Beyond The Surface follows Ishita Malaviya, India’s first female surfer, traveling through Southern India, documenting the ways in which surfing, yoga, and ecological creativity are bringing hope and fueling change for the local people and the planet. She is joined by a unique and talented group of women – Liz Clark, Lauren Hill, Emi Koch, Kate Baldwin and the director of the film, Crystal Thornburg-Homcy. We spoke with Crystal to learn more. [click to continue]
A beautiful film by photographer/filmmaker Shaun Fenn showcasing the lovely ladies of Seea apparel introducing a new line of neoprene for this summer. Seea is a company founded by Amanda Chinchelli. The film features surfer/artist Mele Saili and an original soundtrack by Emmit Fenn.
Mele Saili is a talented young surfer/artist and a San Diego native. Playing in the foam dust from her shaper grandfather’s company, Larry Gordon of Gordon & Smith, Mele’s acquired an equal love for surfing and art. We spoke with Mele to learn more. [click to continue]
Hannah Brown-Damron, better known as HannahB., is a maker of surf-inspired skateboards for surfers out of her workshop in Oceanside, CA. Seen surfing regularly in the lineup at San Onofre, Hannah has built a reputation for building beautiful hand layered maple ply boards decorated with her own custom artwork. [click to continue]
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]
With sustainability as their benchmark, Betty Steele and Brenda Dizon have developed the annual Cardiff Surf Classic & Green Beach Fair in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA into one of the greenest events in San Diego County. By showcasing green businesses in all industries – including surf, architecture, building and art – these two ocean stewards have injected eco awareness across their community. [click to continue]
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]