September 17, 2009

Cool Hawaii south shore surf map

Old school pictures with all the good spots. Going to surf Populars this morning.

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April 17, 2009

Cool Hawaii south shore surf map

Old school pictures with all the good spots. Going to surf Populars this morning.

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April 2, 2009

Watching Chris Bickford’s awesome slide show of Outer banks surfers

over at Burn Magazine.

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February 19, 2009

Shark attacks down

I think it is recession.

 

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December 21, 2008

Reading about a guy I met

in Indonesia at a surf resort, I met Clay Marzo, said to be one of the best young surfers in the world. He was with a girl but painfully shy.  Reading the ESPN story on him today I find out why. He has mild Asperger’s Syndrome.  That explains alot. The guy can shred the waves like no one I have seen.

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July 10, 2008

Cost of Oil, gas totally bogus for surfers

I could not agree more. The cost of surfboards has doubled. My drive to Westport used to cost $80 round trip now costs over $200. I might as well fly to Hawaii. Hey, now that is not a bad idea.

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July 2, 2008

US shark attack database

Florida and Hawaii top the list. Washington is at the bottom. Go Westport!

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May 20, 2008

I am in Nihiwatu for next month till June 18

Surfing the big lefts all day. Blog and email will be very intermitment.
come visit.

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May 19, 2008

check me out surfing in Westport

cold

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May 13, 2008

just bought the Jimi

I don't like wallets. I usually just fold my money over my credit cards. lately i have had a brookstone money clip wallet, but feel bad that it is made in china from unsustainable cows. So I just bought a Jimi wallet. Cheap, plastic, and recycled. cool colors as well. just the basics man. I am worried that it might be a bit big for front pocket but hell it is $14.95. If I don't like it, i will recycle it.

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May 7, 2008

more prefabs for the surf home

thanks to a prosper member for the pointer to LVM homes. nice mondern kits. not prefab so you get a wider home since some is erected on site. i like.

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May 21, 2007

Thinking about sharks

Sharks are a fact of life for surfers. Being in Hawaii this week I have been thinking about sharks quite a bit. There have been a number of schemes to prevent shark attacks on surfers, here comes the latest: Geeky Rare-Earth Magnets Repel Sharks. Unfortunately the magnets only have a range of 10 inches and the polarity has to be lined up right. The weight would probably not be good for a surfboard, but I wouldn't doubt there are products coming. Maybe just surf booties since feet are the tasty morsels dangling down most of the time.

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March 22, 2007

Where surfing is illegal

My friend Jeff Canin is down in Recife, Brazil where they have outlawed surfing due to the large number of great white, hammerhead and bull shark attacks. Ouch.

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February 24, 2007

Now this is surfing!

Check out these crazies in Copenhagen: Throw dynamite into river, surf wave created: Peak Energy: Dynamite Surfing

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December 15, 2005

Bankruptcy shakes the surf industry

Last week the surf world: Surfline | WHAT'S NEXT was shocked by the closure of Clark Foam. Clark Foam makes an estimated 60-70% of the foam blanks that are the raw materials of shapers to make surfboards. This is a HUGE hit to a very small industry. There have been runs on surfboards and talk of a shortage. This is an unfortunate imposition of business reality on the normally idilic world of surfing. I am glad I stocked up last year!

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July 27, 2004

Fun diversion

AtomFilms - Kleeman and Mike have a new animation up. It is a couple guys surfing trip with their cat. Really gets you in the mood to surf. Good for me sitting here 2 hours away from any surf at all.

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December 22, 2003

Mavericks Dec. 17, cool big waves

Mavericks 12/17/2003

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