San Diego

Bird’s Surf Shed

by The Editors on January 17, 2014 · 0 comments

Meet Eric “Bird” Huffman, one of San Diego’s most rooted surfers, who through his collection of boards, created what is now San Diego’s most authentic surf shop, “Bird’s Surf Shed.” Produced and directed by SnowGlobe Studios.

Shaper Studios

by Glenn Sakamoto on November 27, 2013 · 2 comments

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]

Mele Saili

by Glenn Sakamoto on March 11, 2013 · 5 comments

Mele Saili is a talented young surfer/artist and a San Diego native. Playing in the foam dust from her shaper grandfather’s company, Larry Gordon of Gordon & Smith, Mele’s acquired an equal love for surfing and art. We spoke with Mele to learn more. [click to continue]

School of Fish

by The Editors on September 14, 2012 · 0 comments

One fish, two fish… San Diego shaper Josh Hall shows off his latest creations. Find out more about Josh here.

Josh Oldenburg

by Glenn Sakamoto on June 12, 2012 · 3 comments

Josh Oldenburg is a talented San Diego surfer/shaper. His skill and talent lies in producing exceptional surfboards of uncompromising quality from traditional longboards to progressive shortboards. We spoke with Josh to learn more. [click to continue]

Mattson 2 x Walker

by The Editors on April 23, 2012 · 1 comment

Nice poster designed by our friend, Skye Walker for the San Diego Surf Film Festival.

San Diego may not be the birthplace of surfing but there is no denying the contributions and innovations that this beautiful city and its ocean loving community have provided to the surfing world. Early in the 20th century, Hawaiians George Freeth and Duke Kahanamoku [click to continue]

Cher Pendarvis

by Mary Mills on March 20, 2012 · 2 comments

Cher Pendarvis is the living embodiment of more recent surfing history than can be squeezed into one interview. She has shaped boards, foiled fins, competed in the first professional women’s tour and been one of the first surfers to ride a fish. Cher graciously allowed us to talk to her about her life as a surfer and artist. [click to continue]