2012 International Gay Surfers day

On the 21st of july 2012, Gay Surfers from around the world will get together at 9am to share a day of surf at 50 different surf spots (below). This is the second edition of the International Gay Surfers day. Click on the link for your Group and post on the Group’s homepage to organise meeting […]

Iza’s Surf paintings

Iza is a french artist fascinated with the surf culture & lifestyle. She is currently exhibiting her paintings in Biarritz. All paintings are for sale. Click on a thumbnail to see its description, dimensions and price. Use the contact form if you are interested in buying one. expo Barland 2011 from isabelle terestchenko on Vimeo.

John John Wins at Sunset – Leads Triple Crown

Hawaii’s 19 year old John John Florence has won the 2011 ASP PRIME Vans World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach to take the Triple Crown lead from Taj Burrow. Proving he is a versatile competitor and one of the leaders of progressive surfing in both big and small waves, Florence read the  6′ – 8′ […]

Keala Kennelly: Beat on the Road

If women’s shortboarding were a song, Keala Kennelly would be the baseline. The deep, pulsating beat beneath the melody that keeps the tempo; the feeling of a heart beat pushing through a cacophony of noise. It’s no surprise that Keala is also a DJ, a mixologist of sound, finding the right beats to marry for […]

White Wash, the documentary

White Wash, the documentary, is a film exploring the complexity of race in America through the eyes of the ocean. Examining the history of “black consciousness” as it triumphs and evolves into the minds of black surfers, we learn the power of transcending race as a constructive phenomenon. The story is narrated by the legendary, […]

Proliferating Stereotypes for Profit

Written by Cori Schumacher. Originally published by The Inertia on May 30th, 2011. In the world of surfing, as in any other cultural hegemony that values American masculinity to the exclusion of other perspectives, the feminine is the Other, the “like me but hotter,” and is conceived of as an object with a greater or […]

How To Claim – Surf Sufficient

Originally posted on: August 8, 2011 by korduroy.tv There is no more tangible form of stoke than a surfer claiming a wave. But choosing the proper claim after a killer wave can be tricky. Not to worry, all questions will be answered in this episode of Korduroy tv’s Surf Sufficient as we look at a […]

San Diego Chapter of GS at first annual meetup 2011

San Onofre is a State Park, home to many world renowned surf breaks. Trestles, Cotton, Middles, Church, Old Man’s, etc. Trail Six is to the very south. http://www.surfline.com/surf-report/san-onofre-southern-california_4237/satellite-view/ This natural beach is both a nude bathing refuge and is tangent to the Marine Corps military base of Camp Pendleton, one of America’s largest and most […]

The secret sexuality of surfing

Published by TRACKS magazine, Australia. May 2011. (Read the Full version here) It’s a secret. It’s surfIng. and It’s sexual. fark, It’s a headlIner rod cunthorpe would gIve hIs crusty rIght gonad for. Words By the fly. Surfing’s latest so-called dark secret was going down quietly long before surf legend cum gender bender peter drouyn […]

‘Notes for a Young Surfer’ – Book Review

Notes for A Young Surfer By Clifton Evers Melbourne University Press Book Review By David Wakefield Notes for A Young Surfer by Clifton Evers is a bold book journeying into sensitive areas that few writers in surfing have dared to go. Using controversial examples such as Maroubra’s Bra Boys, the racially sparked Cronulla riots, along […]

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