Archive / June, 2014

Surf Brands Seeking Out ASP Rookies

Popular surf brands have set their eyes on new ASP World Tour talent for sponsorship and promotional deals. In the past, rookies have only been signed up for major deals every now and then, but the Association of Surfing Professionals says 2014 has seen a marked change in how companies view new talent. “While surfer […]

How Could Flexible Fins Change The Surfing Experience?

Imagine if the fin on your board could move with the currents in the water. How would that change the way you catch waves? As with many things these days, technology now has the answer. It started with the release of surfboards with detachable and customisable fins from companies like Shapeshifter Surf. While this new […]

History of Manufacturing Clothing in Sydney

Clothing weaves through Sydney’s manufacturing history, with some key events in and around the city reflecting changes to clothing manufacturing across the country. These days, clothing manufacturing in Sydney is a small industry, supported by independent companies and designers, as well as ethical consumers who want to give back to the local community. Much of […]

Organic Cotton Farms: How are they different?

Organic cotton farming is based on environmentally sustainable practises that are very different to those of traditional cotton farming methods. The farming process for conventional cotton typically involves fertilisers, pesticides and finishing aids like formaldehyde, which can all damage the soil and other elements of the surrounding environment. While cotton is only grown on about […]

News: Bondi Hipsters Get New TV Show

The Bondi Hipsters are moving to the ABC for a new show launching later this year. Love them or hate them, characters Dom and Adrian have made the hipster culture in Bondi famous around the world – not just with the web series on YouTube but also with stunts like their infamous Miranda Kerr-inspired photo […]

Having A Whale of a Time At Bondi Beach

Whale watching season has come early to Bondi Beach this year, with surfers and swimmers already being treated to some amazing experiences. While the peak of the whale-watching season in Bondi is usually around the winter solstice (21st of June), early risers at Bondi Beach have been among the first to spot whales as they […]