Paper Sea Quarterly: Issue 4, Board Stories

Paper Sea Quarterly: Issue 4, Board Stories

Paper Sea Quarterly is back with “The Hand Made Issue.” Like last quarter, they’ve given us a little taste of the contents with “Board Stories.” If you enjoy what you read, be sure to purchase the mag here.  Board Stories In his forty-plus years of designing and shaping surfboards Maurice Cole has established himself as…

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How to Catch the Last German Wave

How to Catch the Last German Wave

Doing something that no one has ever done before is a very attractive proposition for lots of people. That drive to be the first or only is how we get people to walk across Niagara Falls on a tight rope, or eat 50 hot dogs in 12 minutes. Extreme examples aside, though, us regular folk are rarely…

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Ombak "is going to be epic"

Ombak “is going to be epic”

This weekend welcomes another surf film festival, this time to La Plancha beach bar in Bali, Indonesia. Taking a break from the perfect waves to watch movies about surfers catching perfect waves is, in a word, perfect. This is the 6th straight year of the Ombak festival, and they will be presenting 20 films in…

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Web Surfing: June 8-14

Web Surfing: June 8-14

Hello, hello, hello, and how ya doin? This week brings a nice assortment of web-based nonsense with everything from super south swells for the U.S. southwest and lots of skateboarding plus a bike that serves as a massively impressive pack mule. Some are long, some are short, and one contains a special link to a…

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Web Surfing: June 1-7

Web Surfing: June 1-7

In today’s roundup, we check in with John John’s recovery process and get introduced to a 16-year old skater who’s already doing things that pretty much no one has done before. We’ve also got some goofy bodyboarders, the standard surf trip stories, a shaping shorty from Hawaii’s North Shore, and a surprisingly candid discussion about…

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