Justin Housman

Justin Housman

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

9.2.14

Videos

Adriano Hearts Indonesia

Adriano de Souza frolicking tropically

Adriano de Souza has cracked the Indo code of scoring without the endless crowds of frothers. Every clip of Adriano in the Mentawais is him and like two buddies. Tops. Often, it’s just Senhor de Souza all by his lonesome happily cracking the top of a perfect peeler in textbook fashion. He’s sitting 7th right […]

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8.29.14

Features

The Week in Webclips

Hurricane Marie edition

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Good Morning Marie If, like me, you watched all this Marie madness from fog-bound and relatively flat Northern California, it can be hard to believe that all those waves we were seeing were breaking south of Point Conception. I mean I’m old enough to remember all the “Pipeline Comes to Newport” […]

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8.28.14

Random Happenings

Sandspit’s Wave of the Swell

Hurricane Marie even snuck swell into Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara in the summer is normally a desolate wasteland. Well, for surf anyway. Not this week. Not with Hurricane Marie’s sexy SE swell direction wrapping into SoCal, charming her way past the Channel Islands, slipping surf underneath their typical summertime stonewalling. Local Gabe Venturelli (Ed’s Note: the surfer’s name was unknown at first) scored […]

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8.27.14

Random Happenings

Laird Hamilton Shoots Malibu Pier

Yeah, the swell is hitting alright

And all is again right with the world. Used to be, a massive, once-in-a-decade swell would show up to pound a reef or sandbar somewhere, and there, swooping out of the heavens to ride the biggest wave of the day, would be Laird Hamilton, astride a futuristic tow board or some enormous surf ski contraption […]

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8.26.14

Industry News

The Stringer Society Needs You

Sustainable Surf's Stringer Society is in full membership drive mode

  Are you a surfer fighting the good sustainability fight? Do you feel like you’re the only one? Want to be a part of a larger organization dedicated to not only greening surf culture, but making surfing the on-ramp for a more sustainable overall way of living? Then the folks at Sustainable Surf want you. […]

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8.22.14

Features

This Week in Webclips

The best videos of the week, all in one place

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Valhalla’s Coast The Lofoten Islands are way up at the top of Norway. They should also be way up at the top of your cold-water surf trip list. Pat Millin is a regular there, for reasons that will become clear once you watch this clip.   Tom Curren at J-Bay Curren […]

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8.19.14

The Culture

North Korea Open for Surf

Your dream of hitting North Korea's beaches has come true

Good news. According to the Pyongyang Times, North Korea’s tourism authorities are offering surf tours to international guests during “this present bathing season.” The first tours ran from July 28th through August 6th. So far three areas are open for tourists: Songdowon, Lake Sijung, and Majon. A quick search of Google Earth shows that these […]

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8.19.14

Random Happenings

NYC Bans the Boogie

No bodyboarding allowed in the Big Apple

And you thought the war against bodyboarding was over in the ’90s. This past week, the New York City parks department banned bodyboards on all New York City beaches. The city declared bodyboards to be, officially in the eyes of the law, “flotation devices,” and for some reason, flotation devices are not welcome at the […]

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8.18.14

The Culture

Slater Talks A.I.

A candid Slater talks about his rivalry with Andy Irons

Last week Slater told USA Today that he was not the most interesting man in sports. This week he sits down with Vice Sports to talk about, among other things, his Baywatch experience (mainstream interviewers seem to love asking about Baywatch) and his competitive relationship with Andy Irons. He also touches a tiny little bit on the […]

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8.15.14

Features

This Week in Webclips

The best videos of the week, all in one place

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Diamond of the Desert It doesn’t matter how many times you watch this webclip, that first barrel is straight mind-numbing. If you’re watching it on a laptop, flip it upside down and watch the footage that way. Whole new world.   Flames and Frost Just crazy, macking Shipstern’s Bluff, this time […]

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