Surfpocalypse Thursday Schedule

(Taj Burrow Getting Ready before Round 1) All of the action can be watched LIVE here – http://quiksilverpro.com/live.en.html And if you missed anything you can watch here – http://quiksilverpro.com/heat_review.en.html Rounds, heats.  Head-to-head and three-ways.  Priority waves and close-outs. What the hell are they talking about?? I’m going to go through everything and tell you what is on …

More Surfpocalypse Music from the Beach

On Saturday and Sunday, the mobile stage or “band shell” was setup on the beach at Riverside Ave.  A bunch of bands played throughout the day to entertain the thousands that came down for the competition.  Readers have sent in a few videos:   First up is Still Remains playing the Smashing Pumpkins classic, Cherub …

Quiksilver Pro Behind the Scenes Tour (Surfpocalypse is On)

First off, the Quiksilver Pro Trials are ON.  You can watch the live stream right here if you’re too lazy to go down.  The waves are crappy, but these kids will throw things today that will blow your mind.  It is about the surfer, not the board or the wave. Yesterday, after getting my media …

SeabytheCity is at the Quiksilver Pro (Surfpocalypse Begins)

As promised, we’ve got our media credentials and will be updating about the event as much as possible. First off, the merch “tent” is awe-inspiring.  Watching this get built, I had no idea what it would truly be: a full service Quiksilver store.  You walk in and immediately forget the beach is under you.  The …

The apocalypse of surfpocalypse: The unsOund surf Protest – Tuesday 9am @ City Hall (updated @12:45pm))

Update 12:45 pm: Spoke to soon, protest is back on, 9am at city hall. __________ Update 11:45 pm: This might have been the most effective and shortest protest in history. Unsound is now saying the protest is on hold – comically like the event they were organizing to save – and soundin like the city …

Quiksilver Pro (Surfpocalypse ) is back on schedule.

The Quiksilver Pro is still scheduled to go on by the end of this week. (source – Quiksilver Pro New York – Event Update): Organizers of the Quiksilver Pro New York, the world’s first $1M professional surfing event, are back on the ground in Long Beach, NY today working to rebuild the surf competition and …

Who You Should be Rooting For During Surfpocalypse (Balaram Stack)

Photo: Stafford/SPL In this edition of Better Know a Local Pro, I’m going to show you some highlights of the barrier beach’s own, Balaram Stack.  The 19-year-old is a surfing machine from Point Lookout, sponsored by Quiksilver – among others – and already has earned his wildcard entrance to the Quiksilver Pro in September.  This …

Surfpocalypse Builds on the Beach (Quiksilver Pro Update)

Update: Panoramic photo of the beach flooded out below A reader armed with a digital camera sent in this update today on the new phase of construction that started for the Quiksilver Pro. He said two monster 18-wheelers showed up on National Blvd today and unloaded a “ton” of equipment in the parking strip usually …

Could Surfpocalypse bring 500,000 to Long Beach? (Quiksilver Pro Reality Check)

    As the Quiksilver Pro rapidly approaches, and construction is in full swing, I figured it would help to make some comparisons as to what the City should expect – as opposed to the comical guesses the City of Long Beach posted. Around town, people want to know what’s going on.  “How many people are …