Rarely seen 16mm film of the late Michael Peterson surfing Bells in 1977. Shot by Don Norris.
Sweet transitional-era vee bottom surfboard created by shaper Ellis Ericson. Photo from Deus Customs website.
I’ve met President Obama twice, and both times he gave me a hug, not a handshake. Maybe that’s not a good enough reason to vote for him but it sure makes me trust him more. This past spring my high school football team beat Obama’s high school football team for the Hawai’i state championship. That’s definitely not a good reason to vote for him, that’s just me bragging that we are from the same state. [click to continue]
Even though the days are shorter, summer is still upon us. Jessica Snyder sliding into a fun little wave. Photo by Dane Peterson.
Spencer Hayes is a California surfer and the operations manager of Deus Ex Machina in Venice, CA. In this interview, Spencer explains the concept behind the global store that was originally started in Sydney, and what he hopes to accomplish with the US store. [click to continue]
A teaser for the movie featuring one of Spain’s first surfers, Juan Giriber.
Why is voting on Prop 37 important to California surfers? It all began when farmers moved away from traditional farming. Farmers used to rotate their crops and this helped control the insects and kept the soil rich and full of nutrients. Today, most of the soil our food is planted in is depleted of nutrients and full of chemicals. [click to continue]