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A Few Hours In The Life Of Surfboard Builders

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Surfboard builders have it rough. They’ve got to cruise surf shops, hang out in funky work shops and let shiftless surf bloggers tag along with them all day. Oh yeah, then there are the life threatening tacos. JP (surfysurfy) and Manuel Caro (Mandala) getting it done, for the rest of us.

A Way Around

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Sometimes when you are headed south, the road will just end. If the destination is good enough though, they’ll always be a way around.

On Fire

Thursday, January 31st, 2008


Found this shot in the archives last night. It was captured pre-session during the fires. Click through for the larger view.

Cover Girl -or- Maggiezine

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Maggie Marsek has had quite a week. She’s had a birthday and has two photos in a show in Brazil called FestivAlma alongside photographers like Patrick Trefz, Jamie Brisick, David Pu’u and Sean Davey. It didn’t stop there though, her first print mag editorial feature came out the other day in Brazilian surf magazine Alma Surf and coolest of all, so did her first cover, also on Alma.

UPDATE: All photos curtisy of Jair Bortoleto, who conducted the interview and snagged a copy of the mag, for Maggie before they hit the streets. Thanks Jair!

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The cover image is from a shoot at SanO with Alex Knost and crew. Their scene is funktified and colorful, which helped Maggie come away with tons of great photos from a morning of lousy surf. It took seeing it for me to think so, but I love that Alma went with it for the cover. Wet Suits, Damp Towels, surfboards and surfmobiles are usually a clutter that could never take the center stage. The combination of their scene and Maggie’s color and composition work transform a chaotic jumble of gear into a Rockwellesque painting of the core trappings of our lifestyle.

The interview (all in Portuguese) is long and chocked full of images Maggie has captured while enjoying the surf life in Socal and Baja. More photos after the jump…

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Sharing Waves

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Fires bring out the best in people.

Firing

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Its Firing
Its Firing
Photos by the lovely Maggie Marsek taken on Monday the 22nd which seems like a week ago.

Maggie Published

Saturday, July 28th, 2007

Maggie Marsek has a full spread editorial image in the new Surf Europe.

On my command, you must go buy every copy of the mag you can find… go.

70store & Marsek Prints

Monday, December 4th, 2006

Some of you may have noticed a banner on the blog in the last few weeks touting prints by 70′s favorite photographer Maggie Marsek. Unfortunately, I’m a bit too busy at the moment to get the 70 store up and running. I’m hoping I’ll get the time to straighten out the paper work in early 07. In the meantime, anyone still wanting to purchase prints, can email Maggie through her site.

South Beach Swell

Monday, December 4th, 2006

South Beach Miami Surf
Great photos over at totus-photo.com. EDIT: Sent to me by the guys at phoresia.org

Low Tide Rising

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

low tide rising

Lopez, Rastavich, Malloys, Increadible Empty Waves and my favorite, “Below the Waves”. Check out the prints gallery. The one pictured here is 60$ matted. Low Tide Rising.


Ten Over - Links for Flat Spells
  • Hey wow, check out this video of GH I found on Mollusk's site.

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  • I want one of these surfboard slings for those long walks to trestles.

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  • A three six zero preformed on nothing more than a belly button. (How's the commentary brah!?!) Here's an erBB thread with more video from this contest at Sandy's Beach in Hawaii.

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  • Ryan Heywood releases Bodysurf v3. Spot-Fucking-On and not a logo to be found. Makes me want to go get some with just my skin on.

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  • Remember the press release, email and social media campaign quk put out when Julian Wilson pulled that sushi rollshit? O'niel and redbull have a clone of that machine rolling for Jordy's rodeo flip. Here's the video on Yahoo sports.

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  • A new episode of Hi Shredability with Chris Christenson and Brad Gerlach riding Harleys and looking for waves in New York.

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  • Awesome spot logos! Just don't ask where they are.

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  • Reminds me of byrne, the heads, arcade fire... etc. You can get their album for a buck through July 4th.

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  • Why couldn't these guys take the Cardiff reef sup crew with them? We could have all chipped in to make it possible.

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  • The End Of The Road. Why we'll have no seafood left in 50 years. I ate my entire seafood quota for the year the other week in North Carolina.

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