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.
A vital link to the Shortboard Revolution first introduced by Bob McTavish in the late ‘60s. Read more about Bob McTavish and the Tracker here in our exclusive interview.
Happy New Year to all of our loyal readers! This wonderful image comes from photographer Michael Née, a 26-year old photographer based in France. To learn more about Michael and his work, click here.
Some sports are severely restricted to where you can do them, some require masses of snow while others require dune upon dune of sand, but one sport which is a truly global practice is the noble art of surfing, whether you’re in Hawaii, California, Cornwall or on Australia’s famous Gold Coast, you can be sure to find hundreds of people taking to the waves on their boards, from first time amateurs right up to the seasoned pros. [click to continue]
Bob McTavish is a legendary Australian surfer/shaper and a key figure of the Shortboard Revolution that exploded in the late Sixties. During this time, board lengths went from 10 feet to 7 feet literally overnight. Still effervescent and giddy at age 70, Bob is still stoked on surfing and surfboards. We spoke with Bob to learn about his influences and his outlook on design. [click to continue]
A wonderful tribute video of the Donald Takayama exhibit and closing ceremony held at the Surfing Heritage and Culture Center in San Clemente, CA. Video produced and directed by students from Saddleback College.