Glenn Sakamoto

Spencer Hayes is a California surfer and the operations manager of Deus Ex Machina in Venice, CA. In this interview, Spencer explains the concept behind the global store that was originally started in Sydney, and what he hopes to accomplish with the US store. [click to continue]

Glide Surf Co. is an alternative surf shop created by surfer Phil Browne. When the recession hit, Phil decided to follow his passion and longtime dream to open his own shop. His goal was to bring a certain “West Coast vibe” and spirit to his local surfing community. [click to continue]

Nathan Oldfield is the director of the upcoming film, Heart & The Sea. Like his previous films, Lines from A Poem and Seaworthy, Oldfield explores his joyful connection to the ocean and the friends he has encountered along the way. We spoke with Nathan to learn more.  [click to continue]

Ben Fortun

by Glenn Sakamoto on September 25, 2012 · 8 comments

Ben Fortun is a talented young surfer from the South Bay area of Los Angeles. Displaying both power and grace in his surfing, Ben is an outstanding example of someone who lives with aloha and is always striving to do his best. We spoke with Ben to learn more. [click to continue]

Angela Oschmann

by Glenn Sakamoto on September 20, 2012 · 2 comments

Angela Oschmann is a talented surfer from San Diego, California. Donning a pair of swimfins and sometimes a hand plane, Angela seeks to find that perfect barrel and the answer to life’s many questions. Starring in the film “What The Sea Gives Me,” we spoke with Angela to learn more. [click to continue]

Rui Ribeiro is the creative director/owner of Magic Quiver in Ericeira, Portugal. Frustrated with the shortboard/thruster scene, Ribeiro sought out alternative shapes and the result was the creation of his surf shop. We spoke with him to learn more. [click to continue]

Mason Dyer

by Glenn Sakamoto on August 6, 2012 · 9 comments

Mason Dyer is a talented surfer/shaper based in San Diego and is the brand manager of Captain Fin. Originally from Delaware, Mason’s interest in WWII memorabilia and hot rods gives his work a unique aesthetic. We spoke with Mason to learn more. [click to continue]

Australian Katherine Hall is a talented designer/surfer. Her whimsical and flowing illustrations began as an outlet from her usual duties as a brand strategist. With a background in graphic design, surfing became the catalyst to create her blog and wonderful art. We chatted with Katherine to learn more. [click to continue]