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]
Steve Cleveland is a talented surfer/filmmaker and is the creator of his latest film, A Paradigm Shift. Fast moving and full of action, it features such talents as Jared Mell, Alex Knost, Joel Tudor, and Kassia Meador. We spoke with Steve to learn more. [click to continue]
From independent filmmaker Nathan Oldfield, his latest film explores the joy that lies at the center of a surfing life: family, friends and a a shared intimacy with the sea. Filmed in Australia, New Zealand, France, and Spain, it features Dave Rastovich, Lauren Hill, Alex Knost, Tom Wegener, Kassia Meador, and many more. To order in Australia or worldwide, click here. (In the US, it is available here.)
Even though the days are shorter, summer is still upon us. Jessica Snyder sliding into a fun little wave. Photo by Dane Peterson.
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]
Dane Peterson by photographer Ben Moon.
See some rad artwork this Saturday, August 25, by Kevin Butler, Herbie Fletcher, Ned Evans, and Dane Peterson. POP Gallery, Helms Building in Culver City, CA.
Alex Knost down the line. Photo by Dane Peterson, 2011.