034 – Surf News, April 15th, 2014

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Recorded at the Surfing Heritage and Culture Center in San Clemente.

David and Scott discuss the Otis Carey lawsuit, the Margaret River event, the XXL awards and much more.

Opening Topics

SUP Adventures in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, link to their website.

Follow Mark Richards on Instagram

MR Insta

Otis Carey Sues Surfing Life and Nathan Myers

Link to Nathan Myers’ Open Letter to Otis Carey on TheInertia.com

Otis Carey vs Nathan Myers

The Otis Carey ‘MERMAID KILLER’ from Misfit Shapes on Vimeo.

The Drug Aware Pro, Margaret River

Link to the Margaret River Pro’s website

Margaret River

David’s New Favorite Surfer

Jay Davies

This Week in Surf History, borrowed from the Encyclopedia of Surfing

Bunker Spreckles on EOS

Bunker Spreckles by Art Brewer

DUKE OF THE WEEK

All the charging ladies of the XXL awards, especially Keala with her wave at Teahupo’o

MUST SEE MOMENT

033 – Zach Weisberg of The Inertia

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David sits down with Zach Weisberg to discuss his website The Inertia, its genesis and growth over the past 4 years, the importance of quality writing and the necessity of non-endemic sponsors in surf media.

The Inertia Home Page

 

This is the article Zach published on SurferMag.com which incited his departure.

Diversity in Surfing: We Need More of It, by Zach Weisberg

032 – Surf News, April 1st, 2014 with guest Sean Mattison

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David Scales and Scott Bass welcome Sean Mattison to discuss Kelly parting ways from Quiksilver, the life of Hobie Alter, Cape Fear, Margaret River, Gossip Hour, Duke & Kook and more!

Kelly Slater Says Goodbye to Quiksilver

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What could Quiksilver possible offer Kelly at this point in his career?
Does this signal something significant for Kelly’s competitive career?

Surfline’s Article

Gossip Hour

Kolohe’s camp is unhappy with surf papparazzi video
John John Florence’s camp has a photo removed from Instagram

Quick Bits

Mike Stewart wins bobysurf comp at Pipeline
Tom Curren wins Clash of the Titans Ron Jon Beach N Boards Fest in Cocoa Beach, Florida in 1 foot slop
GoPro Plans for IPO

Red Bull Cape Fear

Cape Fear Website

Worthwhile Quotes from Internetland

StabMag.com comment on Jordy

StabMag.com comment on Jordy

Filipe Toledo by Nick Carroll on Surfline.com

Filipe Toledo by Nick Carroll on Surfline.com

Margaret River Comp

It just started. Watch it here!

The Boardroom Show

Click here to learn more about the event.

Duke and Kook

Duke: Hurley for their World Water Day Initiative

Kook: The ASP asking for a free camera operator
Link to article

Must See Moment

Morgan Maassen’s Water

031 – Josh Martin and the Legacy of Martin Shapes

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Surf Splendor Martin Shapes 600x600Josh Martin discusses shaping surfboards, his father Terry, and the legacy of Martin Shapes with Hobie Surfboards.

Josh Martin in the shaping bay with a local grom.

Josh Martin in the shaping bay with a local grom.

Terry Martin in the May 1973 issue of Surf Magazine where they deemed him "Shaper of the Century."

Terry Martin in the May 1973 issue of Surf Magazine where they deemed him “Shaper of the Century.”

Terry Martin continued to work through a broken foot, an injury which largely kept him out of the water for the last portion of his life.

Terry Martin continued to work through a broken foot, an injury which largely kept him out of the water for the last portion of his life.

A traditional Hot Curl, made from solid wood.

A traditional Hot Curl, made from solid wood.

A Hot Curl made fro polyurethane foam.

A Hot Curl made from polyurethane foam.

Josh with his Paipo board that he wiped out on at Salt Creek.

Josh with his Paipo board that he wiped out on at Salt Creek.

Roger Hall explains the Hot Curl

Shaping Life Terry Martin from Donald Brink on Vimeo.

