Writers

Former Surfer Magazine editor Ben Marcus is the author of 365 Surfboards, his latest book that showcases a curated selection of surfboard shapes and designs along with their owners. We spoke with Ben to learn more. [click to continue]

Ben Marcus is a noted surfer/author (The Surfboard: Art, Style Stoke, The Surfing Handbook) who has recently taken up the challenge of chronicling and photographing 365 surfboards for his latest book. We spoke with him to learn more. [click to continue]

Devon Howard

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 17, 2012 · 2 comments

A respected observer of the surfing community, Cardiff’s own Devon Howard is a surfer/writer who has written for publications such as Longboard, Surfers Journal, and Surfer magazines. As a surfer with a “ride everything” philosophy, he has appeared in numerous films as Single Fin Yellow, Sprout, One California Day, and The Present. We spoke with Devon to learn more. [click to continue]

Dan Hamlin

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 1, 2012 · 0 comments

Dan Hamlin is a talented writer/surfer who has penned works for many publications, including Surfers Path and Slide, Drift, and Deep magazines. We spoke with Dan to learn more about his life of writing and surfing. [click to continue]

Cher Pendarvis

by Mary Mills on March 20, 2012 · 2 comments

Cher Pendarvis is the living embodiment of more recent surfing history than can be squeezed into one interview. She has shaped boards, foiled fins, competed in the first professional women’s tour and been one of the first surfers to ride a fish. Cher graciously allowed us to talk to her about her life as a surfer and artist. [click to continue]

Michael Kew

by Glenn Sakamoto on March 6, 2012 · 2 comments

Michael Kew is a native California freelance writer, photographer, and filmmaker. Kew has been published extensively in many surfing and international travel magazines, newspapers, websites, films, and books and is the associate editor of Slide Magazine. His recent book “Crossings” is a compilation of Kew’s travel tales from 2001 to 2011. [click to continue]

Derek Hynd

by Mary Mills on November 1, 2010 · 4 comments

Derek Hynd is an Australian surfer/shaper/writer. A former contest pro and intelligent writer, his recent video at J-Bay blew minds with his breathtaking finless surfing. We spoke with Derek to learn more about this unique and creative individual. [click to continue]

Liz Clark

by Glenn Sakamoto on July 15, 2010 · 3 comments

Liz Clark is a California surfer who travels the Pacific on a boat named Swell. Choosing a life on the ocean allows Liz to discover new cultures and to be able to find and ride that perfect wave. After corresponding for months, we finally caught up with her. [click to continue]