Glenn Sakamoto

Ellis Ericson

by Glenn Sakamoto on June 26, 2013 · 0 comments

Ellis Ericson is a talented surfer/shaper from Byron Bay, Australia. Raised in a surfing household, Ellis picked up his shaping skills and talent from his father. Currently residing in Bali, Ellis is free to surf and shape his early ‘70s inspired surfboards. We spoke with him to learn more. [click to continue]

Jean Marie Drouet is a talented French surfer/artist. His captivating paintings capture the carefree feeling of a good day spent at the beach with family or surfing with friends, and is executed with a high level of skill and craft. We spoke with Jean Marie to learn more. [click to continue]

Josh Edwards

by Glenn Sakamoto on June 3, 2013 · 3 comments

Josh Edwards is a talented young surfer from California. A team rider for Noll Surfboards and affectionately nicknamed “Little Kook” by the locals, Josh can be seen regularly at San Onofre blowing doors off surfers twice his age. We spoke with Josh to learn more. [click to continue]

Steve Cleveland is a talented surfer/filmmaker and is the creator of his latest film, A Paradigm Shift. Fast moving and full of action, it features such talents as Jared Mell, Alex Knost, Joel Tudor, and Kassia Meador. We spoke with Steve to learn more. [click to continue]

Todd Glaser

by Glenn Sakamoto on April 30, 2013 · 0 comments

Todd Glaser is a talented photographer from San Diego, California. Trained at the renowned Brooks Institute, Todd was the winner of the 2008 Follow The Light Grant. As a staff photographer for Surfer Magazine, he now travels the world to capture some of the biggest names on the most famous waves. We spoke with Todd to learn more. [click to continue]

Tom Curren is a three-time world champion surfer from Santa Barbara, California, and the son of big wave legend Pat Curren. Highly influential during the eighties, many surfers worshipped Curren’s preternatural surfing ability and hung the famous cutback photo by Tom Servais on their bedroom wall. Adding singer and songwriter to his resumé, Curren released his new album “In Plain View” on April 2nd and is taking his musical act on the road after a string of dates on the West Coast with Ben Howard. [click to continue]

Chronicling one of the most important times of surfing history, Australian photographer and surfer John Witzig faithfully captures with words and pictures the ethos of the Shortboard Revolution. Those were exciting times, a “golden age” as the title of his new book suggests, when surfboards evolved from ten feet to six feet in a short span of a few years. [click to continue]

Santa Barbara shaper Ryan Lovelace has created and directed a new film called Almost Cut My Hair. We were curious how this project came about and what would inspire a surfboard shaper to create a film about surfing. We spoke with Ryan to learn more. [click to continue]