Billabong has announced some new moves. Chris Heffner as marketing coordinator after being the team manager for On a Mission. Anne Uderick has been hired as new art director. She previously worked for O’Neill.
Congratulations to Graham and Bahara Stapleberg who became the proud parents to Miles Graham Stapleberg on St. Patty’s Day, March 17.
In Planet Earth news, Billy “The Kid” Hume has joined Ailbe McGarry and Matt Rockhold on the pro team just in time for a trip to Indonesia in June.
Eli Medina has been hired to do international administration. Previously with Volcom, “Big” Mike Lawson will now be doing P.E. and Adio sales. Jason Roberson will be repping P.E. goods for the Florida area. He had worked at the Groove Tube in Indiatlantic, Florida.
The Inside has brought in new teamriders Justin Mattison and Micah Pitts. One of their first “jobs” for The Inside will be a photo trip to Tahiti in conjunction with Killer Dana surf shop.
Corey Lopez is the latest addition to the new surf team at DVS shoes. Lopez joins Shane Beschen, Chris Ward, Micah Byrne, and Mike Morrissey.
Etnies has added WCT-ranked pro surfer Conan Hayes and East Coast amateur Phillip Watters as new members of its surf team. They join the likes of Danny Wills, Todd Morcom, Jun Jo, Noah Johnson, CT Taylor, Saxon Boucher, Strider Wasilewski, John Rose, and Jason Bennett on the growing Etnies team.