Glenn Sakamoto

Prue Jeffries

by Glenn Sakamoto on June 4, 2010 · 0 comments

Prue Jeffries is a talented California surfer born and raised in Australia. She recently appeared in a film about the history of women’s surfing, Dear and Yonder. Formerly a competitive surfer, Prue now spends her time surfing for the sheer pleasure of it and practicing holistic healing for others. We spoke with Prue to learn more. [click to continue]

Nolan Hall

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 26, 2010 · 4 comments

Nolan Hall is a California surfer/photographer who captures today’s contemporary surf scene with such notables as Alex Knost, Robbie Kegel, and Andy Davis. He is also a commissioned photographer for Vans and RVCA. We spoke with Nolan to learn more. [click to continue]

Jeff Johnson

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 24, 2010 · 12 comments

Jeff Johnson is a California surfer/writer/photographer who stars in Woodshed Films’ 180° South – A trip that mirrors the legendary journey of Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins. An accomplished writer, his works have appeared in Surfer’s Journal, Surfer, and Alpinist. We spent some time with Jeff to learn more. [click to continue]

Wade Koniakowsky is a talented California surfer/painter who is known for his vivid depictions of the ocean lifestyle. His work is shown in galleries all over the world and he recently collaborated with Dick Brewer on a series of board paintings. We recently spoke with Wade to learn more. [click to continue]

Jair Bortoleto

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 14, 2010 · 9 comments

Jair Bortoleto is a Brazilian surfer/photographer who is adept at capturing that elusive moment. He is well known for his talent and believes that everyday is an opportunity for him to become a better person. We caught up with Jair to find out more about his life. [click to continue]

Susan Wickstrand is a talented surfer/artist who creates colorful ocean-focused collages that combine photography, artifacts, and painting. Her work is exhibited internationally and has recently collaborated with photographer Art Brewer on a series of paintings. We spoke with Susan to find out more. [click to continue]

Mike LaVecchia

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 10, 2010 · 8 comments

Mike LaVecchia is a Maine surfer/shaper who is the co-founder of Grain Surfboards. Utilizing the latest technology, LaVecchia creates hollow wooden boards that possess both beauty and function, attracting surfers like Kassia Meador and Dave Rastovich. We caught up with Mike to learn more. [click to continue]

Margaret Yao

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 6, 2010 · 7 comments

Margaret Yao is a California surfer who is also the general manager of Bing/Jacobs surfboards. Her attitude in the water and in life is to make every moment count. We recently spoke with Margaret to find out more. [click to continue]