• Adventure,  Skate

    Makita Duggan | Push

      “Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder. Not being able to stop skateboarding makes you a skateboarder.” – Lance Mountain, Bones Brigade Makita Duggan had been having seizures all day.ย Bedriddenย for months since being diagnosed with Lyme disease, she was incapable of venturing out into the California sun. A prisoner in her Oceanside home. She wanted to die. Her boyfriend, Tyler…

  • Adventure,  Surf,  surflife

    Surflife | Zach Manon | Man On Water

    “๐ˆ ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฐ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ฐ๐ซ๐š๐ฉ๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ ๐ฆ๐ž, ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฆ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ข๐ญ๐ฌ ๐œ๐จ๐ฅ๐ ๐›๐จ๐๐ฒ.” Zach Manon first surfed Lake Michigan in 2015 at a place lake surfers sometimes refer to as, “the Malibu of the Midwest.” Back in the late ’80s, Zach’s mother was stoked on windsurfing the lake. So stoked that she very well may have been chasing…

  • Adventure,  ocean,  Surf,  Travel

    Janina Zeitler | With The Flow

    From the river’s edge, Janina Zeitler steps onto her surfboard. ย The standing wave of the Eisbach river rapidly carries her nearly fifty-feet to the other side of the canal. ย She glides to the top of the waist-high wave, lays her backhand into the flowing rapids, and rips a swooping front-side cutback—spraying an eager photographer, who got a little too close,…

  • Adventure,  Awareness,  Surf,  Travel

    Latinos Unidos | The Best Gift You Can Give

    Latinos Unidos is a group of surfers with a common interest in rebuilding values in Venezuela.ย They collect surfboards and technology such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets throughout the Americas. The items are then distributed to children and young people providing them with comprehensive tools for a better future. They believe that the best humanitarian aid is to provide tools and…

  • Adventure,  Surf,  surflife,  Travel

    Surflife | Ceibon | Juan Bolivar

    San Salvador City, El Salvador 1980’s Shot in the back—Juan’s father was killed while trying to cross the street as a gun battle raged between the U.S.-backed, government soldiers and the left-wing, (Soviet supported) guerrilla forces—during El Salvador’s bloody Civil War in which over 75,000 civilians lost their lives. Massacres and guerrilla attacks spread throughout the country like wildfire for over…

  • Adventure,  Science,  Surf,  Travel

    Astro-Surfer | A Speculative Journey Through Our Solar System And Beyond In Search Of Waves

    Shredding a supernova. ย  Surfing on a distant star in a galaxy far, far, away. ย Walking out on the nose of your boardย for a cheater-five, riding a nebulous cloud through the infinite darkness of space. Getting spit out of a black hole, executing a grab-rail, carving cut-back. ย Ripping a holeย in the space-time continuum. Finessing the very fabric of the Universe.…

  • Adventure,  Surf,  Travel

    10 Reasons To Take A Surf Trip

    Not That You Really Need Any Convincing At All. You work harder than a one-legged Sherpa during climbing season in the Himalayas. ย So you decide to tell your non-surfing boss that you need some time off to go surfing—like a boss. ย  Your boss responds, โ€œIf I give you time off to go surfing, then Iโ€™d have to give everyone…