Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Transworld Surf's Imaginarium Award Party Photos

Not only was it an amazing night because we won "Best Video" and "Best Overall" at Transworld Surf's Imaginarium Award Ceremony, but they also know how to throw a killer party.

Check out some photos from Transworld Surf's Imaginarium Awards Party:

Kurt Rios, Todd Richards, Matt Chernega, Scott Daley and Billy Meistrell
Scott Daley "Yeah Bro" with Jenny "Looney" Lane
Justin Quirk and Cheyne Magnusson locked and loaded with his Nintendo Powerglove
Photog Eric Warner
Billy Meistrell with the Magnussons
Alex Gray and Scott Daley
Kenna, Robbie, Billy, Jenna and Karin Meistrell (plus a Chewy)
The 8-Bit Imaginarium Group coming home plus 2 trophies!!!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Harley Clifford 2012 Body Glove Shoot on Alliance

Check out the latest clip from Body Glove's main man Harley Clifford while the team was down in Orlando doing some photo and video shoots of the Body Glove Wake Team for the 2012 products. Check Harley ripping at his home lake in Orlando.

Body Glove 2012 Shoot: Harley Clifford from Patrick Wieland on Vimeo.

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Surfride Imaginarium Pre-Party

For those of you who have yet to visit Surf Ride in Oceanside... it is time to stop by and check out this shop. Founded in the 1970s Surfride has grown from the ground up. It is a few blocks from the beach and truly has an amazing shop vibe. Speaking on behalf of the Body Glove crew, we were so stoked to be able to throw a BBQ pre-party for the Transworld Imaginarium Party. A special thanks to Derek, the Surfride staff and Mike Vavak for making this happen.

Check out some photos from the BBQ:
Local kids showing the hand some love :)
The BBQ in action
Scott Smith and Cheyne Magnusson repping their almost matching Electric shades.
Body Glove owners, Billy and Robbie Meistrell
Surf Team Manager, Matt Chernega working the grill

Karin Meistrell with team rider Justin Quirk and the lovely Chase Merzbacher
Greg Browning, Jenny Lane and Mike Vavak showing their support.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Body Glove Wins 2011 Transworld Surf Imaginarium

Congrats to team Body Glove on winning the second annual Imaginarium photo and video contest. The Body Glove team of Cheyne Magnusson and Alex Gray were on hand with VP of Marketing Scott Daley and directors Greg Browning and Scott Smith to collect the awards on Thursday September 22nd. Body Glove was awarded the prize during a raging party at Transworld Surf Headquarters packed with Body Glove supporters from all around SoCal. Body Glove's video and concept, 8 Bit, was voted by the Transworld Surf readers as the best and their photography was just enough to get them past Reef, Rusty, and Billabong. Congrats to our good friend, Chris Straley, who was awarded the “Best Photography” trophy for his efforts on Reef’s If A Reef Had Eyes project.

Catered by Daphne’s Greek, Primo beer, Kru vodka, and Monster Energy, bodies are still piled up in and around the building this morning. Thanks to all the teams for participating, we will see Body Glove next year when they defend their title as Imaginarium 2011 Champions!

Go to Transworld Surf and to see the winning video, photos and behind the scenes footage for Body Glove's 8-Bit and than you to the readers and the Transworld crew for the inspiration. We are already kicking around ideas for next year.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Body Glove 8-Bit Imaginarium Pre-Party at Surfride

If you are in or around Oceanside, CA on Thursday September 22nd stop by SURFRIDE between 4-5pm for a weenie roast and autograph signing with team riders Cheyne Magnusson and Justin Quirk.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Dive N Surf's 6th Annual D Man Festival

Cheyne Magnusson and Pro Gamer, Jonathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel.
SUP demo area.
Moises Juarez of Tomorrows Bad Seeds.
Moises, Dre Davis and Sean of Tomorrows Bad Seeds.
Tomorrow Bad Seeds: Matt, Pat, Dre, Body Glove CEO: Robbie Meistrell, Jonathan Wendel, Moises, Sean and Jenny Lane.

