Monthly Archives: July 2014

046 – 1st Anniversary!

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One year of Surf Splendor is in the books! Thank you all for being a part of this project. As a small token of celebration we present to you this bonus episode. Enjoy!

Also, make sure to check out the 100 Wave Challenge

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Shaun Tomson takes the 100 Wave Challenge from Boys to Men on Vimeo.

14 middle school boys talk about how 9 months in Boys to Men changed their life from Boys to Men on Vimeo.

045 – Surf News with Tony Roberts for July 28, 2014

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This week we welcome back surf photography icon Tony Roberts to hear his thoughts on the proliferation of GoPro cameras in the line-up, working with Sonny Miller, Following the Light, Dub-Step music, David’s delicate sensibilities, and oh so much more.

Reach Tony Roberts at TonyRobertsPhoto.com and @TonyRobertsPhoto

GET TO KNOW THIS WEEK’S CO-HOST, TONY ROBERTS

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Tony Roberts on a single-fin Xanadu 5’10” double-wing pin.

Tony Roberts

TR rides everything. Summertime in Costa Rica.

A sampling of Tony's photography work from the late 90s and early 00s.

A sampling of Tony’s photography work from the late 90s and early 00s.

WEBLAND

Check out Re Bull’s new series, The Ripple Effect. Their media player is problematic, so rather than embedding the videos here, we’ll link out to them. Enjoy!

The Witzig Brothers
Mr. Bob Hurley
The Cooly Kids
The Surf Discovery of a Lifetime

THE FOLLOW THE LIGHT FOUNDATION

Link to The Follow the Light Foundation’s website

Larry "Flame" Moore

Larry “Flame” Moore

Tony's favorite image among the finalists: Campbell Mckegg by Rambo Estrada.

Tony’s favorite image among the finalists: Campbell Mckegg by Rambo Estrada.

David's favorite image among the finalists: Kelly Slater at Backdoor by Ryan Craig.

David’s favorite image among the finalists: Kelly Slater at Backdoor by Ryan Craig.

GOPRO

GoPro expands their surf team by adding Chippa Wilson, Shane Dorian, Jamie O’Brien and Aritz Aranburu.

REFLECTIONS ON J-BAY

Curren regales us all with a perfect 10.

Jeremy Flores gets suspended for a tantrum after his loss to Sebastian Zeitz.

Click over to the story on StabMag.com

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Jordy’s post-heat-loss Instagram post.

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DUKE AND KOOK

Tony’s Kook of the Week: Dub-Step music used in surf videos

David’s Kook of the Week: David Lee Scales for airing Allen Sarlo’s dirty laundry in Episode 44’s Gossip Column segment.

Tony’s Duke of the Week: OCCY!

Occy at J Bay by Joli.

Occy at J Bay by Joli.

David’s Duke of the Week: Brad Domke

MUST-SEE MOMENT

Turn Around from Turkeymelt on Vimeo.

044 – Surf News with Rezzy! for July 10, 2014

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David Scales is joined by Tom Rezvan for a discussion about violence in surfing, pro surfers with STD’s, surfing naked, Huntington Beach’s finest surfers, and much more!

GET TO KNOW THIS WEEK’S CO-HOST, REZZY!

Rezzy's on one of his dozens of strike missions.

Rezzy’s best known for his spur-of-the-moment strike missions.

Rezzy on Social Absorption

LISTENER EMAIL

Is violence ever warranted?

EOS’s page on Violence & Surfing

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THE HO KIDS SURFING NAKED

Coco Ho by Morgan Maassen for ESPN's Body Issue

Coco Ho by Morgan Maassen for ESPN’s Body Issue

ALLEN SARLO SUED FOR STD TRANSMISSION

Link to the article

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Allen Sarlo by Lance Trout

Allen Sarlo by Lance Trout

ASP TALK

Jordy reigns supreme on day one at J Bay


Timmy Reyes wins Balito and moves to 5th place on the ‘QS

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Brett Simpson surfs at home and talks about the World Tour (recorded March 15, 2012)

@Home with Brett Simpson from David Lee Scales on Vimeo.

YOU WILL BE MISSED!

Lifeguard Ben Carlson drowns after rescuing a swimmer in Newport Beach.

Link to ABC News article

Ben Carlson

Legendary filmmaker Sonny Miller passed away from a heart attack on July 8th at the age of 54.

Link to the article on StabMag.com

Sonny Miller by Tom Servais

Sonny Miller by Tom Servais

DUKE OF THE WEEK

Rezzy’s Pick: Timmy Reyes for winning the Mr. Price Pro in Balito

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David’s Pick: Sonny Miller for his vivid depiction of Tom Curren, among many other things. Sonny pasted away from a heart attack on Tuesday, July 8th. RIP Sonny.

KOOK OF THE WEEK

Rezzy’s Pick: The delusional redheaded lady burning folks at Malibu.

David’s Pick: The fishermen who hooked a white shark on the Manhattan Beach pier, fought it for 45 minutes, and then cut the line as a group of swimmers approached.

MUST-SEE MOMENT

Rezzy’s Must See Moment: Anthony Walsh’s 5 barrel wave at Desert Point with selfies!

David’s Must-See Moment: Shane Dorian for his massive wave at Puerto Escondido

Click here to see the HD version with Shane’s narration.

043 – Richard Graham’s The Ride

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Surf Splendor Richard Graham 600x600Richard Graham discusses the founding of Surfing Magazine, his involvement in establishing the first international surf brands, and his new book The Ride, which documents the journey through a pivotal portion of surf history.

Link to Richard’s Kickstarter page

Adam West, Bruce Brown, Duke Kahanamoku, and Richard Graham at the first ever Surfing Hall of Fame. Photo by Leroy Grannis, 1966

Adam West, Bruce Brown, Duke Kahanamoku, and Richard Graham at the first ever Surfing Hall of Fame. Photo by Leroy Grannis, 1966

Early International Surfing Covers.

Early International Surfing Covers.

Footage of Bob McTavish from Fantastic Plastic Machine

Link to Richard Graham’s Kickstarter Page

Link to The Ride’s Facebook page