Musicians

Beau Young

by Glenn Sakamoto on November 4, 2013 · 5 comments

Beau Young is an Australian singer/songwriter and a World Champion surfer. With the legendary Nat Young as his father, Beau was born with saltwater in his veins and a natural gift for wave riding. Recently, Beau is offering up his own signature line of surfboard designs. We spoke with him 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]

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]

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]

Kemp Aaberg

by Glenn Sakamoto on April 11, 2011 · 9 comments

Kemp Aaberg is a legendary surfer from California. Known throughout the world for his iconic image “The Soul Arch” used as the Surfer Magazine logo for years, Kemp also appeared in many of Bruce Browne’s early films. An accomplished Flamenco guitarist and triathlete, Kemp spoke with us about his wonderful life. [click to continue]

Andy Powers

by Dan Hamlin on February 28, 2011 · 2 comments

Andy Powers is a California surfer/musician. Whether he’s jamming with some of today’s hottest musicians, making instruments for those same musicians, or experimenting with different crafts to ride waves on, his creativity knows no limits. We spoke with Andy to learn more. [click to continue]

Dan Forte

by Mary Mills on February 16, 2011 · 1 comment

Dan Forte is a California surfer/shaper/musician and is the owner of Dano Surfboards. Equally talented with both a planer or guitar, Dan serves up beautiful shapes and sounds. We spoke with “Dano” to learn more. [click to continue]

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]