Been wanting to go back to California since we left last time. To Matt & Marg, surfing SoCal and seeing the Bing Factory; where all the magic happens. So before Sri Lanka we decided to sneak off to the states. It’s so fun to be back, I wish we had come back sooner. A lot
And so did my brother come to the lank. We surprised him by picking him up on the airport as we were already in Colombo that day. He got super stoked! Here’s a bunch of photos from the first week we spent here together surfing, going on jeep ventures, shooting monkeys, doing arm balances and
Visiting California last year gave me so much. An insight to the surfing culture. A place where creativity flows and cool people grow on trees. A place where surfboards is still shaped by hand and you rather not surf with a leash. A place where the people who started this whole stoked business is still alive. Would never
We might re-visit these guys in Cali this Christmas but nothing is sure yet.. Miss the vibes.
Here’s a few shots from last weekend going back home for some real autumn freshness, and surf. Perfect light and surf, I love my home.. It even started hailing & almost snowing when I went out for my evening session. It was cold enough for it to stay white until the next day when I
“Never trust a fart!” thats what Bing gave us for a life advise! Here’s our interview of him. Herbert Bingham Copeland III was born 1936 and grew up two blocks from the ocean in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles. When he was 12 he became friends with Dale Velzy who worked as a life guard at
Went up to Alex in Halmstad to try and find some nice longboard peelers.. Nick and Alex checking out the surf forecast, or well, the wind forecast. We don’t have magic Seaweed here, all the swell we get is from the wind, the more wind – the better surf! Instead there’s a lot of checking
I surfed this board for a couple of weeks when we where at that amazing point break in Mexico. That was a 9,8 though. This is a 9,6. I ordered a 9,8 but Margaret had her finger in the game of course, and made it 9,6. A 9,6 classic Bing noserider, aka BN lightweight. Same