Eric "Bird" Huffman has created a new kind of surf shop in San Diego
He says he’s not a collector—an unexpected statement considering that Eric “Bird” Huffman’s massive quonset hut is filled, from floor to ceiling, with over 1,400 surfboards. Stingers and Spoons, Noseriders and Firewires, Hot Curls and TOMOs—you name it, Bird’s Surf Shed is packed to the rafters with it.
My, how Gabriel Medina has grown in a year
In just a year, young Gabs Medina has gone from being a hot mess after a close one in Portugal to being absolutely perfect with his champagne-spray strategy in France.
Like not wearing booties at all. Except that you're wearing super warm booties.
Woah these booties are cool. Lighter than light, no velcro, no straps, no chunky pieces of rubber molding mucking up the bond between you and your board.
A critical accessory for any well-dialed surf rig
Get a changing bucket. Your wetsuit will thank you. Your car’s interior will thank you. And most importantly, your coworkers that you grab lunch with will thank you.
An underbite of World Champion caliber
The additional weight of his jaw adds anywhere from 6 to 8 gallons of spray to his turns.
Yet another reason to avoid duckdiving
Smells good. Put it in dry hair, and it kind of gives you that post-surf look. What could be better?
The sound is great and there's a bro in the box
Combine a long-lasting battery with a rugged rubber exterior and you have a speaker system perfect for long summer days on the beach. When you power the Blaster down and the bro in the box says “See ya later,” you actually want to believe him.
Just wax it and go
You can’t lay into a testosterone-rich man hack without a stomp pad, right? Wrong! How can you be so daft?
They fold, and how!
This is no place for fashion advice, but we can’t help but to extoll the virtues of these sunglasses. They fold up, not like the standard "hook ‘em in your collar” fold, but more like a multi-hinged, MacGyver, gotta go, life on the run, front-pocket type of operation.