What Makes Volcom Surf Gear Better than Other Brands?

Surfing culture is enormously popular and there are quite a number of gear companies that help feed the strong demand for shirts, board shorts, bikinis, and other merchandise. Volcom remains one of the more popular name brands in the world of surfing. What is it that sets it head and shoulders apart from other companies?

For one, all the merchandise offered by Volcom is of the highest quality. You will not find any cheaply made shirts or shorts prone to easily ripping. No Read the rest of this entry »

Volcom: The History and Legend of the Surfstyle Brand

The popular Volcom clothing line was founded in the early 1990′s by two friends who enjoyed snowboarding and surfing.

Richard Woolcott and Tucker Hall were good friends who constantly visited the snow-covered slopes of Tahoe to snowboard for days on end. After they fell in love with the sport, they quit their jobs and spent most of their time snowboarding.

They began talking about starting a clothing line that centered around freedom and youth against the establishment. They founded their clothing line, Volcom shortly after their trip to Read the rest of this entry »

Skating Shows on TV

Skateboarding has become a bigger and bigger craze. More and more kids are skating, girls are taking to skateboarding, and now there have even been many popular television shows centered around the extreme sport. You can find additional information on these shows at direct.tv.

One of the first shows that highlighted skateboarding as an extreme sport in its true essence was MTV’s “Jackass,” starring Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-o, and Blastazoid. The skaters on the show were Bam Margera and even Tony Hawk had a cameo on Jackass prior to becoming one of skateboarding biggest stars.

The next show to hit the scene after Jackass showcasing skateboarding at the forefront was “Viva la Bam” with Jackass’s own Bam Margara at the forefront. Viva la Bam also aired on MTV and was a reality show following the skateboarding life of Bam and his friends and family. Each show featured tons of pranks, tons of skateboarding, and tons of laughter.

After Viva la Bam came “Rob and Big,” a reality television series that follows the lives of professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek and his best friend and bodyguard Christopher “Big Black” Boykin. The first season of Rob and Big was able to rake in a whopping 70 million viewers. The show ended after 32 episodes.

After the end of “Rob and Big”, Dyrdek turned his focus towards a new show called “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory”, a place for Rob to manage both his home life and business life, all on camera. Seasons 1-3 featured guest stars Ryan Sheckler, Johnny Knoxville, Danny Way and Ludacris. In Dyrdek’s fantasy factor, Dyrdek’s cousin Christopher Plaff serves as his assistant in his in home skateboarding complex. “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factor” will air its sixth season in 2013.

Volcom Skate Gear is the Best in the Industry

Volcom has the best skate gear in the industry. They have gear for everyone, men, women, youth, it’s all there and top quality. If you need shorts, shirts, and hoodies that hold up against the rips and tares of skating then Volcom has your back. Volcom also has a large selection of various types of hats to help keep the sun out of your eyes. Clear vision can mean the difference between landing a trick and wiping Read the rest of this entry »

What Do the Best Surfers Wear Out of the Water?

Surfers look so cool when they are up on the waves riding their surf boards. It seems as if the world has stopped and became their own personal spotlight for just a moment. It is only until they come down that people even realize that these guys and girls are human.

The best surfers are usually seen in some type of shorts and very little else when they are out on the water. The females may wear a one piece when they decide to surf. That is about it.

When these surfers Read the rest of this entry »

How Has Volcom Incorporated Trends into Their Women’s Wear?

Patterns, bright colors, fringes, messenger bags and flowing tees have become this summer’s latest trends. From fashion models strutting the catwalk to teens hanging out at the beach, these styles have made a come back. Volcom offers a wide array of trendy, neon colored or patterned dresses that are perfect for hitting the clubs and after parties during long hot summer nights. Stylish patterned shorts also look great with Volcom’s loose and flowing tees that create a simple yet stylish and effortless look. Different washes and Read the rest of this entry »

Why Should You Surf in Volcom Gear?

My all-time favorite type of clothing would have to be the Volcom line. They make almost any type of clothing you can possibly think of. I mean the style is skater clothing but you can find many items needed for dressing. Some of the items they carry are clothing, accessories, and surf boards. Those are just a few of the items. The reason I love these products is because they are very easy to maintain and they last for a long time. The material they are made with is very sturdy with means that you can Read the rest of this entry »

Wearing Volcom Sporting Clothes in Everyday Life

Volcom is a sporting clothing company that begin in 1980 in Newport Beach, California, as a humble little surf shop. Today they’re a popular outlet especially for teen sporting fashion with stores dotting the United States and Puerto Rico. Their clothes are young and contemporary, fun and functional. Their approach to sportswear is the same as their approach to life. Those great parts of young and young at heart life need to have an ally in the clothes that are worn. Read the rest of this entry »