Surf Shops

Poster for the upcoming Andy Davis + Aaron Regan show, March 22, 2013, 7 PM at Mollusk SF.

Spencer Hayes is a California surfer and the operations manager of Deus Ex Machina in Venice, CA. In this interview, Spencer explains the concept behind the global store that was originally started in Sydney, and what he hopes to accomplish with the US store. [click to continue]

Glide Surf Co. is an alternative surf shop created by surfer Phil Browne. When the recession hit, Phil decided to follow his passion and longtime dream to open his own shop. His goal was to bring a certain “West Coast vibe” and spirit to his local surfing community. [click to continue]

Rui Ribeiro is the creative director/owner of Magic Quiver in Ericeira, Portugal. Frustrated with the shortboard/thruster scene, Ribeiro sought out alternative shapes and the result was the creation of his surf shop. We spoke with him to learn more. [click to continue]

Jp St Pierre

by Glenn Sakamoto on April 3, 2012 · 2 comments

JP St Pierre is the owner/operator of Surfy Surfy in Leucadia, California – a retail shop dedicated to bringing the best surfboards to the world. If you have ever met JP or read his popular blog, you would already know that he orbits in an amusing blend of humor, Star Wars trivia, and Bonzers. We spoke with JP to learn more. [click to continue]

Who: Mollusk Surf Shop: Venice. One of two locations (the other in San Francisco), Mollusk has been in business since 2007. This is not another hipster boutique, but an honest-to-goodness surf shop. [click to continue]

Jed Noll

by Glenn Sakamoto on October 6, 2011 · 7 comments

Jed Noll is a talented California shaper whose name doesn’t easily escape the shadow cast by his father, big-wave pioneer Greg Noll. Setting up shop in San Clemente after years shaping with Pearson Arrow in Santa Cruz, Jed has carved out a reputation all for himself. We spoke with him 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]