Forty years on from the release of the Australian surfing and counter culture epic, Morning of the Earth, director Alby Falzon teams up with indie filmmaker, Andrew Kidman to produce the sequel, Spirit of Akasha. Written and produced by Kirk Docker and Jed Smith.
Tyler Hatzikian is not only a master craftsman, doing his own designing, hand shaping and glassing, but is also an incredible talent on the water. Whether charging double-overhead waves at his homebreak or stepping to the nose on some shoulder high sliders, Tyler’s many abilities cannot be denied.
The documentary by Jason Baffa, chronicles Chris Del Moro as he travels Italy on a quest to re-connect with his Italian heritage and study how a land of old-world-tradition is embracing the modern sub-culture of surfing. The US Première is in Santa Barbara, CA at The Arlington Theater at 8pm on February 3, 2014. Also starring Dave Rastovich and Lauren Hill.
Wonderful film by Clément Maillet featuring Clovis Donizetti at Villa Belza on a Robin Kegel The Cuillère 9’7 noserider. Enjoy.
In his treatise on the single fin and single fin surfing, Paul Gross, surfboard designer and former editor of Surfer, outlines the role of the surfboard fin in recent history – from Tom Blake to the Thruster and back again to ”…those who want to feel the speed and texture of the wave, rather than generate an endless string of choppy, butt-wiggling maneuvers.” [click to continue]
Another wonderful story by Doug Walker of the Lost & Found series, this time with laminator Jack Reeves in Hawaii.
Join the McTavish HQ in Byron Bay for a night of surf history. Bob McTavish will join photographer John Witzig on stage for a commentary and slide show of his famous images from the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. Featuring images of Bob, Nat Young, Wayne Lynch and Russell Hughes. A screening of Paul Witzig’s influential 1967 surf film, ‘The Hot Generation” follows.