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One of our favorite hues is in full bloom this spring and we’re calling it Pink Paradise! From easy accessories like the Penny Board iPhone case to the Prism Watch (a bold statement piece to give your wrist some extra charm) Pink is all the rage.
We’re personally obsessing over the Look and See Tank with crochet detailing and cropped styling. It’s just begging you to go with the flow and pack it for your next road trip or music festival (Coachella anyone?). For more from the flirty hue, have a peek and get ready for a taste of paradise!
Roxy team rider Sally Fitzgibbons and Laura Enever earned double interferences in Round 3 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.
Both girls saw potentially high scores as they vied for position and ended up in a collision instead, sending them both to Round 4 heats for their last chance at a Quarterfinal slot, but only Sally advanced #GOSally. Watch Sally’s upcoming semifinal heat live here.
Sea turtles, heavy waves, and private beaches make for the ultimate island escape. Touch down on any of the remote islands of French Polynesia (which include Tahiti, Bora Bora, and about 116 others), and you may never want to leave. Our friends at the excellent travel website Fathom, along with pro surfer Sally Fitzgibbons, weigh in with a few top picks to help you navigate an island hop plus a collection filled with some island favorites!
Stay at Ninamu, a rustic retreat on Tikehau Atoll with tons of excursions and activities that are just part of the experience.
Take a break in the shade of Lilikoi Garden Cafe’s caravan with fruit juice and homemade ice cream.
Shop the markets near Gallieni Quay ferry dock in downtown Papeete.
“There are amazing local handcrafted Tahitian goods and plenty of jewelry made with the famous Tahitian Black Pearls. I brought back some really nice sarongs and beautifully smelling soaps and oils.” – Sally Fitzgibbons
Take It In
Buy a ukelele. Eat firifiri doughnuts. Hug a manta ray. Charter a private cruise aboard a modern sailing catamaran with Tahiti Yacht Charter out of Raiatea.
Don’t Miss Out
Throw a motu picnic, French Polynesian’s answer to the preppy clambake.
“Go out on one of the boats even if it’s just for the day. Go out snorkeling on the reefs, swim with the stingrays and sharks if you are feeling daring. Just enjoy yourself in the beautifully blue ocean.” – Sally Fitzgibbons
Get more of Sally’s Tahiti tips – swimming with sharks, living on catamarans – on Fathom.
Take a Hike. And a Lap.
Roxy surfer Monyca Byrne Wickey takes us on her favorite hike, packs her Roxy Outdoor Fitness Lapped one piece, her Go Pro camera, and shares her secret to squeezing in double workouts and staying in shape when the waves are flat!
Hiking is one of the best outdoor workouts, because it’s not boring. There’s always tons of great scenery, you can go with friends, and often here in Hawaii, it leads to a waterfall.
There are so many waterfall hikes on the island, but my favorite one is a 2-miler that really gets your blood pumping, and there’s beautiful falls on the way to the top, along with banyan trees. I love running into banyan trees, because they remind me of being a little kid climbing all over them like a monkey. I also get excited about finding a fruit tree on my hikes—guavas are very common to find growing in the wild where I live.
The best part of this hike are the natural ponds I get to cool off and jump in! I love rock jumping, and gives me something to look forward to at the top. Plus, I get to double my workout with a quick swim. A couple tips for starters—when jumping into natural ponds, make sure they are deep. Always go places suggested by locals, and it’s a good idea to start the jump from a lower platform and work your way up for comfort.
When it comes to being prepared, a backpack is the most convenient thing to haul your hiking necessities. I like to pack a towel, water, dried fruits, sunscreen, and a granola bar. Leave your valuables at home, because you never know when you’ll be ditching your backpack for a waterfall jump! And for my waterfall jumps, my personal pick of swimwear is Roxy’s new Outdoor Fitness Lapped one piece. It fits like a glove, is super comfortable, and it stays on perfectly, especially when I’m jumping from high platforms. A comfortable full suit is an essential to pack for a waterfall hike. Unless of course you’re in Oregon or Washington!
For those Outdoor Fitness enthusiasts that don’t have the falls of Maui, check out our favorite waterfall hikes all across the U.S. and get out there!
Away oui go to the southwest coast of France to a city by the sea where striped cabine tents dot the beaches and the salty air complements the freshly baked croissants perfectly. Our friends at the excellent travel website Fathom, along with pro surfer Kassia Meador, weigh in with a few top picks to help you live le vie en plage. Don’t forget, we’ve also put together a collection filled with our faves for a trip to the south of France.
Cozy up to the 19-room Carlina Lodge right on the beach.
Grab a quick and proper Italian bite at Le Glouby, the best pizza on the coast.
Take It In
Peruse the night market, marchés nocturne, in the main square where the morning markets are held.
“I like to go to the local market in the morning for the fresh fruit and chocolate croissants.” – Kassia Meador
Rent boards, fins, and the rest from Core’s Air Surf Shop in nearby Saint-Jean-de-Luz by the half-day, day, or week.
Don’t Miss Out
Salute the sunset at Les 100 Marches with tapas, music, and the locals (square Jean Baptiste Lassalle; +1-33-05-5924-7561).
