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THE SITKA ALMANAC

A Compilation of Useful Information from the Sitka Family

Surprise Anniversary Sale

SURPRISE ANNIVERSARY SALE

OCTOBER 31, 2014

Surprising things happen at Halloween. Surprising and unexpected things. Like your friends at Sitka suddenly deciding to throw an anniversary sale to celebrate our 12 years in business. Starting today and continuing through Sunday, we'll be offering a 13% discount off everything in Sitka shops and our online store to celebrate the year ahead. You'll...

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REID JACKSON’S TOE SIDE TOUR

DECEMBER 20, 2013

Sitka surf team rider Reid Jackson recently took to the road and headed south, where he met up with Sitka ex-pats Husky Brown and Jenn Redmond and learned the art of the hashtag. He snapped some shots, tagged them with #toesidetour and wrote a few words for us. Enjoy Reid's photo story from the...

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Flaxen Shop in Raglan

SITKA SWIMWEAR AVAILABLE AT FLAXEN IN RAGLAN

SEPTEMBER 10, 2013

In a world full of uncertain times ... there are still pods of sunshine beckoning those who are wandering. Flaxen, in the famous West Coast township of Raglan, New Zealand, happens to be one of those little gems where time stands still and the sun rays lure you in. Mistral Wray, owner of Flaxen has...

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SHAPED IN NEW ZEALAND

SEPTEMBER 03, 2013

Sitka is now making our New Zealand surfboards locally, custom shaped in Auckland by Hayden Chamberlain. Raised the small town of Dargaville, Hayden has been honing his craft in the surf industry for over 15 years. He moved to Piha when he was 17 to work for Fresh Squeezed Surfboards, moving on from there to...

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Rene Sitka

AN INTERVIEW WITH SITKA

JULY 16, 2013

Recently, Sitka co-founder Rene Gauthier sat down with one1one Magazine and talked about Sitka's roots. Read the interview below and also be sure to check out the beautifully designed, "issue 5" from one1one. See the full issue of one1one here. Interview by Sheena Antonios. Do you feel like there was a time in your life when you started dreaming up the idea of opening up Sitka? I always had...

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Street Meat Sitka

STREET MEAT EPISODE 1

JULY 11, 2013

Introducing STREET MEAT, a street skating series featuring the Sitka skate team. We spent a day with Dane Pryds, Luke Gonis and Fabian Merino in Victoria, BC to bring you Episode 1.

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BUILT VERY WELL IN THE TRUE NORTH

JUNE 28, 2013

We’re working to bring our production back to the homeland. This video shows the production of some of the featured Canadian-made garments for Spring 2013. In celebration of Canada Day, Sitka is proud to feature some products that are Made in Canada during the month of July. Check them out here: http://shop.dev.sitka.ca/canada/

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MISCHA SPELLS OUT THE PROPOSED RMA CHANGES.

APRIL 15, 2013

Removing Protection, Maintenance, and Enhancements of our home, land and sea. Words by Mischa Davis There's a lot of change, and potential change happening in the world currently that's going to affect the people of New Zealand, and our daily lives. A lot of these movements seem to be government driven reform focussed around creating “greater...

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INTO THE THICKET PHOTO ALBUM

APRIL 15, 2013

While we were filming Into the Thicket, we also snapped a bunch of photos. The full album is available on our Facebook page here, and below is a little preview. Into the Thicket chronicles the journey of a few skateboarders’ treck into the forests of Vancouver Island to skate a ramp constructed using the surrounding...

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