Category Archives: Surf

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YOUR WEEKEND PLANS: NYC WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL 2016

By: Joseph Licata Your weekend just got a little bit better. Tacos, tequila, good people and some great surf films. What else could you ask for? Surf Collective is proud to support the amazing work that Davina Grincevicius and her … Continue reading

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MIKEY & LISA DETEMPLE, A MONTAUK LOVE STORY

By: Joseph Licata As we all know, summer is a time that brings a lot of different elements and experiences into our lives. It is a time for adventure, a time to make memories, a time to embrace living in … Continue reading

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CONTINUING ON IN UNREALITY WITH COREYSWAVE’S, JOHN ANGIULO | FROM NEW YORK TO PUERTO RICO AND BACK AGAIN

CONTINUING ON IN UNREALITY By: John Angiulo “Are you ready to come back to reality?”  This question has been posed to me innumerable times in the last few weeks. My four month reprieve from winter in Puerto Rico has drawn … Continue reading

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A ROCKAWAY LOVE STORY: MIA WOOLRICH AND PAUL SCHMIDT | COUPLES WE LOVE

By: Victoria Clark One of my favorite poets of all time is E.E. Cummings. Simple, true, genuine, and honest, his poems always seem to strike a special chord in me. But as I wrote this particular piece, one of his poems … Continue reading

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IN THE WATER WITH MAY KWOK: DJ, FASHION MAVEN AND ALL AROUND RAD GIRL

One of the things I love most about New York is the people. Creative, intelligent and driven. DJ and fashion maven, May Kwok, is one of those people. May has been making waves in New York since she first hit … Continue reading

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YOU SHOULD KNOW: PHOTOGRAPHER AND SURFER CLOUDY RHODES

By: Victoria Clark THE FUTURE IS ANYTHING BUT CLOUDY FOR THIS YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHER At only 22, Cloudy Rhodes’s photography has quickly caught the eye and attention of major magazines (think Monster Children and Desillusion, for starters) and for good reason. Although … Continue reading

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THE BEST HOTELS AROUND THE WORLD TO SATISFY YOUR SURF FIX

By: Victoria Clark “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” – Cloud Atlas I can’t really begin to express how important traveling has been in my life. From Sao Paolo to Lake Tahoe, each place has taught me something new about myself, … Continue reading

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INNER-VIEW: JORAN BRIAND ON HIS LOVE FOR SURF AND WANDERLUST AND HOW IT FUELS HIS CREATIVE FIRE

By: Victoria Clark As part of our ongoing “Inner-View” segment, in which we profile noteworthy designers and creatives who are making an impact in the world of art, fashion, and culture, I couldn’t think of a better person to feature than Joran Briand … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: PRO SURFER, TYLER STANALAND, ON HIS WEST COAST STYLE

Tyler Stanaland, pro surfer/skimboarder, Catch Surf team rider, and California native, is one of the most stylish guys you’ll see around. With a sleeve of tattoos, you might assume that Tyler is just another bad boy pro athlete; however, with … Continue reading

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SAMUDRA’S JENNIFER BINNEY ON LIFE, DESIGN, AND HER VISION FOR THE FUTURE

  By: Victoria Clark Every female out there knows about the quarrels in finding the perfect purse. It must be the right size, shape, depth, and of course, it has to be stylish, but trying to pack life’s necessities in a single … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHER MICHAEL DWECK ON THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END: MONTAUK, N.Y.

By: Victoria Clark If you look up the word artist in the dictionary, one of the definitions reads: (n) a person who produces works in any of the arts that are primarily subject to aesthetic criteria. However, an artist is much more than that. It is … Continue reading

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SURF SNOWDONIA: A REVOLUTIONARY WATER PARK FOR SURFERS OPENS IN THE UK

By: Victoria Clark There are dozens of reasons why I love reading The Financial Times. From providing real-time updates on current events to pivotal financial information on companies and businesses and cutting edge interviews with designers, entrepreneurs, and movers and shakers … Continue reading

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SURFRIDER’S TWO COASTS, ONE OCEAN: CLEANING UP PLASTIC SOUP WITH CEO, CHAD NELSEN

If you’re at all in love with the ocean, then continue reading, because the Surfrider Foundation, for those who may not know, might just be one of the best at cleaning up your most loved summer getaways. The Surfrider Foundation … Continue reading

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WOMEN OF THE SEVEN SEAS: THE 3RD ANNUAL NYC WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL | PRESENTED BY LAVA GIRL SURF

Women of the Seven Seas By: Victoria Clark As the first New York City organization dedicated to the celebration and empowerment of female surfers, Lava Girl Surf has been a pivotal advocate and supporter of female athletes who love the ocean, surfing, … Continue reading

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BAJA WITH OTTO FLORES

Photos and words By: Mike Townsend When Otto and I met in Southern California in the late ’90s, life was fast and inebriated. We later reconnected when I lived in New York–okay, still somewhat inebriated. But Otto’s world had been … Continue reading

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5 SURFER GIRLS WHO YOU SHOULD KNOW

