Glenn Sakamoto

John Culqui

by Glenn Sakamoto on January 31, 2011 · 17 comments

John Culqui is a talented California surfer/artist who creates fresh, colorful paintings that depict the stoke of surfing. Originally trained as an architect, John combines his love for surfing and the fluid use of lines and color to create memorable images. We spoke with John to learn more. [click to continue]

Jack McCoy

by Glenn Sakamoto on January 28, 2011 · 1 comment

Jack McCoy is a legendary surfer/filmmaker and his name is synonymous with the genre called surf movies. For over 30 years, Jack has been filming the world’s best surfers in the most exotic locations. His many films include Tubular Swells, Storm Riders, and Blue Horizon. His most recent film, A Deeper Shade of Blue releases this year. [click to continue]

César Ancelle-Hansen

by Glenn Sakamoto on January 24, 2011 · 0 comments

César Ancelle-Hansen is a talented French surfer/photographer. Currently residing in his dream location Côte des Basques, César documents a life of surfing and a lifestyle that’s close to the ocean. We spoke with César to learn more. [click to continue]

Taki Bibelas

by Glenn Sakamoto on January 19, 2011 · 1 comment

Athens-born surfer/photographer Taki Bibelas instills his Mediterranean sensibility to his film projects. Whether shooting fashion photography or working on his new surf film The Still Point, Taki brings to the frame his strong sense of color and light. [click to continue]

Lauren Ngan

by Glenn Sakamoto on January 12, 2011 · 4 comments

Lauren Ngan is a talented California surfer from Dana Point. When she isn’t perched gracefully on her longboard, Lauren spends her time being a role model to young girls in her ministry. We spent some time with Lauren to learn more. [click to continue]

John Holm

by Glenn Sakamoto on January 10, 2011 · 2 comments

John Holm is a California-born surfer/artist. He first learned to surf in Santa Cruz and spent time surfing Malibu during the 60s while studying advertising at the Art Center. Working with a variety of mediums including oils and acrylic, John captures the thrill and beauty of surfing with a unique impressionist style. [click to continue]

Donavon Frankenreiter

by Glenn Sakamoto on December 27, 2010 · 0 comments

Donavon Frankenreiter is a talented California surfer/musician who truly lives the dream. In between surfing exotic locales, he creates soulful, laid-back music. Once described by Joel Tudor as a “true original,” we caught up with Donavon to learn more. [click to continue]

Eric Dranginis

by Glenn Sakamoto on December 21, 2010 · 1 comment

Eric Dranginis is a surfer from Cape Cod, Massachussets, a place more known for its picturesque lighthouses, beaches, and seafood than the waves themselves.  Cold water, solitude,  and a lack of a surf culture might not be for everyone, but it treats Eric just fine. [click to continue]