July 1st, 2015

CURT – The Story Of Surfing’s Oldest Grom

“My name is Curt Harper I am 49 years old and I will be 50 in march. I was diagnosed with autism when I was 2 years old”

“He’s famous.” – Dane Reynolds


Curt from Brendan Hearne on Vimeo.

Directed and Edited by Brendan Hearne
Produced by Jordan Tappis
Executive Producer Beau Willimon
Music by Blake Mills
Cinematography by David Wilson, Josh Salzman and Mark Fisher
Sound by Josh Bissett and Case Chamberlain
Associate Producer Julian Chavez and Zach Guglin
Production Assistants Patrick Kirnan and PJ Vericat
Alex Harper
Fielden Harper
Dan Clarke
Vivian Clarke
Micky Clarke
Beau Clarke
Dane Reynolds
Josh Alvarez
Janice Aragon
Eithan Osborne
Liam Osborne
Ryder Alves
Tommy Mckeown
Nick Shore
Nathan Shore
Christian Saenz
Rick Fignetti
Color Correction NTROPIC
Colorist Marshall Plante
Title Design Julian Chavez

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July 1st, 2015

Laird Hamilton Chooses Not To Poo in The Ocean

“I don’t do much aqua pooing” – Laird Hamilton

The only surfer we unfortunately saw having to poo and doing it was CJ Hobgood. He was out surfing in Jeffreys Bay and as he began taking off his wetsuit he said “I am going where no man has ever gone.”

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June 30th, 2015

Shea Perkins Mugged and Needs Our Help

The email we received this morning from somebody claiming to be Shea Perkins (former employee of Quiksilver now at Reef)

Hope all is well with you? Please I need your help, we made an unannounced trip to Manila Philippines unfortunately we were mugged last night on our way back to the hotel. It was a scary and terrible experience..Thank God we still have our lives and passport. I need you to help me out with a loan to settle my bills here so we can get back home, our return flight leaves soon. I’ll refund the money as soon as I get back. All i need is $1,950 ..Let me know if you can get me the money then I tell you how to get it to me.

Shea Perkins
Global Ambassador Manager/Events



June 29th, 2015

Do I want Kelly Slater To Win Another Title… No!

“Am I voting for Kelly to win – of course (along with Kolohe). I don’t want to jinx Kelly, but if he never won another world title again I would be very happy knowing I have this shot of him winning his last world title!” – Jack English

This is one of my personal favorite photos of Kelly and then you have the american flag, that’s just the icing on the cake!

Kelly Slater – Rip Curl Pro, San Francisco


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June 29th, 2015

Surfing Industry Takes Sustainability For A Ride With Greg Long


“This is NOT true. Professor Steve Mayfield was NOT the sole inventor! UCSD students helped invent and create the world’s first algae-based surfboard. It’s a disappointment to not give credit where credit is due. Shame on you Professor Steve Mayfield for not acknowledging the hard working kids. And shame on your for taking all the credit. Boo!” – NEWSGAL2015

Greg Long – CBS This Morning


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June 29th, 2015

Malia Jones Debut Collection

Malia Jones (former pro surfer and model) has just launched her new poorly designed website


Only $245 for a bathing suit..


June 28th, 2015

Can Photographer Marc Canter Get Guns N’ Roses Back Together

There’s one man who can get Guns N’ Roses back together – photographer, videographer and friend Marc Canter


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June 28th, 2015

Kelly Slater Teaches Us How To Ride The Barrel Backside

“When you see a cat running see like a tiger or lion running they kind of move their legs underneath them their head doesn’t really go anywhere and that’s kind of how I think of tube riding.” – Kelly Slater


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June 28th, 2015

Day In The Life With Dane Reynolds – Filmed By Mini Blanchard

“Courtney and I went around to thrift stores yesterday looking for um VHS cameras cause I’m psyched on that look right now. Nah I am kind over super8 right now you go through phases you know. I brought super8 on my last trip and it fell out of the car and broke and I am not really motivated to purchase another.” – Dane Reynolds


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June 28th, 2015

Tony Hawk Ties The Knot With Cathy Goodman

“I had split up with Cathy over a year ago and she started dating Tony about seven months ago. I know people will think it is strange but I’m totally cool with it.” – Matt Goodman (Hawk’s friend)

“Tying the Celtic knot with my best friend” – Tony Hawk – Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort in Ireland


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