Category Archives: Surf


Scratching The Horizon

In his new book, Israel Paskowitz takes us on a journey of his life growing up in a camper, a life on the beaches of Makaha and San Onofre, his championship surf titles, and his heart-wrenching failure as both a father and husband. A riveting and entertaining biography by a member of surfing’s most famous family and the co-founder of the autistic children’s organization, Surfers Healing. Recommended reading for fans of surfing and adventure, as told by someone who truly lived the lifestyle.


Girls Girls Girls


This short film tells a story of three friends Amanda Chinchelli, Betta Dal Bello, and Natalia Resmini, a fashion designer, a stylist, and an illustrator. They are friends and fellow surfers and they live their lives with passion. Three different styles, perfectly blended, traveling between waves with thoughts on friendship, freedom, and future.

Directed by Luca Merli
Edited by Giovanni “Sbrokked” Barberis and Luca Merli
Photography by Luca Merli, Giovanni “Sbrokked” Barberis, Matteo Ferrari.
Music (In order of appearace):
Le Man Avec Les Lunettes ‘4 Notes’
Guts ‘Mi Isla Tropical’
Karibean ‘Rainbow Girl ‘
Garden of Alibi ‘Herman’
Karibean ‘God Bless The Summer’

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“Peanut Butter”

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This is a short film shot by Leah Dawson, a surfer, yoga lover and cinematographer.
It tells a story of a friendship between a special surfboard and it’s rider.
“Peanut Butter” is a refreshing love tale from the sea. Watch the first film collaboration of soul surfer/positive living enthusiast Leah Dawson and peace-bringing musician/poet Michael Franti, as the story of Peanut Butter comes alive in the clear blue waters of the North Shore of Oahu. Celebrate the Sea.

A Film By: Leah Dawson, Shot 100% on GoPro Hero3 Black Edition.
Story By: Michael Franti & Leah Dawson
Footage By: Anna Santoro & Leah Dawson

Music: “Beneath the Trees” Sam Luna

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Surfer Girl Episode 4

As surfers, Alana Blanchard, Leila Hurst and Camille Brady spend a ton of time in the water, but when they’re on dry land these girls devote their energy to a healthy active lifestyle. In this episode, the girls head to Hanalei Yoga on Kauai to focus on muscle relaxation, core strength, and balance. Then a special visit to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teacher Bruno Ewald. Bruno teaches the girls Jiu-Jitsu self defense moves— a great skill for these world travelers. Check back next Monday for a new episode!

Music by The Abbasi Brothers “Kompa”

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Surfing 28 States: India series

Surfing 28 States: India is a Travel Series exploring the color, craziness and characters of all 28 states of India. It follows two Aussie mates that embarked on an adventure of a lifetime by taking on the challenge to surf in all 28 states of India!

Join Jonno & Stefan as they take their lifelong love for surfing and share it with country of 1.2 billion people, over 140 religions and 1,652 languages. Along the journey, they team up with local charities amid India’s diverse 28 states, while using rickshaws, yaks, waterslides and other interesting means to “surf” even those that are landlocked. Enjoy and stay tuned for the next episode.

Music: “MONTE CARLO” by U.S. Royalty

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Surfer Girl Episode 3

In this episode of the Surfer Girl Series Alana and her good friend Leila Hurst explore the wild coast of Kauai by boat. They find hidden waterfalls, crystal blue lagoons, and tow in the boat’s wake alongside dolphins in the open ocean. Kauai’s Na Pali coastline is one of the most beautiful, remote places on the island. We hope you like it!

Brian Bielmann at TEDxHonolulu

Brian Bielmann is a professional surf Photographer. He traveled around the globe with many of the world’s best surfers such as Bruce and Andy Irons, Kelly Slater and Maya Gabeira. He captures surf images above and below the water and he caputres all the aspects of this amazing sport. In this inspiring talk he at TEDXHonolulu he talks about his passion for surfing and photography.He makes a difference in the lives of many through his art.

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Alana Surfer Girl Episode 2

In this episode, professional surfer Alana Blanchard and friends Leila Hurst and Camille Brady continue exploring their native island, starting with a hike to a dark freshwater swimming hole deep within a cave, then they hit the beach for underwater rock running, count it toward training for the upcoming 2013 ASP Women’s World Tour of Surfing. Catch new episodes of Alana Surfer Girl every week!