My new Hobie 9’9 & 10’2 CP Stinger signature model SUP surf boards

I just got my new 9’9 and 10’2 CP Stinger signature SUP surf boards in from Hobie. I did a lot of R&D with a couple different shapes and finally came up with something that has the drive and manuverability of a short board and the glide and stability of a high performance longboard. I …

Winter swell road trip

When you don’t get the big waves at home, you have to go find them. Anytime the buoys are showing 15′ ft or bigger with light to offshore winds, I’m out the door on a mission. my phone is ringing off the hook and I’m glued to my laptop studying weather and wave models on …

Fun Winter day SUP surfing at home

Living in Southern California; we really don’t get the huge Winter swells like up North, but we always get a couple fun glassy days here at my local break. There’s nothing like getting good waves at home and running down the street for a couple hours of paddling. Today I hooked up with my good …

SUP shaping with Mark Johnson of Hobie surfboards

Having a sponsor like Hobie surfboards has been really fun because I live just up the street and when I want to do some R&D or try out some new designs or even shape something new and exciting to try in the waves, it’s all at my finger tips. So today, I met up with …

Go Pro SUP race board self portrait shots

  Ever since I got a couple Go Pro wide angle water proof cameras, I can’t help but take them with me every time I hit the water.   Today I went for a killer paddle outside the Dana Point harbor to enjoy the sunset and get a couple cool self portrait board mount shots. …

North Shore Hawaii

I always make a couple trips to Hawaii to chase swell, wind and hang with good friends and get as much water time in as possible. One of my good friends and long time shaper, Sean Jensen, has a great dream place on the North Shore with a killer family and super talented kids that …

ASR tradeshow 2008

Action Sports retailer trade show, formally known as the surf industry trade show is always a good time to rub elbows with your sponsors, talk story with friends and see your heros. this a great time to thank your sponsors for their support and talk about next years game plan on promoting the brand and …