The Spirit of 1969, Part 1: Experimentations in Surfboard Time Travel

“If we could travel into the past, it’s mind-boggling what would be possible. For one thing, history would become an experimental science, which…

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Immersed in the Now: Surfing and Present Moment Awareness

“The reality consists only of now, the present. It has nothing to do with the past and nothing to do with the future.…

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Draw Your Own Lines: Surfing Without the Shackles of Dogma

“You write your songs on the face of the waters; then you erase them. So does the poet when he is creating.” -Kahlil…

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Surfing and the Philosophy of Star Wars: Meditations on the Dark Side of The Force

“Yes, a Jedi’s strength flows from the Force. But beware of the dark side. Anger, fear, aggression; the dark side of the Force…

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GERRY LOPEZ: Surfing, Yoga, and the Elements to a Peaceful Life

“Whether any surfer wants to admit it or not, I think we’ve all had moments like looking at nice waves coming through the…

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The Art of Peace: The Philosophy of Aikido and Surfing

“The Art of Peace begins with you. Work on yourself and your appointed task in the Art of Peace. Everyone has a spirit…

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Ryan Lovelace: An Interview with Santa Barbara’s Eclectic Shaper

  “Having a tangible product to give someone at the end of the process is really rewarding to me, and the relationships I…

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Siddhartha and Surfing: How a Novel Helped Reconceive My Surfing Journey

  “They both listened silently to the water, which to them was not just water, but the voice of life, the voice of…

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Surfing Like a Jedi: The Tao of Yoda Among the Waves

“For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and…

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Sea Foam Dance: A Short Film by Christor Lukasiewicz

“Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part.” ― Hermann Broch…

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