“I love Biarritz for the French lifestyle, the long summer days, and the late evening surfs.” – Kassia Meador
Get more of Kassia’s Biarritz tips – best locals’ bar, best beach, best surf break – on Fathom.
The Roxy Ride Days cross Canada tour entered it’s third of four stops Saturday, March 16 at Grouse Mountain, in North Vancouver, to a third straight sold out crowd of female riders. Roxy Canada riders Joanie Robichaud and Marie-Andree Racine Gagnon and Roxy pro and backcountry boss, Robin Van Gyn, joined the Women’s Snowboard Federation coaches to inspire the participants. The weather was on the heavy side of “dewy” but neither the campers, the coaches nor the Roxy pros were phased and by the end of the day the sun won the struggle and the infamous Grouse city view showed itself. Vitamin D victory!
The welcome visibility upped the trick level for the afternoon game of R.O.X.Y. (based on the rules of H.O.R.S.E. or S.K.A.T.E.). The four riders that received the “fewest letters” were Evelien Langerwerf (Small Box), Vanessa Agonos (Intermediate Box), Tina Chiu (Intermediate Jump) and the super stylish Angelisa Edwards (Advanced Group). Special high fives go to Vanessa Agonos for high-fiving 20 girls, while jibbing, after her box victory. The photo below does a better job explaining this.
Speaking of winners, there can only be one winner of a shiny new Roxy Ollie Pop snowboard. Drawing names out of a hat left two girls standing and the winner to be determined by a ‘crab race’ and ‘leg wrestle’. Robin Van Gyn played umpire and the room took on a hilarious snowboard-meets-cage-fighting vibe. A fun end to a memorable day at Grouse Mountain! Next camp is at Lake Louise, AB on March 30 followed by Mammoth Mountain, CA on April 6. For more information and to register, please visit RoxyRideDays.com.
Photos by Erin Hogue www.erinhogue.com
That shave ice is going to have to wait: Oahu is one of Hawaii’s biggest and most bustling islands, so when you touch down in Honolulu, proceed directly to Waikiki to find a good spot on the sand. Our friends at the excellent travel website Fathom, along with hometown girl and pro surfer Kelia Moniz, gave us their top picks for living aloha, plus an island-worthy collection filled with our favorites on Roxy.com.
Take It In
Post up at Duke’s on the beach for the fish tacos at best sunset.
“I always come back for my family, friends, yummy food, happy faces, and lots of laughter.” - Kelia Moniz
Score chocolate-covered mac nuts and Hawaiian heirloom gold bangles at International Market Place.
Don’t Miss Out
Share giant plates of kalbi beef and bulgogi at Me’s Bar-B-Que (151 Uluniu Ave, Honolulu; +1-808-926-9717).
“I bring all my friends here for the best Korean food.” - Kelia Moniz
Get more of Kelia’s Waikiki picks – best beach, best surf break, best coffee – on Fathom.
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Tear up the mountains Park City, Utah, where locals and Olympic champions converge on the gondolas and riders from around the world race for first tracks fame. Our friends at the excellent travel website Fathom, along with pro snowboarder Torah Bright, weigh in with a few top picks for apres-board plus an entire Park City-perfect collection on Roxy.com.
Check into one of the 12 rooms (ok, super deluxe suites) at the historic Washington School House Hotel that is know for its pancakes and modern luxuries.
“The best surprise? Waking up to fresh powder. Nothing can beat that.” – Torah Bright
Recover from a day on the mountain with massages that target tired legs and feet, oxygen inhalation therapy, or Nordic-inspired detox soaks at Stein Ericsson Lodge Spa.
Snowmobile your way to the The Viking Yurt where a multicourse stick-to-your-ribs dinner starts off right with a pewter goblet of glogg.
Take It In
Rate the views from the top of Alta, Snowbird, Canyons, Park City, or Deer Valley. “Check out the mountain view patio fire pits at the St. Regis.” – Torah Bright
Don’t Miss Out
Time-travel along Park City’s historic Main Street. Original building facades fronting boutiques, restaurants, and bars make it feel like an old mining town. “I always bring my friends who are here for the first time for a stroll up historic Main street, it’s got something for everyone.” – Torah Bright
Get more Park City picks on Fathom.
Outdoor Fitness Enthusiast Jeanette Ortiz tells us how to get the most out of our outdoor adventure and still enjoy the scenery.
I hate doing stadiums. Granted, it is one of the best workouts, combining cardio and strength training, but running up and down stairs can just be boring! That’s why I like to take it outdoors and tackle the Chumash Trail off the Pacific Coast Highway just north of Malibu. This trail is about a mile and a half straight up hill, making it perfect for natural “stadiums.” It’s it a great hike to do, as you can almost see all the way up to Santa Barbara from the peak. Wanting to get the most out of my workout, I do high intensity intervals, combining short stints of walking, jogging, and sprinting to keep it interesting and challenging.
Here’s a great way to break down uphill intervals:
-30 Seconds at a brisk walk
-20 Seconds at a jog
-10 Seconds sprint
After intense workouts like this one, it’s important to refuel properly. Leafy greens are an absolute necessity to vibrant health, and we simply do not eat enough of them—and the solution to making them tasty lies in blending them with fruit! Here’s an energy-boosting green smoothie to recharge: