Mary Mills

Cher Pendarvis

by Mary Mills on March 20, 2012 · 2 comments

Cher Pendarvis is the living embodiment of more recent surfing history than can be squeezed into one interview. She has shaped boards, foiled fins, competed in the first professional women’s tour and been one of the first surfers to ride a fish. Cher graciously allowed us to talk to her about her life as a surfer and artist. [click to continue]

Classic Woody

by Mary Mills on March 20, 2012 · 1 comment

Classic car with a classic board. And check out that fin! Somewhere in Culver City, CA as seen by photographer Ken Samuels.

Shawn Ambrose

by Mary Mills on September 7, 2011 · 0 comments

Canadian-born shaper Shawn Ambrose is a man of many talents, from shaping to music to playing hockey. He remains humble and passionate about his chosen profession in the face of trying economic times. We took some time with Shawn to learn more. [click to continue]

Dan Forte

by Mary Mills on February 16, 2011 · 1 comment

Dan Forte is a California surfer/shaper/musician and is the owner of Dano Surfboards. Equally talented with both a planer or guitar, Dan serves up beautiful shapes and sounds. We spoke with “Dano” to learn more. [click to continue]

Casper Brindle

by Mary Mills on February 9, 2011 · 1 comment

Casper Brindle is a California surfer/artist originally from England who combines mixed-media and photography to create sublime art. His work captures your attention with its strong attention to detail, color, and composition. We took some time with Casper to learn more. [click to continue]

Andrea Kabwasa

by Mary Mills on January 26, 2011 · 14 comments

Andrea Kabwasa is a California surfer, artist, and teacher who exudes stoke every minute of the day. The joy she feels while surfing is evident in the style and poise she exhibits on every wave. Andrea exemplifies all that is right about this thing we call “surfing.” [click to continue]

Lucas Dirkse

by Mary Mills on December 13, 2010 · 1 comment

Lucas Dirkse is a young talented surfer from San Diego. He is also a proud member of the Yard Possums, a ride anything collective created by Richard Kenvin with Ryan Burch. Whether it is an alaia, a slab of closed-cell foam, or a modern thruster – Lucas rips on them all. We spoke with Lucas to learn more. [click to continue]

Derek Hynd

by Mary Mills on November 1, 2010 · 4 comments

Derek Hynd is an Australian surfer/shaper/writer. A former contest pro and intelligent writer, his recent video at J-Bay blew minds with his breathtaking finless surfing. We spoke with Derek to learn more about this unique and creative individual. [click to continue]