7.22.10

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Crab Island Potentially No More

By Alex Haro The usual surf-getaway to the tropics is more times than not marred by masses of people all trying to catch their dream wave. Ireland is quickly becoming a destination for many traveling surfers, due to its low crowd level and captivating scenery. Although Crab Island is one of the area’s premier breaks,

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7.22.10

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Memories of the Surfer Poll

The Academy Awards of The Surf World

The Academy Awards of The Surf World

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7.22.10

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It’s huge, bru!

Grant "Twiggy" Baker surfs what some are calling the "biggest South Africa ever"

Grant “Twiggy” Baker rode what he says was the biggest wave he has ever ridden in Cape Town on Saturday when he and fellow Billabong team rider Greg Long towed each other into waves estimated to be over 70 foot (22 metres) in height. The 35 year-old from Umhlanga, near Durban, and Long, 25, from

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7.22.10

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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS

Twiggy takes the Red Bull Big Wave Africa

It’s always tough to put big wave surfing into perspective when you’re not blessed with balls the size of cantaloupes. When your frame of reference only stretches to the ten-foot mark, at a push, it’s impossible for your mind to process the stimuli. Fifteen-foot, twenty-foot, thirty-foot… The numbers take on an abstruseness that exists in

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7.22.10

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Not Fade Away

Big Wednesday's 30th anniversary brings the stars to a bar

“I don’t like surfers. I grew up in a surfing community and I thought surfers were jerks. I love Big Wednesday so much. Surfers don’t deserve this movie.” – Quentin Tarantino On Friday, September 14, 2008 the Malibu elite met with the cast and crew of Big Wednesday to celebrate the 30th anniversary of a

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7.22.10

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ARCHY: A Film About Matt Archbold

A first look at the upcoming documentary on the life of Matt Archbold

Compelling interviews, explosive surf action, timeless photos matched with Narration by Henry Rollins from the legendary band Black Flag and set to an all time soundtrack including The Clash, Social Distortion, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Devo, The Avett Brothers, The Kinks and many others, ARCHY is sure to effect audiences of all walks of life worldwide. This is a story that needs to be told.

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7.22.10

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Rick Griffin Retrospective Draws Nearly 1000 On Opening Night

The opening of Heart and Torch – Rick Griffin’s Transcendence drew nearly 1000 people to the Laguna Art Museum last Saturday night, June 23, according to Bolton Coleburn, the museum’s director. “I think everyone that’s alive and breathing should see this. It’s high time that this stuff was recognized as fine art.” Click here to

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7.22.10

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SHAPING TOMORROW

Gary Linden Opens Up On His Roots And Future

At the end of a long, narrow hallway with a bare concrete floor, in a small warehouse on South Cleveland Street in Oceanside, California, Gary Linden is shaping a surfboard. This one is a fish, with parabolic stringers running along the rails, and Linden’s hand moves easily over the foam, giving it a final sanding

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7.22.10

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SURFCO HAWAII A Long Journey to Prevent Gory Injuries

David Skedeleski is an inventor. Born and raised in Hawaii with a Polish/Japanese background, he is the mind behind those eye-saving and puncture-preventing nose guards we stick on our surfboards. He’s a surfer with a gift for creating. With no engineering background, he started Surfco Hawaii over 20 years ago and has made a successful

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7.22.10

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Oh, So Sweet

In December 2005, Jon Stillman saw the stars align. When Clark Foam closed its doors, Stillman saw it as an opportunity. “I saw the article in December 2005 about Clark Foam quitting the foam business and it really spoke to me,” says Stillman, president of Ice-Nine Foam Works. He called a group of friends and

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