(Dec. 13, 2019) I recently read a very interesting book authored by Susan Casey, “The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean.”
(Nov. 29, 2019) Ah, winter has started and with it “winter surfing.”
(Nov. 22, 2019) Another session of Surf Into Integrity has wrapped up at Stephen Decatur Middle School.
(Nov. 15, 2019) So here’s a typical surfboard. It will include a fin or fins, a leash, a waxed deck if currently being ridden, and possibly a traction pad or pads.
(Oct 25, 2019) When was the last time you went on a surf trip and didn’t get any surf?
(Oct. 18, 2019) Another session of the Surf Into Integrity program has started at the Stephen Decatur Middle School.
(Sept. 27, 2019) So I took a little walk on the beach the other day just to check things out in the water.
(Sept. 13, 2019) We’re about right smack dab in the middle of it. That’s correct, boys and girls, hurricane season is of what I speak and Hurricane Dorian the specific storm.
(Sept. 6, 2019) Hurricane season should never be taken lightly.
(Aug. 30, 2019) “Well, the sun’s not so hot in the sky today, I can see summertime slipping away,” from James Taylors’ “September Grass,” written by John I. Sheldon.
(Aug. 23, 2019) A recent surf contest reminded me of the virtues of Assateague Island.
(Aug. 16, 2019) “Baseball is a game. Football is a sport. Surfing is a disease.” – Annonymous
(Aug. 9, 2019) It’s important to have equipment that will work properly.
(July 12, 2019) The column prior to this one centered around observing a surf spot and getting a good idea of what was going on before heading into the water.
(June 28, 2019) I offer surf lessons at the shop. It’s pretty low key and done upon request and by appointment.
(June 21, 2019) Photography is an interesting aspect of surfing.
(June 14, 2019) Every week in this fine newspaper a Commentary page appears which includes the masthead, an always timely and comedic cartoon by Marc Emond and an equally amusing column entitled “Public Eye.”
(April 19, 2019) I attended a Surfrider function recently that proved to be quite significant.
(March 22, 2019) It seems as though we’re in a unique period of being stuck between a rock and a hard place.
(March 15, 2019) It’s time for another one, another good book regarding our favorite subject, object, topic.
(March 8, 2019) I’ve run across some interesting books recently with surfing as the main theme.
(Feb. 15, 2019) Surfing is much more than just riding a wave.
(Jan. 25 2019) The seminal surf movie, “The Endless Summer,” came out in the mid 1960’s and was very influential to many.
(Jan. 18, 2019) Had a quick session recently. The air was warm for late December at about 60 degrees, people were walking around town in shorts and the Boardwalk was fairly packed.
(Dec. 28, 2018) This is just my opinion, of course, but I think that every surfer should make their own surfboard at least once.
(Dec. 14, 2018) Being the holiday and traditional gift-giving season, it might be a good idea to consider a proper gift for the surfer in your life.
(Dec. 7, 2018) Surfboard fins have been mentioned more than a few times in this column. It’s a fairly open-ended area of design and much can be said about it.
(Nov. 30, 2018) Seems like it has finally shown up.
(Nov. 23, 2018) Fins are a very important reason why surfboards do what they do.
(Nov. 16 2018) Almost by default, surfing has become a major part of my life, to the point of it being a job, even a career.
(Nov. 9, 2018) The Ocean City Surf Club (OCSC) is one of the premier organizations serving and contributing to this, our wonderful area.
(Oct. 26, 2018) No matter where you live or what you do it’s nice to get away.
(Oct. 5, 2018) Surfing is a young man’s game, but plenty of older guys are actively involved as well.
(Sept. 28, 2018) September is the month. I’ve always had this idea, this feeling, and it’s more than a notion.
(Sept. 21, 2018) Before the internet, before DVD’s, before VHS tapes, there were movies, on film.
(Sept. 14, 2018) Oh man, Labor Day! Yes, it’s been a couple of weeks since its grand occurrence but it’s such a milestone in this area it deserves big recognition.
(Aug. 31, 2018) Last Saturday marked contest number four in the Eastern Surfing Association Delmarva District’s 2018 summer surf series.
(Aug. 24, 2018) We lost a fellow surfer this week. On Aug. 20, Will Lucas, who served his country in Vietnam, finally succumbed to cancer.
(Aug. 17, 2018) Surfboard fins are an integral part of surfboard design and function.
(Aug. 3, 2018) There was a time in the not so distant past when there was no such thing as a leash for a surfboard.
(July 27, 2018) Learning to surf can be, well, quite difficult.
(July 13, 2018) Surfing is inexpensive. In fact, I think it’s safe to say that surfing is downright cheap.
(June 29, 2018) For those who check out these columns, even from time to time, it’s not hard to notice the subjects of Assateague Island and the Eastern Surfing Association being mentioned.
(June 22, 2018) The Eastern Surfing Association has a long standing tradition in this area.
(June 15, 2018) Despite last Saturday’s torrential rain and Sunday’s considerable fog and overcast sky the Surf Fest Weekend was deemed a success.
(June 8, 2018) This weekend will be a huge one for Ocean City surfing and the Ocean City Surf Club.
(June 1, 2018) What’s the best vehicle to go surfing in?
(May 25, 2018) Surfboards are a mystery, and it’s no mystery that they are.