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OUT at the San Diego Surf Film Fest

The documentary exposing the taboo of homosexuality in surfing, OUT in the Lineup, will make it’s U.S. debut over the next couple weeks. They’ve been touring the film and it will make its first U.S. stop at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 30 at 8 p.m. Then the crew heads down to San… Read More


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Happy Campers: Emily Murray

As soon as Emily Murray got out into the water with a surfboard shortly after high school, she was hooked. Camping and surfing quickly became her life, evolving from a weekend thing to swell chasing to full on mobile living. She recently released a book, “Van Made Recipes,” and since we’ve been exploring the topic,… Read More


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Understanding Hydroponic Vegetables

With drought constantly threatening farming (and life) in California, the state has been a heavy proponent of hydroponic growing since it began reducing the water that farmers were allowed to use on their crops nearly 15 years ago. Hydroponic systems remove soil from the farming equation, replacing it instead with water that’s infused with all of the nutrients that any specific plant needs to thrive.


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The Packing List: Pat Towersey

Punker Pat is most known for his longtime presence in the surf industry (he’s been on the scene for more than two decades) but did you know he’s also a paddler and marathon runner? We got in touch to see what he brought on a recent ride to Catalina. He paddled there, ran a marathon,… Read More


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Making It: John O’Callaghan from SOLOSHOT

In today’s world of social media, we are obsessed with ourselves, sharing photos and videos of everything we are doing. But aren’t you tired of those same “selfies” where a person holds their phone or camera out in front of their face and “snap!”? Enter SOLOSHOT: a group of like-minded surfers who put their heads together… Read More