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Island Magic: Winter Break in a Wave-filled Wonderland

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This winter break both Kelsey and I packed bags full of bikinis and cute little bootie wetsuits, and headed across the big blue pacific to Hawaii.    For a few bliss filled weeks we spent long days surfing in divinely warm water, beaching, sunning, and playing with the plethora of turtles that have been lounging […]


Surf Angel Kim Mayer

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  For the final installment of our Santa Cruz Surf Angel series we give you the one and only Kim Mayer.  Kim was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California.  This little lady spends her days traveling around the world’s coasts in search of good waves and adventure, and working to create and promote sustainable […]


Surf Angel Grace Gooch

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Grace Gooch, the next in our our Surf Angel series, was raised here in Santa Cruz, California.  Grace is one of the most beautiful souls both in and out of the water. With an elegant surf style and her radiant smile, she spreads her light and brings a neccasary balance to the lineup.  This mother […]


Surf Angel Shay Cruz

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We would like to introduce to you our dear friend Shayleen Cruz as the next in the Surf Angel series. Shay was raised in the heart of the Pleasure Point community. A mother, nurse, and surfer, Shay is a staple in the line up. You can usually find her sitting out the back with boys catching […]


Cali Roadtrip

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One of my very favorite things about summer, aside from long languid days spent lazily idling on a beach in Mexico, is taking road trips.  Nothing beats hopping in a car with your best friend, a big mug of strong coffee, the promise of waves, and miles of open road.  This past summer Kelsey and […]


Surf Angel Tessa Timmons

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The next surfer in our Surf Angel series is our good friend Tessa Timmons.  An all around water lover, Tessa started surfing at the age of 13 in her home town of San Diego.  “I remember my first surfboard I found in a dumpster at La Jolla Shores. I took it home and had my […]


Surf Angel Carly Wilson

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  Next in our Surf Angel series is 22 year old Carly Wilson.  Born and raised in Santa Cruz, CA, she currently lives on the north shore of Oahu. Carly’s new home in Hawai’i has “drawn me even closer to exploring the ocean and surfing challenging waves.”  Currently finishing up school at University of Hawaii […]


Ashley Held Surf Angel Part-2

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Local Santa Cruz surfer girl Ashley Held is the second in our Surf Angel Series.  With a shelf full of first place trophies, this 17 year old’s future is looking as bright as the California sun.  Ashley has been racking up the wins up and down the pacific coast, including her latest victory during a big swell […]


Top spring suit picks for the summer

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Spring is here and its time to start updating my warm water surfing attire. As a lover of fashion, I love bringing color and style to the lineup.  I have put together some of my top picks for where ever life takes me and the water is warm. We have a ladies surf trip planned […]


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Summery Winter

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January in Kauai, and February at home with beautiful 80 deg days. Its been an amazing couple of months, with an abundance of beach days, tons of sand eating, and boogie boarding in the tropics with pops.. Kirra and Reef are truly amazing spirits, we should all be so free.  Reef is on the move, […]


Baja in October

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Baja this October equals the greenest desert I have ever seen! Not to mention it was one of the best endings to an amazing run of south swells. Fishing, surfing, shell hunting, and just plain checking out from the grind back in the states has been pure bliss. No traffic, a lot of dirt and […]


Surf Inspiration: Get the barrel of a lifetime from your couch!

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This video is just to good not to post. It is seriously the stuff of dreams… really damn good dreams. I just got back from Bali but this GoPro clip is making me want to buy a ticket to Africa, like right now (Ebola be damned!) Anyway, without further adu, I give you Koa Smith […]