Patrolling the Dawn, Vol. 2

February 25, 2016 // Dana Point, California // Off-shore winds lightly rattled my windows while crawling out of bed and rubbing my puffy eyes to the sound of a 5:30 a.m. alarm. My board was already tucked in my car the night before, just needed to throw my wetsuit in the trunk, in case I…

Product Review: Avasol Sunscreen

Winter is upon us and besides this intro already sounding like a Game of Thrones quote, it’s still essential to put on your best armor against that shiny ball in the sky. During the cooler months, we often forget ¬†the sun is still strong enough to eventually turn our cute mugs into a texture reminiscent…

An October Throwback

All-time destruction engulfs California while a fall swell lights up the coast—-never has it been more selfish to be a surfer. The cause? Consistent Santa Ana winds blowing at speeds of 85 miles an hour out of the east in addition to drought conditions and some jerk with a pyro-fantasy. October 2007 saw a massive…

Central American Daydreams

While the work day spins madly on, at times, there is a need to catch up on personal mental sanity as the work week ends. A light sparks when a¬†Surfer Magazine link files into my surf news feed about an ambiguous Central American break that is near and dear to yours truly. While my¬†feet huddle…

Pre-teen Opens Paddleboard Business

She’s not your average C.E.O. Sage Offutt sports ponytails and loves to rock out to Sheppard’s “Geronimo” with her besty as much as possible. But still–this pre-teen means business…#forreal While most 12 year old girls spend their spring break and summer vacations soaking up the sun, listening to tunes or developing summer crushes, Sage Offutt…

// Post-Surf Mood //

PRESS PLAY. You know that feeling. It happens right after you pry yourself away from a notoriously crowded lineup where the surf was not only perfect,¬†but you also managed to gorge yourself on said perfect waves…like the surf glutton that you secretly are. Don’t worry: I won’t tell. ~So~ There’s only one thing left to…