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The Struggles Of Being A Surf Photographer Today

The Struggles Of Being A Surf Photographer Today

By Jake Howard / Originally published by StabMag.com When surf magazines died the high art of surf photography almost did too. But try as it might, even the super saturation of subpar imagery on social media couldn’t kill the stubborn drive of those intrepid lensmen...

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Top 10 Most Expensive Surf Movies Of All Time

Top 10 Most Expensive Surf Movies Of All Time

How much does it take to make a really good surf movie? These days it takes more than a few nickels. Based on information that was available and some inside sources, the following are the ten most expensive surf movies of all time. Hollywood studio productions like...

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RIP: Bob Cooper

RIP: Bob Cooper

Bob Cooper once famously said, “If 1968 were to end tomorrow it would still be the most productive e year in surfing’s history.” Cooper’s surf life began at Malibu in 1952. Inspired by the stylistic performances of Phil Edwards and Miki Dora, he surfed hard and...

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Hawaiian Leis And King’s March On Selma

Hawaiian Leis And King’s March On Selma

In Alabama on March 21, 1965, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis and other civil rights demonstrators made their historic march from Selma to Montgomery. Photos taken of the march show King and others wearing Hawaiian leis. But why leis at a civil rights march in the...

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Looking Back: 2019 Was A Big Year At SHACC

Looking Back: 2019 Was A Big Year At SHACC

It’s been an incredible year at the Surfing Heritage and Culture Center. From successful events to unique exhibits and all of the good times in between, we’ve had much to be grateful for over the last 12 months. Before we vault forward into a new decade with all kinds...

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RIP: Robert “Bob” Burnside

RIP: Robert “Bob” Burnside

It is with heavy hearts that we say good bye to Robert “Bob” Burnside. A legend in the Los Angeles lifeguarding community, Burnside passed away on December 11, 2019, at home in Utah. He was 87. Burnside was hired as an L.A. County Lifeguard in 1951. He was named Chief...

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The First Surf Contest?

The First Surf Contest?

Liloa, the king of Hawaii, had traveled to Kokohalile to consecrate a temple, and after the ceremony he found the time to take a bath in a nearby stream. By the stream he met a beautiful local woman named Akahiakulana, with whom he was instantly infatuated. He seduced...

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Teahupoo Set To Be Site Of 2024 Olympics

Teahupoo Set To Be Site Of 2024 Olympics

Why go to Hossegor when you can go to Teahupoo? That’s what Paris 2024, the organizing group behind the 2024 Olympic Games, we’re thinking. So break out the poisson cru and Hinanos because Tahiti will be the home of Olympic surfing in four years…pretty much. The Paris...

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