Posts Tagged ‘surfing’

Blanco Books Two Nationals

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Tia Blanco was tapped for not one, but two, national spots this week. Details to be revealed later but one was for a car company and the other a large multinational company. Tia was picked by long time stunt coordinator Sean Graham (who happened to also work on the car commercial Roberta Mancino did the week prior) for both gigs.

Both spots involve surfing and will be out summer 2019.

Beyond Meat IPO

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Beyond Meat (NASDAQ: BYND) launched its IPO today with shares surging 135% on opening. As early partners, Tia Blanco and RPRT, were lucky enough to be involved in this wild ride. Not showing signs of slowing down with growth over 200% a year, Beyond Meat is a revolution in how people perceive and eat protein.

Big Congrats to the team at Beyond Meat and Tia Blanco!

Blanco Signature Sector 9 Board Out Now

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Tia Blanco’s second signature complete is out now for Sector 9. The graphics pay homage to the Native American bloodline on her father’s side. The board is available HERE.

Blanco in Modern Love Child’s “Golden Brown”

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Screen Shot 2019-02-01 at 7.35.48 AMTia Blanco stars in Modern Love Child’s first release “Golden Brown.” The video is a 4 minute ode to love and Tia couldn’t have been cast any better. This is your next summer anthem. Please check out the video HERE.

Tia Blanco Wins Second Corona PR Pro Stop

Monday, October 15th, 2018

44131144_2220977491280915_5860883359617515520_nTia Blanco traveled to Puerto Rico for another stop of the Corona PR Pro series. Tia won every heat and dominated the landscape to come up with the top spot on the podium and $10,000. Great weekend for Tia and yet another great contest finish for her.

Next stop Japan and then Australia for the WQS.

Tia Blanco Takes Second in Costa Rica

Monday, October 8th, 2018

5a2c7a4e0dfb60d9e1818537818c732dContinuing on her contest tear, Tia Blanco went all the way to the final at the Costa Rica Essential Pro. Dominating her heats throughout the rounds with some of the highest waves scores of the day, Tia landed in the final. The surf was anemic and unfortunately she came up short in the final but her dominance throughout the contest shows she is mentally back on track to win contests again. This finish should jump her up 10-15 spots in the QS rankings.

Go Tia!

TCL USA Adds Tia Blanco to Family

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

ac1890c8-ec74-414f-a2ac-65f5e9fffa1a_1.e251f8bb57db1e53f522f503ffdae8d4Today it was announced that TCL, makers of fine HD televisions, has brought on Tia Blanco to be part of the family joining the likes of soccer legend Neymar Jr. and basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. To announce the partnership, TCL took Tia down to a remote spot in Mexico to make a beautiful film.

To see the piece you can go here.

Keegan Palmer Re-Ups with FCS

Monday, June 25th, 2018

fcs-ii-performer-pc-carbon-medium-tri-finsKeegan Palmer has re-signed with longtime surf accessory sponsor FCS. Keegan will continue to exclusively ride FCS fins, leashes and deck pads while surfing.

FCS is the leader in removable fin technology and makers of the finest surf accessories on the market.

Mancino and Blanco For Upper Deck Goodwin Champions 2018/19

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Goodwin-Champions-555x395Tia Blanco and Roberta Mancino have been tapped to have authenticated signed trading cards for the elite Goodwin Champions by Upper Deck series. Every year Upper Deck identifies athletes who have met great accomplishments and create a commemorative series of cards. The cards are hand signed by the athletes and contain a swatch of fabric used in competition from the athlete.

For this series, Roberta donated a T-shirt from a skydiving competition and Tia gave a singlet from her ISA competition.

The cards will be out towards the end of the year.

Blanco Wins 2018 Tofino Pro

Friday, May 18th, 2018

RIPCURLPRO_D3_KV-26-1200x800Tia Blanco continues her international surf assault, this time taking top honors in British Columbia at the 2018 Tofino Pro. Hundreds lined the beach to cheer on local legends and international pros, as Tia surfed her best heats in pumping surf. Decked out in full rubber, Tia was able to pull out a convincing win in the final to be crowned champ.

Next stop for Tia is the Cabo Pro in Baja California.

Congrats Tia.