The Black Pacific

Jim Lindberg of The Black Pacific
Photos By: Mark Kawakami

Beach and Bonfire Bash Benefitting Save the Waves Coalition

Please join us on Saturday September 24th for a fantastic event coming to the LA area:

Beach & Bonfire Bash at The Beach Club
Santa Monica, California
A Benefit For Save The Waves Coalition
Hosted by Kevin Hillyer & Tanna Frederick/Project Save Our Surf
Saturday, September 24th, 8pm – midnight
Live Reggae / Beach Bonfire on the Sand / Wave Saver Cocktails
Tickets: $100 / Advance Purchase Only At:
(Includes Hosted Bar & Appetizers + One-year STW Membership)

Vote for Body Glove for Transworld's Imaginarium Contest

Voting is officially live for Transworld Surf's Imaginarium Contest. Visit Transworld's website to cast your vote. If you haven't seen the video yet click here.
Transworld is going to take into account web poll numbers as well as your comments so get clicking and writing :)

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

6th Annual D MAN Festival-The Black Pacific

A shot of Jim Lindberg of The Black Pacific (formely lead singer of Pennywise) playing at Saturday's 6th Annual D Man Festival.

Photo By: Mark Kawakami

Monday, September 12, 2011

Jamie O'Brien's SurfShop TV Interview

Check out Jamie O'Brien's SurfShop TV interview from Surf Expo:

Surf Expo Wrap Up Party

The Body Glove family celebrated with Jamie O'Brien at Surf Expo. We are so stoked for our continued growth and amazing business partners that we work with. Check out photos from our Wrap Up Party!!!

VP of Marketing Scott Daley throwing a shaka
Jenna Meistrell with Team Rider Maria Del Mar
Noah Gellis with the Body Glove models
Presiden Russ Lesser with Brazilian partners Julio and Simon
The Reps!!

The Words of Holly Beck

Buenos dias amigos!

It's been a crazy past week. I've been in El Salvador with a non-profit called Surf For Life, working to build a high school in the town of El Cuco. In between three hour surf sessions with Jay Nelson, Danny Hess, and a crew of San Fran Ocean Beach chargers, we spent hours in the hot sun shoveling and working with cement. Good times. More photos and videos coming soon, but check out the video below for a little taste of the action.

Building a High School in El Salvador with Surf For Life:

The week before I was in Nicaragua scoring fun little waves within walking distance. Longboarding at the Bay in Nicaragua

The eco-friendly cabana we're building is close to finished. For a look at what it takes to source palm fronds for a thatched roof in Nica, see below...
Building our cabana - palm fronds for the thatch roof

The non-profit that I work with in Nica is going strong, working to improve the lives of local community members. One part of the project is an afternoon kid's club that builds confidence, teamwork, and is also a lot of fun.
Slip and Sliding out of Trouble with Waves of Hope

See you around,
: )

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Mujeres Del Mar Surf Contest in Puerto Rico

The 1st annual Mujeres del Mar Pro/Am Women & Women's Learn to Surf Day took place yesterday at Jobos Beach in Isabela, Puerto Rico. Body Glove Team Manager Matt Chernega and Jenna Meistrell went to Puerto Rico to support this amazing event. The top female surfers showed up to battle it out for cash prizes. Not only was the surf perfect for the event but with the music alone we could have rocked out on the beach all day.

We would like to thank Maria Del Mar and her family and friends who put on the event. Also Raul Ruiz and his family for delicious BBQs and hospitality, Mundo Rad for showing their support and of course Frank the MC!!!

Check out some photos of the event:

Crazy kids having fun!
getting ready to get out in the line-up
One of the coolest parts was teaching the little kids to surf
one of many waves of the day
First, Second and Third... congrats!
Pizza's here!!
Hanging up the jersey's after a long day!
We'll miss ya Jobos!
Jenna and Maria at the Drop Zone Premiere and After Party!
Congrats to the Short Board Champ! Who surfed in both the Short and Longboard finals!
Longboard Champ!