Learn more about Josh Martin at MartinShapes.com

030 – Surf News, March 18 2014 with David Scales and Scott Bass

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David and Scott discuss their new asymmetrical surfboards, racism in surfing, Bangladeshi female surfers, and much more!

Kelly’s Car Gets Vandalized

Kelly Insta

 

Asymmetrical Boards by Donald Brink

Scott Bass' asymmetrical board shaped by Donald Brink

Scott Bass’ asymmetrical board shaped by Donald Brink

David's asymmetrical board shaped by Donald Brink (left) and the original reference board, an MR tri-fin.

David’s asymmetrical board shaped by Donald Brink (left) and the original reference board, an MR tri-fin.

The Boardroom Icons of Foam Shaping Contest, Tribute to Ben Aipa

Ben Aipa

 

This Week in Surf History

Hollow Surfboards! Provided by the Encyclopedia of Surfing

Hollow Surfboard

Hollow Surfboard from ENCYCLOPEDIA of SURFING videos on Vimeo.

Grant “Twiggy” Baker is our New Big Wave World Champ

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Otis Carey vs. Surfing Life

Link to The Guardian’s article

Surfing Leashless

#GoLeashless or #Unleashed!

Link to the Daily Telegraph article

Hobie’s New Book

Hobie: Master of Water, Wind, and Waves by Paul Holmes

Duke of the Week

Nassima Atker’s Unlikely Surf Story

Link to her Kickstater campaign

Nassima Atker

Kook of the Week

Scott Bass for ragging on my Duke, poor little Nassima Atker!

Scott Bass dropping in at Swami's. Photo by Tom Kaestner

Scott Bass dropping in at Swami’s. Photo by Tom Kaestner

Must See Moment

Kurt Voegtlin’s old Nike 6.0 footage. David’s favorite part is little Jack Robo and John John Florence’s part in West Oz at 7:45 mins!

Resurrected from Kevin Voegtlin on Vimeo.

029 – Quiksilver Pro Snapper Recap, 2014

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Special guest Paul Staurch joins us to discuss the 50th anniversary celebration of the Endless Summer. Then David Scales and Scott Bass discuss the Quiksilver Pro Snapper event: the successes, the shortcomings, the gossip, the drama, and the incredible surfing.

Celebrating Bruce Brown and the 50th Anniversary of The Endless Summer

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The Quiksilver/Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks 2014

Click over to the full event site.

Quik Pro Site Grab

 

The Roxy Pro final
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Mitch Crews vs Julian Wilson’s heat

Jeremy’s Post Heat Interview along with the replay of his collision with Adriano (go to 12:50 min mark)
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Joel’s Semi final barrels
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The Quiksilver Pro final. Bravo, Gabriel!
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The Boardroom Show in Del Mar

Boardroom Show

 

028 – Surf News, March 4th 2014

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We’re pleased to have special guest Johnny Kessel in studio today. He shares his harrowing story of being lost at sea just a few days ago! Then David and Scott discuss Carissa ripping, Jordy tripping, capsized boats, the ASP and much more.

JOHNNY KESSEL

Link to Johnny’s full story
Johnny Kessel

SO CAL PUMPS! STORMAGEDDON

Surfline Feature

Alex Gray in LA County. Photo by Mike Balzer

Alex Gray in LA County. Photo by Mike Balzer

THE QUIKSILVER/ROXY PRO

Link to Event Site
Carissa’s banger heat

This Week in Surf History - Phyllis O’Donell

Provided by the Encyclopedia of Surfing
Phyllis O’Donell, the first Women’s World Champion of Surfing. Link to Phyllis’ full bio.
Phyllis O'Donnel by EOS
 

SO LONG WAVES MAG

Link to article on Stab
Waves Mag
 

DUKE OF THE WEEK

Dege O’Connell for surviving this huge wipeout at Peahi.
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Dege O'Connell

THE KOOK OF THE WEEK

Anyone who buys this $10,600 Louis Vuitton surfboard.
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Louis V Surfboard 2
 
