November 27th, 2015
Archive for the ‘SURF’ Category
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A longboard isn’t called a log for nothing. Even maneuvering a heavily glassed 9’0 noserider makes a petite little lady like myself feel like I’m coasting on a 300 year old redwood tree. For how fun they are to ride, they sure can be challenging in terms of getting around, especially getting around waves bigger than 4-5 feet. Save yourself the frustration of getting caught on the inside with a few simple paddling techniques… (more…)
Who Wore It? Volcom Mod Boardshort Team Volcom Tackles the North Shore in the Official Pipe ProTrunks
The Volcom Pipe Pro Debuted their latest pair of performance boardshorts at the Volcom Pipe Pro. The Volcom Team Warriors test the stretchy shorts in the massive North Shore shootout.
SWELL Snapshot: Peter Taras Surfing Magazine Photo Editor Shares Perspectives Behind SWELL Surfscapes
SWELL: Walk us through the Covershot did Creed stomp this tweaked out business:
Taras: No, not this one. He did on a couple others though. This place has crazy exposed rocks so it was sketchy on some landings. I think the next exact wave he did but I shot it at like 15th of a second and it didn’t look nearly as good. But this was the highest most stylish air of this Laguna session. This was also the first time he had ever surfed this wave so sometimes it takes a couple sessions to get comfortable at a place.
I still love this photo even though it’s not a “pull”. There’s something to be said with a photo that just has a good feel to it. (more…)