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August Odyssey

August Odysseys: My Time With Robert August

August Odysseys: My Time With Robert August

August Odysseys – Surf Expo

August Odysseys – Surf Expo

Surf Expo has always been one of my favorite events of the year, to meet people and check out the newest products in the surf industry. Everyone is either a buyer or a seller,

Surf & Turf 2018: Thank You Everyone!

Surf & Turf 2018: Thank You Everyone!

August Odysseys – Wake up, take a piss, and jump in the water!

August Odysseys – Wake up, take a piss, and jump in the water!

Living on the beach in Southern California as a little kid, I would paddle out to surf just about every day from the age of 5 or 6. I had my half-shaped piece of wood to surf

August Odysseys – the “Endless Summer” trip still resonates

August Odysseys – the “Endless Summer” trip still resonates

August Odysseys – It’s your board, man. I’ll make whatever you like.

August Odysseys – It’s your board, man. I’ll make whatever you like.

I recently accepted an invitation back to the place where my formative years were spent, Huntington Beach, California, for a very special reason. The18th annual induction cere

August Odysseys – Showing off for the movie cameras

August Odysseys – Showing off for the movie cameras

Preparations for the “Endless Summer 2” movie started in Costa Rica. The movie features Robert “Wingnut” Weaver and Pat O’Connell, who wanted me as their mentor.

August Odysseys –  Waimea

August Odysseys – Waimea

Before she moved to Costa Rica, Kristen Brown was a very dedicated athlete on the basketball court. Kristen is a strong, talented girl who actually received a full basketball

August Odysseys – The shirts cleverly read, “I got my crabs from Dirty Dick’s.”

August Odysseys – The shirts cleverly read, “I got my crabs from Dirty Dick’s.”

Back in the late 1970s, on the Atlantic coast of the United States, there weren’t too many surf shops quite yet. So I sent a big container filled with surfboards and shirts from California to Miami. From there, I rented the biggest van I could to transport the merchandise up the East Coast for distribution. I was alone on the trip. The idea was to cruise the whole coastline, going to different surf shops and showing them what we had. (more…)

Lifestyle –  August Odysseys August 2017

Lifestyle – August Odysseys August 2017

When Bruce Brown made the decision to travel the world making the original Endless Summer movie in 1964, he explained how we would be gone for eight months and he would pay fo

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