Tag Archives: surfing

  • Blea Electric Surfboard Lets You Surf Anywhere

    Blea Electric Surfboard Lets You Surf Anywhere

    The great, sometimes fatal limitation of the sport of surfing is that you have to have waves in order to participate. For the sufficiently affluent, those days are now over, because the 4+ years of research and development into an electric surfboard that can be used in any body of water, regardless of waves. It’s […]

  • ‘Surf Shacks': New Book Shows the Home Lives of Surfers

    ‘Surf Shacks': New Book Shows the Home Lives of Surfers

    It’s been said you can tell a lot about a person by the inside of their home. For instance, say somebody shows you a photo of an apartment, and you see a surfboard leaning up against the wall. “Eureka,” you shout, “a surfer lives here!” And if you’re not tired from this demonstration of Holmesian […]

  • The Flying Frenchies: Daredevil Troupe Releases New Video

    The Flying Frenchies: Daredevil Troupe Releases New Video

    It’s Election Day in the United States, but it’s important to remember our brethren across the ocean, particularly when they’re BASE jumping and engaging in extreme surfing stunts for the amusement of viewers all over the world. I’m talking about The Flying Frenchies, a group of daredevil adventurers who recently released their latest video to […]

  • ‘Surf Odyssey: The Culture of Wave Riding’

    ‘Surf Odyssey: The Culture of Wave Riding’

    If the average person is asked to describe a typical surfer, the resulting description would probably be a depressing array of Southern California clichés, possibly with a few Beach Boys references thrown in. But the actual culture of surfing is worldwide and diverse, which is what the new book Surf Odyssey: The Culture of Wave […]

  • Stampd x Futura Surfboards Feature Designs by Street Artist

    Stampd x Futura Surfboards Feature Designs by Street Artist

    Street artist Futura has long had his hands in several different brand endeavors, and the latest is a collaboration with Stampd. It’s a new collection of Stampd x Futura surfboards, boasting freestyle airbrush designs by Futura. The collection of Stampd x Futura surfboards includes four models: the Dotmasters, the Elevations, the Marbleangelo, and the Atomic […]

  • Mark Healey: Surfer Takes on Infamous 60-Foot “Jaws Break” (Video)

    Mark Healey: Surfer Takes on Infamous 60-Foot “Jaws Break” (Video)

    Pro surfer Mark Healey is on a mission to crush the “lazy surfer” stereotype — despite the fact that the stereotype is actually pretty cool in the minds of most people. And he’s doing it with the help of his corporate sponsors at SAXX Underwear, which recently put up a video of the surfer tackling the notorious 60-foot […]

  • ‘Get Barreled in Tahiti with Samsung Galaxy VR’ (Video)

    ‘Get Barreled in Tahiti with Samsung Galaxy VR’ (Video)

    I don’t know about where you are, but right now in my neck of the woods the weather is extremely unpleasant – cold, gray, and rainy. So I relished the opportunity to Get Barreled in Tahiti with Samsung Galaxy VR even more than I otherwise might have today. Get Barreled in Tahiti with Samsung Galaxy VR […]

  • Onean Carver Jet Board: Surfing Without Waves (Video)

    Onean Carver Jet Board: Surfing Without Waves (Video)

    Bruce Lee popularized the art of fighting without fighting, but it’s taken a few more decades for the art of surfing without surfing to become a reality. It’s all thanks to the Onean Carver Jet Board, a motorized surfboard now available for pre-order. The 4400W dual-core brushless electric motor that powers the Onean Carver Jet […]