Justin Housman

Justin Housman

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

1.5.15

Features

Climb Down From That High Horse

Debunking surfing's faux-spirituality

For decades now, we’ve had our heads so far up our own asses that we’ve largely forgotten that surfing is just leisurely, pointless fun.

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12.31.14

Week In Review

Week in Review: Best of 2014

Random happenings in surf for 2014

Random happenings in surf for 2014.

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12.29.14

Features

The End of History

Does progression matter in surfing?

It is worth reflecting on the fact that as surfing has grown and evolved since Duke kick-started the sport’s revival a century ago, little seems to have changed when it comes to our pure enjoyment.

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12.26.14

Week In Review

Week in Review

Random happenings in surf for the week of December 26th

Random happenings in surf for the week of December 26th.

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12.22.14

Photos

Mavericks Marches In

The last day of fall brings the biggest swell of the year to Northern California

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12.19.14

Features

The Legacy of Jay

Jay Moriarity's wipeout, 20 years later

I feel bad writing this, but when my thoughts turn to Jay Moriarity, I always, incorrectly, think he died during that horrible “Iron Cross” wipeout he took at Mavs, 20 years ago today. Take a minute and click over to Jay’s Encyclopedia of Surfing entry and watch the clip. I would be stressed getting pitched like that

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12.19.14

Week In Review

Week in Review

Random happenings in surf for the week of December 19th

Random happenings in surf for the week of December 19th.

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12.18.14

The Culture

Godspeed, Travis Logie

The Tour says goodbye

“I almost felt more sorry for the guy I beat than I was stoked for winning,” Travis Logie told the ASP last month when he announced his decision to retire. It’s just that sort of camaraderie, built over 10 years on Tour, that was on display when he was carried up the beach at Pipe

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12.16.14

The Culture

Can Big-Wave Surfing Be Safe?

The New Yorker dives in

If even those of us who are longtime surfers, but not big-wave hellions (me, certainly) are fascinated by how the heavywater crew can survive the beatings they take, imagine how amazed the general, non-surfing public must be. The New Yorker, of all publications,  are as befuddled as anybody, so they’ve waded into the developments surrounding

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12.12.14

Week In Review

Week in Review

Random happenings in surf for the week of December 12th

Random happenings in surf for the week of December 12th.

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