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

Joe Curren is the surfing equivalent of old growth, his style in the water and behind a lens is deeply rooted, contemplative and quietly powerful. Jair Bortoleto caught up with Joe to talk about family, travel, and shooting analogue in the digital age. Words: Jair Bortoleto Photos: Joe Curren

Following the demise of Clark Foam, 'eco' boards and alternatives to petro-chemical products have been the focus of developments in surfboard technology. Words: Mark Sankey Photos: Alexa Poppe

James Bowden recently explored the farthest shores of the British Isles, taking nothing more than his van, good friends and good expectations. He recounts his journey through the lens...

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

Tucked away at the top of a hill near Gwenver beach in Cornwall, Skewjacks was the definitive 1970s surf camp. Drift took four of its founding fathers - Dicky, Harvey, Jamo and Mickey - to the pub and reminisced about good times gone by. Words: Jamie Bott Credit & thanks to Graham Shephard & Mel Sedgwick


Living the dream – Costa Rica

June 28, 2013 | Words By:

Living the Dream - Costa Rica

I hadn’t been back to Costa Rica in almost ten years. Due to mixed reports from various friends about the crowds, I wasn’t really sure what to expect this time around.

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Nómad-a

February 09, 2012 | Words By:

Nómad-A gathers stories and odysseys of courageous people from every corner of the world; unique individuals who chose to live a nomadic lifestyle in order to follow their dreams, surf, skate, snowboard and travel around the world.

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West Coast Wilderness

May 05, 2010 | Words By: SWAP

tofino-openerNestled on the west coast next to the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Tofino is home to a small community with a rich cultural heritage, grounded in their amazingly beautiful surroundings.

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I spy…

April 07, 2010 | Words By: Mat Arney

i-spy-openerYou’ll have experienced it if you’ve ever wandered a little way off the beaten track, and if you’re carrying surfboards with you then it’s a dead cert.

Curiosity.

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Recognising the situation

March 24, 2010 | Words By: SWAP

arrival-at-siloinak-islandSurfing and surf-related travel provide a natural interaction with the environment. But being aware of the environment when surfing doesn’t necessarily come naturally.

Today, journeying to remote areas is comparably easy. Our travel decisions – how we travel, where we stay, and which businesses we support – shape the local environment and community and can ultimately determine whether we leave with more of a realistic view of the area or something further from the truth.

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True prints

March 13, 2010 | Words By: Mat Arney

get-paddling-openerI guess most things start with an intro.

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Little travels

January 26, 2010 | Words By: Stefni

opener4Three jewellery ranges have been designed, created and delivered – it has been an incredibly busy season, meeting up with new-found designers, artists and buyers. As an artist and jeweller it was exciting and fascinating, but as a traveller and outdoor junkie it left me a bit parched. So instead of the usual chilled weekend at home pondering life in all its many permutations, I decided to go experience and explore them instead. After two months of solid designing it was time to fill my creative cup.

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Zarautz working

October 17, 2009 | Words By: Ed

7th-openTurquoise turned to jade green which merged with a deeper grey-blue sliding into seafoam green fragmenting into golden yellow, duck-egg blue and a cool fathomless green…

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