Struggling surfwear icon Billabong has warned it cannot carry on business as usual if a takeover by the owner of rival Quiksilver does not proceed, as the company reported worsening revenue and net loss for the first half of the year.
Billabong posted a net loss of A$18.4 million ($20m) for the six months to December 31, worse than A$13m a year earlier, while revenue declined seven per cent to A$476.4 million.
The company reiterated it expects … More
Graphic Designer Wanted
Stoked News is looking for graphic designers who skateboard, snowboard, mt bike, bmx, surf, etc. Can you express the “soul” of your sport, something you can “feel” and without all the in-your-face branding of the big corporations. It needs to be a celebration of what feel action sports should be about: having fun with your friends and not an ad for a multi-million dollar corporation. Use your artistic talents to make some extra $’s.
Artists please contact me for details at: email@example.com
If you’re interested in checking out the t-shirts when available, email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Can you ride a skateboard all the way to being a modern man?
He passes by a group of young ladies in their twenties, and they cannot help but be intrigued, smile and exchange a few whispers. He’s a man in a suit, grays slowly taking over his mane, and his brow is no stranger to lines. But among a sea of equally business-like suits walking about, this one isn’t walking, nor is he driving a bright red Porsche.
He’s cruising the streets on his brand-new skateboard, in his neat attire and shoes, all perfectly combined in a professional ensemble … More
Suns out, buns out: This is the summer of the beach thong. At least that’s true of the heavenly bodies belonging to models such as Emily Ratajkowski, Kendall Jenner, and Bella Hadid. The Kardashians are in on the trend too, turning the gaze of their selfies from their top halves to their bare bottom halves while lounging dressed in what some may refer to as “butt floss.” Even Sisqó is singing the “Thong Song” again, but with all of the hype that this teeny bikini bottom is getting, is it a trend that actually has traction in the real world? Thong bikinis were once the reserve of shapely beach bodies in Ipanema and St.-Tropez, but seem to be everywhere these days. It certainly takes a brave soul to … More