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Snooki STFU… Here’s A Real Role Model

14 Dec

Hopefully by now you are getting to know me, or at least getting to know my personality.  I’ve let you into my world… sharing my sometimes obnoxious stories, exploiting friends from my cellphone, my boarding habits,  my passions, my mancave and my quest to be “One with the Ride“.

This week I will stay on point with friends in my cellphone… Moving up the list backwards ( If you payed attention) Last week I started with “W” the next name in my contacts starts with V.

V is a special V, it is a double V.  First name V, last name V as in VV.

VV is the CEO of a company in the midst of re-introducing an American Icon to the World.  Therefore, once again, I am able give you, my lovelies… the goods.  
Ladies… I would like to introduce to you, an American Icon. One that I am sure that you are familiar with and if you are not, you must live under a rock.  This Icon happens to be a female, which is why I figured that you would appreciate it.  She has a commonality with my personal  lifestyle, otherwise I wouldn’t be giving her the time of day.

It was long ago during the glory days of the Malibu Surf Scene that she made her debut, which put an everlasting mark in the history of  the surf culture. 
The scene that she once ruled and the equipment she once rode have changed quite a bit,  however another tidal surge will further embed her name in future generations of female action sports enthusiast…

Will the real “Gidget” please stand up! 

You weren’t expecting Sally Fields were you?

The year was 1957… A war-weary nation was looking for a simpler, more joyful approach to life. Enter  Gidget—the story of a girl fascinated by the waves at Malibu Beach and the surfers who rode them. Nicknamed “Gidget” for “Girl Midget,” this young girl persuaded the local surfers to teach her to ride the waves. 

If Gidget’s story had not been told, California Xanadu would not have existed.  American youth would have missed out on one of the most powerful archetypes of innocence and fun. They would have been denied a happiness based on sunlight and sand between toes and the freedom to live life as one chooses.

Suddenly it’s 2011… A war-weary nation is again looking for a simpler approach to life. Other trends come and go. But Gidget is here to set the standard for those “corny” ideas we all want our kids and grandkids to embrace. Old-fashioned character traits like honesty, fairness, kindness and true friendship.

Amazingly, there has not been a new Gidget movie or TV show in 20 years. That is about to change, Gidget Worldwide is currently working with Hollywood partners to re-launch a series of entertainment properties so that an entirely new generation of young women and girls can experience the wholesome fun that Gidget stood for way back when… right now in the 21st century.
The beach and beyond… Gidget is   all about clean, wholesome fun and not just in the world of surfing.  Gidget Worldwide has plans to include other active sports like wakeboarding, skateboarding, snowboarding, skiing, soccer, softball, bicycling and beach volleyball. Look for the full line of apparel, accessories, sportswear, sporting goods, fragrances, bedding and home goods, music, DVD’s, games, accessories, and much more!  

Gidget’s vision, is for all girls to experience the fun of being a Gidget girl. They encourages girls to live more active, confident, joyful lives. And why not? After all, any girl can be a Gidget girl!
Keep an eye out for an entire line of Gidget goods in 2012.  

Gidget is Mom Approved!


Boneless Cowboy… But let’s just call him JW

6 Dec

I think today…  I will introduce you to a lifestyle or more of an addiction. One that many of you might not be aware of… or may have never had it slapped in front of your face before… One that entails the ability to block the fear, in search of a freedom in itself.  Fluid motion in many different forms, going many different directions, with many different meanings…  The few call it …”One with the Ride

When I think of the term “One with the Ride” I can totally relate it to my lifestyle… Keep in mind, it’s a term that I was literally unaware of, or, the words had never crossed my lips in that order, until a few months ago… But it seemed to stick

However… as you can see, I am one with the ride.

Now… this is not about me and my surfing, however… surfing just happens to be my ride of choice… 
Like I said when we started this blog, I will try to keep things fresh, spontaneous, different, and wacky, at the same time, spreading a little love with friends that I respect across America… I am not referring to my Rockstar and Celebrity friends. (However I may pull them out of my ass at any moment) 
Just everyday ordinary normal friends.  Fortunately for you, the majority of my friends are far from normal…
Lets start with the address book in my cell phone.  Not from A, but from Z.  I do actually have a Z in here, but I will save Zoro for another story. lol  So “W” it will have to be.
Today, I am reaching out, outside my area code, across the country, to a town in a state that I’ve never been before.  Better yet, it’s a guy I met face to face maybe once or twice…  But… We be Boarders. Bonded by commonality, like indians in a tribe.
The Boneless Cowboy
Today…  I want to introduce to you The Boneless Cowboy.  I don’t expect any of you to understand, unless you, or a loved one, are one with a particular ride.  Anyways… from this point forward, for security purposes only… we’ll just call him.,  JW
I met JW over a decade ago when I was merely a servant to his trade. (Scratch that, that don’t sound to good for my rep) …when we were making his skateboard decks. (Much cooler…  and  yes, skateboarding is also a part of my life)  Which is what this little story is about… Being one with a ride.  You catching on yet?
Now obviously I just didn’t pull that term “One With the Ride” out of thin air…  JW happened to plop it in my melon. (Scratch that one too. No likey)  …happened to introduce me to the term.  As always, I do give credit, where credit is due.

 JW is a very innovative, DIY kind of guy, that participates in anything pertaining to riding. (At least the ones that I can appreciate) The guy rides all kinds of things that I have never ridden.  Even a few that I’d like to try to master myself.  I guess when you are a landlocked surfer in the middle of the sticks, ya gotta seek out new territories and rushes to fill the void.  

In closing, I just want to  say JW is just a good ol’ boy, with a big ol’ heart, that loves what he does and helps others while doing it.

Boneless Cowboy aka JW, Zen Master and One with the Ride…
As far as I’m concerned…

Adam G