Kelly Slater Leaves Quiksilver For Kering

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After 23 years with Quiksilver, Kelly Slater left to begin a new business venture with Kering Group. Kering is a French corporation which owns Gucci, Volcom, and Puma, amongst other brands. I read that Kelly wants to build high-quality products … More »

Dozer – Rusty Surfboards

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The Dozer flies over flats and drives through power hacks. This is one of my favorite California performance surfboards. They work insane in fun, gutless surf. Dozers are wider, thicker, and have more overall volume than a standard shortboard, so … More »

Tumo Short Sleeve Full – Matuse

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Matuse Tumo Short Sleeve Full is ideal for surfing through the California spring into summer. Like all Matuse wetsuits, the Tumo Short Sleeve Full is constructed out of a unique material called Geoprene (limestone base), which is warmer, lighter, tougher, … More »

Discovery Trekking – Backpacking Towel

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I’m heading out on a three week trek through the Himalayan mountains on a photography excursion next month, and need to pack very light. I wasn’t even planning on bringing a towel until I came across Discovery Trekking Outfitters. I’ve … More »

The Wave Collection

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I’ve always been encouraged to support local artists. Maybe it’s because I grew up in a family full of artists, or maybe it’s simply because local artists make the most unique and highest quality work on the market, and that … More »

Indo Teak Design

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Check out the beautiful work coming from a Into Teak Design – they are taking a responsible approach with an incredible product. I’ve teamed up to work exclusively with IndoTeak to frame my fine art images because they are beautiful, … More »

New Nikon 1 AW1 – Waterproof

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The new Nikon 1 AW1 delivers high quality images anywhere with its tough, waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof construction. What can’t the Nikon 1 AW1 do?! Check out the video for specs on Nikon’s latest consumer camera evolution. Interchangeable waterproof lenses, 15 … More »

Scipio 3mm Front Zip Fullsuit

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Matuse makes some of the best wetsuits in the world. Their suits Geoprene construction is warmer and lighter than neoprene, and because they are made from limestone rather than petroleum, they are also better for the environment. The Scipio 3mm … More »

Patagonia Hawke’s Bay Jacket

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Patagonia makes some of the highest quality clothing and equipment on the market, and they have a great business model to back it up. The new Hawke’s Bay jacket looks awesome. It’s not built for skiing, climbing, or hiking, like … More »

John Maher Photography

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Fine Art Photography for Collections and Interior Design – JohnMaherPhoto.com Recently released my new photography website, JohnMaherPhoto.com, and am thrilled to be working with Mimi Kotter, who is representing my work as well as helping to direct the fine art … More »

Sol Raiz Organics Maca Powder

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I found out about Maca while on a solo trek through the Andes Mountains, six years ago.  A Shaman friend of mine was swearing by the health benefits of this plant (Maca) that I had never heard of.  He told … More »

Volkswagen Microbus

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This new bus looks pretty neo-classic. Volkswagen Microbus 2014 is ready to show. I hear it will be built in Europe and become the competitor of Honda Adyddey, Nissan Quest, and also Toyota Sienna. Volkswagen Microbus 2014 will start from … More »

New Canon EOS M Camera

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The new Canon EOS M has the highest picture quality to body-size of any other camera on the market. It’s a great camera for everyone – novice and professional users alike. Check a thorough review on this awesome camera from … More »

Triton Artificial Gill

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The Triton artificial gill seems just be to good to be true. If it really does work, or exist for that matter, I’m sure everyone in the water world would be creating quite the buzz about it, and I stumbled … More »

Matuse Hachi & Forza Hood Sale

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The 2mm Matuse Hachi Squid Lid is a light, comfortable, and warm hood that I use all the time. It’s perfect for Southern California winter swims and surf sessions. Right now Matuse is having a sale on the Hachi. Check … More »

Arbor Snowboards – Roots & Icon Collection

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Getting ready to shred new lines through fresh pow?! The season’s just about to get kicked off. Mammoth is open, and the rest of the resorts should be ready to go in another few weeks. Some of the Roots Collection. … More »

Best Health Insurance – Bad Dog

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We live active lifestyles, and I know well from experience that it pays to be covered when it all goes down. After searching far and wide for the most comprehensive and cost-effective health insurance available, I got a recommendation to … More »

Pau Pilau Wetsuit Cleaner

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Wasn’t until I got a gnarly staph infection from a filthy wetsuit a few years ago, that I started using a wetsuit cleaner. Pau Pilau was introduced to me by a really cool lady who owns a couple health food … More »

Suja Organic Juice

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If you don’t have time to cold-press fresh juice on a regular basis, but love the taste and health benefits that come from a fresh glass of natural superfood, check out Suja. Coincidentally one of Juja’s co-founders, Eric Ethans, and … More »

Rusty Slayer

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Over the past few years Rusty has been fine-tuning a board that handles solid surf, but is short enough to fit in the pocket. Slayer is the product, and the results have been incredible. Photo of me taken by Anthony … More »