Drizel In Ink – Powell Peralta Mike Vallely Tribute Tattoo

BrokenTreeLeigh Broken Tree, Friends, Gold Coast, Tattoos, Videography

We’re lucky enough to know some amazing Australian artists from Paint to Pens and everything in between. Drizel In Ink, or Driz as we call him,  is one of those guys that has developed his own style and definitely earned the respect of his peers through years of hard work at shops around the Gold Coast.  Supplementing his skills with …

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 …

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 …

DJ Valentine Promo Clip

BrokenTreeLeigh Apparel, Bondi Beach, Broken Tree, DJ Valentine, Friends, Music, Music, Stereosonic, Tattoos

As you all know one of my good friends and one of Australia’s hottest female Dj’s, DJ Valentine, often comes home to the Gold Coast. A couple of months ago she asked me to film and edit a quick promo clip for her and I jumped at the idea. So teaming up with my buddy Pineapple with his camera gear …

Crazy AITS

BrokenTreeLeigh Apparel, Art, Broken Tree, Clothing, Crazy AITS, Friends, Steadfast Brand, Sullen, Sullen Angels, Sullen Art Collective, Tattoos

The Australian International Tattoo Show (Crazy AITS) was on in Melbourne a couple of weekends ago and of course I knew a couple of the lads making the trip down from the Gold Coast to show their artistic talents. Of course the story is well worth the read… As usual I was waiting on a pay cheque to show up …

Artist. DJ. Family Man. Legend. DJ CHICO.

BrokenTreeAnne Apparel, Art, Broken Tree, Clothing, DJ Chico, Friends, Gold Coast, Music, Music, Radio Metro

Heya Crew! This little piece has been a few months in the making. Not because it is a spectacular piece of writing and not because it is an epic tale. Just because life, work and the flu got all up in our faces and we have only just managed to get it together… A few months ago I caught up with one of …

DJ Valentine is a TV Star!

BrokenTreeLeigh Bondi Beach, Broken Tree, DJ Valentine, Friends, Hot Chicks, Life, Music, Music

As you know we’ve always had strong ties with Sydney resident DJ Valentine. And i’m currently working on a small promo clip for her as we speak. During the time it’s been coming (as i’m doing it my spare time – yeah right like I have any) Katie aka DJ Valentine has had a truck load of amazing shows across …