An actual sighting of Anna these days feels somewhat surreal, as if her Instagram images have suddenly come to life. Instead of incredible photos from Iceland, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, or maybe Colorado flooding the senses, she magically appeared at home recently, in Topanga Canyon, California. Knowing the 26 year old would again vanish soon, it was a pleasure to steal a few moments and talk story….
For over 30 years, one of the most passionate surfers you could hope to meet has been working at Boca Surf & Sail. Bob Humphreys started the business with his brother Bruce, and every morning as the sun rises, he recharges his stoke with a paddle or swim, no matter what the conditions are like. This is part of Bob’s story…
When he’s not Chasing Mavericks or starring in other massive Hollywood movies, @gerardbutler has been hanging with former pro surfer @luke.stedman to improve his surfing sessions at Malibu. Steds’ knows a huge factor is the right surfboard for conditions and each person’s ability. This weekend they took out a Walden Magic Model and 7S Double Down. You can find both boards here, as well as at leading surf retail locations. #lifeisbetterwhenyousurf #morewavesmorefun #waldenmagicmodel #7sdoubledown
It’s amazing how the surf lifestyle, and all manifestations of board sports, have spread around the world by passionate individuals utilizing any significant body of water (fluid or frozen). People like Mark Saunders and his business partner Mark Bandy, are living the dream, albeit in a location many might not even consider on their travel destinations. The pair recently relocated their store, after a couple successful decades in one spot, to a new venue just down the road. We caught up with them there, for the following conversation….
Condolences to the family and friends of Todd Endris, who passed away last month in California. “Sharkboy” as he came to be known, after surviving a Great White Shark attack in 2007 at home in Monterey – had dedicated his life to the ocean and will be greatly missed.