Everything surfing? Even as I turn the book over in my hands I am still kind of shocked that someone tried to put everything there is to know about surfing or, related to surfing, into one book. I mean really, you are telling me that all the information related to surfing on planet earth is [...]
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Vans Shoes has been around for years and has sponsored some of the greatest and most well-known action sport stars since it was founded in 1966. In recent years the Vans VP of marketing, Doug Palladini, has worked with a handful of Vans originals including Tony Alva, Steve Caballero, John Cardiel, Shaun Palmer, Joel [...]
Somebody gave “Surfer’s Code” by Shaun Tomson to my dad a few weeks ago, so I picked it up for a read. Shaun Tomson is a world champion surfer and successful entrepreneur, and in “Surfer’s Code” he shares 12 lessons that he learned during his life.
The first few lessons are titled: “I will [...]
I picked up a book called “The Surfboard: Art, Style, Stoke” about 7 months ago, and when I got it I flipped through the pages briefly and set it on a coffee table, never to look at it again. I was hoping to get some creative ideas about how to paint one of my new [...]
Two Friends, a VW Bus and a Month of Waves
When I plunked down my $35, I figured I was ordering a coffee table book filled with pictures of campfires, lonely peaks, and sun-baked landscape shots focused on solitary surfers and their rides (in this case a VW bus). That’s what I got, and I’m good [...]