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Elemental Awareness

Elemental Awareness

May 22, 2007 May 22, 2007

Friend of The Cleanest Line and periodic commenter, CM, hipped us to a cool program put on by our comrades over at Element Skateboards called Elemental Awareness. "Even though this month is celebrating the bicycle. I felt other non carbon producing forms of transportation need a little… Read More

A Brief Moment in a Beautiful Place

A Brief Moment in a Beautiful Place

By Fitz Cahall   |   May 21, 2007 May 21, 2007

Fitz Cahall helps us shake off the Monday blues with a wonderful tale of travel improvisation as told in the newest episode of The Dirtbag Diaires. There is a fine line between a life-lasting memory and disaster. Whatever the discipline – alpinism, big wave surfing, foreign… Read More

World Freestyle Kayaking Championships

World Freestyle Kayaking Championships

May 16, 2007 May 16, 2007

Congratulations are in order for Patagonia paddling ambassador Eric Jackson and his family. Mark, our product line director for paddling, sends word: I’d like to share the great news that our paddling ambassadors Eric, Emily, and Dane Jackson took home top spots in this… Read More

Who’s That Sitting Next to You?

Who’s That Sitting Next to You?

Apr 30, 2007 April 30, 2007

Ray King, the manager of our Santa Cruz outlet store, sent us his take on the 2007 Surf Kayak Festival held at Steamer Lane, where Patagonia’s director of direct marketing, Morlee Griswold, took first place in the women’s international division. Generally speaking, if… Read More

Hearing Simple

Hearing Simple

Apr 9, 2007 April 9, 2007

Fifteen year-olds scare me to death. I’ve never been cool, and 15 was when my nerdiness fleshedout in all its glorious fullness. And now, the great karmic card dealer has dealt me this hand: I’ll be living with a whole posse of them in the Tetons for the next three… Read More

The Dirtbag Diaries

The Dirtbag Diaries

By Fitz Cahall   |   Mar 27, 2007 March 27, 2007

Today we have a special treat for you. Patagonia field report contributor Fitz Cahall just alerted us to his new podcast The Dirtbag Diaries. If you’re at all a fan of our field reports please take a moment and listen to Fitz speak his… Read More

Rising Son

Rising Son

Mar 6, 2007 March 6, 2007

As a young skater growing up on the east coast in the 80s, Christian Hosoi had already achieved iconic status amongst my circle of friends. Some of our earliest glimpses of professional skateboarding, which at the time existed almost entirely on the west coast (SoCal specifically), were delivered courtesy of Thrasher Magazine and featured coverage of the scene and contests going on at Del Mar Skate Park. Christian Hosoi's style practically jumped out of the pages. Read More

Banff Mountain Film Festival Visits Patagonia

Banff Mountain Film Festival Visits Patagonia

Mar 1, 2007 March 1, 2007

Steve from our online marketing team sent over a review from Tuesday's screening of the Banff Mountain Film Festival.  “Whoever said alpinists do easy climbs in extreme places is full of s#^%” -Steve House This is one of the opening lines from the short… Read More