Justin Housman

Justin Housman

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

9.16.14

The Culture

Lowers Loves The Kids

A cinematic tour through a history of teenagers crushing it at Lowers

As long as there have been rippable peaks at Lowers, the young have come in droves. Limber, full-of-energy teenagers more than eager enough to skip down the path, along the trail, over the tracks, across the sand, over the cobblestones, and into the lineup. Energy undiminished, they’re still ready to paddle around anyone and everyone, […]

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9.15.14

Random Happenings

Craigslist Find: Shark Attack Board

Santa Cruz surfboard bitten by shark, offered up on Craigslist

  Santa Cruz surfer Beau Browning, allegedly attacked by a 15-foot shark over the weekend, no longer has any need for his chomped-up board. Chomped-up, and broken in half, actually, so ferocious was the biting. Now, you can own the latest piece of shark v. human history—Browning’s bitten board is now up for sale on […]

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9.12.14

Features

This Week in Webclips

The best videos of the week, all in one place

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Gudanging with Tanner A clip that’s got a Concrete Blonde song on the soundtrack and that opens with a radio-controlled surfer is already an instant frontrunner for Clip of the Week. Throw in a ripping member of the Gudauskas clan, and Ding…Ding…Ding — we’ve got a winner.   Panama Bocas del […]

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9.8.14

The Culture

Kolohe Wants Pizza

A Visa x Pizza Hut x Teahupoo collab

“But can Kolohe Andino really pay for pizza inside one of the heaviest waves in the world?” — Morgan Freeman, VISA commercial, 9/7/14 I think it’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves for some time now. When little Kolohe first started popping air reverses in the San Clemente shorebreak, and the sponsorship dollars did flow, […]

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9.8.14

Features

Beach Blockers to be Fined

California Coastal Commission can now fine beach access violations

If you’re reading this and you’re a private property owner in California who enjoys long walks at sunset, romantic dinners, European travel, and also blocking public beach access, here’s your warning: block the beach and you’re looking at a five-figure fine. Back on July 1, a new law kicked in that allows the California Coastal […]

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9.5.14

Features

The Week in Webclips

The best videos of the week, all in one place

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Chicken Soup Great song, fun waves, some slo-mo cows, and Ozzie Wright doing his thing on a board that looked like it was not at all on the same page as its rider. No matter. Ozzie wrestles that pink/hideous green plank into submission, until about the 2:24 mark, when the board, […]

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9.3.14

Videos

Noosa From Above

A heavenly view of longboard heaven

At first, Noosa from above looks like a big tranquil lake. A big tranquil lake with a perfect right peeling crisply along a tree-lined shore. If you want a tutorial on proper footwork for walking the nose, this is your video. Seriously, this might be the most useful application of a drone yet.

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9.3.14

Movie

GNC Vol. 3: Most Classic

In Get-N Classic Vol. 3, the Vans team ticks all the boxes

Graham Nash and Reagan Ritchie, the directorial team behind such, uh, classics as Get-N Classic and Get-N Classic Vol. 2, now bring you Get-N Classic Vol. 3, and it will make you shout at the screen more than any surf movie has in a long time.

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9.2.14

The Culture

The 100 Wave Challenge

Shaun Tomson is raising funds for youth mentorship

On September 20th, Shaun Tomson will be surfing for a great cause. San Diego’s Boys to Men is a non-profit that provides mentors for young boys who grow up without a father. The group sends representatives to middle schools, high schools, and foster care facilities to assist fatherless young men in navigating from adolescence to […]

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9.2.14

Videos

Chicken Soup

Ozzie Wright surfs like a maniac

Ozzie Wright can conjure bat rays from the deep. I know, because I’ve seen it with my own eyes. And you will too after watching this clip. At the :39 second mark, BOOM, bat rays and barrels. If for no other reason than to see that, watch this clip. Although there are many, many other […]

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