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Creator Of Legendary 'Hobie Cat' Dies At 80

AP | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Hobart "Hobie" Alter, who helped popularize surfing and sailing with the development of the foam surfboard and the "Hobie...

Mercedes-Benz Reinvented The Surfboard, And It's Awesome

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.04.2014 | Technology

Mercedes-Benz engineers recently teamed up with big wave surfer Garrett McNamara to create a surfboard. Nothing more than a fancy marketing ploy, righ...

How Artists (and Gallerists) Survive, Part 6: They Go Surfing

Juri Koll | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Juri Koll

I watch the film through the plexiglass that separates the shaping room from the rest of the gallery. It feels like being in the water, surfing.

Chasing Mavericks: Newcomer Jonny Weston on Bringing Surf Legend Jay Moriarity Back to Life (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Weston stars alongside A-lister Gerard Butler in Chasing Mavericks, which chronicles the captivating tale of the unique bond/mentorship between Santa Cruz legends Richard "Frosty" Hesson and Mavericks titan/the late Jay Moriarity.

Fine Art Surfboards. Made From Trash.

Peter Hanlon | Posted 06.06.2011 | Green
Peter Hanlon

Surfboards are usually made from a highly toxic combination of petrochemicals. This long-known dirty little surfing secret has inspired some enterprising members of the surfing industry to make more sustainable choices.

Surf's Up and Get Creative!

Lauren Selman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lauren Selman

This past Saturday, surf icons, art collectors, environmentalists and children gathered together at The CAMP in Costa Mesa on Saturday night for the o...

Waves of Inspiration in Surf City

Joseph Smigelski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joseph Smigelski

Before the premiere of "Surf City Santa Cruz" at the Museum of Art & History in Santa Cruz, the closest I'd ever come to a surfboard was reading The Pump House Gang in college.