PUBLISHER & EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
WEST COAST EDITOR
Katie Durko, a California native, is a social media and marketing consultant. Katie spends time jumping between coasts working for top fashion houses. New York winters brought Katie back to sunny SoCal full time, where she can be found at the beach most weekends.
FOOD & TRAVEL EDITOR
Gabriella is a Florida-grown, travel-obsessed food editor currently nesting in Brooklyn. When she’s not dreaming about tacos or planning her next dinner party, she can be found in the Pilates studio or at home listening to one of her Carpenters records.
Michelle Rizzi, from Southern California, is an editor and writer based in New York City. In her free time, she enjoys surfing, traveling, and vintage shopping.
Mike Townsend is a photographer and surfer based in Newport Beach, CA. His background in retail paved the way for his current operation, Threads & Fins, a surf/beach lifestyle showroom and website. A seven-year stint in New York got him interested in photography, and Mike now produces content, including writing and video, for both web and print.
Nico is an early riser with an affinity for the outdoors. She is a summer surfer, winter snowboarder, and year-round runner and adventure seeker.
Atisha is a photographer who captures intimate moments, furthering the sense that you are witness to something important happening in the most ordinary circumstances. With a gesture, a look, he highlights the extraordinary in the everyday.
Jamie Brisick is a writer, photographer, ex-pro surfer and all around great guy. His stories have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Details, and The Surfer’s Journal. In 2008 he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. He lives in New York City.
Chris Mosier has worked on both sides of the camera for over 20 years. A self proclaimed art geek, with a ride-anything-year-round attitude, you’ll be sure to enjoy each and every image he posts on these pages.
Rose, Founder of WAVES FOR WATER (and former Pro-Surfer) spends his days working to bring clean drinking water to those who need it most around the world.
Writer. Journalist. Traveler. Analog Catcher. Elisa, who hails from Biarritz, France, has been featured in Disillusion Magazine, Huck Magazine, WAX Magazine and others.