Justin Housman

Justin Housman

Justin lives, surfs, and whines about northwest winds in San Francisco. His beautiful wife endures.

9.23.16

Week In Review

Week in Review 9/23/16

Charming: Occy! Mat Surfing: Yes! Big Waves: Scary!

Random happenings in surf for the week of September 23rd.

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9.20.16

Corndogging

How Long Will It Take To Get That Custom Board?

Find out with this board delivery calculator

Did you order a custom board for the winter? Shapers’ delivery times can vary widely, and deciphering when you’ll finally have your new toy can require you to consult star charts, build algorithms, and, sometimes, outright beg. Wondering how long it will take to actually receive your sled? Wonder no more. Answer a few questions,

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9.16.16

Week In Review

Week in Review 9/16/16

Hydrofoiling Wizardry! WSL Judges Admit Negligence! Drones Win!

Random happenings in surf for the week of September 16th.

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9.16.16

Features

Trump’s Wall Threatens Beloved Irish Surf Spot

Trump-owned golf resort clashes with environmental groups

Donald Trump loves walls. Loves them! Builds the greatest, most beautiful walls. Trump loves walls so much, he wants to build a giant seawall on Doughmore Beach, a lovely, relatively untouched chunk of west Ireland. The wall would theoretically protect against natural sand movement and erosion that threatens a few holes of a golf course

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9.11.16

Photos

Lowers At A Blur

Photographer Todd Glaser presses pause on the Lowers racetrack

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9.9.16

Week In Review

Week in Review 9/8/2016

WSL is Hilarious! Happy B-Day Dane and Skip! Aliens Invade the Beach!

Random happenings in surf for the week of September 8th

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9.8.16

The Culture

When John Severson Stared Down Pres. Nixon

"Surfing in Nixonland" is a charming bit of OC surf memoir

The New York Times rarely lowers itself to wallow in surfing’s tiny section of the pop culture pool, but they recently published a great little memoir by David Morris, a former Marine who began surfing Cottons in the mid ’00s. Morris uses his experience there as a jumping-off point to ponder the clash of civilizations

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9.6.16

The Culture

Trickle-Up Surfonomics

When will we right the upside-down logic of modern surfboard tech?

I know this sounds like a stretch, but even if you aren’t an auto-racing fan, the sport still manages to touch your life every time you drive a car. Pardon the gearhead-speak for a moment, but useful and often lifesaving advances like disc brakes, radial tires, fast-shifting automatic transmissions, and traction control—among many other bits

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9.5.16

Corndogging

Local Surfer Somehow Thinks He’s Going to Surf Again Today

Chances for second session greatly overestimated

OCEAN CITY, NEW JERSEY — Citing that it was a pleasant Sunday afternoon, the wind looked like it was backing off, and the tide was dropping the rest of the day, local surfer Jared Goodman announced to his wife that he’s “gonna try to get a couple waves before dark,” even though Goodman surfed all

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9.2.16

Week In Review

Week in Review 9/2/16

Kelly Slater Sings! Best Surf TV Show Ever! Most Heroic Wipeout in History!

Random happenings in surf for the week of September 2nd

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