And other things I learned in "Tom Blake: The Uncommon Journey of a Pioneer Waterman"
Tom Blake was a man's man, a jack of all trades and one of modern surfing's most decorated forefathers. This book, Tom Blake: The Uncommon Journey of a Pioneer Waterman, is a comprehensive look at his life and legacy. This review is anything but. Whet your appetite on a few tales here, and then go buy a copy of the book.
Please stay in the damn water. It’s the only place you’re safe.
Creed McTaggart. A fresh-face out of West Oz, a laid-back bloke who listens to The Velvet Underground and has long hair and has for the last six months been perpetual putty for the hippest in surf.
Waste to Waves is turning discarded foam into custom surfboards
The creation of one standard surfboard produces nearly 600 pounds of CO2, which is a lot considering that most boards weigh in around six pounds. In 2012, determined to find a solution to this, Michael Stewart and Kevin Whilden cofounded Waste to Waves and challenged surfers to help cut that footprint in half.
In a 3-2 vote, the Regional Water Quality Control Board denied the TCA permit for the toll road
It was standing room only in the Regional Water Quality Control Board Meeting Room in San Diego. A few hundred surfers and environmentalists alike showed up to the hearing—which was inconveniently located some 50 miles away from Trestles—to fight on behalf of some of the best waves and most pristine State Park land in Southern California.
The ever-wandering Kepa Acero is going on a trek along the west coast of Africa
Most surfers find comfort in the daily ritual of checking their homebreak, pulling into the same parking spot day after day in hopes that the elements will have aligned and perfection will be waiting for them at the place they’re most comfortable. For many surfers, there’s nothing better than scoring in your own backyard. And […]
Tasmanian madman Kyron Rathbone talks about his May cover shot
Tasmanian madman Kyron Rathbone talks about his May cover shot.
An interview with Brazilian filmmaker Pablo Aguiar
An interview with Brazilian filmmaker Pablo Aguiar.
Four young surfers with passions beyond the riding of waves
Four young surfers with passions beyond the riding of waves.
The girls return to Snapper for the Finals on the Gold Coast
The girls return to Snapper for the finals on the Gold Coast.
Photographer Nick LaVecchia reports on swell and snowfall in Maine
Photographer Nick LaVecchia reports on swell and snowfall in Maine.