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Sipping Jetstreams: An Adventure in Life

A film by Taylor Steele This film looks beautiful. It is beautiful as a simple slice of planet Earth through the eyes of a couple of...

Sipping Jetstreams: An Adventure in Life
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Chasing the Lotus: The Lost Reels of Weaver and Wills

Schell Bell Productions Filmed by: Greg Weaver, Spyder Wills and Greg Schell Get it. They don’t come better than this for sheer depth of quality imagery, story,...

Chasing the Lotus: The Lost Reels of Weaver and Wills
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Surfer's Code: 12 Simple Lessons for Riding Through Life

By Shaun Tomson (with Patrick Moser) Gibbs Smith Publisher Some of us carry around a small credit-cardsized piece of plastic emblazoned with 1977 World Champion Shaun Tomson’s...

Surfer's Code: 12 Simple Lessons for Riding Through Life
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A Jack McCoy Sextet

Free as a Dog Occy: The Occumentary The Jack McCoy Collection: Bunyip Dreaming, Green Iguana, Sons of Fun, Sikjoy Well, if you want to have fun – just...

A Jack McCoy Sextet
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Natural Born Man: The Life of Jack Johnson

By Marc Shapiro This rather dry and distant celebrity bio of surf/rock hero Jack Johnson lacks the intimacy that might be brought by someone closer to...

Natural Born Man: The Life of Jack Johnson
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Reel On, Great Highway

Directed by Mark Gunson www.bayareasurf.com If you liked this issue’s piece on Ocean Beach and want to know more, keep an eye out for this captivating documentary, due in...

Reel On, Great Highway
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Perfect Waves

The Endless Allure of the Ocean Edited by Pierre Nouqueret Abrams Publishing One in the same genre as Drew Kampion’s seminal Book of Waves, this coffee table hardback is compiled...

Perfect Waves
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All Those Summers

Memories of Surfing’s Golden Age Michael McPherson, Zak Noyle, David Darling, Tim McCullough Watermark Publishing Here’s a delightful and soulful labor of love from a fine and informed quartet...

All Those Summers
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All Tired Out!

Artificial Reef Creates Environmental Havoc – words by Drew Kampion Fort Lauderdale, Florida – An artificial reef created by dumping millions of tires into the ocean a...

All Tired Out!
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New Swell

By Byron Loker Double Storey www.byronloker.com With his uncluttered style and wry look on the craziness of a surfer’s life in modern South Africa, Byron Loker is reminiscent of a...

New Swell
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Sunken Forest CD

By Peter Joseph Burtt Ten to Twelve productions www.tentotwelve.com Sunken Forest … like our consciousness, our ancient roots … deep and rich, pulling images and emotions from a primal place...

Sunken Forest CD
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50 Ways to Save the Ocean

By David Hevarg Inner Ocean Publishing www.innerocean.com David Helvarg left the surf ghetto of Ocean Beach, San Diego over 20 years ago to pursue a career as a freelance journalist....

50 Ways to Save the Ocean
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Waves of Warning

By Glenn R. Hening Surfing Your Ocean Publication www.wavesofwarning.com A prodigious blockbuster of a surf novel by Oxnard, California surfer Glenn Hening, Waves of Warning is an epic tale weaving together...

Waves of Warning
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All the Way to the Ocean

By Joel Harper Illustrated by Marg Spusta www.allthewaytotheocean.com A children’s book about storm drains and the importance of keeping them clean doesn’t sound like anyone’s choice at bedtime. But this little...

All the Way to the Ocean
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My Eyes Won't Dry

A Movie by Brian Conley C Life Productions A view inside the tube, or the outside world from within it, is the holy ghost at the heart of our...

My Eyes Won't Dry
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Shapemakers

A Film by Paul Kraus www.northpacificproductions.com In a low budget, home movie kind of way, Paul Kraus’ film, ShapeMakers is an important historical document. His informal, filmed interviews with some...

Shapemakers
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Surf Movie Tonite!

By Matt Warshaw Chronicle Books www.allthewaytotheocean.com Warshaw, Matt Diligent and prolific writer, editor, and surf historian; former pro surfer (ranked 43rd in the world in 1982), editor at Surfer magazine in the...

Surf Movie Tonite!
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Surfing the World

SURFING THE WORLD by Chris Nelson and Demi Taylor Footprint Guides “This is not a surf guide,” says the intro. It is a “condensed perspective of the wider...

Surfing the World
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Shark Park – The Heaviest Wave in California

SHARK PARK – The Heaviest Wave in California by Greg Huglin Veteran water-cinematographer Greg Huglin has gone to the ends of the earth to shoot dolphins, sharks, and...

Shark Park – The Heaviest Wave in California
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Nelscott Reef Beach Break

NELSCOTT REEF BEACH BREAK by Al Skinkle Productions Straight-ahead action from the 2005 and 2006 winters at Nelscott Reef, including the Tow Classic event (for which Shinkle was...

Nelscott Reef Beach Break