Shaping surfboards could be counted on that “Dream Job” list for many of us. However, most of us might equate it to a warm and sunny existence in So Cal, or maybe on some remote Pacific island. For New Hampshire-based surfer and shaper Mikel Evans, daily life can be cold and moody – and that’s quite alright. Check out this intimate look from filmmaker Brian Nevins at what it means to ride those freezing cold East Coast breaks on handmade boards.
If there’s one surfer most young girls look up to it’s Carissa Moore. She’s a legend, an incredible athlete, and most importantly an overall great human being. One of her best attributes is her willingness to support and foster the next generation of female surfers. In episode 2 of we see the G.O.A.T. at work with the girl's squad teaching them everything they need to know about becoming a professional surfer. With a mentor like her, they can’t go wrong.
According to ancient Hawaiian history, female surfers held the same status and place as their male counterparts. These original wave walkers were celebrated for their incredible surfing abilities, prowess, and character. It’s a reverence and acceptance that feels hard to grasp given how women have been treated throughout modern surf history. From unequal prize earnings to the expectation of being just pretty bikini models, female surfers have had to fight an uphill battle. But it’s thanks to
Not going to lie, we could all use some time on the beach after the past year we’ve had. The ocean is just one of those places that can wash away any gunk you’re carrying with you: stress, anxiety, or fear. Just ask Steph Gilmore, Mikey February, Alana Spencer, and Kaito Ohashi who’ve spent their lives on the water. Their recent short film explores their relationship with this sacred space, and why it keeps calling them back year after year. It’s a beautiful five minutes of cinema and you