It wasn't your typical "clinic." No, the second annual People's Republic of Hurley was much more. And while a lot of learning went down, there was also a large helping of fun. The 120 shop kids that we invited from all over the country enjoyed sumo wrestling, a performance by Plague Vendor in the skate park, a Phantom Create tutorial, a sneak peek at our Fall line and a pair of free, customized shorts. And if anyone was looking for the icing on top of the cake, after all that, our guests hopped on a bus and headed to the SIMA Awards, where we won Boardshort of the Year for the fifth year in a row (more on that later!). So, another great People's Republic of Hurley is in the books and we're back to planning how to make next year's gathering even better. Until then, click 'Full Story' for more photos. Photos: PK.
Triplet day with Punker pat, Julian and Blair.
Rosie and Ryan, muggin'.
Post-game show group shot.
Team OC rolling deep outside the game show station!
Interior decor in the Employee Store.
Plague Vendor, our new favorite band.
Rosie (in the Interchange jacket, coming Fall '13).
Curren Caples doing what only Greyson Fletcher could do too.
Thanks to everyone who came out and made yesterday what some of us around the office are calling, "the best day ever."