Monthly Archives: March 2014

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

Twiggy

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.
Dege O'Connell 2
 
Dege O'Connell 1
 
Dege O'Connell

THE KOOK OF THE WEEK

Anyone who buys this $10,600 Louis Vuitton surfboard.
Louis V Surfboard 3
 
Louis V Surfboard 2
 
And here’s GMAC riding his Mercedes Benz board at Nazare