By: Victoria Clark We all recognize big name surfers like Stephanie Gilmore, Sally Fitzgibbons, Carissa Moore, and Laura Enever who have each made tremendous strides for females in a predominantly male populated sport. From breaking world records to becoming international icons through their … Continue reading

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SURF AND SKATE ON PADDLE 8

By: Victoria Clark The best and most beautiful thing about art is that it can bring beauty to some of the most common and overlooked places, spaces, people, and things. Unfortunately, the most coveted pieces are usually extremely hard to … Continue reading

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THE ENEMY OF THE “BEST” IS OFTEN THE “GOOD”

  “You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically, to say “no” to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger “yes” burning inside. The enemy of the … Continue reading

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MATCH MADE IN SURF HEAVEN: KATIE & JOHN TERMINI | COUPLES WE LOVE

We often hear that friendship is the key ingredient to a successful marriage or relationship, but with people constantly coming in and out of our lives, it is difficult to know whether a friendship will withstand the test of time. However, every … Continue reading

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NEW JERSEY SURFING HALL OF FAME OPENING, HONORING LEGENDS OF THE EAST

If you’re in New Jersey at the shore this weekend, set your reminders for the opening of the New Jersey Surfing Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place at Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan beginning at 5pm. Come … Continue reading

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SURF COLLECTIVE MAGAZINE ISSUE 001 / NEW BEGINNINGS

  LETTER FROM THE EDITOR When we started pulling together ideas for how we wanted our first printed experience of Surf Collective to feel we quickly realized that what was taking shape was  a much needed step forward from where … Continue reading

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ESSENTIAL BEACHWEAR DESIGNED TO TAKE YOU INTO THE SUMMER SEASON WITH STYLE

By: Victoria Marie Clark With pools opening and “summer Fridays” beginning, Memorial Day is often marked as the unofficial kick-off weekend to the summer season. And as we gladly bid farewell to the bitter cold winter behind us, this Memorial Day weekend … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: VALERIE BOSTER, CO-FOUNDER OF LA MARQUE, REVEALS WHAT INSPIRES HER PERSONAL STYLE

Valerie Boster, former Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue alum, is the co-founder of one of the most sought after brand consultancies around, La Marque. When Valerie is not up to her neck in work, she can be found jetting off to some … Continue reading

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ICELAND ADVENTURE: SURFING, GEOTHERMAL BATHS AND NORTHERN LIGHTS

As part of our 10 Unforgettable Place To Travel To In 2015, our contributors are helping us check some of those destinations off our list by bringing you epic images from each destination. In our latest installment, Chris Mosier travels … Continue reading

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SALT SURF LAUNCHES SPRING SUMMER 2015 COLLECTION

SALT SURF has released it’s latest menswear collection for Spring / Summer 2015, and with a whole new range of offerings. These new styles will easily take you from the city to shore, with great fitting shorts, tees, wovens and … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: THE USUAL CREW, EMILY ANDERSON & YASHA WALLIN, ON WHAT’S WHAT

      You know these two, Emily Anderson and Yasha Wallin, they are the dynamic duo behind The Usual, that love letter to MTK we all enjoy. Often found on the beaches of Montauk during the long summer days … Continue reading

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MADERAS VILLAGE: A HOME AWAY FROM HOME IN NICARAGUA

By: Joseph Licata Photos by Jacob Pritchard If you are looking for a new adventure, something a little off the beaten path, both figuratively and literally, Maderas Village just might be the place for you. Nestled in a quiet spot on … Continue reading

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THE FIRST AND ONLY SURF APP FOR THE APPLE WATCH

Finding the best waves was just made easier today by our friends over at Smashing Boxes – introducing CRNT, the first surfing app for the Apple Watch. CRNT lets users view current surf conditions at a glance directly on their … Continue reading

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THE FISHERMAN’S SON BY CHRIS MALLOY & PATAGONIA

  By: Joseph Licata Born and raised at Punta de Lobos, Ramón Navarro found his passion riding the biggest waves on the planet. But his accomplishments in giant surf are just one part of a bigger vision to protect the … Continue reading

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A. KAHN INTRODUCES THE FLYING HUNTSMAN 105 LAND ROVER DEFENDER PICKUP

  A. Kahn does it again, taking an iconic Land Rover and transforming it into something well, iconic. Even though some of what this British shop has turned out isn’t always tasteful, with this Flying Huntsman 105 it’s not a concern. Masculine, … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: JESSIE RUDIN, SWIMWEAR DESIGNER, GIVES US A TASTE OF HER NYC MEETS AMAGANSETT MINDSET

Jessie Rudin is anything but your ordinary NYC girl. As a swimwear designer and a true lover of the sea, Rudin has this undeniable ability to perfectly and effortlessly pull off a cool beach edge with chic city style. With her love of the city and her … Continue reading

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BRAND TO KNOW: LA MARÉE SWIMWEAR

As we count down the days until summer, we find ourselves searching for inspiration and reminders that warmer weather is just around the corner. And since we at Surf Collective hope to bring our readers their daily dose of inspiration through sharing stories of people, … Continue reading