June 23, 1992 |
Newport Beach's Richie Collins, whose image and opinions have been as radical and unpredictable as his surfing, will have a new look at this year's Op Pro surfing championships. A sponsor. Collins, who competed on the world tour most of last season without a sponsor, has signed a three-year contract with Body Glove. Billabong dropped Collins last July after company officials received several complaints about Collins' off-color remarks in newspaper and magazine articles.
July 10, 1996 |
Los Angeles-based Yes Clothing Co. on Tuesday said it has signed a licensing agreement to design, manufacture and market men's and boys' sportswear for Body Glove International, the Hermosa Beach company known for its neoprene wetsuits. The agreement is the first major deal announced by Yes Clothing since designer Georges Marciano stepped down last month as chairman and chief executive of the company. Marciano, who is also former chairman of clothing giant Guess Inc.