• Adventure,  Science,  Surf,  Travel

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

    Shredding a supernova.   Surfing on a distant star in a galaxy far, far, away.  Walking out on the nose of your board 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.  Ripping a hole 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.  So you decide to tell your non-surfing boss that you need some time off to go surfing—like a boss.   Your boss responds, “If I give you time off to go surfing, then I’d have to give everyone…

  • environment,  ocean,  Surf,  surflife

    Surflife | Angie Chiuzzi

    Angie grew up with a passion for nature; caring for every little creature that walked across her path and spending as much time in the garden with her mother as possible. Tending to the environment in front of her has always been a way of life. “I really believe that by being in nature you can find your peace and…

  • Awareness,  environment,  ocean,  Science,  Surf

    Rain Drops | Runoff | Surfing On Sewage In The Drop Spot

    Surf at your own peril. Heavy rain spatters against contaminated city streets, which are designed to avoid flooding by directing all stormwater toward the ocean.  The filthy detritus carries with it a host of insidious bacteria, trash, petroleum pollutants, metals, toxins, and viruses as it flushes curbs, sidewalks, gutters, creeks, and rivers down through drainage pipes until it all spills…

  • 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…