Perils of pearling while “surfing”

Perils of pearling while “surfing”

Ahh yes. Goat boats. We're sure it's quite a rush to surf down the face of a wave in a big mofo of a boat. But, as any kook knows, pearling happens from time to time. It can be rescued. You've got to push yourself off of the deck of your board etc. … [Read more...]

SUP hottie – I guess Stand-up Paddleboarding isn’t SOOO bad…

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This is one of the only positives that comes to mind with respect to SUP and summertime. Is it summer yet? … [Read more...]

Intel Shows Off a Web-Surfing Surfboard

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I came across this bizarre display of ridiculous surf consumerism during a random Google search this morning.  The article was originally published by ABC News on Oct 8, 2004 ...the headline screaming: "Intel Shows Off a Web-Surfing Surfboard"...a … [Read more...]

I can’t believe they had the balls to make the drop on those logs

I can’t believe they had the balls to make the drop on those logs

Some vintage footage of surfers at Sunset, Pipe, Waiamea in the 1960s, including George Downing, Ricky Grigg, Greg Noll and Mike Doyle. As the narrator says a couple of looooooong rides into this video: "And that's what you call really getting … [Read more...]

How close to the water can I get my head?

It's like yoga, and surfing.

Wipeout of the week … [Read more...]

Time Lapse surfboard shaping is really, really cool

Watching a surfboard get shaped is pretty fun - it just goes to show you what goes into to making a custom made surfboard. There's! a! lot! of! flipping!! This time lapse shaping vid is brought to you by Rick Malwitz surfboards. … [Read more...]

How to make a longboard – out wood, starring Greg Noll, Doc Ball, LeRoy Grannis and Lorrin Harrison

How to make a longboard – out wood, starring Greg Noll, Doc Ball, LeRoy Grannis and Lorrin Harrison

Wow. This vid is pretty awesome for those into surfing nostalgia. (And we all are, ain't we!). Here you'll see a bunch of old guys (old guys rule blah blah blah) carving, literally, a log out of...a log. They even start the project with a massive … [Read more...]

Introducing the “Surf Simulator”

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According to it's UK promoter, Corporate Leisure International (http://www.corporateleisure.co.uk/), the ‘Surf Simulator “gives you the opportunity to ‘ride the tube‘ without getting your feet wet“. Huh? A sign the Corporate world is REALLY out of … [Read more...]