Interviews

Dave Homcy

by Glenn Sakamoto on September 15, 2011 · 7 comments

Dave Homcy is an accomplished filmmmaker based in Hawaii known for his work on Sliding Liberia. His recent film collaboration, Come Hell or High Water with Keith Malloy, celebrates the art of bodysurfing. We spoke with Dave to learn more about his life and inspiration. [click to continue]

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]

Yuta Sezutsu

by Glenn Sakamoto on September 6, 2011 · 3 comments

Yuta Sezutsu is a talented Japanese surfer. His smooth style and graceful noserides have been getting attention at Joel Tudor’s Duct Tape Invitationals and in the new Mikey DeTemple film, Sight and Sound. We spoke with Yuta to learn more.
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Pierce Michael Kavanagh is a talented San Diego surfer/filmmaker. His recent film Manufacturing Stoke raises questions about the toxic chemicals used in the surfboard industry and asks us all: How can we make a difference for the environment? Pierce speaks to us about his inspiration for the film and his current obsession for bodysurfing. [click to continue]

Luca Merli

by Mac Feller on July 29, 2011 · 3 comments

Luca Merli is a talented Italian surfer/filmaker. His latest project, Onde Nostre, follows the well-known surfer Allessandro Ponzanelli. We spoke with Luca to learn more. [click to continue]

Bird Huffman

by Glenn Sakamoto on July 25, 2011 · 5 comments

Bird Huffman is a California surfer who is the owner/operator of The Shed in San Diego. After accumulating an envious collection of boards and memorabilia, Bird’s Shed evolved to become a true gathering place for the local surfing community. We spoke with Bird to learn more. [click to continue]

Ryan Heywood

by Glenn Sakamoto on July 5, 2011 · 1 comment

Ryan Heywood is a photographer/surfer from Australia. Inspired by music, energy, and the ocean, Ryan creates brilliant imagery with film and is also the creator of a bodysurfing-only blog. In this interview, like his art, he keeps it simple and to the point. [click to continue]

Steven Mast

by Glenn Sakamoto on June 6, 2011 · 0 comments

Steven Mast is a talented shaper/artist/musician/surfer who divides his busy life between San Diego, Cincinnati, and Kentucky. Known for his talent in surfboard building as well his tattoo art, Steven’s creativity has no boundaries. We spoke with him to learn more. [click to continue]