Interview: Bill Pressly

Interview: Bill Pressly

The North Carolina’s Aplalachian Mountains isn’t exactly ground zero for custom surfboard production. But underground shaper/traveler Bill Pressly mows foam in his self-constructed workshop far from any ocean. People in the know hold Bill’s shapes in high regard, Thomas Campbell designed his logos and Ryan Tatar has spent lots of time photographing his endeavors. We…

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Filmmaker Feature: Matt Donatoni

Filmmaker Feature: Matt Donatoni

Describe the concept behind California for Better or Worse. The concept of the movie “California for Better or Worse” is a story about some of the greatest surfers surfing the best and worse conditions along the coast of CA starting from Baja and ending at the northern tip of the golden state. The movie was…

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Endless Winter

Endless Winter

Back in November we ran a piece by our friend Soren Heil on how to surf in “landlocked” Germany on the Eisbach. This accidental standing wave is home base for surfers of Germany and visitors from around the world. Well, what we didn’t show is that people are willing to get downright crazy and shred…

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Mike McCarthy / Missing Person – WorldWide Web Clip

Mike McCarthy / Missing Person - WorldWide Web Clip

Our good friend and musician Mike McCarthy (of the Stoked and Broke soundtrack) performs this song “Missing Person” in his kitchen with a little help from Coral Latella & Sean Cashin. Shot and edited by our ever-so-talented amigo, Nathan Oldfield! nathanoldfield.com mikemccarthy.com.au

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Filmmaker Feature: Bobby Gilanyi

Filmmaker Feature: Bobby Gilanyi

Last week, this clip showed up in the Korduroy inbox. We were drooling in jealousy of the continuous flow of perfect cylinders that make up this 6 minute clip shot during last week’s East Coast swell. There might be more tubes in this one clip then there has been all winter so far in San…

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Interview: Curious About Gabe…

Interview: Curious About Gabe...

Gabe Sullivan’s two-tone green VW Bus with a blue racing stripe first burst onto the scene in the pages of Surfer Magazine in 1997. Gabe continues to drive his trusty Bus on assignments for Surfer and the numerous additional print and digital media projects, both within the mainstream and outer fringes of culture, in which…

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The Hard Truth About Surf Trips

The Hard Truth About Surf Trips

by Jamie Brisick (http://www.jamiebrisick.com) At the risk of being a bubble burster, myth debunker, anti-Endless Summer campaigner, and monkey wrench tosser into the spokes of the wheel that spins the surf fantasy, I’m here to tell you that things are not always what they seem, that these idyllic surf trips you see in the magazines…

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Kelly vs. Andy at Pipe

Kelly vs. Andy at Pipe

With the finals at Pipe to go down sometime this afternoon, we thought it was appropriate to remember probably one of the best final heats to go down in recent history at Pipe. Kelly had the entire field comboed, but Andy came storming back with an insane drop for a 8.43 and then with 5…

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