Features

Shawn Parkin

by Glenn Sakamoto on February 20, 2014 · 5 comments

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Shawn Parkin is a surfer/photographer from San Clemente, California. In 2012, he won the prestigious Larry “Flame” Moore Follow The Light award, a recognition given to upcoming photographers with a talent for surf photography. Shawn’s work has been published in many publications including Surfer, ESPN, Surfline and Surfers Journal. We spoke with him to learn more. [click to continue]

The Shaper Series by Anastasia Petukhova documents the craft of surfboard-making, providing an in depth look at an inspiring and rarely-seen process that is steeped in love and care, part science and art, precision and feeling, and of course, passion and hard work. More images after the jump.  [click to continue]

Lauren Hill x Nomchong

by Ming Nomchong on November 10, 2013 · 0 comments

An Evening with Lauren Hill. A beautiful evening with Lauren Hill spent riding wavelets into the setting sun, watching light sparkle and dance on the glassy ocean surface and floating around with the women of the sea. It’s amazing how the ocean can heal and revive you. [click to continue]

Timothy Hogan is a surfer/photographer who has taken on the important and Herculean task of documenting the history of the surfboard fin and its pivotal role in the evolution of surfing and surfboard design. He calls it theFINproject. We spoke with Timothy to learn more. [click to continue]

Beyond The Surface follows Ishita Malaviya, India’s first female surfer, traveling through Southern India, documenting the ways in which surfing, yoga, and ecological creativity are bringing hope and fueling change for the local people and the planet. She is joined by a unique and talented group of women – Liz Clark, Lauren Hill, Emi Koch, Kate Baldwin and the director of the film, Crystal Thornburg-Homcy. We spoke with Crystal to learn more. [click to continue]

Kenny Tilton

by Thomas Takao on July 27, 2013 · 1 comment

Kenny Tilton grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii and first started surfing Waikiki in the early 1950’s. First on a redwood surfboard then moved on to a balsa surfboard. Waikiki during the 1950’s was changing and it was fun to be a surfer. Back then, local Beach Boys would watch over them [click to continue]

We’ve all seen the classic Endless Summer poster for the film by Bruce Brown – the bold day-glo colors and the iconic silhouettes of Hynson and August. But this is merely a hint of John Van Hamersveld’s many talents in graphic design and poster creation. [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]