Surfboard Review: The Bonzer Egg

Surfboard Review: The Bonzer Egg

Eggs, mid-lengths, whatever you want to call them, are surprisingly versatile boards. At under seven feet, they’ll fit in dumpy beachbreak surf and can be whipped around pretty easily. Seven feet and over, you get a taste of longboar[...]

Book Review: All Our Waves Are Water

Review: All Our Waves Are Water

Jaimal Yogis is a fairly prolific surf writer, though he rarely writes solely for hardcore surfers. He’s the author of Saltwater Buddha, a surf travelogue/coming of age/spiritual awakening memoir, and The Fear Project, which look[...]

From The Sea To The Rio

From The Sea To The Rio

Under a moody fall sky at the Rio Theatre, Surfers’ Blood, the newest documentary from Patrick Trefz, premiered in Santa Cruz on Friday evening, its first showing in the U.S. after debuting at the 2016 San Sebastian Film Festival[...]

Let’s Be Frank

Let’s Be Frank

I’ll be frank—the new movie starring big-wave surfer Frank Solomon is not actually a surf film. Well, not in the traditional sense anyway. Is there surfing? Oh yeah. There are clips of Solomon and friends charging bone-rattling wav[...]

After Cluster

After Cluster

From Jack Freestone making an unmakeable backside air to Noa Deane’s kamikaze punts, the surfing in Cluster is undeniably good. Of course these surfers reside comfortably in the top 1 percent of the top 1 percent. But it’s impossib[...]

Attractive Distractions

Attractive Distractions

Albee Layer’s new film seemed to have come out of nowhere, but upon its arrival it instantly solidified the Maui crew as one of the most diverse group of shredders on the planet. If you take healthy doses of travel, soundtrack, and p[...]