At 24 years old JuanMas was happily working for Freshjive (@freshjive_la) doing what he loved: designing and creating. Out of the blue, a headhunter for a HUGE retailer, Abercrombie, gave Jon Moore (@bonfirebeachkids) a call. It went something like, “We think you’re a great fit for something we have coming up,” JuanMas says “No thanks not interested." Abercrombie calls … Continue reading A Conversation with Outerknown’s John Moore – Episode 2
A lot has obviously happened since the first photo of the young grom, JuanMas, aka John Moore, to the present shot of JuanMas aka Bonfire Beach Kids (@bonfirebeachkids) on a fun day at Lowers (we all probably felt like that kid in the first foto that day because the waves were firing.)Today we release our first ever … Continue reading A Conversation with Outerknown’s John Moore – Episode 1
We were flies on the wall at Jack's Surfboards' Walk of Fame inductions: Sam Hawk, Derek Ho, Joel Tudor, Renny Yater, Jeff Divine, Art Brewer, Don McAllister, Courtney Conolgue.
We were fortunate enough to post up for the Jack's Surfboards “Walk of Fame” induction and the Huntington Surf & Sport “Hall of Fame” ceremony. So stoked to see the pioneers and modern day heroes of surfing be recognized & celebrated in Huntington Beach! Thanks to Jack's and HSS for their hospitality! We were flies on … Continue reading A Conversation with Huntington Surf & Sport’s Hall of Fame
This episode comes to us at the perfect timing. Hundreds and thousands of surfers over the years have competed in the NSSA program. The grom with the Oakley shades and tee is Kyle Kennelly. He surfed the NSSA throughout his adolescence! The NSSA not only grooms you to be better surfers, but it also teaches kids … Continue reading A Conversation with Daydream Surf Shop
People say if you want to be successful, you need to take risks and be able to accept failures. Because if you don’t get out of your comfort zone and learn from your failures, you will hold back on what you can truly achieve. Scott VanDerripe had already taken a risk of leaving a great … Continue reading A Conversation with Scott VanDerripe
Damien Fahrenfort, aka "Dooma," is a ripping South African transplant and has a great and interesting story with how he’s maneuvered his way from aspiring pro surfer to an entrepreneurial business man. Before @doomasrumors became an entrepreneur and agent to Jordy Smith and Mikey February, he was disrupting the surf industry with his TMZ-style journalism. Most of … Continue reading A Conversation Damien Fahrenfort, aka “Dooma”
Ladies and Gentlemen, Brett Simpson, aka "Simpo." We sat down with the former top 10 ten WSL surfer and two-time US Open of Surfing Champion, Bretty Simpson! HB Surf City has produced many great surfers over the years and we have to thank Coach Andy Verdone of Huntington Beach High School for finding and cultivating such talent. … Continue reading A Conversation with Brett Simpson
If you work in the surf industry, you’re pretty damn fortunate. You may or may not make a ton of money, but if can figure it out, you have more chances of getting time to surf or go on surf trips. It’s safe to say that @dmark609 & @amccabe2687 have it figured out. This awesome couple own and operate @thespot_sh and @thespot_avalon in … Continue reading A Conversation with Kelly Slater Wave Co.
What is the ultimate dream job? Both @l8nightwithchoccy have pretty damn good jobs working for the great brands @rvca and @outerknown. But if we were young with no families and had a chance, working at @kswaveco would be at the top of the list!! Listen to this week’s episode with Pieter Corn, April Denny, Myles Robinson, Luke Bencivengo, Max Iscakis, and William … Continue reading A Conversation with Surf Ranch HANDS