A Hypocritical Oath

Earth Day: A Hypocritical Oath

I’m a recycling nut. Every bit of trash at our house is categorized and carefully placed in the proper waste bin. If I find a beer bottle mixed in with the regular garbage, a mini “Law & Order” episode will break out in the [...]

Whither The Thruster?

Whither The Thruster?

I recently sold the very last “regular shortboard” in my garage. I parted with the beautiful custom-made 6’3″ squashtail for a song, glad to trade it for the increased storage space. Hadn’t picked up the board for ove[...]

Surf Naked: It’s National Nude Day

Surf Naked: It’s National Nude Day

Loosen your boardshorts, untie those bikini straps, undo whatever you have to undo to slink out of a one-piece—it’s National Nude Day! The “holiday” started in New Zealand in 1976, though nobody apparently really kn[...]

Bruce Gold: Surf Hippy Extraordinaire

Bruce Gold: Surf Hippy Extraordinaire

Surf J-Bay all morning, pluck oysters all afternoon, sell ’em in the pub that night, repeat. I don’t know much about Bruce Gold here, but I do know that he just might be my new favorite surfer. That syrupy sweet South Afric[...]