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Nike SB SLS Damn Am – Australia

Proudly supported by Santa Cruz Skateboards, Independent Trucks, OJ Wheels, MOB Grip & Bronson Speed Co.

The DAMN AM is an amateur contest series that qualifies the top 10 skaters from each stop into Tampa Am. The skater with the best two finishes overall will be crowned Damn Am of the Year and will earn an invitation to compete in the 2018 SLS Nike SB Pro Open.

Australian Results:

1) Daisuke Ikeda
2) Joey Cormack
3) Mikey Mendoza
4) Lenard Tejada
5) Sam Sutton
6) Noah Nayef
7) Ryder Lawson
8) Rob Pace
9) Brad Saunders
10) Sam Atkins
11) Charles Robertson
12) Mitchell Howse

 

Watch the Recap here

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Lush Welcomes RES Denim

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RES Denim looks for future growth and shows it is super-strong by finding a new home at Lush Productions.

RES Denim has been acquired by Lush Productions from the Bradmill Group. The recent acquisition of Res Denim by Lush Productions adds substance and a strong proprietary brand to it’s industry leading portfolio.

According to Australian Surf Business editor in chief Keith Curtain; “RES is one of the top three women’s denim labels in the action sports distribution space ahead of Billabong, Roxy, Rip Curl, Levi’s and Wrangler on the ActionWatch Australia retail panel in 2016 with a 13.5% of the brand $ share in this market.”

All key RES Denim staff will move with the brand to Lush – Simone Coates as Brand Manager, Brendan Davis as National Sales Manager and Melissa Smith as Designer – supported by Lush Production’s strong in-house finance, logistics, marketing and production team.

RES Denim’s Simone Coates says:

“We’re pumped to be part of Lush Productions.” We really needed some back end support for the brand development and marketing and Lush was able to provide a solution and at the same time is a great cultural fit for the RES denim team.

About RES Denim : RES Denim offers a combination of super strong and durable clothing in wildly comfortable fits, made from some of the finest denim known to humankind. RES Denim creates denim for all seasons and scenes, from the wilderness to the urban jungle, from the bush to the bar.

 

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Zoo York Skate Team Shreds Benalla at Wall to Wall Festival

Check out the latest skate clip from the Zoo York skate team at the Wall to Wall festival in Benalla!

INDEPENDENT CRUSH BOWLARAMA VIDEO

Check out the latest clip from Bowlarama thanks to Leo Townsend!

 

BOWLARAMA

Santa Cruz is proud to announce that we will be sponsoring the 2016 Bowlarama! Check out Bowlarama this weekend Feb 20-22 and visit the Santa Cruz and Indy marquee. We will be live streaming the event from our marquee lounge with the Santa Cruz and Indy teams dropping in throughout the event to sign merch. Stop by for your free Indy drink bottle too!

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SCREAMING HAND ART SHOW

In 1985, in a small art studio on the Eastside of Santa Cruz, CA, Jim Phillips Sr. was creating images that unbeknownst to him would affect generations of artists and skateboarders to come. Of all of the iconic imagery that Jim has created; the Screaming Hand logo has stood the test of time. Thirty years after its inception, the Screaming Hand still remains an unmistakable symbol of youth and skateboard culture.

In honor of Jim Phillips Sr. and the Screaming Hand logo, we have invited over 48 of the world’s most influential artists of the past 30 years to interpret and pay homage to this iconic image. Each artist’s interpretation of “The Hand” will be on display. Special guest, Jimbo Phillips will be there representing the Phillips legacy as well as his own art works which will also be displayed at the show. There will also be an audio tour accessible by smart phone, narrated and describing their first experience with Phillips’ work as well as a backstory on their piece for the show.

Featured International Artists include: Jim Phillips Sr., Jimbo Phillips, Colby Phillips, Jeremy Fish, Mike Giant, Todd Bratrud, Aye Jay, Bigfoot, Mark “fos” Foster, Michael Sieben, John Lucero, Keith Meek, John Munnerlyn, Steve Caballero, Dirty Donny, Justin Forbes, Jason Jessee, Steve Olson, Natas Kaupus, Eric Dressen, Thomas Campbell, Sean Cliver, Mark Gonzales, Benny Gold, Jason Jessee, Mark Widmann, Makoto Yamaki, Mouse, Skinner and many more.

Further to the core traveling international art show Lush Productions and art show curator Eddie Zammit (T-world) are proud to announce the addition of a further exclusive 30+ works of art from some of Australia’s most highly regarded local artists including: Beastman, Dale Bigeni, Ben Brown, Buttons, Otis Carey, Greg Cleveland, Rhys Cooper, Days One, Marcus Dixon, Jack Douglas, Christopher Hancock, Georgia Hill, Idol, Luca Ionescu, Luke Lucas, Marian Machismo, Mayonaize, Meggs, Andy Murphy, Elliott Numskull, Sam Octigan, James Jirat Patradoon, Phibs, Callum Preston, Travis Price, Nicole Reed, George Rose, Glen ‘Glenno’ Smith, Stay Bold, Ken Taylor, Unwell Bunny, Cat Wall, Mike Watt, Ozzie Wright and 23rd Key.

The kickoff public event will be in Sydney on Thursday 5th of November at The aMBUSH Gallery in Central Park, Broadway in Chippendale. The Melbourne show will then launch on Thursday 12th of November at SoHigh Gallery on Chapel Street, Prahran. The art show will then travel to Taipei, Tokyo, and then back to the USA followed by 15 USA locations including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Austin, Seattle and more.

SYDNEY LAUNCH aMBUSH GALLERY

LEVEL 3 – CENTRAL PARK

28 BROADWAY, CHIPPENDALE

ARTSHOW NOVEMBER 5-8 FREE TO PUBLIC

MELBOURNE LAUNCH SoHigh GALLERY

143ACHAPEL STREET, WINDSOR

ARTSHOW NOVEMBER12-15 FREE TO PUBLIC

Introducing the Clay Marzo ‘Mad Cat’ Pro Model by SUPERbrand

Clay Marzo is probably the maddest cat we know. His new signature model—dubbed the MadCat—features all the elements that allow him to go HAM on just about everything from waist high slop to double overhead perfection, from deep pits to mind bending rotations. With extra width in the nose for paddling power and nose pick recoveries, full, boxy rails to match his power, and a pulled in, rounded square tail to keep things quick and tight, the Mad Cat is Clay’s ideal sled and will most likely be yours. All the features that make this board perfect for Clay’s mad, raw style also make it forgiving, easy to paddle, and ultra smooth in rail-to-rail transitions.

Introducing the Clay Marzo ‘Mad Cat’ Pro Model by SUPERbrand from SUPERbrand on Vimeo.

LUSH PRODUCTIONS X NOBLE PARK

Noble Park opens Wednesday 05/08/15 Here’s a clip of some of the Lush Team shredding the new park

ZOO YORK | BEHIND THE SCENES OF SUMMER 15

Check out the behind the scenes photos of this summers Zoo York photoshoot!
Photographer // Michelle Hunder

Zoo York x Hilltop Hoods Collaboration Launch

The hugely anticipated collaboration between the Hilltop Hoods and Zoo York launched last Thursday night at the Zoo York Emporium store and went off with a bang! Suffa, MC Pressure and DJ Debris spent three and a half hours speaking with, signing and getting photos with dedicated fans who were elated by the whole experience.

You can purchase any of the limited edition collection from the Zoo York store at Melbourne Emporium until stock runs out.