This is the story about 30,000 lost black and white negatives from Surfing Magazine circa 1970s, found at a swap meet. It becomes a journey from California to Hawaii to reunite the creators and stars of that pivotal time in surfing history. We spoke with director Doug Walker to learn more. [click to continue]
Surfing legend Herbie Fletcher and legend-in-the-making Alex Knost by surfer/photographer Dane Peterson. San Onofre, California.
The underground surfing community in Australia is rallying together to raise funds for Australian surfing legend Michael Peterson to have a distinguished funeral this Thursday at Tweed Heads Memorial Gardens. Click here to find out how you can contribute. Photo by Dick Hoole.
Matt Howard and Brittany Leonard’s new surf movie, all filmed south of the border. Available for purchase at Mollusk Surf Shop.
From photographer Nick Cook:“Every year, since taking up the planer, shaper Ryan Lovelace has made himself a ‘birthday board’ to enjoy for the rest of the year. But in all his years of shaping, the surf conditions had never come together for a birthday slide. [click to continue]
Longboard icon Kassia Meador floats serenely across the majestic waves in surfer and filmmaker Bruce Muller’s Echo. The visual meditation is the first of four shorts teasing the release this fall of Frequencies, an experimental documentary and visual essay by Muller shot at prime surfing destinations across Southern California. Frequencies: Early Echo on Nowness.com.
“This book is about my life, my surfboard company, and the surfboards I made in the ‘60s and ‘70s. Full of great stories, photos and memories of this wonderful period in the design evolution of the surfboard and surfing culture.” – Bing Copeland. 9 by 11 inches in size (coffee table style book) and 192 pages long. Featuring over 100 photographs of classic Bing surfboards. A must-have for any collector, each copy autographed by Bing. Available at bingsurf.com, classicbingsurfboards.com, and Amazon.com.
“(Michael Peterson) was flat-out the best surfer in the world.” – Rabbit Bartholomew