Grey Whale Sessions - trailer
Many of us have been on this journey a low-fi road trip to Baja where everything you need can be zipped up in your board bag. We escape the harried pace of life in The States and trade it for a nomadic adventure filled with surfing, fishing, exploring, and playing guitars around the campfire. Grey Whale Sessions is a 30 minute film following the story of four surfers and artists as they journey through Baja, each contributing something special. G. Love wrote and performed the film's soundtrack on-location. Tyler Warren created the film's artwork and surfed beautifully. Chris Christenson shaped his 12,000th board for the trip. And Keith Malloy drew new lines on a Pacific canvas.
10 May 2011
Surf Cult California -trailer
Surf Cult California is a west coast journey in search of the contemporary underground longboard movement. The surfing lifestyle that was crafted on the beaches of California in the 50s is revisited today. Surf Cult California is an insightful look into the stylists, the music and the art of today's longboarding culture.Our story begins with traditional longboard San Diego surfer Mitch Abshire loading his classic 9' 6" surfboard, which was designed over a half century ago, into his van. He firmly believes that surfing in the 50's was the last real counter culture. He reflects on a time past when surfers were living out of their cars, driving the coast with no money and looking for an adventure. A time when surfers did not care what anybody thought of them, they were the real outcasts of society. Fast-forward fifty years to now and surfing has sold out. The sport has become completely commercial there is sponsorship, massive images on billboards, and global competition. Basically, Mitch is sick of it.So he sets out in search of those who live and breath today's underground lifestyle -a counter culture scene of musicians, hot rodders, and artists. From Santa Cruz's CJ Nelson, Malibu's Scott Stopnik and to Orange County's Alex Knost, these are the guys who are the direct descendants of the surfing derelicts of the 50's, and they are quickly reclaiming their heritage. Surf Cult California is a little story about crusin' in a van up the coast and hanging out with surfers who live to surf... Come along for the glide.
5 May 2011
The Surfer's Journal Biographies : Tom Curren and Kelly Slater - trailer
Tom Curren and Kelly Slater are surfing's most important figures in the last 20 years. Both surfers dominated their eras competitively: Tom in the 80s Kelly in the 90s. Both exhibited innate natural ability and wave knowledge and between the two of them, they amassed an unprecedented nine world titles. In so doing, Curren, then Slater, lifted American professional surfing to peak from the self-doubting doldrums imposed by the brassy Australian and South African dominance in the 1970s. As World Champion, Curren was a shy and elusive yet hugely influential figure who let his brilliant wave riding do his talking. In contrast, while Slater's surfing defined a new era, on land he transcended the surf scene to become a pop culture icon on magazine covers and the world's most-watched TV series, "Baywatch."This volume of the Surfer's Journal Biographies reviews both surfers' careers with intimate perspectives that help us understand who they really are as human beings as well as great wave riders.
20 Apr 2011
The Surfer's Journal Biographies : Terry Fitzgerald and Cheyne Horan - trailer
From a continent famous for producing wave upon wave of unique, fiercely individual surfers, the stories of Australians Terry Fitzgerald and Cheyne Horan are suitably emblematic. Both welcomed conditions of all sorts, worked tirelessly on experimental board design, then stylishly exited the competitive phases of their careers. That they came to prominence in separate decades proves the point further. Sydney's Terry Fitzgerald, nicknamed the Sultan of Speed in the '70s, earned a reputation based on pure lines and maximum velocity. His performances at Jeffrey's Bay and on the North Shore of Hawai'i have since earned legendary status. Cheyne Horan, also from Sydney, exploded from the junior competitive scene in the early-'80s. He went on to establish himself as a contest machine, annually dominating the professional field with one notable exception: his nemesis, Mark Richards. During this period he became a vocal proponent of civil rights, alternative living, and tow-in surfing. Join us as we delve into the histories of two of surfing's most unique and engaging personalities.
