Matt Rohrer shares some of the highlights of his conversations with Bay Area surfer Jimmy Holt, focal point of one of the few surfing photos to ever appear in National Geographic Magazine. Selected photos: Jim Shaw
In Senegal the deserts of North Africa meet the jungles of the tropics. It's an openminded Islamic country of many cultural experiences and idiosyncrasies; it's also one of the safest and democratic countries in Africa. And of course there's the surf... Words: Mark Sankey Photos: Alexa Poppe
Devastated by more than a decade of civil war, the Republic of Liberia is still in a serious state of flux. Could surfing bring a new hope and more peaceful future to this West African nation? Words & photos: Nicholai Lidow & Kate Thomas. Additional photos: Ted Grambeau & Jamie Bott
Al Knost is one of the best sliders around and has a close connection with a scene far removed from the modern marketplace hustle. Ryan Tatar tracked him down with his project partner Tyler Manson and gave us an insight into their freshest work. Words: Ryan Tatar Photos: Jamie Bott & Tyler Manson
Chris Burkard's photographs are about more than barrels, perfect point breaks, and carving radical lines they capture a moment in which the surfer is a mere player and the real star is the scenery.
Words: Dan Hamlin Photos: Chris Burkard
Richard James and his brother Andrew recently finished shooting their first film, a surf trip of 30,000 kilometres along the west cost of Africa. Words and photos: Richard James
February 15, 2013 |
Words By: Staff Writer
Hilman is a dutch surfer and carpenter. In building paddles for stand-up paddle surfing Hilman’s passion for the ocean meets his passion for wood.
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