~Cori Schumacher: State of Flux~

Friday

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January 2015

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Active Women say “The Time Has Come…”

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*** Remember the ad below? RVCA’s “Balance of Opposites”… Women in Board and Action Sports (WIB) have created their own ad in response, titled “The Opposite of Equality” and plan to drop an open letter to the action- and boardsports industry at this week’s ISPO event in Munich. The WIB ad reads: “The time has come to replace the illusions […]

Friday

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January 2015

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Let the Letting

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Grapple with your contradictions, Let them burn away the chaff; Let fall away the useless stuff Of sleepwalking and extremes. Let burn your chest Let beat the drum Let the kiln increase Let the craving Let the passion Let the fire Let the spilling Let the letting And from the ashes of a thousand flames […]

Thursday

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January 2015

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She Wakes the Waters

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BY KAREN VOLKMAN She goes, she is, she wakes the waters primed in their wave-form, a flux of urge struck into oneness, the solid surge seeking completion, and strikes and shatters and is its fragments, distinction’s daughters and now, unholding, the cleave and merge the hew and fusing, plundering the verge and substance is the […]

Thursday

8

January 2015

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Wednesday

3

December 2014

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Friday

28

November 2014

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Board of Media

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Emma Shoesmith is a tow-headed, Brit firecracker who is currently living in London and studying at the University of Westminster. She has an infectious sense of humor, a deep-seated passion for action sports, and a refreshing vision on how to creatively package a critical perspective of women’s (under)representation and inequality in board and action sports. […]

Tuesday

18

November 2014

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A Visible History of Women’s Surfing

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“A culture that cultivates silence for half of its population is not a healthy culture, even if the silence is unintentionally cultivated.” As a kid who was dragged along by my parents to events during the longboard renaissance in the late-1980s through the 1990s, I had the opportunity to mingle with the legends of surfing. […]

Wednesday

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October 2014

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Nº5: #theonethatIwant ?

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The new advert for Chanel Nº5, which features Gisèle Bündchen digitally surfing on a wax-less, black board, is making its way through the surf-o-sphere with commentary about how cheesy it is, but it may be the perfect representation of the desired trajectory of women’s surfing as it was created and disseminated by the surf industry […]