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Toy Machine x RVCA launch – FTC Barcelona

On October 26, iconic skate shop FTC Barcelona hosted the launch of the Toy Machine x RVCA collaboration, long time RVCA skate advocate Octavio Barrera leading the project for a great community moment.

With 2 live music acts, a showing of some of Ed Templeton’s classic photographies and a Cash X tricks at legendary venue MACBA… Over 100 skaters showed-up for a great event, enjoying the limited edition skate decks and fresh products from this very special capsule collection.

« Seeing such a recognized skate shop host this special moment means a lot, » RVCA Europe’s boss Jan Holzer said. « We stand for diversity and variety ; and RVCA Skate has a great legacy and future to share with the scene. Barcelona being one of the world’s most exciting skate venues, it was a no-brainer to hit the city. With Octavio Barrera doing a great job and Julio from FTC supporting the project, we are stoked things went so well. And hope on getting back soon with some more cool projects. »

Overall, a great authentic moment that brought RVCA Skate back in Barcelona, a crucial step towards the brand’s evolution and future.

All photos : RVCA / @ampiaristu



Toy Machine x RVCA

We are excited to introduce you to the new Toy Machine x RVCA Collection.


“The collab was a no-brainer. Both companies place importance on authenticity in their teams, artwork, and ways we approach our business. Since I have been doing Toy Machine since 1993 and working with RVCA since 2003 what would be organic and authentic than for both companies to work together to offer a line of clothes that is the love-child of us coming together? The spawn of our union includes T-Shirts, flannel, hats, socks, a vest, limited edition skateboard decks and even a women’s swimsuit!' — Ed Templeton

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Beyond All Control x Bastien Bonnarme

Few people can embrace the elements quite like surf photographer Bastien Bonnarme.

For years, he’s been navigating the globe in search of the perfect adrenaline-fuelled moment–risking his own safety in the process.
To celebrate some of his finest images, from battered coastlines to monster waves, Huck and RVCA present BEYOND ALL CONTROL.

Join us at 71a London for a FREE exhibition, oct. 25, 2017 in London (UK)–Supported by Surfdome–
Celebrating one man’s quest to chase the unknown. This is BIG WAVE photography at its best.

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SOLEIL ETEINTS x Johanna Olk

On October 9, RVCA proudly presented ‘SOLEIL ETEINTS’ , a first exhibition by and in presence of Bidart-based artist Johanna Olk, hosted at the renowned WAXED Coffee shop in Hossegor (FRA).

From elite surf athletes showing-up including RVCA’s recent addition Sage Erickson (USA) to local art-inspired amateurs, it was another great gathering of diverse personalities, families and friends ;

An event produced & supported by Wasted Talent Magazine and entertained by artist & producer Clement Froissart.

« We are really stoked for Johanna to see how many people showed-up and got excited about that exhibit, » RVCA’s marketing Greg Puget said. « We remain a true art supporter and we both want to keep supporting global artists as well as smaller, niche talents. We met Johanna not lon before the show and the connection & vision was so natural, it was a no-brainer for us to have that event up and running ; with the WSL caravan in town, it’s a great additional exposure for the artist. We had advocate Zak Noyle show-up, Sage, our local family of advocates… Overall a great community moment. »

Credit photos / Remi Bedora


SNAPT 3 Euro Premiere – Hossegor (FRA)

With the WSL circus in town and a historic weather quality bringing thousands in the small European surf capital of Hossegor… Adding one of the hottest bars in town, the COOLIN, a flash tattoo setup and DJ Set…

Stars aligned to host the European premiere of SNAPT 3, third installment of Logan Dulien’s surf action movies, with the help of Surf Nights crew and RVCA. Hundreds of surf fans showed-up on Saturday October 14, enjoying another great evening following the crowning of event champions Medina and Moore after a day of perfect 6ft surf and competition.

« It’s great to get the chance to host the premiere of Snapt 3 knowing how many surf fans are in town at this time of the year, » started RVCA brand boss in Europe Jan Holzer. « It’s been a series of art shows over the week, from Paris to Hossegor, Biarritz… and it was again a very natural fit for RVCA to build this small event together with the local crews of Surf Nights and the COOLIN bar. This is where it happens, and we hope we provide a nice, inspiring moment to those hanging out to have fun and enjoy a unique surf weekend. »

Having premiered in the US and Bali already, SNAPT 3’s impressive pure action footage did capture the attention of hundreds over the night in Hossegor, wrapping an intense week of fun, surf and sun in great style.

« RVCA stands for bringing diverse people together, » RVCA Marketing’s Greg Puget said. « In 6 days, we presented a rising artist Johanna Olk, hosted world-famous surf photographer Zak Noyle and released a great surf film to hundreds. This is how we want to speak to fans and consumers : thru authentic & cool moments that bring friends, visitors and locals together. It’s been pretty rad’ to see all those people coming to our events. »

Credit photos / Remi Bedora


WATER TALES x Zak Noyle

Hawaiian native and globally renowned surf photographer Zak Noyle presented his first ever photo show in France and Europe last week, at surf boutique Helder Supply Co in Biarritz (FRA).

With a selection of 17 large-format intense images filling the dedicated galery space at the back of the premium store, ‘WATER TALES’ gathered over 150 crowds passing by to meet up with the man himself and enjoy a great community moment : free beers, live music by psych-rock power trio #ThisWillDestroyYourEars, beautiful weather… a few meters from Biarritz’s main beach, ‘La Grande Plage’…

« We thought hosting Zak for his first visit to France and Europe was just so natural, » Helder Supply founder Theo said. « When RVCA came to us with the idea of an art show, it was a no-brainer to invite Zak and build this exhibition. We are really pleased with how much people showed-up, given the amazing quality of the photographies. »

Zak Noyle has been a global RVCA advocate for years now, providing some of the world’s best surf action shots year after year, hanging with the some of the world’s most inspiring surfers ; with a special focus on Hawaii’s infamous Pipeline. «When you think Pipeline these days, you think Zak. He has been capturing the action and beauty of those intense locations around the world and it is really an honor to host him in Biarritz and have the chance to present his work to the local surf-passionate community, » RVCA Marketing director Greg Puget said. « The event is up for a month and all benefits from the sales will go to NGO Surfrider Foundation Europe ; a great equation and overall sucess for Zak. »

Big thanks to Helder Supply Co founders Theo and Jeremy, La Superbe beers, DaFin Europe and everyone.

Credit photos / Remi Bedora


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