– stripping surfing back down to its most elemental form

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Into the Sea – a short film about coastal conservation

A short film by Mikey DeTemple in collaboration with Surfrider Foundation about water quality and coastal conservation. This film goes back to a lot of the core concepts that plague the ocean, namely people unaware of the downstream effects of the choices we all make day to day. Most people don’t chose to consciously impact […]


Taking ownership of your community

Burnside has been a fixture in the skating world for decades. A tribute to the ethos of skaters everywhere, built from the grit, determination and exile of a marginalized sub-culture. It was built by community and brotherhood. I was stoked to stumble across the story of Marginal Way in Seattle. Much the same story, Seattle […]

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Cast iron vs. Carbon Fiber…

It’s interesting how you approach possible solutions to problems given a bit of context and perspective. Case in point, in my search for a longer lasting better performing surfboard, I’ve turned to technology and manufacturing techniques to get me where I want to go. The antithesis to that is my strive to simplify my cooking […]


Surfing: a non-depletive act

For a few years I thought feverishly about sustainable business, and in some ways sustainable livelihoods. That thought track manifested itself by way of looking into surfing – a commodity industry that is intrinsically connected to nature (and the need to sustain it), and at the same time in complete opposition to nature. Phoresia served […]

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