September 4th, 2015
Archive for the ‘SURF’ Category
Take a moment to think about India. What are some of your initial thoughts? Surfing pristine peelers and cultivating social change may not be the fist thoughts to come to mind but for Crystal Thornburg-Homcy and her filmmaker husband, Dave, that’s exactly what comes to mind.
In the documentary ‘Beyond The Surface’ Ishita Malaviya, the first female surfer in India, joins five unique and talented women: Crystal Thornburg-Homcy, Liz Clark, Lauren Hill, Emi Koch, and Kate Baldwin. They travel through Southern India exploring the ways surfing, yoga, and ecological creativity can bring hope to the people of India, and the rest of the world.
When I saw the film at the San Diego Surf Film Festival, I was extremely inspired and not one bit surprised the film won the award for best documentary of the entire fest. This is a story you don’t want to miss.
Read on for the trailer and inspirations from the crew… (more…)
Have you heard the news? Leggings, arguably one of the most comfortable items of clothing a gal can wear, have made their way into the deep blue sea! Yes, that’s right, I’m talking about the freshest trend of sliding fashion: surf leggings! The best part is that Surf Leggings aren’t JUST comfortable, but they are also cute and functional… not to mention versatile! Made of comfy, luxurious, and soft bathing suit material, these Maaji Capris can do no wrong. They are flattering and fun with a crazy cute combo of prints! Maaji has already won my heart with its exciting prints and adorable swimwear and lingerie, plus some amazing cover-ups… but these leggings… they get me. They are perfect for morning runs, yoga classes, of course surfing, and totally look cute as just a stylish statement piece that livens up any outfit for school, work, or a day of play! (more…)
A good bikini is essential for fair weathered surf sessions. You can’t be troubled with checking your bikini over and over again to make sure it’s in place when the waves are pumping and the sun in shining. Even if you aren’t surfing and are just practicing your beached whale bronzing skills, worries of nip slips shouldn’t be concerning you. So the saying goes “out of sight, out of mind”, as should your nips.
As a busty petite slady (that’s lady-slider, Lauren Hill’s recent contribution to the surfing lexicon), tops with good support and coverage that don’t look like a bra are essential to my bikini arsenal. Of course, I have tops that are less practical but a good surf top is like gold in my wardrobe. (more…)
Ah, springtime in coastal Southern California. The sun is shining, the birds are singing… and the waves are FLAT. With the exception of the one or two rare days we are presented with some late Santa Ana winds and some early south swells, spring is certainly not the season for surf here in the golden state. Unfortunately, for us surf junkies, that means we have to get our exercise in other ways! Luckily, we live in a pretty rad place, so this doesn’t mean our only option for our daily workouts require a gym membership.
(Pictured: Lolli Swim) (more…)