It is a new year, so why not a new TAC? Haven’t been taking the time to update this bad boy but the time has come. So much has happened over the last year, 2020. It had its ups and we all know about the downs. TAC had some major UP’s though to say the least. Number one, we added our favorite surfer to the team Austin Smith-Ford @austinmeetsworld. Added many new products and even changed out look quite a bit.
What else? Our very first lookbook dropped, first ever beanies, socks, the list just goes on and so much more on the list for the future.
So here’s to 2021, wishing the very best to all <3
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What a weekend! We want to give a huge congratulations to Lucas Fink @lucasfinkrj and Kelsey Bloome @kelseybloome for winning the Pro Men division and Pro Women division respectively. Lucas was on fire every heat and he battled it out against Blair Conklin in the Semi and Sam Stinnett in the final. Kelsey also beat out a stacked final round to take home the win. The competition this event was as close as we’ve ever seen it. Can’t wait to see all the competitors back next year on June 29, 2019.
1 – Lucas Fink @lucasfinkrj
2 – Sam Stinnett @stinnett92
3 – Blair Conklin @blairconklin
4 – Austin Keen @austinkeen47
5 – Tim Fulton @timfults
6 – David Haefele @davidhayflee
Pretty damn amped to finally have some new art finished for our location series stickers (and tshirts on the way!) we finally just got our Steamer Lane stickers done. I’ve worked for weeks and weeks to perfect this artwork and dial everythign in for each piece, we are finally here and I couldn’t be more stoked to share with everyone. Today I dropped the new Steamer Lane stickers off at Pacific Wave Boardshop and Dekes Market, look for all our stickers and tshirts (etc) at many more locations very soon.
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Holy smokes, time flies… its nearly that time again, getting ready for the 6th Annual TAC Skimblast! Crazy we are already rocking our sixth year with the event, each year just gets better.
This year we are really switching things up, we will be holding the event in June for the first time ever. After years and years of seeing prime skim conditions come to Santa Cruz in June, we’ve made the decision to give it a shot. The last few years some really good south swell hit during the middle of June so we are very optimistic there will not only be killer sand, but good swell. The event will also continue at Seabright Beach.
Another first, the contest will be a ONE day event only. Amateur heats will run promptly starting at 8 and finishing sometime in the early afternoon. Professional heats will then begin in the afternoon and finish at dark. We will then hold the awards ceremony by a bon fire. Really looking forward to this, mark your calendars and make reservations now for hotels, etc.
Stay tuned for more info.
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We have been working on some rad illustrations to highlight some of our favorite breaks in Santa Cruz, Ca. Still a few to make but pretty happy with the way these ones turned out so far! Pick them up in our online store now! Midtown stickers are currently available at Pacific Wave Boardshop here in Santa Cruz, Pleasure Point and Seabright beach will be available after tomorrow. Stay tuned.
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Pretty stoked to join forces with Surf School Santa Cruz this year and be apart of the first annual Turkey Shoot Out! TAC artist Ben Koscielniak hammered out the artwork for this years event, come by and say hi, we will be hanging out on saturday slanging goodies, handing out stickers and keeping it real.
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