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
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
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,
The shirts cleverly read, “I got my crabs from Dirty Dick’s.”
An interview with Robert August 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.
Paying Our Way
When Bruce Brown made the decision to travel the world making the original Endless Summer movie in 1964, he explained
Last month I (Robert August) made it to the ripe age of 72. It was June 6th to be exact.
August Odysseys – Incredible Waves
Every month, I enjoy flipping through The Howler and checking out the featured stories of the month. In the April-
Tamarando Surf Spot Check
In the previous Surf Science articles, we have explored: how waves are created, the importance of swell period, the different
August Odysseys – Peace Corps
There were no direct flights from New York to Cape Town. We had no choice but to stop in Senegal,