So much surf news! Big waves smashed Mavericks and Jaws, but not Waimea. Did Quik know? Was it all a hoax? Also, lots of green talk this week; Fergal Smith runs for the Green Party, KS Wave Co goes solar powered, and big-biz overdevelops Cali’s coast. And let’s not forget about Dukes, Kooks, and Must-See Moments. Can you handle this show? Try!
THE EDDIE DIDN’T GO
The Eddie got the Yellow light, then the Red light, but did they ever even intend to get Green light conditions? You’ll have to listen to to get the answer.
Full story here on StabMag.com
TYLER LARRONDE’S BOARD PIERCER
Read an interview with Tyler here, on Surfline.com
NIC LAMB IS THE NEW TITAN
The Titan’s of Mavericks ran in good (but not great) surf. Nic Lamb ruled the day.
KELLY SLATER’S WAVE POOL IS SOLAR POWERED
Full article here on BusinessWire.com
FERGAL SMITH GETS INTO THE POLITICS!
Full story here on MagicSeaweed.com
David’s: Clay Marzo trunking it in West Oz
Clay Marzo In West Oz Perfection from SUPERbrand on Vimeo.
Scott’s: Carlos Munoz’s Wave of the Winter entry
Derek Hynd for these sage words and inspired surfing.
The man & the sea. from Andrew Kaineder on Vimeo.
California Coastal Commission for firing Dr. Charles Lester. The commission staged a coup, hosted a sham of a public hearing, and ousted our coastline’s biggest defender of overdevelopment. Full story here on the LATimes.com