Photo: Christor Lukasiewicz

The Philosophy of Learning

“All men by nature desire knowledge.” -Aristotle An early Greek philosopher once said, “Change is the most consistent reality.” When I first heard…

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Lovelace leaves his final mark before the board heads to the glasser. Photo: Christor Lukasiewicz

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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“I have always thirsted for knowledge, I have always been full of questions.” 
― Herman Hesse, Siddhartha

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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Photo: Christor Lukasiewicz

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. Photo: Christor Lukasiewicz

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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“My vice verses are surfing, music, and just about anything that brings me home.”
-Tim Foreman
Photo cred: Chris Burkard

Baptized

Recently, I was lucky enough to meet Jon Foreman, the front man of my favorite band, Switchfoot.  Switchfoot is a rock band from…

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"I try to live freely from moment to moment, letting things happen and adjusting to them" -Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee, Surfing, and the Concept of No-Mindedness

  “We are always in a process of becoming and nothing is fixed. Have no rigid system in you, and you’ll be flexible…

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Peace upon all the mystic surfers. Photo: Christor Lukasiewicz

The Mystic Stoke

Have you ever gone to your local surf scene and just watched the surfers do what they do? Recall the thoughts that crossed…

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"I can tell you now that I regretted this choice of swimwear."
- Alexandra Romeo on her first day surfing.

What the Ocean Taught Me

Many people think of surfing and are immediately intimidated by a number of things: rocks, waves, rip currents, other surfers, and last but…

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Nathan Oldfield behind the camera. Photo: Eliza

The Heart and The Sea: An Interview with Nathan Oldfield

  “Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. -RUMI I…

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