You probably remember surf mats back in the day. If you haven’t noticed, they are back! Inspired by George Greenough, Paul Gross handcrafts each one of these beauties right here in California. The Omni is the newest 4GF model. It takes the look and feel of the traditional square-tailed surf mat and tweaks it to new levels. Learn more here.
The human body has almost the same proportions of calcium, sodium and potassium as the ocean. It pulses in our veins.
Some people meander through life completely unaware of the pull of our bodies towards the sea. They enjoy the ocean, but when they leave, they dust the sand off and transition back into terrestrial life without blinking an eye. [click to continue]
Check out this wonderful Jack Johnson music video by the talented filmmaker Dave Homcy. Directed by Emmett Malloy.
A wonderful feature on Jock Sutherland via the fine folks at Soul Surfer TV.
Finless surfing exponent Derek Hynd, young gun Californian Ryan Burch and female free surfer Taylor Miller take on a West Australian desert Reef on finless boards. [click to continue]
“I’m done bro, I’m done.” With those few words Mike rose to his feet in ankle deep water and began the 10 minute walk towards shore, dodging thick back urchins and sharp reef outcrops while assessing his wounds. Even from behind the waves I could see a stream of blood run down [click to continue]
A hilarious parody of our most sacred craftsperson: The Shaper. Winner of The Shorties comp at the London Surf Film Festival 2012 and the Byron Bay Surf Festival Shorts 2012.
Crystal Thornburg-Homcy sliding on waves with her longboard. Shot by Dave Homcy on 16mm Film. Edited by Bob Thornburg.