Saturday, November 30, 2013

Thanksgiving Surf Makes a Comeback, Providing Thrills, Chills, and Spills.

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the Embryo of FineFlow - Brittany and Mateo's often copied masterpiece

The Embryo of FineFlow from Fine Flix Films on Vimeo.

Thanks to the most excellent Thee Electric Sunshine blog these gems haven't been forgotten. I was just starting out as a 31 year-old surfer, mentally a blank canvas (in more ways than one). Seeing this on VHS at Redney's surf shop in Newport RI got me hooked on what I felt at the time was a very pure style. This movie was way ahead of its time, and has been shamelessly ripped of ever since its release around 1997.

Check it out when you have a moment.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Electric Sunshine: Mateo Howard

Badassery - how I missed this one is yet another sign of my getting old. - a most excellent blog. Read this and learn

Electric Sunshine: Mateo Howard: This will be some rambling....we had a company think tank session.  You know how those go....but, we were talking about how cool it is when ...

Down a Lazy River

Hopefully we'll be able to bust out the real surfboards and enjoy waves but SUP's on the Essex River are a good time. DSC01045 DSC01038 DSC01029 DSC01028 DSC01048 DSC01041 DSC01036

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Sunday, November 3, 2013

surf-life restoration, part 1 - baby steps

It feels like it's been ages since I've been up north for a surf. November 2: waist plus wabes, light offshores, air temp: 65°:, water temp: 57° - just like Southern California in winter. _MG_2774 _MG_2749 _MG_2755 _MG_2733 Jet skis in the lineup: fly away--please!