Archive for January, 2012

Ryan Paul Takes X Games Silver in Snow Street!

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

In a very stacked snow street competition Ryan Paul slayed the course of this year’s Winter X Games and came out with a silver medal just being edged out by Forest Bailey.

Landing his patented front flips certainly won over the crowd. Look for big things from RP! Congrats!!!

 

Supergrom Shane Borland Re-signs with Volcom

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Shane Borland, two sport wunderkind in surf and skate, has just committed to sign another one year deal with Volcom. Shane will be repping the Stone for 2012 still!

Yeah Shano!

David Gonzalez Re-Signs with Volcom

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

David Gonzalez has committed to re-sign with Volcom for another two years under undisclosed terms. David will continue to represent the Stone proudly.

In other news, David is almost fully healed up from ankle surgery and is ready to come back hard in 2012!

Curren Caples Newest Member of Oakley Skate Team

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Curren Caples has just signed a two year deal with Oakley to be the newest member of their skate team. Curren is stoked to be riding for the iconic eyewear label and will be sure to be rocking his favorite Frogskins everywhere he goes.

Nice one Curren!

Nick Rozsa to Sign With FCS and Gorilla Grip

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

One day with RPRT and Nick is already getting offers. Nick has committed to surf for FCS and Gorilla Grip where he will exclusively use their fin systems, grip and traction. Both companies are owned by Surf Hardware and sponsor some of the best surfers in the world.

Congrats to Nick. Can’t wait to see else is to come.

Chad Kerley to Sign With Bell Helmets

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Coming off a banner 2011 rookie year, Chad Kerley is gaining interest from all the top companies. The latest to jump aboard is Bell Helmets. Bell has been sending Chad helmets over the last year and Chad loves the way they fit. It made perfect sense, when Bell offered a contract, to sign on to the team!

Stoked for you Chad and thrilled to continue working with Bell.

Nick Rozsa Signs with RPRT Surf Division

Monday, January 16th, 2012

RPRT is very stoked to announce the signing on the hottest free surfer around, Nick Rozsa to the surf roster. Nick has been lighting up the internet the last few months with his “Homegrown” series he and filmer Chris Papaleo have been putting out in 5 parts. The first two parts caught the attention of 11-time world champ Kelly Slater who called Nick “the best unsponsored surfer alive.”

Nick has since signed with Reef and will be announcing new sponsors soon. The third part in his edit series will be out very soon and is going to continue to blow minds.

Welcome to the family Nick!

Jeb Corliss Hurt in Wingsuit Accident in South Africa

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Jeb Corliss had a very frightening accident yesterday while filming for HBO Sports on Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. We have gotten word that he is lucky to have gotten out of the jump with just two broken legs. Jeb is in good spirits and will be back in action soon.

Gospeed Jeb…get home and heal up ASAP! Jeb’s HBO piece is due out next month.

 

Ryan Paul Wins Nike Chosen + Best Trick at Mtn. High

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Continuing his assault of rail contests, and a great warm up for X Games Snowboarding Street, Ryan Paul dominated the Nike Chosen event with a top finish and best trick win. The event was held at Mtn. High which is also a sponsor of Ryan’s.

Roberta Mancino Face of 2A2 Shoes

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Roberta Mancino has been chosen to the be the face of the 2012 collection of 2A2 footwear from Italy. Roberta was shot for the campaign and appears on their website.

To view the backstage video of her shoot please go here.