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Mervin Manufacturing Sold for $51.5M

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In case you were wondering just how much Mervin Manufacturing was worth, Quiksilver disclosed in regulatory filings that they sold it for $51.5 million. It had $32 million in revenue in the last year, and was purchased by Quiksilver for $4 million in 1997. via shop eat surf

Quiksilver Sells Mervin Manufacturing

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More news coming out of Quiksilver. They are selling Mervin Manufacturing, the company that makes Gnu, Lib Tech and Roxy Snowboards, to Extreme Holdings, Inc.  Mervin will continue to make boards for Roxy under a license agreement. HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 23, 2013– Quiksilver, Inc. (NYSE: ZQK) today announced that it has reached a definitive

WATCH: MFR’s The Little Things Teaser

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Marie-France Roy has been working on a 2-year film project that features riders who are committed to live in a way that gives back to the environment. Here’s a teaser for The Little Things, which drops next year. The Little Things: Marie-France Roy – teaser 2 from Snowboarder Magazine on Vimeo.

X Games Drops Events in Europe and Brazil

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ESPN issued this statement today: ESPN today announced it will not continue with X Games events in Barcelona, Munich, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil and Tignes, France.  We are proud to have run world-class competitions for both the athletes and spectators; however the overall economics of these events do not provide a sustainable future path.  The company remains

WATCH: Roxy Wilder Full Movie

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Roxy and Peep Show Films have teamed up again! This time it’s for an urban snowboard film featuring Corinne Pasela, Erin Comstock, Danyale Patterson, Joanie Robichaud, and Marie-Andrée Racine. Amber Stackhouse produced and the film was directed and edited by Peep Show’s Esthera Preda and June Bhongjan.    

Dew Tour Now An Olympic Selection Event

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USSA has announced that the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships at Breckenridge, CO will be sanctioned as a USSA event and become the 5th selection event for the 2014 Olympics. The Dew Tour stop takes place December 12-15 and will be used for selected snowboarding halfpipe and slopestyle competitors. To align the Dew Tour competition with

September Season Pass Deals

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If you want to get the best deals on lift passes for the upcoming season, you may need to get moving! Here are some of the deals that expire at the end of September. Mt Bachelor – 4 pack Pass – $179 Bachelor offers a pretty sweet deal on a 4 Pack pass, but it’s

Wanna Be a Snowboard Photographer?

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Abby Stanford, who we profiled last season, is looking for a photography intern. Here’s the job description… Looking for a photography intern for the 2014 season! Must love to ride pow – back country experience is an asset. Located in Whitefish Montana. Is paid (commission based) and runs from Mid Jan – April 1st. For