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Monthly Archives: June 2011

  • Paddle Round the Pier - this weekend!

    The Ocean Sports Mobile Skate Store is on the road again, this weekend we're at Paddle Round the Pier Brighton. As they have three mini ramps there this year, plus the slalom skating, we're gonna be right next to the ramps and the slalom skating. Our team riders Jez, Paul, Marley, Emmett, Josh and Eden will all be representing this weekend - you won't miss them as they'll all be rocking the new shop skate tees. 

    Witchcraft team riders Jamie Morley, Garret McNevin, Max, French, Nico, and Joe Habgood will be at Saturday's Pro Jam. Witchcraft's artist / owner "French" is going to put some of his infamous artwork on a blank deck which will then be auctioned on the day - all proceeds go to the paddle charities. . Prizes have been rolling in all week from Death, Vans, Shiner, Santa Cruz, Independent, Surrey Skateboards, Dwindle so the tricks for prizes jams are going to be off the dial...

    The skate store will be jammed full of new stuff from the likes of Creature, Witchcraft, Real, Indy, Krooked, Bones.... We'll have a big range of longboards from Loaded and Santa Cruz plus old school favourites from G&S, Powell, Alva and more. There will also be lots of deals on the day on Santa Cruz tees and hoodies so come and say hi.

    Don't forget to check out the slalom skating too which is happening right on the sea front - this year they have two start ramps plus drag strip style lights watch some of the best slalom skateboarders in the Uk in action. For more info on everything that's happening at the Paddle this weekend check out 

  • Payday EXTRA BONUS!! Free £5 & £10 for EVERYONE!

    It's payday week (for most) WOO HOO! We thought we'd make it a double celebration this month with an extra Brucey BONUS (he he) and give you all some free money - everyone likes free money, right? Well, when we say free money it's more of a free discount - but still nice of us you'll agree. Soooo heres a free £5 or £10 off... whats the deal?

    Spend £30 or more and get £5.00 off your order! Use code PAYME5 at the basket to get your discount

    Spend £50 or more and get £10.00 off your order! Use code PAYME10 at the basket to get your discount

    Offer ends Midnight on Monday 27th June 2011. Happy shopping guys :-)

    Terms & Conditions
    Offer available to online and telephone customers only. £5 off is valid for orders spending £30 or more - discount code PAYME5 must be entered at the basket. £10 off is valid for order spending £50 or more - discount code PAYME10 must be entered at the basket. Offer ends at Midnight on Monday 27th June 2011. Discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount code, it can however be used on top of sale prices and special offer priced items - YAY!

  • The day the Creature team came!

    Here’s some pictures of the Creature USA / UK skateboard team visit to Ocean Sports 12th June. Shoreham locals waited all day for the weather to break and a chance to see Creature pros skate their park - but with the downpour showing no let up it wasn’t going to happen…!

    We had a quick re-think and a convoy was formed to truck locals back to our shop, Ocean Sports, where we opened up and arranged to meet there.

    After the obligatory board, t shirt, hat, sticker toss outside Woodies Diner the creature team including Al Partanen, Darren Navarrette, Taylor Bingaman, Sam Hitz, Alex Horn, Adrian Mallory, Stu Graham, Carl Wilson, Colin Adam and Ben Divine rolled into the store to meet with the few lucky locals.

    Pros signed boards, t shirts, bits of boards etc and spent time hanging out which was very cool and much respected considering they had only arrived in the UK that morning and had come via Hastings!

    Determined to get some skating in, the Creature guys made a 'weather permitting' promise to get down to the bowl the next day. Fingers were crossed for fine weather for the next morning – we got the call just after 9am that Emmett and Geoff had hand dried the bowl and it was now skateable! Phew! We made a quick call to the Creature Crew to give them the heads up and the session was on.

    News went round like wild fire -lets just say school attendance records took a dip that day!

    The Creature USA and UK team skated with the Shoreham locals from 11 till 3 – the pictures tell the story


    Pictures Courtesy of Shoreham Skate Park / Geoff Mckeown
    Big thank-you to Jerome Shiner / Creature Team for visiting us and all the Freebies – Jelly, Andy Geoff and Steve for getting everyone to the Shop!

  • Billabong Foil 4 Day Mega Deal

    Here's an offer not to be missed - for 3 days only we're offering the Billabong Foil 3/2mm summer wetsuit for an awesome £95! That's on chest and back zip suits - and current season ones too! PLUS if you're quick and place your order before 2pm today (Thursday 16th June) we'll upgrade your standard delivery to a next day service - so you'll get your bargain Billabong suit tomorrow! (UK Mainland deliveries only).

    Wanna see the full deets? CLICK HERE AND GO TO THE OFFER

    Terms & Conditions
    Offer valid on Billabong Foil Chest Zip 3/2mm Wetsuit F43M05 and Billabong Foil Back Zip 3/2mm Wetsuit F43M04. Offer price of £95 is valid until Monday 20th June 2011 and applies to online and telephone orders only. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Free next day delivery upgrade applies to orders containing the Billabong Foil offer wetsuits, placed before 2pm Thursday 16th June to UK Mainland addresses only. The standard FREE COURIER DELIVERY should be selected at the checkout.

