Terasu lauches their first book: Early Hues

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This week, Terasu will make its first foray into tangible goods with Early Hues, a collection of stories and art from a diverse set of collaborators. The book was built thoughtfully, switching between paper stocks several times as the pages progress. The printer that made it is nestled at the base of the Japanese Alps…

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Shaping a 5’6″ Quad Fish with Coz McRae

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A former apprentice under boardsmith, Ryan Lovelace, Coz McRae’s extraordinary craftsmanship spans boards of all shapes and sorts. Here’s his take on shaping a 5’6″ Quad Fish called The Space Frog. Koz McRae and The Space Frog from Jesse Carmody on Vimeo. 5’6″ Quad Fish shaped by Koz McRae up in Santa Barbara, Glassed by…

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The Cinder Cone, by Foster Huntington

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An Oldie But A Goodie. Enjoy! The Cinder Cone from Farm League on Vimeo. In the Spring of 2014 a small group of close friends broke ground on a building project in Skamania County, Washington in the Columbia River Gorge. Their primary endeavor was a multi-platform tree house, but also included a skate bowl and…

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Bruce Gold: The Last Of The Great Surfing Hippies

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Bruce Gold is the ultimate surfing hippie. He has sacrificed everything to surf the best waves in the world. He quit his job in his early twenties and moved to Jeffreys Bay. He is now 69 years old and still going strong. Bruce Gold – The last of the great surfing hippies from Anders Melchior…

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TED + VICE: What’s The Great Pacific Garbage Patch? A floating trash Island the size of Texas

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We recently celebrated the incredible work of Bureo and Carver Skateboards for their innovative and epic new board called the Ahi. Each board is made from 50 square feet of upcycled fishing nets collected from our oceans, much of which accumulates at the centers of our ocean’s gyres. Ever heard of the Texas sized island…

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My Canvas // An ode to the rhythms of waveriding with Alan Stokes

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Are we as surfers somehow naturally and intrinsically connected to the rhythms, vibrations & energies of the ocean? “It’s the feeling of being connected to something that’s natural, and I think that’s why it’s such a fulfilling experience to surf” – Alan Stokes

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Saving The Ocean By Turning Abandoned Fishing Nets Into Skateboards

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There’s a giant island of trash the size of Texas that lives in the middle of the Pacific Ocean called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch; it’s a mass of micro and macro plastics, shipping containers, fishing nets, abandoned long lines (miles of hooked lines that continue to catch and kill), buoys, barrels, plastic bottles, lighters,…

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How to Photograph Strangers

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There will always be an element of fear when photographing a stranger. I see people everyday whom I would love to photograph and more often than not, I will not approach them because the fear in my belly takes over — thoughts that roll around in my head are the following: “they will say no,” “they will be embarrassed,” “what’s the best way to ask?” or “they will say yes but it might not go to plan.”

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