Chris Clark and Derrik Kapalla, are the founders of San Diego based Shaper Studios. With “Every surfer should be a shaper” as their motto, Shaper Studios offers the opportunity to learn and experience the craft of making their own board. We spoke with Chris to learn more. [click to continue]
John Cherry is a California surfer/shaper and master craftsman who was inspired and influenced by the work of such legends as Velzy, Bing, and Terry Martin. Starting with his first Balsa board, John has been creating beautiful custom wood projects for over 25 years. We spoke with John to learn more. [click to continue]
The cowboy-inspired Gaucho Snapshirt Pelican by Howler is constructed of lightweight, quick drying poly-nylon blend and featuring a cooling mesh lined vented back yoke. Perfect for your post-surf meet up in town or checking out that new show at the art gallery opening.
An Evening with Lauren Hill. A beautiful evening with Lauren Hill spent riding wavelets into the setting sun, watching light sparkle and dance on the glassy ocean surface and floating around with the women of the sea. It’s amazing how the ocean can heal and revive you. [click to continue]
Beau Young is an Australian singer/songwriter and a World Champion surfer. With the legendary Nat Young as his father, Beau was born with saltwater in his veins and a natural gift for wave riding. Recently, Beau is offering up his own signature line of surfboard designs. We spoke with him to learn more. [click to continue]
Mark your calendars for November 15th, when some wonderful surf films begin showing at the Atlantic Center for The Arts in Florida. For more information on the film festival, check out their website here or follow them on Facebook.
Timothy Hogan is a surfer/photographer who has taken on the important and Herculean task of documenting the history of the surfboard fin and its pivotal role in the evolution of surfing and surfboard design. He calls it theFINproject. We spoke with Timothy to learn more. [click to continue]
Beyond The Surface follows Ishita Malaviya, India’s first female surfer, traveling through Southern India, documenting the ways in which surfing, yoga, and ecological creativity are bringing hope and fueling change for the local people and the planet. She is joined by a unique and talented group of women – Liz Clark, Lauren Hill, Emi Koch, Kate Baldwin and the director of the film, Crystal Thornburg-Homcy. We spoke with Crystal to learn more. [click to continue]