Interviews

Miles Thompson

by Glenn Sakamoto on June 9, 2010 · 4 comments

Miles Thompson is a talented California surfer/artist whose paintings are a mixture of pop culture, island tiki, and surrealism. His work is like an endless stream of consciousness that flows from his mind to his brush. We spoke with Miles to find out what makes him tick. [click to continue]

Matt Calvani

by Glenn Sakamoto on June 6, 2010 · 1 comment

Matt Calvani is a California surfer/shaper who heads up the Bing brand of surfboards. Matt continues the tradition of the South Bay surfboard building legacy while adding his own modern touch. We asked Matt to share with us his life of shaping.
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Prue Jeffries

by Glenn Sakamoto on June 4, 2010 · 0 comments

Prue Jeffries is a talented California surfer born and raised in Australia. She recently appeared in a film about the history of women’s surfing, Dear and Yonder. Formerly a competitive surfer, Prue now spends her time surfing for the sheer pleasure of it and practicing holistic healing for others. We spoke with Prue to learn more. [click to continue]

Nolan Hall

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 26, 2010 · 4 comments

Nolan Hall is a California surfer/photographer who captures today’s contemporary surf scene with such notables as Alex Knost, Robbie Kegel, and Andy Davis. He is also a commissioned photographer for Vans and RVCA. We spoke with Nolan to learn more. [click to continue]

Jeff Johnson

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 24, 2010 · 12 comments

Jeff Johnson is a California surfer/writer/photographer who stars in Woodshed Films’ 180° South – A trip that mirrors the legendary journey of Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins. An accomplished writer, his works have appeared in Surfer’s Journal, Surfer, and Alpinist. We spent some time with Jeff to learn more. [click to continue]

Wade Koniakowsky is a talented California surfer/painter who is known for his vivid depictions of the ocean lifestyle. His work is shown in galleries all over the world and he recently collaborated with Dick Brewer on a series of board paintings. We recently spoke with Wade to learn more. [click to continue]

Richard Kenvin

by Mary Mills on May 17, 2010 · 13 comments

Richard Kenvin is a California surfer/filmmaker and the creator of the film Hydrodynamica. Kenvin’s roots are steeped in San Diego surfing history and he is a huge proponent of the Simmons’ school of board design. We were fortunate to be able to speak with him about his life. [click to continue]

Jair Bortoleto

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 14, 2010 · 9 comments

Jair Bortoleto is a Brazilian surfer/photographer who is adept at capturing that elusive moment. He is well known for his talent and believes that everyday is an opportunity for him to become a better person. We caught up with Jair to find out more about his life. [click to continue]