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Cedar Sliders And The Aloha Lumber Company

Cedar Sliders And The Aloha Lumber Company

In 1902, experienced lumberman and mill operator George Emerson began construction of a new sawmill south of the Quinault Indian reservation, which is just south of the vast Olympic National Park and National Forest, on the west coast of the state of Washington....
How Three Girls From New Jersey Changed The Game

How Three Girls From New Jersey Changed The Game

Back in the late ‘60s and throughout most of the ’70s, three young women helped shape the future of women’s pro surfing, and all three grew up within eight miles of each other in southern New Jersey. It began with phenom Barbie Belyea in Ocean City. Her contest...
SHACC’s Dick Metz Featured On The Longboardarian Podcast

SHACC’s Dick Metz Featured On The Longboardarian Podcast

Last November SHACC co-founder and all around legendary human Dick Metz sat down for a chat on The Longboardarian Podcast to talk story and share the immense history he’s been fortunate enough to be part of throughout his 90-plus years on this blue planet. So, if you’re interested in the way it was, spend an hour listening to the man that lived it all.

RIP: Wayne Penn Schafer

RIP: Wayne Penn Schafer

Sunsets in Capo Beach will never be the same as Wayne Penn Schafer has slipped from this world. The dearest of friends to so many in his 91 years with us, he passed peacefully in his sleep at his home in front of Poche Reef on June 2, 2020.

A Word With Afghanistan’s Biggest Surf Star

A Word With Afghanistan’s Biggest Surf Star

Afri Amu is the first surfer from Afghanistan to ever pull on a jersey in a major international surfing competition. In May of 2017, he represented his homeland at the ISA World Surfing Championship. Spending his formative years as a political refugee living in Germany, after finishing school, he hit the road on a hitch-hiking trip around Europe. A chance encounter in France gave him his first taste of surfing.