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 »

Obituary: Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz

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March 3rd 1921 – November 10th 2014 Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz, image courtesy Paskowitz Surf Camp. Legendary surfer Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz, often referred to as the patriarch of the “First Family of Surfing”, passed away on Monday evening in Newport Beach, California at the age of 93. Paskowitz was born in Galveston, Texas, to a Russian… Read more »

From Pipeline to Politics

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Dustin Barca From Pipeline to Politics

Dustin Barca has often been categorized as a fighter, and tomorrow (Tuesday November 4th) he steps into the political ring as he runs for the position of Mayor of Kauai in the State of Hawaii general elections. The Pipe specialist and former WCT competitor turned professional MMA fighter has been building his political profile on his… Read more »

Me, Myself and Surfing: Kerby Brown

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Kerby Brown

In this first instalment of our “Me, Myself & Surfing” interview series we catch up with West Australian charger Kerby Brown to learn more about his relationship with the act of riding waves. Name:                        Kerby Brown Current Age:            31 Location:                   Kalbarri, Western Australia Occupation:             Surfer My earliest memory of surfing is… getting pushed into the… Read more »

Surf Simply’s New Local Surf Groups

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Lots of our guests end up connecting with other Surf Simply guests who live near by, either to go surf or just to hang out. We think that’s awesome, so we’ve set up local Surf Simply Facebook groups for former guests, as well as other friends of Surf Simply to get together more easily. Just… Read more »