Weather and surf came together to provide for a great day of some serious ripping at the Spyder Rey de South Bay Campeoneto de Surf!
Almost 300 competitors from age 6 to 60 battled it out in windy 2-3' surf on the south side of Manhattan Pier. At the end of the day 6 finalists in the 11 different divisions walked away with huge trophies and insane prize packages from Hurley, Spy, Globe, Nixon, Reef, Creatures of Leisure, & Sun Bum.
Here's a link to the breakdown of all the winners - https://www.dropbox.com/s/p5ues6gzldh8f87/Spyder%20Contest%20Results.pdf?dl=0
March 17, 2015
Eighth Annual Spyder Surf Fest presented by Kinecta Federal Credit Union Returns to Hermosa Beach during the Legends of Surf Weekend April 3-4
Weekend Festival to Kick Off with the Highly Acclaimed Comedy “Point Break Live” followed by Surfers’ Walk of Fame Inductions, LA Surf Awards, Live Music and more
The eighth annual Spyder Surf Fest will showcase the action sports industry’s most celebrated athletes, brands, fashion, music and more on Saturday, April 4 at Pier Plaza in Hermosa Beach. From 10 a.m.-7 p.m., the family festival will present the LA Surf Awards, highlight the hottest beach trends in a midday fashion show, showcase interactive booths, host autograph sessions with the industry’s finest athletes and influencers and offer giveaways and prizes. Past notable surfers who have previously attended include the legendary Tom Curren, Mark Occhilupo, Dane Reynolds, CJ Hobgood, Donovan Frankenreiter and many others.
Kicking off the weekend’s events, the highly-acclaimed comedy “Point Break Live” will debut one night only at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse on Friday, April 3 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available online at: http://pointbreakhermosa.bpt.me or in person at the Spyder Surf I shop located at 2461 Pacific Coast Hwy, Hermosa Beach Calif., 90254. The evening, presented by Spyder Surf and the Hermosa Arts Foundation, will benefit the Hermosa Beach Historical Society
Fans flock to Hermosa Beach’s Pier Plaza to celebrate the surf culture at Spyder Surf Fest. Photo credit: Tyler Haft
On Saturday, the City of Hermosa Beach will induct four new individuals into the “Surfers’ Walk of Fame”, including Spyder Surf founder Dennis Jarvis, along with Chris Barela, Mike Benavidez and Derek Levy. The honorees will join fellow inductees and surf legends Greg Noll, Dewey Weber, Hap Jacobs, Dale Velzy and many more. Jarvis, who will be introduced by Bob Hurley of Hurley International, will be recognized for his achievements and contributions to the surf industry at large as well as to the South Bay’s rich surf history for over three decades.
At 12 p.m., the LA Surf Awards will return to Pier Plaza to recognize individuals and brands that have had an exceptional year. Categories will include Standout Surfer, Breakout Brand, Vanguard Photographer, Breakout Surfer, Grom of the Year, California Surf Icon and more. The awards ceremony will be MC’d by Fox 11 LA’s meteorologist and avid surfer Rick Dickert, and feature guest presenters Bob Hurley, Jim Lindberg of Pennywise and South Bay pro surfer Alex Grey, among others.
“As in years past, Spyder Surf Fest is all about the industry and families getting together and having fun as we continue to celebrate surfing. The top brands in surf, skate and action sports join us to help inspire the next generation of youth and stoke them out, “said Dennis Jarvis, founder, Spyder Surf. “Spyder Surf Fest is not just about keeping action sports alive in Hermosa alone. It’s a reminder of how much our town has contributed to the sport being one of the original birthplaces of surfing in California.”
Throughout the day, Pier Plaza will amplify the sounds of musical acts The Bixby Dicks with Derek and Mark Levy, LIFE featuring MOI from Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds, plus local favorites Kevin Sousa, Soul on Tap and Lose Control.
Starting at 6 p.m., Surf Fest festivities continue its long-time, official after-party tradition at Watermans Hermosa Beach to celebrate the surf industry and its new Surfers’ Walk of Fame inductees. VIP wristbands will be issued on-site during the day for express entry and food and beverage discounts.
Participating brands of the eighth annual Spyder Surf Fest include new presenting sponsor Kinecta Credit Union, new sponsors Southern California FORD Dealers and ELECTRIC sunglasses, as well as returning brands Sanuk, SPY, Quiksilver, Billabong, Hurley, VOLCOM, Vissla and more. National and South Bay-based non-profits will include Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC), the Surfrider Foundation and Heal the Bay.
For more information about Spyder Surf Fest 2015, go to www.spydersurf.com.
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AMUSE SOCIETY LAUNCH PARTY!
This Friday December 12th 4PM-8PM
Come help us and the crew at Amuse celebrate the launch of their new brand! Come in between 4PM and 8PM this Friday 12/12 and enjoy Free Drinks, DIY Jewelry Station, Polaroid Booth, and Live Music from the Calafia Stones (video below).
Stop by and kick off your weekend right!
Come In-Store and watch the event live on our big screens! While you shop take 15% Off everything Billabong until the end of the contest
BLACK FRIDAY DEALS!
25%-50% Off Storewide + Shop Early and Save Big!
Shop with us between;
- 8AM-9AM & Take an Additional 10% Off your already marked down gear!
- 9AM-10AM & Take an Additional 5% Off your already marked down gear!
- 10AM-12PM & Spend $250+ and Receive a $25 Spyder Gift Card
THANKSGIVING THURSDAY ONLY!
- FREE COFFEE AND DONUTS
- SPEND $100+ AND GET A FREE COFFEE MUG
- SPEND $100+ & spin the Steel Cage of Discounts for a chance to win up to an ADDITIONAL 10% OFF your already marked down receipt.
- Free Donuts, Coffee and Juice
- Spend over $100 and get a FREE Spyder Mug to drink your FREE Coffee
- Spend over $100 and Spin the Spyder Steel Cage of Discounts for up to an additional 10% off
Storewide 25% off, Select Shoes and Sale Rounders 50% Off
- 8am - 9am Enter the store & get a PINK wristband for an additional 10% off your total purchase
- 9am - 10am Enter the store & get a YELLOW wristband for an additional 5% off your total purchase
- 10am - 12pm Spend over $250 and get a $25 Spyder Gift Card (valid 12/2 - 12/24/14) - Only one per transaction regardless of total purchase.
Storewide 25% off, Select Shoes and Sale Rounders 50% Off
Gift with Purchases GWP's
Small Business Saturday! Register your American Express Card and get $30 back when you spend $30
Who wants to WIN a NEW Penny Skateboard!?!
Follow these 2 Easy Steps:
1. Follow our Instagram accounts @spydersurfpier @spydersurf and @spyderladies
2. Regram and hashtag #SPYDERxPENNY
Winner will be picked on Monday 10AM!
Come downtown this weekend our Pier location and enjoy some orange juice and bubbly while you shop the latest winter styles.
Shop In-store and take 15% off anything Reef until the contest is over. Grab some slippers and watch the contest Live on the big screen.