Category Archives: Art & Music

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Hundreds take to water in tribute to surfing icon Hobie Alter – #aloha #surf #oc

VIA – OC REGISTER t about 5 p.m. Friday, hundreds of surfers and rowers gathered around a Hobie Cat catamaran off the shore of Doheny State Beach to celebrate the life of surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer Hobie Alter. BRUCE CHAMBERS, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER BY LAYLAN CONNELLY / STAFF WRITER Published: April 18, 2014 Updated: … Continue reading Hundreds take to water in tribute to surfing icon Hobie Alter – #aloha #surf #oc

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SHUT Releases $15,000 Gold Plated #Skateboard – #bling #skate

VIA – STUPID DOPE   By Jesse James on April 4, 2014 Have you ever wanted to rip around on a gold skateboard? Well here is your chance as the good folks over at SHUT, one of the oldest skateboard companies on the planet, are back with their latest creation. This impressive, bright, and incredibly … Continue reading SHUT Releases $15,000 Gold Plated #Skateboard – #bling #skate

Hobie Alter

Surfing Pioneer & Legend Hobie Alter Passes Away At 80 Years Old…#Surf #Aloha #California #History

RIP to a man I personally admired so very much… Surfboard, sailboat innovator ‘Hobie’ Alter dies AP 12:24 a.m. EDT March 31, 2014 PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Hobart “Hobie” Alter, who helped popularize surfing and sailing with the development of the foam surfboard and the “Hobie Cat” sailboat, has died. He was 80. Alter … Continue reading Surfing Pioneer & Legend Hobie Alter Passes Away At 80 Years Old…#Surf #Aloha #California #History

Surfer and collector Phil Critchlow among his many

Huge surfboard collection holds keys to Tasmanian surf history – #aloha #surf

  VIA – ABC AU Surfer and collector Phil Critchlow among his many, storied surfboards (ABC Local: Rick Eaves) 28 January, 2014 12:29PM AEDT By Rick Eaves Phil was 11 when his father found that 11 foot balsa board, threw it on the back of his ute and gave it to his son. He has … Continue reading Huge surfboard collection holds keys to Tasmanian surf history – #aloha #surf

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Waterwolf electric #surfboard speeds over lakes and rivers – #Surf #video

VIA – GIZMAG By C.C. Weiss January 26, 2014   Not every surfer is lucky enough to live near a world-class break. In fact, many would-be surfers live hundreds of miles from the nearest piece of coast. For them, the new MXP-3 from Germany’s Waterwolf represents the chance to transform the local lazy lake or … Continue reading Waterwolf electric #surfboard speeds over lakes and rivers – #Surf #video

Surfing enthusiast Jeremy Buis with one of his fern leaf surfboards. Photo by Craig Baxter

Keen surfer takes ferns on board #Surfboard #NZ

VIA – ODT By Sally Rae on Mon, 27 Jan 2014 When it comes to shaping surfboards, Jeremy Buis admits he likes doing some ”outside the square stuff”. A keen surfer, Mr Buis (36) has been shaping and fixing surfboards in Dunedin for the past 20 years. He made his first board when he was … Continue reading Keen surfer takes ferns on board #Surfboard #NZ