Donavon Frankenreiter

by Glenn Sakamoto on December 27, 2010 · 0 comments

Donavon Frankenreiter is a talented California surfer/musician who truly lives the dream. In between surfing exotic locales, he creates soulful, laid-back music. Once described by Joel Tudor as a “true original,” we caught up with Donavon to learn more. [click to continue]

Eric Dranginis

by Glenn Sakamoto on December 21, 2010 · 1 comment

Eric Dranginis is a surfer from Cape Cod, Massachussets, a place more known for its picturesque lighthouses, beaches, and seafood than the waves themselves.  Cold water, solitude,  and a lack of a surf culture might not be for everyone, but it treats Eric just fine. [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]

Shaun Freeman

by Glenn Sakamoto on December 6, 2010 · 0 comments

Shaun Freeman is a talented South African-born surfer/filmmaker living in Australia. His recent film “An Aquatic Home Movie”  amplifies the sublime feeling of gliding across a wave. A frequent contributor to Rake Clothing, we spoke with Shaun to find out more. [click to continue]

Ryan Lovelace

by James Kamo on November 22, 2010 · 5 comments

Ryan Lovelace is a surfer/shaper who is the creator of Point Concept Surfboards in Santa Barbara, California. Lovelace constantly experiments and innovates new ways for people to find the flow, speed and simplicity in their surfing. We spoke with Ryan to learn more. [click to continue]

Tiffany Campbell

by Glenn Sakamoto on November 15, 2010 · 3 comments

Tiffany Campbell is a California surfer/filmmaker who recently co-directed the acclaimed surfing film, Dear & Yonder. The film stars an all-star lineup of women such as Linda Benson, Ashley Lloyd, Kassia Meador, Sofia Mulanovich, and more. Tiffany talks to us about her life of skating, surfing, and filmmaking. [click to continue]

Jim Russi

by Glenn Sakamoto on November 8, 2010 · 4 comments

Jim Russi is a talented surfer/photographer who grew up in Southern California and moved to the North Shore after graduating from the Brooks Institute of Photography. Jim creates images using natural light to produce soulful, sophisticated imagery. We spoke with Jim 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]