TED Talks, redesigning consumer habits and turning trash into shoes in Bali

The road to TEDx was a real life journey of will-power and dedication like I had never experienced before. Although I have given many talks in my career this one was different. To me, it was the superbowl of talks so I needed to be ready. Luckily, I had a great coach named Heather and…

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Happy Campers: Trevor Gordon

Trevor Gordon Jeep Conversion

Trevor Gordon is a Rincon local, artist and world-traveling surfer. But he’s also a dude who spends a lot of time in a camper. He recently completed work on a 1991 Jeep Comanche in order to spend more time in remote corners of the world. He talked with Cy about the conversion process to get…

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Dusty Payne, Balaram Stack and Pat Schmidt Harvesting Winter Surf In The Frigid Northeast

Filmmaker, Corey Frank, recently sat down with Korduroy producer, Charles Post, to tell us about a winter adventure that will go down as one for the books. A stellar crew including Pat Schmidt, Balaram Stack and Dusty Payne piled into a van and hit the road North towards the slabby and snow-kissed shores of the…

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OUTside INspiration by Ben Weiland

OUTside INspiration by Ben Weiland

Where are artists looking for inspiration? A Korduroy.TV original series, OUTside INspiration, examines what inspires creative surfers that has nothing to do with surfing. Artist Ben Weiland gives us a glimpse into where he is looking for inspiration to help guide his art. “The following pictures show some of the sources I look to for ideas….

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Bruce Gold: The Last Of The Great Surfing Hippies

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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Protecting Our National Parks: A Perspective By Alex Honnold

As we celebrate the National Parks’ 100 Year Anniversary, we should remember that these places need our protection. Just because Yosemite or Zion National Park are indeed protected as National Parks, the designation along does not mean we – those that revere and escape to these patches of nature – can just sit back and…

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The Whale That Washed Up At Trestles, Selfies and Ecology

About three weeks ago a dead gray whale washed up at Trestles. The media and beach-goers swarmed, and the reports, speculations and articles closely followed. As surfers, the ocean is our sanctuary, one that breathes with life. Though, with every breathe of life, death follows at some point: natural and unnatural. While headlines speculate about…

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Terasu Presents: Jockey vs Thoroughbred // Cold Perfection In Ireland

Jockey vs Thoroughbred | Cold Perfection in Ireland Words by, Noah Lane Photos by, Toby Butler Winter in Ireland is a waiting game. It’s easy to form a picture of cold perfection in your mind, but the reality is there’s a lot of sitting around twiddling your thumbs. Normally it’s waiting for gaps in the wind…

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