Justin Housman

Justin Housman

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

6.10.15

Random Happenings

Giant Sharks, Vampire Squid, and Radioactive Worms

Three strong reasons to stay out of the ocean today

Meet “Deep Blue,” a 20-foot long great white who inhabits your nightmares and the ocean off the coast of Ensenada. Earlier this week Mauricio Hoyos Padilla posted to Facebook this video of a diver high-fiving the beast for some reason. I can’t stress enough how bad of an idea that is.   OK, so this

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6.5.15

Week In Review

Week in Review

Random happenings in surf for the week of June 5th

Random happenings in surf for the week of June 5th

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6.1.15

Features

John John Pulls Out of Fiji Pro

Ankle sprain drydocks surefire Cloudbreak fave'

Airs are dangerous kids. John John Florence capped off his Rio campaign freesurfing with Filipe Toledo in front of the old videocamera. As you can imagine, there were some hefty airs chucked. One of ‘em ruined John John’s ankle, and therefore his Fiji event, and yours, if you were hoping to see what he’d do

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5.29.15

Week In Review

Week in Review

Random happenings in surf for the week of May 29th

Random happenings in surf for the week of May 29th

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5.26.15

Random Happenings

Point Break, Broken

Trailer for Point Break remake is...not great

Sigh.

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5.22.15

Week In Review

Week in Review

Random happenings in surf for the week of May 22nd

Random happenings in surf for the week of May 22nd

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5.21.15

Features

Straight Dope

Will performance enhancing drugs make inroads into pro surfing?

This past January, the hallowed, aged, and (it must be said) sticks-up-their-butted Baseball Writers of America voted only four players into the Baseball Hall of Fame: Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz. All of them deserving, and all of them blissfully free of the taint of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Mark McGwire, Barry

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5.18.15

Videos

Twiggy Had Himself a Puerto Session

Giant barrels and deadly beat downs and chill interviews

You know it was a truly epic session when you can’t even sit up to talk about it. Grant “Twiggy” Baker scooted into Puerto in early May to take on Mexi-Pipe during a historically big south swell. He rode some historically big tubes. He was pummeled to within an inch of his life. He nearly

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5.15.15

Week In Review

Week in Review

Random happenings in surf for the week of May 15th

Random happenings in surf for the week of May 15th

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5.14.15

Features

Mundaka Threatened, Again

Dredging and lack of rain may soon swamp the iconic lefthander

Remember when Mundaka just seemed to disappear back in the mid-00s? It’s always been a fickle wave, sure. But after the wave failed to show up in 2004 following a huge dredging project stripped away some 300,000 cubic meters of magic barrel-making sand from the mouth of the Oka river, Mundaka’s left was simply gone.

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