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Surfing

A worthy way to die...

As a surfer, hearing about a deadly shark attack (Last week on the Central Coast) strikes a certain chord in my soul.  No surfer alive hasn't been ...
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Save The Waves Artist Ambassador

Awesome news... Save The Waves has made me their first "Artist Ambassador!"  Super honored to be among some of the legends in our sport and be ab...
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Baja

Finally getting around to putting up some pics of a Baja mission with the boys in early Jan.  We got some fun waves at a little sand bottom point ...
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SUPing Magazine Profile on Erik Abel

Check out the new issue #4 of SUPing Magazine out of Spain.  It's an online mag and I've got a pretty good looking spread with plenty of juicy pic...
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Last Weekend...

So there I was, in the hot hot sand, it was everywhere, days later I'm still picking grains out of the corner of my eyes. It was dusty, sweaty, ho...
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SurfAid Cup Malibu Event and Board Art Benefit

This will be the last Board Art Benefit Showing before the big auction October 6th.  They've been adding lots of new artists and lots of new board...
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Custom Stewart Surfboard Graphic

A little while back a client contacted me about doing a custom surfboard graphic.  We decided to go with a digital design and have Stewart Surfboa...
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2011 Reef Hawaiian Pro Ads Dropping

Pretty cool to open up the new Surfing and Surfer Mags and see full spreads of my artwork for the Reef Hawaiian Pro... Yeeeww!
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Seasonal Change...

Autumn in Ventura has got to be one of my favorite times of year.  The marine layer disappears, the Channel Islands are crystal clear, NW swells s...
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2011 Reef Hawaiian Pro Artwork

The time has come to drop some exciting news.  Earlier this year Reef approached me about creating the artwork for the 2011 Reef Hawaiian Pro even...
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Finally some waves!

Finally a decent summer swell!  I'm sure I wasn't the only one starting to freak out on the flatness around here.  Dear Pacific Ocean, please keep...
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Ventura Newness

New home.  New bed.  New roommates.  New studio.  New route to the beach.  New ideas.  New opportunities. 
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