Interviews

Steve Cleveland is a talented surfer/filmmaker and is the creator of his latest film, A Paradigm Shift. Fast moving and full of action, it features such talents as Jared Mell, Alex Knost, Joel Tudor, and Kassia Meador. We spoke with Steve to learn more. [click to continue]

Todd Glaser

by Glenn Sakamoto on April 30, 2013 · 0 comments

Todd Glaser is a talented photographer from San Diego, California. Trained at the renowned Brooks Institute, Todd was the winner of the 2008 Follow The Light Grant. As a staff photographer for Surfer Magazine, he now travels the world to capture some of the biggest names on the most famous waves. We spoke with Todd to learn more. [click to continue]

Tom Curren is a three-time world champion surfer from Santa Barbara, California, and the son of big wave legend Pat Curren. Highly influential during the eighties, many surfers worshipped Curren’s preternatural surfing ability and hung the famous cutback photo by Tom Servais on their bedroom wall. Adding singer and songwriter to his resumé, Curren released his new album “In Plain View” on April 2nd and is taking his musical act on the road after a string of dates on the West Coast with Ben Howard. [click to continue]

Santa Barbara shaper Ryan Lovelace has created and directed a new film called Almost Cut My Hair. We were curious how this project came about and what would inspire a surfboard shaper to create a film about surfing. We spoke with Ryan to learn more. [click to continue]

Travers Adler

by Glenn Sakamoto on April 16, 2013 · 1 comment

Travers Adler is a talented surfer/musician/artist from Santa Barbara, California. Whether through his art, music, or surfing, Travers possesses a unique and creative style that is at once graceful, improvisational, and full of joy. We spoke with Travers to learn more. [click to continue]

Malcolm Campbell

by Glenn Sakamoto on March 31, 2013 · 14 comments

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Malcolm Campbell is a legendary shaper/surfer who, together with his brother Duncan, created the first functional three fin surfboard – 10 years before Simon Anderson’s Thruster design. The Campbell Brothers, part of the emerging Shortboard Revolution ignited by the Australians, conspired together in their father’s garage on a futuristic, hydrodynamic system they coined the “Bonzer.” This design would give greater speed and control on a wave than a single or twin finned surfboard. Today, Malcolm believes that the performance potential of the Bonzer has yet to be realized. We spoke with Malcolm to learn more. [click to continue]

Jason Baffa is the director of the now classic Singlefin: Yellow and the co-director of the film One California Day. His latest project Bella Vita, follows surfer Chris Del Moro to his birthplace in Italy, a country rich in craft and culture, and explores Del Moro’s bond with his Italian family and surfing friends (Lauren Hill, Dave Rastovich, Ale Ponzanelli). [click to continue]

Troy Carney

by Glenn Sakamoto on March 14, 2013 · 2 comments

Troy Carney is a talented surfer/artist born in New Zealand and currently resides in Kauai. Traveling the world with his entrepreneurial and surfing parents, Troy got a first hand look at the magic and power of the ocean – elements which continue to inspire his art to this day. We spoke with Troy to learn more. [click to continue]