And here’s GMAC riding his Mercedes Benz board at Nazare

027 – Anatomy of a Surf Trip: Bocas del Toro, Panama

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Surf Splendor Anatomy 600x600Join us for a surf trip to the island chain of Bocas del Toro off the Caribbean coast of Panama. Former pro surfer and ASP judge, Erik Krammer hosts a training camp for professional track, pro junior surfers. We tag along with Derek Peters from Huntington Beach, California, Aurelio Prieto from Ecuador, Jorge Lymberopulos from Panama, and Jordan Montgomery from Virginia Beach, Virginia to bring you the trials and tribulations involved with international surf travel. We’re joined by photographer Tony Roberts and tour guide Scott Balogh.

Special thanks to Erik Krammer at International Surf Services and Scott Balogh at Red Frog Bungalows.

Global Training Camp ~ Bocas del Toro, Panama ~ January 2014 from Erik Krammer on Vimeo.

Derek Peters surfing during the trip.

All photos provided by Tony Roberts

The crew checking the waves at Bluff.

The crew checking the waves at Bluff.

Boats are a part of the daily commute in Bocas.

Boats are a part of the daily commute in Bocas.

Ecuador's Aurelio Prieto at Bluff.

Ecuador’s Aurelio Prieto at Bluff.

Derek Peters at one of the many reef breaks in Bocas del Toro.

Derek Peters at one of the many reef breaks in Bocas del Toro.

Jorge Lymberopolus applying some of the technique that he's learned this week.

Jorge Lymberopolus applying some of the technique that he’s learned this week.

Jordan Montgomery celebrated his 16th birthday while in Panama.

Jordan Montgomery celebrated his 16th birthday while in Panama.

Coach Erik Krammer earning his street cred on a set wave.

Coach Erik Krammer earning his street cred on a set wave.

The local groms lend a helping hand.

The local groms lend a helping hand.

Coach Erik Krammer explains the judging criteria before the boys paddle out for a heat.

Coach Erik Krammer explains the judging criteria before the boys paddle out for a heat.

Our crew, from left: David Scales, Derek Peters, Jorge Lymberopulos, Tony Roberts, Erik Krammer, Jordan Montgomery, Aurelio Prieto

Our crew, from left: David Scales, Derek Peters, Jorge Lymberopulos, Tony Roberts, Erik Krammer, Jordan Montgomery, Aurelio Prieto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

026 – Surf News February 18th, 2014

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Scott Bass and David Scales discuss Equality for the Women’s Tour, Lewis Samuels, Bat Tails, The Polarity of Adriano, plus the Duke and Kook of the week.

SURFERS CROSSING OVER

Anastasia Ashley

Anastasia Ashley

Bethany Hamilton

Golf Digest

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PAUL SPEAKER ON IMPROVING THE WOMENS WORLD TOUR

LEWIS SAMUELS

Post-Surf.com

Screen shots provided by @Dranolds

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KELLY SLATER’S BAT TAIL

Kellys Bat Tail One

 

Kellys Bat Tail Two

 

Kellys Bat Tail Four

 

Kellys Bat Tail Three

THE POLARITY OF ADRIANO

Adriano

DUKE AND KOOK

Duke of the Week – Todd Chesser

Kook of the Week – Hate Mail Received About the Lunada Bay Controversy

MUST SEE MOMENT

David’s Pick – Worst GoPro Wipeout Ever

Scott’s Pick – Matt Bromley’s Charitable Wave of the Winter

025 – A Portrait of Tony Roberts: a life in filmmaking, photography, and surfing

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Tony Roberts opens up about his life’s work producing over 20 surf and skate films, earning numerous cover shots, traveling the world and trying to find balance between work and play.

TR Skate Daughter Surf

Tony Skating, with his Daughter, and Surfing.

Tony Roberts Surfing in April & May 2013

The opening segment of Tony Robert’s Jacked

Examples of Tony's Skate Inspired Photography.

Examples of Tony’s Skate Inspired Photography.

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To reach Tony, contact him via RealSurfTrips.com/tony-roberts/

To purchase his work, visit ReelHouse.org

And follow Tony Roberts Photo on Facebook