Meet the ragtag band of craftsmen, entrepreneurs and weirdos at the heart of OC's surf industry
Keeping up with the First Family of Surfing is no easy task.
Surfer magazine's sometimes-wild, sometimes-mild 50-year ride
by John Gilhooley This past weekend saw the opening of the latest Vans store in Costa Mesa. More rainy weather threatened to put a damper on the celebration, but in the end, the sky remained just clear enough to pull it off. The "What If?" bus (a uniquely weird skate prop) was there, and pros a ... More >>
by John GilhooleyThis past weekend, our coast was bombarded with the biggest waves we've had in a year. Rumors raged across the county of freak triple overhead closeouts, broken leashes and far worse. We all shuddered and thought of our own near-death surfing moments when we heard that Monte Kevi ... More >>
Seeking low wages and lax environmental laws, OC boardmakers reluctantly find themselves in Asia