Category Archives: Surfing

Breaking Open The Shoe Box Photos

It’s been 8 years since I traveled and surfed mainland Mexico.  Back then, I took so many photos and concentrated on getting those pics to the surfers, as well as Surfermag.com, that I wound up with a ton of outtakes.  I always pushed forward and just stashed them all on back up discs.  Now, after all those years, I’ve decided to spend some time weaving those old pics onto this site. Continue reading Breaking Open The Shoe Box Photos

Surfing: Is The Glass Half Empty Or All Day?

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Flying gull!

How’s it go?  Silver lining to every dark cloud?  What about dark clouds for five or six days?  And rain dumping for 18 out of every 24 hours?  And flash floods at least once a day, because the ground is already soaked from a tropical storm last week.  Is there a silver lining, if you can’t see the sun for a week?

Well, most people would have been satisfied to just be able to walk outside without a storm and needing an umbrella.  Everyone enjoyed the lower temperatures, since the sun had a break from cooking dirt for a few days.  But a small group at the coast was seeing the brightest part of the silver lining.  The surfers were stoked! Continue reading Surfing: Is The Glass Half Empty Or All Day?

Surf Session: South Padre, Sept. 17-18th, 2010

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Wave police check the action in the surf zone.

We are nearing the end of the season for tropical storms, and after watching the East Coast score back to back swell, I started to think of the gulf as a barren womb.  All of us were denied at the beginning of the season, but the Atlantic seems to have turned into a whore that births hurricanes twice a week.  All of them hooking a right turn and staying offshore and not making landfall.  The perfect storm for surfers..no one gets hurt and everyone scores swell.

But the tropics have been sleepy for the small sandspit in south Texas.  Well, until last week that is… Continue reading Surf Session: South Padre, Sept. 17-18th, 2010