Bondi Bowl a Rama

BrokenTreeStuz Art, Bondi Beach, Broken Tree, Friends, Life, Music, Skateboarding, Skateboarding Australia, Skateboarding Events

Words – Stuz – International Women of Mystery – Staff Writer at Broken Tree Bondi Bowl a Rama went down last week and I was lucky enough to be down there amongst the action. It poured the first day and that night most of the skaters were lurking at the pub. No one thought it was going to run. Then …

Local Photographers Making Moves.

BrokenTreeAnne Art, Brisbane, Broken Tree, Friends, Gold Coast, Hawaii, Japan, Life, Music, Music, New Zealand, Perisher, Redbull, Skateboarding, Skateboarding Australia, Snowboarding, South Africa, Store, Thredbo, Thredbo Boardriders

Hey Crew! So, it’s been a while coming and I have no other excuse than being crazy busy working over Summer… Definitely not a great excuse. Anyways, a while ago I started working on a piece that involved catching up with a few of my favorite local photographers. Here’s what they had to say about doing what they love for …

Thrash Thursday – Sam Vinall

BrokenTreeLeigh Broken Tree, Friends, Gold Coast, Music, Music, Punk

Live Review. Fireballs, Collins Class, Stereo Addicts, The Dirty F Holes Surfers Paradise Beer Garden. 14th February, 2013. By Sam Vinall. I remember back in the 90’s, the Fireballs toured my home town of Adelaide on countless occasions. Back when every Life Saving Club, Football Club and anywhere that had electricity and room for a crowd was turned into a …

Sam’s Gig Review – The Decendents

BrokenTreeLeigh Brisbane, Broken Tree, Descendents, Friends, Music, Sam Vinall

The Descendents, The Bouncing Souls, Bodyjar , The Disables. Eaton Hills Convention Centre. Wednesday, 6th Feb 2013. By Sam Vinall. After seeing what I saw at the gig, there’s not even the tiniest question of whether it was worth the two hour drive from the Goldy, the 80 bucks I still owe my sister, and of course the drive back …

Welcome Home Parko

BrokenTreeStuz Broken Tree, Friends, Gold Coast, Life, Surfing

  Surfing’s newly crowned king will be returning to Coolangatta today. The 31 year old will arrive by helicopter to Gold Coast Airport’s T2 terminal at about 5pm, straight from Brisbane Airport. Parkinson will greet close family, address the crowd, then hold a press conference where he will be photographed with the ASP trophy, after winning the Billabong Pipe Masters …

Go Parko

BrokenTreeStuz Broken Tree, Friends, Gold Coast, Hawaii, Surfing

Whether you’re genuinely interested in the surfing, want to see an Australian win or are praying Slater will retire, the title race can be very confusing. The Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons is the tenth and final stop on the ASP World Championship Tour (WCT). The contest has had 4 consecutive lay days but conditions are looking …

Gypsy One.

BrokenTreeStuz Art, Broken Tree, Friends, Hawaii, Hot Chicks, Surfing

2009. Hawaii. I know no one, have nowhere to sleep and am almost out of money. I’m scared and honestly I want my mommy. Put yourself in my shoes. You’ve managed to tag along to a party, the locals are speaking broken English and you can’t think of one interesting thing to say. It’s not fun. I start drinking… And …

I am Thalente.

BrokenTreeStuz Broken Tree, Friends, Skateboarding, South Africa

I spent my formative years in South Africa. Easily one of the most beautiful countries in the world but riddled with poverty, racism and disease. My friends and I used to frequent the beach and befriended some of the kids down at the skate park. Drawn in by his charisma and charm we met Thalente. Aptly named Thalente( Meaning Talent …