Jeff Johnson

by Glenn Sakamoto on May 24, 2010 · 12 comments

Jeff Johnson is a California surfer/writer/photographer who stars in Woodshed Films’ 180° South – A trip that mirrors the legendary journey of Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins. An accomplished writer, his works have appeared in Surfer’s Journal, Surfer, and Alpinist. We spent some time with Jeff to learn more. [click to continue]

Daniel Crockett

by Glenn Sakamoto on April 22, 2010 · 4 comments

Daniel Crockett is an English surfer/writer who is the creator of KooK, a self-published newspaper that features stories and pictures on the state of surfing today. We spoke with Daniel to get the lowdown on his life and times. [click to continue]

Mick Sowry

by Mary Mills on April 11, 2010 · 8 comments

Mick Sowry is an Australian surfer/filmmaker responsible for Musica Surfica, a film which has won awards at surf film festivals all over the globe. An adept storyteller, he also writes the surf blog Safe to Sea. Mick graciously allowed us to talk to him about his life. [click to continue]

Steve Pezman

by Glenn Sakamoto on April 5, 2010 · 14 comments

Steve Pezman is a California surfer/publisher who is the creator of The Surfer’s Journal. Pezman has brought surfing to the level of scholarship and merit and is often quoted in films and publications. We spoke with Pezman about his life and philosophy. [click to continue]

Sidão Tenucci

by Luciano Burin on March 26, 2010 · 2 comments

Sidão Tenucci Jr is a surfer/writer and founder of Brazil’s OP brand. He is also the creator of O Surfista Peregrino (The Surfing Pilgrim) and poetry with Almaquática (Water Soul – together with photographer Klaus Mitteldorf and designer David Carson). We recently caught up with him to find out more. [click to continue]

Jim Moriarty

by Bruce Cowan on March 10, 2010 · 2 comments

Jim Moriarty is a California surfer/activist who is the current CEO of The Surfrider Foundation. An organization founded by surfers, Surfrider is dedicated to bringing awareness of the environmental issues that face our coastal waters. We had the chance to ask Jim a few questions. [click to continue]

Eric Soderquist

by Glenn Sakamoto on November 28, 2009 · 2 comments

Eric Soderquist is a California surfer, who along with photographer Chris Burkard, created The California Surf Project book. In addition to being a talented surfer, he is also a writer and painter. We spend a moment to tap into his vivid imagination. [click to continue]

Jaimal Yogis

by Glenn Sakamoto on November 9, 2009 · 1 comment


Jaimal Yogis is the author of the book Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer’s Quest to find Zen on The Sea. Equal parts spiritual memoir and surfer’s tale, a chronicle of finding meditative focus in the great salty blue. We ask him a few questions. [click to continue]