May 29, 2013

Surf Stacks

Slippery wax, over ambition, other surfers - whatever the cause, falling off will always be part of the surfing experience.

May 22, 2013

Summer Weeds

Not only do now-adult surfers like myself have to deal with the weeds that erupt from every skerrick of dirt around the house during summer, we also have to suffer the pain of watching young whipper snappers paddle and surf rings around us in the surf. Their often coat hanger thin arms belie their ability for non-stop paddling, and with their uninterupted school holiday all day surfs they seem to have progressed leaps and bounds every time I see them in the surf. Well I should clarify, they're surfing rings around me anyway - maybe you're still shredding! Come to think of it, I don't know if my efforts could ever have been described as shredding...

May 8, 2013

Dan Santangelo

Dan always turns a few heads when he heads out here at his local beach. It's obvious he intimately knows every curve and edge on his boards. There's more than a few other local surfers benefitting from his Santangelo shapes too.

May 1, 2013

Back Beaches

Back beach swell magnets, protected from our summer nor' easters, around here it's essential to have at least one in your "surf spot quiver".