead the charge at the 1st Pufferfish stop of the year!

The first stop of the Pufferfish Surf Series once again landed on the beautiful Hawaiian Island of Maui at Lahaina Harbor. There was plenty of sunshine and perfect little waves for the frothing Groms. We gave the competitors free lunch and showered them with tons of free giveaways just for coming down and hanging on the beach. The pros surfed their little brains off and when it was all said and done, Dylan Lehmann took the $500.00 first place prize and the coveted Golden Ticket solidifying his spot at TCT Champs in April. Check below for full contest details and all the winners. This girl is two! Take a second and think about what your were doing when you were two, because I bet it wasn't this! Eli Hannemen surfed on another level all day and went on to win the Groms division. @revdsurf is a new supporter of the TCT and we are pumped to have them on board! Dante Silva laying one down during the semis. Borg on the grill means the kids fall in line and mind their manners. Jackson on a fun left hander with the famous "Trinity" sailing vessel in the background. Jadeo showing his apprentice the ropes of calling a perfect event. Monte Grant on a fun Lahaina set. Monte would take 4th in the Juniors! Bringing the Mayonnaise and Flour to the Islands. Jackson Bunch took over the squids division, which in Hawaii is quite a feat now a days. We had so many Squids that we had to break it down into two divisions. Flour face smash for the win! Dylan Lehmann letting the tail fly in the earlier heats. The winners with all their goodies. Kail Daly and Tai Van Dyke linked up on this little gem in the early morning light of the Harbor. The Squids talent at the Pufferfish is second to none here is another shot of 4 year old Squid Justin Roberson. 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 DAKINE RESULTS PRO-AM 1. Dylan Lehmann - $500.00 2. Kain Daly 3. Chaz Kinoshita 4. Justice Patao 5. Noah Collins 6. Tyler Larronde JUNIORS 1. Conan Gentil 2. Cody Young 3. Dante Silva 4. Monte Grant 5. Kelson Lau 6. Rodrigo Banderas GROMS 1. Eli Hanneman 2. Tony Nunez 3. TyTy Kirby 4. Cole Alves 5. Ocean Macedo 6. Logan Kamen SQUIDS 1. Jackson Bunch 2. Keanu Taylor 3. Ty Simpson-Kane 4. Diego Ferri 5. Chase Anderson 6. Shion Crawford Mini Squids (7 and under) 1. Steve Robertson 2. Rovan Muller 3. Kassius Wallace 4. Chrisalyn Simpson-Kane 5. Mya Maki 6. Ethan Managat Girls 1. Kakanu DeLovia 2. Summer Macedo 3. Aloha Lopez 4. Sierra Larsen 5. Sophia Johnson 6. Kayla McCarthy WATERMELON AWARD Marley Franco AXEL AWARD Maya Maki All photos provided by DOOMA and TAI VANDYKE Follow us on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM @VOLCOMTCT