You probably remember surf mats back in the day. If you haven’t noticed, they are back! Inspired by George Greenough, Paul Gross handcrafts each one of these beauties right here in California. The Omni is the newest 4GF model. It takes the look and feel of the traditional square-tailed surf mat and tweaks it to new levels. Learn more here.
In his new book, Israel Paskowitz takes us on a journey of his life growing up in a camper, a life on the beaches of Makaha and San Onofre, his championship surf titles, and his heart-wrenching failure as both a father and husband. A riveting and entertaining biography by a member [click to continue]
Talented photographer Jim Russi has a new hardcover book. With over 180 full-color surf images from around the globe, see Hawaii, Tahiti, California, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Fiji, Bali, Indonesia, and the islands off South Africa through the eyes of a seasoned pro. Available at Amazon.com.
The limited edition Ali’i ‘Ekahi is the sandal fit for royalty, hand made with genuine camel leather, monarch red velvet lining, and iconic royal whipstitching around the footbed. Check out the entire Ali’i Collection: www.olukai.com
“This book is about my life, my surfboard company, and the surfboards I made in the ‘60s and ‘70s. Full of great stories, photos and memories of this wonderful period in the design evolution of the surfboard and surfing culture.” – Bing Copeland. 9 by 11 inches in size (coffee table style book) and 192 pages long. Featuring over 100 photographs of classic Bing surfboards. A must-have for any collector, each copy autographed by Bing. Available at bingsurf.com, classicbingsurfboards.com, and Amazon.com.
The Canvas Wave offers stunning galleries of photography printed on gallery wrapped archival canvas that are ready to be hung on your wall. They feature professional photographers from around the world and images that have graced the covers of the biggest magazines. They’re beautiful and affordable with free shipping, making these great gifts for yourself or the surfer in your life. www.thecanvaswave.com
At Liquid Salt, we are pretty psyched on these new Paipo boards created and handshaped by Jon Wegener. They feature beveled rails, slight rocker in the nose, and made of 3-layers of Paulownia wood. Dimensions are 46 x 18 x .75.” Custom orders. Available at wegenersurfboards.com.
A collection of brilliant historic images from a simpler time. This book as the title says, are ‘mostly’ unpublished photos from John’s personal negative files. Featured surfers include Bob McTavish, Wayne Lynch, George Greenough, Nat Young and Russell Hughes. The large format really helps to bring these great photos to life. Available here: www.witzig.com.au