  • Like to WIN! Wednesdays

    It's Like to WIN Wednesday on our Facebook page - every Wednesday we have a free prize giveaway and this week it's a fab Animal backpack worth £24.99! All you have to do to enter is head to our Facebook page (become a fan, if you're not already!) and click to LIKE the competition link on our wall. Entry closes at 10pm tonight so get liking and good luck :-)

  • Get it for the weekend FREE!!! Today only

    Want it for the weekend? Maybe you've got a surf trip planned for Saturday, or you're jetting off to sunny shores and need a little wardrobe update? No time to get to the worries - for today only we're giving you FREE 1 DAY DELIVERY to all UK Mainland deliveries. Order between 9am and 2pm today (Thursday 9th June) and select "FREE 'GET IT FOR THE WEEKEND' 1 DAY DELIVERY: TODAY ONLY" and we'll send out to you on our exclusive 1 day delivery...

    Terms & Conditions
    Free 1 day delivery applies to deliveries to UK Mainland addresses only. 1 day service will be either a 1st class recorded delivery Royal Mail service or City Link next working day delivery. A signature will be required on delivery and we therefore recommend a delivery address where someone will be available to receive the parcel, such as a work address. We cannot accept responsibility for any deliveries delayed due to circumstances outside of our control (such as nobody available at the address to sign for the delivery, extreme weather conditions etc.). Orders must be placed by 2pm on Thursday 9th June. Offer available to online or telephone customers only.

  • Creature Team to hit Shoreham Bowl - Sunday 12th June

    You've probably heard already....but if not, the Creature Team are visiting Shoreham Skate Park to skate the infamous bowl this Sunday! This is the American Creature team plus members of the UK team too!

    It's all part of the 'Creature Crue-sades' tour (see poster). A one off opportunity to see some of the best skaters in the world skate your local park - not to be missed!

    So, if you fancy a quiet roll in the bowl Sunday you'd best head off to Crawley as the Ham is gonna be mobbed!

  • 10am to 3pm TODAY = 15% off all tees!!

    BE QUICK - 15% off ALL t-shirts today only (Tuesday 7th June) from 10am till 3pm!! Thats on top of sale prices too!! Choose anything from the MENS T-SHIRT department, LADIES T-SHIRT department, TEEN T-SHIRT department, KIDS T-SHIRT department or the INFANT T-SHIRT department and you'll be entitled to an extra 15% off!! You'll just need to enter the discount code TUE15X when you get to the checkout. Happy Tuesday guys :-)

    Terms & Conditions
    15% off t-shirts applies to items in the Mens T-shirt, Ladies T-shirt, Teen T-shirt, Kids T-shirt and Infant T-shirt departments ONLY. Discount code TUE15X must be entered at the checkout where the discount will be applied. Offer is valid today only (Tuesday 7th June) from 10am till 3pm. Offer is for online and telephone customers only. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount code.

  • Did you skate the 80's? Powell Peralta want YOUR pics n vids!

    Did you skate the 80's? Fancy your five minutes of fame c/o Powell Peralta?

    Do you have video or a photo at a contest or demo during the 80's of Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Lance Mountain, Mike McGill, Tommy Guerrero, Rodney Mullen, Mike Vallely and/or Ray Barbee? If so it's time to get under the bed dig through your old boxes....!

    Skate ledgends Powell-Peralta are working on a new documentary and want to include some of the international highlights of their world tours and contests from the 80’s. 
    They're looking for footage or pictures that they can include.

    If you have something that you'd like to be considered for the Powell-Peralta Documentary, send a jpg of it along with your name and address to If they choose your picture/video and use it, you'll get a photo credit in the documentary.

  • O'Neill Freak Academy Hits BRIGHTON - Sat 4th June

    A / Ocean Sports exclusive - come and meet the O’Neill pros at the ‘Freak Academy’ here in Brighton on Saturday 4th June! For the lucky chosen ones with ‘golden tickets’ there’s FREE surf lessons and workshops with the O'Neill pro surf team. Plus you could be testing some of the latest O'Neill wetsuits! AND you’ll get a chance to try out the cutting edge styles from the O'Neill clothing collection too! Truly a one off chance to take part in an amazing day and it’s all FREE…!!

    Don't have a golden ticket? Don't worry! Come on down - watch the action and meet the pros! O’Neill team pro’s Ben Skinner, Stuart Campbell and Sam Lamiroy are confirmed – we’re also hoping Micah Lester and Adam Griffiths join us too!

    The Brighton leg of the O’Neill Freak Academy is set to take place at Brighton Hot Pipes / Southwick Beach. Saturday will kick off with an early start at 8am and (depending on tides and conditions) the event should last most of the day – so even if you don’t have a ‘golden ticket’ make sure you head down and join the fun.

    Building on 15 years of experience with the O'Neill Surf Academy, over 10,000 (yes.... that's TEN THOUSAND ) kids have learned to surf with O’Neill all over Europe...... !! Combined with countless, legendary  'Psycho Wetsuit Tours' and demos, they’ve raised the bar and changed the game again! Working closely with local core surf shops and involving the pro surfing team, O’Neill are putting on a series of 'Freak Academies'  - opportunities for ONE and ALL to come along to the beach and sample what surfing, beach culture and the life we love is all about.

    O’Neill Say “Passion, innovation and vision got us here.... but it's the young freaks ... the champions-in-waiting that will take us forward”

    Stopping at just a few select locations this year you don't want to miss this - get your freak on!
    We’ll see you down at the beach!

    Brighton (Hot Pipes / Southwick Beach) - Saturday 4th June – 8am start

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