With sustainability as their benchmark, Betty Steele and Brenda Dizon have developed the annual Cardiff Surf Classic & Green Beach Fair in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA into one of the greenest events in San Diego County. By showcasing green businesses in all industries – including surf, architecture, building and art – these two ocean stewards have injected eco awareness across their community. [click to continue]
Alaia trimming and sliding, this time all the way from France.
California photographer Ryan Tatar now showing at Ron Herman, Tokyo, Japan.
From Cyrus Sutton: “This is a design I’ve been thinking about and finally got together with Wegener Surfboards to shape it. 7’3″ and almost dead flat. It feels like it works just as well backside as it does frontside. The asymetrical outline and fin setup are influenced by what Ryan Burch, Richard Kenvin and Carl Ekstrom have done, it allows you equal control with less total fin surface area in the wave making the board super fast and maneuverable. [click to continue]
Glide Surf Co. is an alternative surf shop created by surfer Phil Browne. When the recession hit, Phil decided to follow his passion and longtime dream to open his own shop. His goal was to bring a certain “West Coast vibe” and spirit to his local surfing community. [click to continue]
“I was just here for the day one of the Joel Tudor invitational to proudly shoot my French homies Clovis and Robin on their own spot! Amazing to watch all these guys surfing at the Côtes des Basques. – Jean Penninck
Nathan Oldfield is the director of the upcoming film, Heart & The Sea. Like his previous films, Lines from A Poem and Seaworthy, Oldfield explores his joyful connection to the ocean and the friends he has encountered along the way. We spoke with Nathan to learn more. [click to continue]
The Film: “Griffin” is a feature-length documentary that explores the art, life and eccentric spark of one of the world’s least known and most influential 20th Century surrealists. Over the time-warped span of the 1960’s, one-time teen cartoonist Rick Griffin created defining icons for three pillars of west coast counterculture: surfing, psychedelic rock, and underground comix. Please consider contributing to this worthy project here.