Mr. Plant Premiere Tour 2014 - Tokyo, Japan
TBD •November 1, 2014
Our friends over at The Berrics and The Skateboard Mag have also put together some rad edits showcasing some b-sides and alt-angles from Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening! The Berrics 'Different Stokes' edit above is a prime example. Barcelona was one of the last trips we went on to film for Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening and a good amount of the footage made it into the movie, but there was still some footage that just didn't make it. Below are a few more edits put together by The Skateboard Mag and The Berrics, stay tuned for more and don't forget to download your copy of Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening. Pooling Around is a segment on The Skateboard Mag that explores all the drained pits sprawled out along California. If you've seen the pool section in Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening then you know that we spent a great deal of time finding, cleaning and shredding these pools! This episode of 'Pooling Around' focuses on some of those missions. 'Across America' is another rad edit by The Skateboard Mag. Last summer we hopped on the road with our Wild in the Parks crew and followed them around America filming for Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening with one lucky skater from the contest that was chosen by Caswell Berry. We gathered a lot of footage during that summer and this edit highlights most of went down! Lastly, The Berrics remixed some of David Gonzalez's footage from the Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening. Be sure to check The Berrics and The Skateboard Mag for more coverage in the coming weeks!
Posted on 06/27/16
During the filming of Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening Dustin Dollin was battling a series of injuries and coming off filming for Vans' Propeller, so his body was in rough shape. Never to be the one to give up, Dustin still tried to film for Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening, but yet again the injuries kept stacking up. Just look at his attempts at kickflipping into the infamous carwash bank! He tried that multiple times, each time putting him out for a couple weeks. Somewhere along the line Dustin had this idea to film a 'Nightmare Skit' heavily influenced by the one from Peewee Hermans Big Adventure. With a star cast including Caswell Berry, Omar Hassan, Dane Burman, CJ Collins, Andrew Reynolds, Shane Heyl, Jamie Hart Gary Rogers and Brewce Martin. Filmed in the span of two long days in the Volcom HQ parking lot and skatepark we were all happy with the result. In celebration of Dustin Dollin's birthday today (June 26th) here are some photos from behind the scenes and don't forget to download your copy of Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening. All photos by Daniel Cabral
Posted on 06/25/16
Back in April 2014 we took a trip down to New Zealand to visit our good friend and Kiwi skateboarding legend Lee Ralph with Grant Taylor, Daan van der Linden, Pedro Barros, Ben Raemers, Alain Goikoetxea, Omar Hassan, Rune Glifberg and Thrasher Magazine's Jake Phelps and their filmer P-Stone. We were also down there to film for Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening and turned out rather successful as there was enough footage to warrant an entire section to our New Zealand trip. Photos from this trip appeared in the October 2014 issue of Thrasher Magazine which you can READ HERE. In the mean time watch this 3 part 'Bru-Ray' series filmed and edited by P-Stone and download Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening.
Posted on 06/24/16
Last week we loaded up the van and headed to Clisson, France for the tenth edition of the Hellfest festival. Axel Cruysberghs, Dustin Dollin, Harry Lintell and Victor Pellegrin jumped in; we checked set times and put the pedal to the metal to make sure we could not only get our shred on the ramp setup but also enjoy shows from the likes of Black Sabbath, Melvins, Napalm Death, King Diamond, Sunn O))) and of course our friends from Gojira, The Shrine and Kveletrak. Heres a little clip of some of what went down. Roll on Hellfest 2017! Here we go! Axel Cruysberghs - Frontside Flip Insane Clown. No Possee Axel Cruysberghs and Victor Pellegrin. Bros. Another of the many party crews Abbath Harry Lintell. Frontside Air for Lemmy Dangerous Dave and our team manager Christian Vankelst. Belgium forever Dustin Dollin, Kevin Parrott and one of the many Code Blue The mainstage complete with a zipline Each to their own Jesus Saves Ozzy during the Black Sabbath show Kevin Parrott Axel and Peter Molec Victor Pellegrin - Wallride
Posted on 06/23/16
If you haven't already, the July issue of Thrasher Magazine is LOADED with all sorts of content related to Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening, including interviews from over a dozen of our riders. Thrasher Magazine put up 6 of those interviews on the web from Louie Lopez, Alec Majerus, Dane Burman, Daan van der Linden, Collin Provost and Grant Taylor to coincide with a 48 hour viewing window of their respective parts. Click the images below to go to each of their interviews and download Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening to get even more STOKED! Louie Lopez had a this unused footage from Holy Stokes! so Thrasher used it for a 'Firing Line' Alec also got one too! On top of all those interviews, our very own Remy Stratton, VP of Skateboarding here at Volcom, also got an interview in the mag! Download Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, XBox, Playstation, Vimeo (only 4K download), Vudu or FandangoNOW!
Posted on 06/22/16
Well, folks, the 2016 TCT Global Champs is complete and champions were crowned! It was another beautiful day at Lower Trestles with amazing surf and conditions. There were huge upsets, spectacular surfing, and tons of smiles scattering the beach as the 20 & Under groms were frothing, not only for a piece of the $30,000 prize purse, but for the ultimate chance to become a TCT Global Champ! 2016 TCT Global Champs Winners PRO-AM: Griffin Colapinto JUNIORS: Samuel Pupo GROMS: Kade Matson SQUIDS: Kai Martin GIRLS: Brissa Hennessy Click here for full Finals Day results! Finals Day photo album: Volcom's New Future program is our long-term journey of turning sustainability commitments into actions. And this year at the 2016 TCT Global Champs we wanted to implement those actions through our exclusive True To Trestles tee. When you purchase our True To Trestles tee, 100% of the proceeds go to the San Onofre Parks Foundation who is providing education, protection & preservation for the California State Parks at San Onofre and San Clemente State beaches! Help protect our environment while feeling good about supporting this amazing cause by purchasing the True To Trestles tee HERE Check out full day highlights from the 2016 TCT Global Champs below! Day 3 Highlights: Day 2 Highlights: Day 1 Highlights: 3 Perfect 10s Volcom is helping to protect and conserve our coastlines through various initiatives and we have a deep focus in sustainability with our products, production and environment. Learn more about some of these efforts that took place at this year's TCT Global Champs below! True To Trestles San Onofre Parks Foundation Repreve - Turning Plastic Bottles Into Cool Stuff Mike Hill of AoSA Thank you to California State Parks for making all this possible, and all of our amazing sponsors for the support: Banzai Bowls, OAM, Wienerschnitzel, New Era, Electric, Surfing Magazine, Watermans Sunscreen, Matunas Surf Wax, Futures, Speaqua, Maxx Digital
Posted on 06/20/16