• Awareness,  ocean,  Surf

    Don’t Be A Kook Who’s Gone Coastal While Surfing Your Board In Da’ Hood

    Summertime. They’re all around you… You paddle out into the lineup at your favorite local surf-break seeking to shred some waves. You give a head nod to a familiar face then throw a shaka to that one dude whose name you don’t know but you recognize because he’s always in the water—and he annihalates waves on the daily.  As you glance around…

  • Adventure,  Awareness,  ocean,  Science,  Surf

    Swing For the Moon | The Tides

    Tides are the longest of all waves, with a wavelength that can equal half of the Earth’s circumference.  As surfers, we wake up every morning thinking about the tides and how they may affect the quality of the overall surf.  (Will the tide be drained, shallow, causing surfable waves at our reef or beach break to be heaving fast down…

  • Awareness,  environment,  ocean,  Science,  Surf

    The Most Supreme Pleasure

    “I could not help concluding this man had the most supreme pleasure while he was driven so fast and so smoothly by the Sea.”  – Captain James Cooke, upon witnessing surfing for the first time, Tahiti, 1777. Riding a wave with precision and skill requires a confident, well-concentrated effort.  It can be a major adrenaline rush.  Sliding through the tube, fully…