Malcolm Campbell is a legendary shaper/surfer who, together with his brother Duncan, created the first functional three fin surfboard – 10 years before Simon Anderson’s Thruster design. The Campbell Brothers, part of the emerging Shortboard Revolution ignited by the Australians, conspired together in their father’s garage on a futuristic, hydrodynamic system they coined the “Bonzer.” This design would give greater speed and control on a wave than a single or twin finned surfboard. Today, Malcolm believes that the performance potential of the Bonzer has yet to be realized. We spoke with Malcolm to learn more. [click to continue]
Cardiff by the Sea’s Devon Howard rides a Tyler Surfboards 9’6″ Double Stepdeck, with 10″ 4A Greenough single-fin. The outline of this board was inspired by those being ridden by Nat Young, Bob McTavish, Russell Hughes, Peter Drouyn, and Midget Farrelly in the 1967 surf film Hot Generation, by Paul Witzig. Film by the talented Erik Derman.
An inner-worldly surf adventure from Cyrus Sutton to the North Pole and beyond coming soon. Starring good surfers and good waves.
With films like Come Hell or High Water by Keith Malloy, bodysurfing has received more attention lately. Handplanes create lift giving the bodysurfer both increased speed and improved position on the wave. Here are some of our favorites: The recycled foam Enjoy handplane, the Wegener handplane crafted from Paulownia, and the Whomp handplane with subtle flex from marine ply.
Jason Baffa is the director of the now classic Singlefin: Yellow and the co-director of the film One California Day. His latest project Bella Vita, follows surfer Chris Del Moro to his birthplace in Italy, a country rich in craft and culture, and explores Del Moro’s bond with his Italian family and surfing friends (Lauren Hill, Dave Rastovich, Ale Ponzanelli). [click to continue]
Poster for the upcoming Andy Davis + Aaron Regan show, March 22, 2013, 7 PM at Mollusk SF.
Only 2 days left to fund this film! From the upcoming film A Life Outside, a feature length documentary by director Catherine Brabec. Help back this wonderful film project here on Kickstarter.
Troy Carney is a talented surfer/artist born in New Zealand and currently resides in Kauai. Traveling the world with his entrepreneurial and surfing parents, Troy got a first hand look at the magic and power of the ocean – elements which continue to inspire his art to this day. We spoke with Troy to learn more. [click to continue]