20 Apr 2011
Most Popular Podcasts
Fiberglass and Megapixels - trailer
Swarms of Photographers arrive in Hawaii every winter to focus there cameras on the best surfers in the world as they push the limits of wave riding. FIBERGLASS aND MEGAPIXELS shines the light on Hawaii's north shore winter surfing scene and exposes the true beauty within the over crowded image gathering free for all.The surfing industry relies on these inspiring pictures from Hawaii to sell the surfing image to the masses. But before that surfing image can capture the attention of the purchasing public it first must be captured in the camera. FIBERGLASS aND MEGAPIXELS focuses on a classic group of professional surfers, photographers and cinematographers who share their perspective on what it takes and what it means to get that epic shot and live a life completely based around surfing.
20 Apr 2011
Tomorrow Today - trailer
Tomorrow Today contains the most progressive surfing ever captured on film. The film fuses animated dream sequences into reality, where each surfer performs his repertoire of unbelievable tricks. Tomorrow Today bridges the gap between the present and the future.The film features best career performances to date from Dane Reynolds, Bobby Martinez, Mike Lossness, Yadin Nicol, and the futuristic talents of Clay Marzo.
20 Apr 2011
Puddles in the Sky - trailer
Puddles in The Sky the new Glas surf movie is a cinematic exploration into all that is the art of surfing. Shot entirely in vivid high definition, the movie delivers stunning imagery from Indonesia, Australia, the Hawaiian Islands as well as North and Central America. Focusing on what, rather than who, the movie dives deep into all the creativity and inspiration that spawns from searching exotic locations for waves. The tightly choreographed soundtrack blends beautifully between originals scores by the Protist and up-tempo grooves from the likes of Sixtoo, Years Around the Sun, Jose Gonzales and more.
20 Apr 2011
Stoked and Broke - trailer
From brains behind Korduroy.tv comes a staycation surfari epic on zero dollars making their own boards, bamboo rickshaws, solar cookers, and hobo stoves, surfers Ryan Burch and Cyrus Sutton set off on a thirty mile, eight day walk through San Diego, CA. But what begins as a guide to taking a minimalist surfing journey, quickly becomes an examination of freedom vs alienation.
20 Apr 2011
Ultimate Sessions - trailer
A rare nexus of optimal swell, marquee surfers and skilled, dedicated surf cinematographers created a vast library of surfing's greatest moments over the last three decades. Director Ira Opper and writer Matt Warshaw have painstakingly sifted the best of the best --from "Cosmic Children" to "September Sessions" --to bring you a premium no filler blend of touchstone moments, genuine humor, eye opening surf action and authentic surf culture. Witness Uluwatu ridden for the first time in Alby Falzon's 1971 watershed "Morning of the Earth." See Shaun Tomson and Mark Richards' epic tube duel at Off the Wall in Bill Delaney's 1978 "Free Ride." Peer into the future with Kelly Slater's Indonesian performances in Jack Johnson's "September Sessions." As well, featured footage includesScott Dittrich's Fluid Drive, Steve Soderberg's Ocean Fever, Scott Dittrich's Amazing and Sonny Millers' Searching for Curren.
20 Apr 2011
Radio Waves -Radio Controlled MicroSurfing - trailer
Radio Waves, starring Spencer Johnson, is a movie about RC (radio-controlled) MicroSurfing. You'll watch in disbelief as you see this one foot tall life-like surfer figure pull off some amazing tricks like 360's, floaters, barrel rides and some mind blowing airs! The video is guaranteed to entertain both Surfers and Hobbyists alike. Spencer not only demonstrates his expert abilities at shredding waves he also shares some key tips on how to get the original Kyosho RC Surfer to seal better, turn better and go faster."Watch a toy surf better than Slater and Irons. A remote control surfer that does maneuvers that the best pros in the world haven't even thought of. You've got to see it to believe it." -Justin Kote, Transworld Surf Magazine"Radio Waves is a crash course and a requisite tutorial. ACTION: 4 Stars" -Brad Melekian, Surfer Magazine"Radio Waves is 30 minutes of excellent action clips of stunt after stunt. Spencer hooks his audience with a slew of useful RC Surfing advice." -Matt Higgins, RC Boat Modeler
20 Apr 2011