Surfers

Guy Okazaki

by Rhea Cortado on January 9, 2013 · 1 comment

Guy Okazaki’s long shaping career feels as if it has literally come full circle. The first boards he made in the mid-1960s in Venice were longboard outlines, scaled down to shorter lengths at the dawn of the transition. Today his most requested models are modern experiments of a similar form — wide-noses, full-templates and pintails. [click to continue]

Alex Weinstein

by Glenn Sakamoto on December 13, 2012 · 2 comments

Alex Weinstein is a talented California-based surfer/artist. Shown internationally in galleries, his fine art paintings and sculptures combine a zen-like presence with the deep, dark mysterious sea, and easily go beyond the mere category of surf art. We spoke with Alex to learn more about him and his work. [click to continue]

Christopher Kalima

by Glenn Sakamoto on December 10, 2012 · 0 comments

Christopher Kalima is surfer/waterman raised in Hawaii. Besides being featured in the epic bodysurfing film, “Come Hell or Highwater” alongside Mark Cunningham and Keith Malloy, Kalima is the creator of Buoy Alert, a sophisticated online wave tracking system. We spoke with Christopher to learn more. [click to continue]

Stephanie Schechter

by Glenn Sakamoto on December 4, 2012 · 0 comments

Stephanie Schechter is a native California surfer living in San Diego. In addition to her talent on a log – her unlimited energy, enthusiasm, and style sets her apart in the lineup. We also found her wisdom at such a young age refreshing. We spoke with Stephanie to learn more. [click to continue]

Ben Fortun

by Glenn Sakamoto on September 25, 2012 · 8 comments

Ben Fortun is a talented young surfer from the South Bay area of Los Angeles. Displaying both power and grace in his surfing, Ben is an outstanding example of someone who lives with aloha and is always striving to do his best. We spoke with Ben to learn more. [click to continue]

Angela Oschmann

by Glenn Sakamoto on September 20, 2012 · 2 comments

Angela Oschmann is a talented surfer from San Diego, California. Donning a pair of swimfins and sometimes a hand plane, Angela seeks to find that perfect barrel and the answer to life’s many questions. Starring in the film “What The Sea Gives Me,” we spoke with Angela to learn more. [click to continue]

Mike Siordia

by Ed Factor on August 23, 2012 · 3 comments

How to describe Mike Siordia in five or 6 words: charismatic, artistic, stylistic, insightful, smooth. Naw, that’s just too cliché. To quote one of my favorite movies of all time, The Stoned Age, “He’s just some dude.” Just some dude raised on an often forgotten stretch of beach in the southern most corner pocket of the Santa Monica Bay – the South Bay. [click to continue]

Mason Dyer

by Glenn Sakamoto on August 6, 2012 · 9 comments

Mason Dyer is a talented surfer/shaper based in San Diego and is the brand manager of Captain Fin. Originally from Delaware, Mason’s interest in WWII memorabilia and hot rods gives his work a unique aesthetic. We spoke with Mason to learn more. [click to continue]