First of all, a huge congrats to Kamehameha Surf Team on another state championship, and to all the boys and girls who worked hard, banned together and got it done. This group right here, deserve far more recognition and praise than anyone (though they wouldn't want it.) Coach Kaipo Guerrero, Coach Daniel Ito, Coach Lea Arce and Coach Isaiah Walker. Not often do you find a group of people this determined to look after and cultivate the future of Hawaiian Surfing and Education. They do it out of passion and love... and they do it quite well. Hats off to these gems.#humansdoinggood #kamehamehasurfteam
What we see, depends mainly on what we look for." -John Lubbock.
When people send me action shots, I zoom in right away.
I want to see where the rider's weight is distributed- how far forward or back they are in relation to the board's apex. I look at the wake trail behind them to see how smooth their tracks are- if there are any hiccups in front or behind them. What I want to see in this type of situation is a smooth, frictionless cut through the water's surface from the forward edge trailing out the tail where all water that is compressed as the board's concaves force it through the fins explode like exhaust out of a tail pipe. Proper planing. That's all. #perspectives #bladesonwater #padang Luis Heinert, 6'0" Delano.
Conrad Carr on a 5'8 eps/epoxy hipster swallow tail a few days ago at one of my favorite little bends in the kinky coastline on the north shore. @ambermozo pressed the button.
In honor of earth day, here's a cocktail of composites, Kevlar and fiberglass, all nestled up on a wall of spray-painted particle board atop a platform of solid concrete.