“Jesse Merle-Jones, Sean Moody, Marcus Hickman, Fred Patachia and I were down in Rapa Nui and we found a bunch of perfect waves with no one out,” says Zak Noyle. “It was a very rugged coastline and you could feel the raw energy in the waves.” Photo: Noyle
A major brick in the foundation of Santa Cruz surfing lore was laid in 1966.
That's when Laura Powers, a former U.S. women's surfing champion, began working at the Haut surf shop as a glosser, pin striper and resin artist. She was the first female to do so in the industry of surfboard manufacturing.
“In this part of Mexico the beaches are undeveloped and barren for miles,” says Bryce Lowe-White. “I can only imagine the amount of unridden waves bombarding this beach as south swells make their way up Mexico’s coast this summer.” Photo: Lowe-White
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 8 July, 2011 : - - Lunasurf Ambassador and legendary tube rider Ryan Turner has made the invite list of the Padang Padang Cup 2011 in Bali and will be riding the brand new 'LUNASURF 5 piece pads' for it. The waiting period starts 10th July to 14th August for "the ultimate tube riding contest".
Forget, for a moment, what you know about surfing: the professional sport, the multipurpose verb and online metaphor. Put aside the Beach Boys, the baggies, the huarache sandals, too. Surfing’s all that. But those bushy bushy blond hairdos have dark brown roots.
“I instantly got attacked by about 100 mosquitos after jumping out of the car on this jungle ridden Central American road to clear a log that was in the way,” says Bryce Lowe-White. “I retreated to the safety of the car just in time for us to confront our next obstacle.” Photo: Lowe-White