Making It: John O’Callaghan from SOLOSHOT

Soloshot camera surf filmmaking

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

Trouble in Paradise – Mentawai, Indonesia

Mentawai Indonesia palm oil

We posted this video by Matt Hannon on our Facebook earlier in the week, about oil companies capitalizing on indigenous lands in Indonesia, at the expense of the tribal people who live there. Based on the response we saw, we thought you’d appreciate some more information. When asked why Hannon decided to take on this… Read More

Auditorium with Liam O’Gallagher

Liam O'Gallagher snowboarding photography

We’re coming to the end of winter here but it’s never too late to marvel at some stellar snowboarding. Photographer and filmmaker Liam O’Gallagher shares some of his shots from what he says was the “best winter yet” up in Bellingham, Washington. These pictures make a fair case for that argument.  To see more from… Read More

Longboarding in Spain

Longboarding in Spain 2

Longboarding is relatively new for Spain, and local filmmaker Jan Latussek says the scene that has evolved in recent years is as diverse as the cuisine and the people of the different Spanish regions. He’s started an online community, The Wavepeople, to gather all that diversity into one place, so Spanish longboarders and those just… Read More

Monitoring Radiation Levels in the Wake of Fukushima

Fukushima nuclear radiation

In the wake of March 2011’s deadly earthquake/tsunami, the disastrous leakage at the Daiichi nuclear plant has raised lots of questions about radiation contamination and health concerns.

Surf Fiction: The Natural

surf fiction

This week’s Surf Fiction comes from Ben Douglas of The Cachalot blog. That whole site consists of stories like this, brief little explorations of various aspects of surf life through the eyes of different narrators. This one is a sweet little walk down surf-memory lane, exploring the sometimes difficult territory of sharing the surf with… Read More

DIY Headlamp

diy headlamp

Headlamps are great for so many reasons. If you need one in a pinch, try out this quick DIY formula. by Tom Hensen Materials ($4): single AAA flashlight rubber bands (2) clip ballcap Got other DIY projects? Let us know! info [at] korduroy dot tv. 

Reel Talk: Eugenio Barcelloni

Eugenio Barcelloni Surf Bali

There’s a constant debate about surfing in third-world countries. Bringing tourism dollars is great but a lot of these countries lack such basic infrastructure that just beyond the beach lies vast wastelands. You’ve probably heard stories about the devastation in Bali, but this film by Eugenio Barcelloni gives an up-close-and-personal view of what’s going on… Read More