The Tails

pOrTuGaL

pOrTuGaL

Been having an amazing few days in Portugal filled with lots of coffee, croissants, and really fun waves. I’m over here on a surfing magazine trip with Griffin Colapinto and Nic Von Rupp but Brendan Gibbens is on his way to come hang. Europe is amazing and is always a great time apart from the […]


Highline Movie!

Here it is. All the info for the movie is on the “Highline” tab at the top of the page, but we thought we’d put it here as well! Thanks to everyone who came out to the premiers and to everyone who donated products to be given away! Hurley, Volcom, Monster, Reef, Etnies, Nixon, Mophie, […]


Highline Premiers!

Highline Premiers!

The time is near!!!! Friday is premier number one for our new short film “Highline!!!!” P PREMIER 1: October 11th Volcom Headquarters ( 1740 Monrovia Ave, Costa Mesa, California) PREMIER 2 : October 12th Channel Islands Retail (36 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, California) Giveaways from Hurley, Nixon, Volcom, Mophie Reef, Etnies, Oakley, Arnette, Channel Islands […]


Cut n run 2

Cut n run 2

Here are a few more photos from our dream trip to the mentawaiis on board the ratu motu(previously indies trader 4). We’ve been having such an incredible time. Amazing waves. Amazing. Tweet


Highline Trailer

Here’s our trailer for Highline. Free Download on the 14th and two premiers on the 11th and 12th. Come check it out! Yehawwww. Follow the highline link at the top of the page as well…. Tweet


Highline Premier 1

Highline Premier 1

Highline! A short film on a trip to South Africa with tanner gudauskas Taylor Knox, parker, and conner. We will be doing two premiers, one at volcom in Costa Mesa on October 11th and one at Channel Islands in Santa Barbara on October 12th. Here is the event poster for the first premier! Check out the […]


Mentawaii’s Cut N’ Run Trip.

Mentawaii's Cut N' Run Trip.

A few weeks ago we got a call from Blair freaking out saying we might have the opportunity to go on the Ratu Motu (previously the indies 4), for a dream surf trip. It was a bit of a long shot and the trip went from on to off, to back on, but it did […]


Jersey Shore!

Jersey Shore!

I just returned from an all time week of laughs and waves while hanging out on the lovely Jersey shore. Sadly there was no Snookie sightings and the Situation wasn’t fist bumping during heats of the bel mar pro, but we did score some super fun little waves during the contest. I stayed at the […]


Cafe Luna Jam

Cafe Luna Jam

Cafe Luna is a rad little restaurant in summerland a mere stones throw from my house. They have a sunny outdoor patio, a wood burning pizza oven, and delicious pizza among other tasty treats. They do it all from coffee in the morning, to dinner at night. Two of my buddies Donnie Hedden and Travers […]


Channel Islands Party

Channel Islands Party

This Friday night Channel Islands is throwing a party at their Melrose store in LA. They’ve done this party the last few years and let me tell you, It’s a damn good time. Great food, good people, and live music as well. Below is the flier. ANYONE can attend, all you must do is RSVP […]


Azores

Azores

I just got back yesterday from an epic trip to the Azores for a wqs prime event. It was the third prime I’ve competed in and I ended up getting 9th. I lost right in the last minute to Wiggoly Dantas when i made a mistake in letting him take a little wave when he […]


Way Back Wednesday!

Way Back Wednesday!

This photo was taken back in the good old days when Conner and I were both doing contests every weekend up and down the California coast competing against kids in the National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) events. With us in the photo is one of the most dedicated and surf stoked humans on the planet! […]


Hendrix 12 String Blues

So I’ve been way into trying to learn the ins and outs of blues on the guitar. I’ve been spending hours every day when I’m not surfing or the waves are flat playing guitar and watching old videos of Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Robert Johnson, anything and everything blues really. This video of Hendrix jamming […]


Bobby Interviews

Surfing Magazine recently did a rad article in which Bobby Martinez interviewed several surfers about surfing and where they plan to take their lives after surfing… I thought it was a super cool idea and Bobby created a super interesting story around the topic. Surfing is not going to last forever, but many of us […]


ECSC

ECSC

Well, I’m currently in Virginia Beach for the 2013 ECSC event. Within this event there is a pro junior that is in correlation with a 4 star WQS event. For me, I came in high hopes of getting a result in the pro junior and qualifying for the ASP World Junior Championships, however, as of […]


Board Blog: 5’8 Rubble Epoxy

Board Blog: 5'8 Rubble Epoxy

This is a 5’8 19 2 1/4 Epoxy Fred Rubble with a twist. I say a twist because it is a modified version of the Fred Rubble which we created for super groveling. A la US Open, Virginia, Lacanau. The fin set up is Future fins. They are just a standard AM1 template but made […]


France in the Summer time….

France in the Summer time....

I’m here in Lacanau for a 5 star WQS event, but the last two days have been really flat. So, we had two lay days. My trip has turned more into a summer time french vacation than a contest trip. And let me tell you, there isn’t anywhere you’d be than walking down a hot […]


Update

Update

So some lame ass decided to hack our website a little while ago. Right as the us open started. Not that I understand the web world or anything, but he apparently did a really good job of completely destroying our site. The guys had to rebuild it, but finally we are back up and running. […]


African Adventure

Well, sorry for absolutely lagging on the blog but we actually were having some serious technical problems. However, I do have the pleasure to inform you that some very cool stuff is going to be kindling in the near future. We have been on an African Adventure for an upcoming youngwisetails production and we have […]


Griffin Colapinto

Meet Griffin Cola(pinto). Griffin is 14 years of age from San Clemente and has been ripping extremely hard as of late. Griffin has an awesome family and he is humbly becoming one of the next super groms from California. We really like hanging with Griffin. He’s a super nice kid, loves to school other kids […]


El Salvador!!

The quantity if blog posts has been seriously diminished lately and for that we apologize. I’ve been crazy busy traveling to contests and most of them have had no Internet. Last week I went to El Salvador for the reef pro 6 star event. The waves were absolutely firing and we had an amazing time. […]


Tail of the week winner.

Tail of the week winner.

A while ago we did a post about a tail of the week comp. We got some entries, not quite the turnout we were hoping for, but we were able to pick a winner! Sorry for the delay, but we’ve been quite busy!!! This is a photo of Jade Forbes photographed by Jake Vincent. A […]


Down South

Down South

 Well, its getting to be that time of year where the waves get flat in our beloved Santa Barbara. In the summer months the Channel Islands block most of our beaches from the south swell in the summer time so we pack up the cars and head south. This particular shot is at Newport Beach. It’s […]


Transworld Surf Cover/R.I.P.

Transworld Surf Cover/R.I.P.

A few months ago Parker and I went on a trip with Transworld Surf to Morocco. We stayed with the guys at Morroco Surf Adventures, surfed uncrowded mental waves every day, ate amazing food, and had an awesome time with awesome people. The boys over at Transworld are such good dudes and are always up […]