RVCA x Mark Oblow Event ~ 6/21/19

The very talented RVCA artist Mark Oblow will be at our Mill Valley stores Friday 6/21, 4-7PM. He’ll be painting a new mural in our parking lot, The Alive will play a set for the open skate jam/best trick contest on the ramp, and we’ll be running a free BBQ with drinks.

6/21 is also Go Skateboarding Day if you need another reason to come out!

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MARK OBLOW ARTIST PROFILE:

BORN AND RAISED ON OAHU, HAWAII, MARK OBLOW'S ILLUSTRIOUS AND CREATIVE CAREER STARTED AS A SPONSORED SURFER AT A YOUNG AGE. TURNING FULL-STEAM TOWARDS HIS TRUE PASSION FOR SKATEBOARDING AT 12 YEARS OLD, OBLOW RODE FOR PROMINENT BRANDS, VISION SKATEBOARDS, INDEPENDENT TRUCKS AND JIMMY-Z. RELOCATING TO CALIFORNIA IN 1990, HE BECAME AN INTEGRAL AND INFLUENTIAL LEADER WITH COLOR, VITA SHOES, INDIAN INK, PRIME, ETC.

HIS ABILITY TO DEVELOP, INSPIRE AND MANAGE PEOPLE IS SUCCESSFULLY EMBEDDED INTO THE HISTORY OF BRANDS LIKE THINK, QUIKSILVER, ANALOG AND GRAVIS (TO NAME A FEW), AS BOTH A TEAM MANAGER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR.

IN ADDITION TO HIS INFLUENCE OVER THE PAST 20+ YEARS HELPING TO DEFINE THE IDENTITY OF WHAT WE CALL SKATEBOARDING TODAY, HIS PHOTOGRAPHY CAREER, NOT SURPRISINGLY, INVOLVED WORKING WITH THE LIKES OF DAVID BECKHAM, SNOOP DOG, OZZY OSBOURNE TO KATY PERRY. HIS FIRST PHOTO ADS WERE IN THRASHER MAGAZINE VIA ALVA AND SANTA CRUZ SKATEBOARDS WHEN HE WAS IN THE 9TH GRADE. OVER THE YEARS, OBLOW HAS BEEN FEATURED IN COUNTLESS PUBLICATIONS AND PERIODICALS FOR HIS DESIGN, ARTWORK AND HIS PHOTOGRAPHY INCLUDING BOOKS BY TOM ADLER, DAVID CARSON TO GQ MAGAZINE AND WHAT YOUTH.

A CULMINATION OF HIS LIFE EXPERIENCES WITHIN PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART, OBLOW CAPTURES, CUTS, PAINTS AND IMMORTALIZES HIS SUBJECTS WITHIN HIS GROWING JOURNAL ENTRIES, MURAL INSTALLATIONS, BLOCK PRINTS, AND CANVAS', ALL BARRELING TOWARDS WHAT IS IDENTIFIED AS A TRUE ARTIST. HE IS ENDORSED BY THE IMPOSSIBLE PROJECT, STANCE SOCKS AND THE SPEED MERCHANT. MARK OBLOW'S SOLO WORKS HAVE SHOWN IN CALIFORNIA, BRAZIL AND JAPAN WITH GROUP SHOWS IN ANTWERP AND TOKYO. "MOBLOW" IS HIS NAMESAKE DIY LIFESTYLE BRAND WAS RELEASED IN 2015.

Patagonia Surf Film Sat 5/18 ~ Big Wave Champion Paige Alms

Join us Saturday evening 5/18 for a special screening of “Paige”, a new short film that looks at the passion, dedication and work ethic that have helped Paige Alms break down barriers while becoming one of the best big wave surfers in the world.

Paige will be with us to share stories before and after the film.

Doors 7pm, film at 7:30. Free. All Ages. Film is indoor so its on rain or shine!

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O'neill Wave of the Winter ~ 5/2/19

Another O’neill Wave of the Winter party is upon us!

Come get fed (free taco truck), hydrated (free beer from Kona Brewing) and thoroughly entertained by some of the heaviest surf clips caught on film this past winter. Professional surfer Timmy Reyes will be here to talk about the annual contest plus his recent road trip through Mexico.

We’ll also be announcing the Regional winner for the contest (West Coast North division), which looks like is coming from a wave everyone around here is familiar with.

Hope to see you all here!

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NEW DATE: Save the Waves Film Festival @ Proof Lab Sat. 12/1

We are excited to bring the 2018 Save The Waves Film Festival tour to Marin County for the first time!

Get your tickets HERE!

This year they celebrate 10 years of curating the world's most beautiful and inspiring enviro surf films. With a mission to educate and motivate audiences to protect their coastlines and oceanic environments, STWFF has grown steadily from what was a bi-coastal US tour to the only internationally-touring environmental surf film festival in the world.

Save The Waves Film Festival is an international film tour and fundraiser for Save The Waves’ environmental programs and campaigns. They aim to educate and inspire audiences to protect their coastlines and oceans.