1 - Surf Lake Michigan

Not your ordinary surf footage, this storm produced break off of Holland, MI this fall is pretty astounding.


Gift Guides

my Pick - 5 things to buy the Aspiring Surfer in your life - Ashton Goggans

Surfing has such a place in our national imagination, and rightly so, if you ask me. It is addictive and simple. It is relaxing and exciting. It is showy and low-key. 

With that in mind, we've asked our surfer-cum-writer friend, Ashton Goggans to pick 5 things to get anyone aspiring to a wet life.

My Pick - 5 things to buy an aspiring Videographer - Stephen McFadden

Video is the new reading, the new literacy. And that makes videographers (camera operators, directors of photography, etc etc) the new scribes, wielding immense power in the capturing and communication of ideas and experiences. 

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4 - More People are Awesome

Some of the most amazing people doing amazing things (yay GoPro!). 


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Ink - Written by Hand
Million flamingos

At the right time, Kenya's Great Rift Valley is a riot of flamingo pink.

Timelapse Map

Poem of the Day

5 - Blind Surfer Surfing Hawaii's Pipeline

Just astounding and inspiring, 19-year-old Brazilian Derek Rabelo, entirely blind since birth, surfs Pipeline, Hawaii. 

A documentary called Beyond Sight, about Derek’s life is coming soon.


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4 - Nike: Find your greatness

Sure, it's an ad. Sure it isn't saying anything new. It is moving though. Makes me remember what sport feels like.