Category Archives: San Diego Surf Report

Stolen surfboard

Custom surfboards stolen from paralyzed surfer who teaches kids with disablities to #surf – #SD #aloha

VIA – 10 NEWS   Friends rally to replace the boards Steve Fiorina 7:34 PM, Jul 22, 2014 11:50 AM, Jul 23, 2014 ENCINITAS, Calif. – Randy Abbott uses special surfboards with foam fins on top to keep his legs onboard. It’s the same concept he uses to teach kids with physical challenges to surf, … Continue reading Custom surfboards stolen from paralyzed surfer who teaches kids with disablities to #surf – #SD #aloha

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Surfboard shape-off goes to Hind – #art #design #surf

VIA – THE COAST NEWS   By staff May 28, 2014 • 171 views • 0 comments DEL MAR — Longtime surfboard craftsman Roger Hinds won the Icons of Foam Tribute to the Masters shaping competition May 18, honoring Ben Aipa. Six shapers were tasked with replicating a classic Aipa Sting. The board was made … Continue reading Surfboard shape-off goes to Hind – #art #design #surf

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SNAPSHOT: #Surfboard Shaper – Jeff McCallum – #Photography #surf

VIA – KPBS Airs Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. & Saturday, May 10 at 4:30 p.m. on KPBS TV Credit: Courtesy of Tim Mantoani Photography Above: Jeff McCallum, surfboard shaper Tuesday, May 6, 2014 SNAPSHOT is a half-hour magazine-style show that takes the KPBS viewer on a journey around the San Diego region, on … Continue reading SNAPSHOT: #Surfboard Shaper – Jeff McCallum – #Photography #surf

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

Jon Wegener with his surfboard at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, Calif.

Surfboard Design, Catching a Wave From Old #Hawaii

VIA – NY TIMES   Jon Wegener with his surfboard at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, Calif. By CLAIRE MARTIN Published: December 21, 2013 In 2008, Dan Malloy, a professional surfer, received a package in the mail from Australia. In it was a thin, rectangular slab of wood with one rounded edge. It was a board … Continue reading Surfboard Design, Catching a Wave From Old #Hawaii

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‘Craftsman’ book tips hat to SD surfboard maker

VIA – UT SD By John Wilkens5:30 p.m.Nov. 22, 2013 “Portraits of the American Craftsman,” a new coffee-table book about people who work with their hands, includes a profile of San Diego surfboard maker Tim Bessell. Texas photographer Tadd Myers spent five years traveling the country to take photographs for what he calls “a celebration … Continue reading ‘Craftsman’ book tips hat to SD surfboard maker

Shark under surfers

#VIDEOS: 3 Great White Sharks Caught on Video Swimming Under Surfers in 1 Week! #SurfReport #Dive #Aloha #Fishing #SUP

Is it better to know, or to not know…   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eV-ZtpR1EU