The Inertia Distributor of Ideas
“I long for a time when I don’t have to be asked the question, ‘What’s it like to be a black surfer?’ Because I’ve never thought of myself as a black surfer.” – Sal Masekela
All the invitees hold a certain reverence for Eddie. The respect they have not only for him, but for his entire family, is wordlessly conveyed through quiet reflection and a strange mix of sadness and happiness. This is what a few of the world’s best had to say about the event, Eddie, and what it means to them.
Wednesday night at Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore, we showed our first documentary “Sine Qua Non: The Psychology of Big Wave Surfing with Greg Long” to a packed house.
North Carolina native, Brett Barley, scores overhead barrels at his local lighthouse but had never used a GoPro before this session.
We’re shipping off to HNL from LAX to provide you with live, funky coverage of all that’s happening on the North Shore this month.
Somewhere, on every surfer’s bucket list, resides the age-old task of shaping a surfboard. With the guidance of Bryan Knowles, we managed to try our hand at crafting a little Mini-Simmons and gained a whole new respect for shapers in the process.
In three-to-four-foot surf, Hawaiian Zeke Lau won the Vans World Cup at Sunset Beach. By far the largest win of his career, this victory nets him $40,000 and puts him in 35th position in the ASP World Rankings.
As the sun set in the west, the moon rose in the east lighting up the little barrels on this sandy bottom shore break.
Pablo Aguiar, the director from last year’s Delirium, A Trip of Madness, presents Deslumbre–produced during a boat trip around the Mentawais with seven of the most progressive Brazilian surfers of today.
Sunset is a difficult place with shifting conditions and a wide playing field that favors the strongest of paddlers and those heavy on experience. This is the Vans World Cup of Surfing to date.
- Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell
- Portfolio: Andy Bowlin
- (HEADSPACE): Sal Masekela
- Eddie Aikau: The Hawaiian Son
- #loosebehavior 2 Art Show Premieres in Oceanside, California
- Eddie Aikau Opening Ceremony: Portraits of Big Wave Warriors
- Sine Qua Non Premieres on the North Shore with Greg Long
- Eh Haole, Read This Before Visiting Hawaii
- GoPro Barrels at the Lighthouse, North Carolina
- Snowy Faroe Islands Surfing: Atlantic Diversions