April 2013

Local, Surf Movies

“A Hundred Miles To The End” // A Long Island Surf Film

April 22nd, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

Surfers are amazing creatures. No matter what life throws their way, surfers are characteristically unfazed by setbacks and they never give up. Long Island native John Beattie was a lifelong surfer up until 2007 when he suffered a stroke. Due to residual weakness in his arms and legs, Beattie had to retire his surfboard. Instead, he picked up his camera and began to document his irrevocable love for surfing. More »

Photo of the Day

Clay Marzo in Maui

April 21st, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

Clay Marzo recovering from a stall in Maui. Photo: Brent Bielmann Source: Stab Magazine More »

Features

Heather Brown Wins Verizon 4G for Hope

April 15th, 2013 by Phil LeRoy

As a renowned surf artist, it’s no surprise that Heather Brown’s passion for nature and sustainability helped her win the $10,000 grand prize for the Verizon 4G For Hope competition on behalf of the Kokua Hawaii Foundation. More »

Bruce Irons Night Surf // Keramas, Bali

April 15th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

This night and day video of Bruce Irons surfing at Komune Beach Club in Keramas, Bali makes us really anxious for the Oakley Pro June 19. The guys better be ready for some serious barrel hunting. More »

Raw Teahupoo

April 10th, 2013 by John Zanussi

42 minutes of raw footage April 2007 during the final day of trials at Teahupoo. Really rad to see some of these older clips of Andy and the other guys. More »

Do More // Degree Men

April 10th, 2013 by John Zanussi

Base-jump with JT Holmes in South Africa, and see the views from his head cam, his jump buddy Espen and the HeliCam. Watch films, interviews and find gear and instructors near you too. More »

Spring Cleaning // Balaram Stack

April 9th, 2013 by John Zanussi

Someone sponsor Balaram. More »

Boards, Surf Shops

Island Surfboards // Local Shaper Legacy

April 3rd, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

The south shore of Long Island is rich in surfing history. As a sport, and more importantly, a lifestyle, surfing has been gaining popularity since the mid-1960s. Over the years, many local surfing families developed reputations for quality surfboard shaping. Their shaping legacies were handed down from generation to generation. But Tommy Grimes, the 22-year-old founder of Island Surfboards in Massapequa, has a more unconventional story. He didn’t inherit a shaping legacy, he’s building his own. More »

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