This weekend in California, we are experiencing macking swells at the beach, and a huge dump of fresh pow pow on the slopes. Can’t decide where to charge? You could just stay home and glue yourself to the computer screen instead and get amped on this throwback to simpler times. 1997; when punk rock ruled and everything was rip-able.Via YoBeat
We were stoked to see our buddy Bjorn Iooss featured in the latest Saturdays online look book for their Spring collection. Bjorn is an NYC based photographer and surfer whose incredible editorial work has been featured in Vanity Fair, Vogue, Telegraph, among many other fancy publications with beautiful people in them. Saturdays captures him acting natural in his element. Check out the full image gallery here:www.saturdaysnyc.com
Here is a glimpse of what clothes will look like in the future, about a year in the future to be exact, kinda. Enjoy this lil OURS Autumn / Winter 2014 preview whilst petting your kitty and burning some sage.www.oursgallery.com
Flomotion team rider Justin Quintal’s Peru adventure continues with Part II in the glorious land of lefts… Out of the Darkness!www.flomotion.com
Ryan & Tina Essmaker, the husband-and-wife team behind The Great Discontent (TGD) have always encouraged the TGD community to take risks and make the things they love—now, they’re taking a leap to make something they believe in. Since they launched the first digital issue of TGD as a side project in August 2011, over 115 long-form interviews with individuals from a variety of creative disciplines have been published. These interviews are a great source of creative inspiration for all of us over these years. Now it is time to give back to a site that gives us so much. Help Ryan & Tina realize their goal on Kickstarter so they can kick it up a notch and continue to bring us the creative content we love. Donate here and get some kick ass rewards:www.kickstarter.com
It is very refreshing to see Thomas Campbell’s latest piece is a new skate film. It has everything you love about his surf flicks; pure, saturated colors, true film grain, perfectly composed frames and a sweet soundtrack. This 21 minute movie was shot entirely on 16mm film in a dream scene scenario that blends reality, surreality and a skate adventure starring Javier Mendizabal and Madars Apse. It captures Javier Brushing his teeth, slobbering on his pillow, bedding down with a beautiful brunette. Also Javi running into Madars Apse in his dream, they skate over volcano’s, thru the woods and into cities of Spain, The Canary Islands, Mallorca, The Basque country and California. This film has a completely original soundtrack by Basque super group “Chiwoks”. In case you missed the free premiere on Vimeo, now you can download it on iTunes:www.itunes.apple.com
Part 2 of the Bigfoot Country saga featuring Trevor Gordon. Cascadia’s Bigfoot Country had treated our traveler Mr. Gordon to nothing but fun waves and pleasurable camping experiences. That, however, was before a close encounter with none other than the mythical Bigfoot himself. Thus, Trevor thought it wise to head back home to Carpinteria, California. But before he left, he availed himself of some deserted waves.
Outdoor lifestyle brand, Huckberry wants to help your outdoor dream vaycay come true. With the launch of their “Explorers Grants”, they will fund 3 winners dream adventures with $1000 and a shitload of gear from partnering sponsors — which include Poler, Topo, Nemo, Goal Zero, among others. The entries will be judged by Nat Geo Explorer of the Year—Alastair Humphreys (no big deal). More details on how to enter and stuff here:www.huckberry.com