Equal parts artist, shaper, surfer, and craftsman
Saying he makes forts for a living isn't too far off the mark. In between sessions in his hand-built artisan studio in San Francisco, where he drafts plans for surf buggies, tree houses, camper vans, and single-fins, Nelson paddles out at Ocean Beach, proving that yes he's an artist and yes he's a woodworker and yes he builds installations for Facebook, but first and foremost he's a surfer. At the least, he says, a good surf helps him wash off all that sawdust.
Music: Courtyard Blues by The Everywheres
The Tahitian was found unresponsive after Pipe wipeout
Just hours after John John secured his fourth Volcom Pipe Pro crown, tragedy and turmoil struck on the North Shore. Details remain scattered, but what we do know is that Tahitian surfer Tuhiti Haumani was knocked unconscious after wiping out just up the beach from Pipeline. According to people on the beach, Haumani fell in
From Baja to San Francisco, it was a great weekend in California surf
From Baja to San Francisco, it was a great weekend in California surf.