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

Auditorium with Orange and Park

Orange and Park Photography Project

Longtime friends and creative collaborators John McCauley and David Klinker recently got together over a love of geography, screen printing and photography. The result is “Orange and Park,” an ode to Baja. Growing up within eyeshot of the barren deserts, right-handed point breaks and unspoiled beaches of this famed Mexican region created in them a… Read More

Happy Campers: Foster Huntington

Foster Huntington Toyota Camper

We continue our exploration of mobile living situations with some thoughts from Foster Huntington. He’s been living and working on the road for more than two years and here he talks about the surprisingly tough decision to make the switch from a VW Synchro to a Toyota Tacoma with a pop-top camper.  A year ago, I… Read More

Reel Talk: Darius Devas

Ben Lee Darius Devas surf film

A new short by Darius Devas, WITHIN, recently launched and we got in touch with the filmmaker to see how he captured the waves at this incredible slow motion. WITHIN is the second part of a two-part project that came about when Devas’ friend took his life. The result is a beautiful exploration of what… Read More