Ryan Burch likes to surf really short boards, but he doesn't want to compromise speed. In today's Throwback video, he explains how he solves that problem with a little pink fish. As always, Burch has lots of insights to share, from things he takes from skateboards to the influence of alaia and what tools to use for shaky hands. Check out part 2 if you can't get enough.
It's officially really hot here in San Diego. Summer has arrived, with counties up and down California preparing for what they predict to be a brutal fire season, and people all over hurting to get into the water. As the sun beats through our ozone-reduced atmosphere, you need to make sure you're taking the proper care of your skin this season. So, for today's Throwback, we're making sure...
To celebrate tonight's kickoff of the San Diego Surf Film Festival, we're bringing back Cyrus' short to be featured on closing night of the film fest. Using excerpts from the class dystopian novels "1984," "A Brave New World," and "Fahrenheit 451," Fruits of Dystopia is about having fun in a less than perfect world.
For today's throwback, we're taking a look back at Grant Brittain, legendary skate photographer. Most of the footage takes place in Bucky Lasek's backyard bowl in Encinitas, CA. Interesting side note about Bucky's house: it was featured on MTV's CRIBS in 2005. Skate something today.
From East OZ to western Canada, and the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf, Korduroy's spent the week globetrotting. To celebrate the beauty and inevitable ups and downs of travel and surf exploration, we're bringing back a Surf Sufficient episode, Matt Whitehead's reflective Travel Guide.
"On a small island lies a bay. On this island, the green hills roll down from the mountains and out into the sea. Small boulders feather out from these hills and into the ocean to meet a sand bottom. When a deep low arrives it supplies the mountain tops with a dusting of snow and lines to feather and wrap into these boulder-lined points.In this clip, two men explore this land and her...
It's time to start thinking about your summer gardens, so for today's Throwback Thursday, we're taking it back to a D-I-WHY NOT? episode where we explore how to start from seed. Grow something!
We're on a world tour this week to some traditional surf locales, and to some pretty unexpected spots... like a San Francisco dump. Cold-water exploration, an overlooked surf community, sustainable surf events, resourceful handplane-building, legendary surfer biopics, and a non-traditional take to snowsports – web surfing always makes for a fun ride.A Ferrytale Journey
Since we're thinking a lot about shapers this week, we're pulling out two stellar shaping sessions from our All Yew series for this Throwback Thursday. First up, we have Tyler Warren shaping a "bar of soap" – a 4'10" Simmons-inspired planing hull.
Next up is Josh Hall making a 5'10" quad for speed, drive and maneuverability for the beaches of San Diego, CA.
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For this Throwback Thursday, we'd like to re-introduce you to Julie Goldstein, surf shop owner and awesome artist out of New Jersey.