Me, Myself and Surfing: Michael Kew

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Surfer in a backlit barrel at Rincon in California shot by Michael Kew

  Oregon-based writer, photographer and videographer Michael Kew is a surfer whose creative output has inspired so many other surfers to head off in search of empty waves.  Kew has travelled far and wide in his search for waves, from the frigid high latitudes to the more inaccessible islands of the tropics across every major… Read more »

A Surfboard Made Of Wood: The James Otter Interview

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  We are big fans of TED here at Surf Simply; in a digital landscape saturated with informational and motivational videos, the TED talks (from their annual conference in Longbeach, California and now from their independently organised TEDx events) are consistently amongst the best out there. Their tagline “ideas worth spreading” applies to everything from… Read more »

Surf Simply Interviews: Harrison Roach

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  Far from the madding crowd of main stream professional surfing where ASP events and social media output are the commodity upon which surfers build their careers, Harrison Roach finds himself calmly carving out a life on the fringe. A unique and thoughtful individual whose love of literature, design and motorbikes have taken him all over the… Read more »

Surfing: A Royal Sport

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Jack London and Charmian London at Waikiki

Words by Mat Arney, Images courtesy of The Jack London Society. “Ah, delicious moment when I felt that breaker grip and fling me. On I dashed, a hundred and fifty feet, and subsided with the breaker on the sand. From that moment I was lost.” The act of riding waves had been practiced on the Hawaiian… Read more »