Industry News 4/17/2007

Kenny “SKINDOG” Collins’ Ssession from “Absolute Mexico” Dominates the 2007 Billabong XXL Awards

Kenny “SKINDOG” Collins’ Ssession from “Absolute Mexico” Dominates the 2007 Billabong XXL Awards
 

Los Angeles / Santa Barbara, CA, April16, 2007 – Kenny “Skindog” Collins took home “Ride of the Year” and “Monster Tube of the Year,” at this year’s Billabong XXL Awards. The award winning wave is exclusively available in the new film “Absolute Mexico.”

“Absolute Mexico” was produced and directed by Josh Pomer (The Kill Series, Wow, Destination Point) alongside executive producer Tim Hoover with editing and creative concepts by David Parsa and cinematography by Pomer, Parsa and Jaime Glenn.

The film follows Collins as well as Toby Martin, Cory Lopez, Chris Ward, Bruce Irons, Bobby Martinez, Joel Parkinson, The Hobgoods, Danny Wills, Andy Irons, Kelly Slater, Kalle Carranza, Oscar Moncada, “Coco” Nogales, Chuck Paterson and Danilo Couto. It features amazing surfing at one of the world’s most perfect right points, along with some of the biggest swells ever ridden at Puerto Escondido.

A limited number of tickets are still available for the “Absolute Mexico” World Premiere Event, Thursday, April 19, at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. The event will include a screening of “Absolute Mexico,” appearances from some of the featured surfers and live music by Tom Curren, Burleigh Skidmore, Tripdavon, Brandon Bristow, David Parsa, Sam Adams and Denny Aaberg. Proceeds from the event and silent auction will go to the Maritime Museum’s Surfing Exhibit (Summer 2007) and the Oaxaca Surf Fund.

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