From independent filmmaker Nathan Oldfield, his latest film explores the joy that lies at the center of a surfing life: family, friends and a a shared intimacy with the sea. Filmed in Australia, New Zealand, France, and Spain, it features Dave Rastovich, Lauren Hill, Alex Knost, Tom Wegener, Kassia Meador, and many more. To order in Australia or worldwide, click here. (In the US, it is available here.)
Morgan Maassen directs this lovely 10 minute movie at a popular Santa Barbara location. Travers Adler, Trevor Gordon, Tom Curren, and some guy named Dane make appearances. (Yes, there are thrusters, but the spirit is of fun, not performance.)
Paul Gross is a former editor of Surfer Magazine, a renowned surfboard designer and shaper, and the creator of the 4th Gear Flyer surf mat. Paul started mat surfing as a youngster in 1960, and his passion for the sport continues to this day. In our second interview with Paul, we ask him more about his deep involvement with matting. [click to continue]
Christopher Zibach is a California surfer/artist who creates unique surf inspired art and illustrations. His work combines quirkiness, Fifties-style imagery, and a heightened sense of cinematic lighting. We spoke with Christopher to learn more. [click to continue]
From Eidon’s debut collection, this tee embodies their credo, ‘Live, Travel, Surf.’ Eidon happily embraces discovery and open-mindedness in a word obsessed with trends and competition. To learn more about the brand and to see their collection of board shorts, swimsuits, and other tees, check out www.eidonsurf.com.
Guy Okazaki’s long shaping career feels as if it has literally come full circle. The first boards he made in the mid-1960s in Venice were longboard outlines, scaled down to shorter lengths at the dawn of the transition. Today his most requested models are modern experiments of a similar form — wide-noses, full-templates and pintails. [click to continue]
We offer an alternative to the
thruster and contest mentality that dominates our activity. We choose
to celebrate surfing for what it is:
a joyful union between the surfer
and the ocean. Our mission is to
give voice to those people — surfers, shapers, writers, artists, filmmakers, and photographers — who quietly
keep surf culture alive.