Category Archives: Surf Books & DVDs

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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

Eddie Aikau

Program to focus on surfing legend Eddie Aikau – #Aloha #Hawaii

VIA – TAMPA BAY TIMES Terry Tomalin, Times Outdoors/Fitness Editor Monday, September 30, 2013 7:24pm Every winter, the world’s top surfers gather at Waimea Bay on the North Shore of the Hawaiian Island of Oahu and wait. Every winter, the world’s top surfers gather at Waimea Bay on the North Shore of the Hawaiian Island … Continue reading Program to focus on surfing legend Eddie Aikau – #Aloha #Hawaii

Rare Hawaii-made book to crown surfboard auction #Aloha

  VIA – THE STAR ADVERTISER By Erika Engle   POSTED: 08:06 a.m. HST, Apr 16, 2013 LAST UPDATED: 08:06 a.m. HST, Apr 16, 2013     The rare book “The Surf Riders of Hawaii,” hand-made by A.R. Gurrey Jr. between 1911 and 1915, and believed to be the first book on surfing, is being … Continue reading Rare Hawaii-made book to crown surfboard auction #Aloha

Shoulder Injuries Among Swimmers, Surfers Alleviated with Proper Technique, According to Santa Cruz Orthopaedic Institute

VIA – SF GATE   Shoulder Injuries Among Swimmers, Surfers Alleviated with Proper Technique, According to Santa Cruz Orthopaedic Institute Published 07:01 a.m., Tuesday, July 3, 2012   Photo: PRWeb / SF Shoulder impingement problems common from repetitive overhead motions. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 As demonstrated by a number of competitors coming back from shoulder injuries at … Continue reading Shoulder Injuries Among Swimmers, Surfers Alleviated with Proper Technique, According to Santa Cruz Orthopaedic Institute

Surf Book Launch Party 6/21 San Diego

Surf Book Launch Party 6/21 San Diego Please join us (Nancy Spooner Bsharah and Tara Brouwer) on the first day of summer as we kick off the launch of our new book, “EVEYRTHING I Know About DATING I Learned Through SURFING!” We will party at the world’s coolest surf shop, Bird’s Surf Shed (1091 West … Continue reading Surf Book Launch Party 6/21 San Diego

Chasing giants with Alex Gray

  VIA – EASY READER   Chasing giants with Alex Gray After his dream of competing on the professional world surfing tour was derailed, former Peninsula High surfer Alex Gray turned his sights on bigger game   Alex Gray at Teahupoo. Photo by Glaser/A-Frame Last August, Alex Gray learned that the Billabong Pro Tahiti at … Continue reading Chasing giants with Alex Gray

'Soul Surfer' a truly inspiring story

VIA – TIMES TRANSCRIPT ‘Soul Surfer’ a truly inspiring story Published Saturday December 3rd, 2011 BY JANA GILES TIMES & TRANSCRIPT So, I finally watched the film Soul Surfer during our school’s Mystery Movie in support of Christmas Daddies. Comparing the book and the movie, for once I can’t just simply say that the book … Continue reading 'Soul Surfer' a truly inspiring story