James Gabriel on KM69, Trusting Himself, and Shaping with Kenny Tilton
January 12, 2022
James Gabriel doesn’t sugarcoat anything. If you ask him if surfing is for everybody, he’ll simply say, “no.” But he’ll shape you a custom surfboard, if you personally ask him to. “Tara,” he’ll say, “usap tayo.” A former race car mechanic abroad, James was among the many Pinoy mechanics spread out all over the world. […]
Artist Spotlight: Shaira Olaya
October 31, 2021
“It perhaps goes beyond art. The work is about capturing the true essence of who they are.”
Dods Taylor Muses on Having Courage, Banishing Stigmas, and Fulfilling Dreams
August 25, 2021
“Perhaps to be accepted, understood, and later on, loved, despite your otherness is the greatest gift of all.”
My Surfing Rituals: Maricel Parajes
July 16, 2021
Taking the conversation beyond the lineup, My Surf Rituals is an article series of casual, sit-down chats with our everyday surf friends from various surf spots–wherever, whenever. Stay tuned as we talk about our surf philosophies, anything under the sun, shared moments in the ocean, and life on land. How long have you been surfing, Cel? ️I […]
Rosa, Ola, Pablo: Roger Casugay is Living in a Dog’s World
June 20, 2021
On a normal day, you’ll find SEA Games Gold Medalist Roger Casugay walking the talk, and walking his dogs.
Building a sustainable “dream home” according to Jovanne Lagman-Faraoan
June 3, 2021
The designer and builder talks about her environmental advocacy, and tips on building a sustainable “dream” home.
It’s always mother’s day for Daisy Valdez
May 9, 2021
The daily hustle of full-time mom and pro-surfer Daisy Valdez proves that everyday is Mother’s Day.
Michi Pichel on feeling lost and starting from scratch
April 21, 2021
Michi Pichel paints us a picture of the high and lows of being a digital artist today
My Surf Rituals: Ronron Forcadilla
March 31, 2021
This longboarder from Siargao lives the best island life and gives the best surfing advice.