Justin Housman

Justin Housman

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

9.28.16

Random Happenings

Winter Surfing 101

How to shred the iciest of winter waves

Summer’s over, fall’s in full swing, and winter is bearing down on us all. What better way to get in the mood for carving up some icy waves than by actually carving up some icy waves? Since the water in California is still balmy September temps, Feral wetsuits had to send Tim Eddy and Taylor

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9.28.16

Agents of Change

Secrets Of The Ooze

Algal blooms threaten our waterways, but inventor Rob Falken has figured out a way to mitigate the damage by making surf gear from algae

Not to be too alarmist, but algae is coming for all of us. Sure, a little algae may seem harmless, but it’s increasingly showing up around the world in the form of enormous algal blooms that are toxifying the bodies of water we depend on for drinking, fishing, surfing, and gazing upon while thoughtfully pondering.

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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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