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// Hawaiian—The Legend of Eddie Aikau //
May 10, 2013
Looking forward to checking out this film that pays homage to Hawaiian legend, Eddie Aikau, Waimea Bay’s first lifesaver whose name is synonymous with big wave charging. Featuring some epic vintage footage and interviews with those who knew him well, the film depicts the story of a man whose contribution to Hawaiian culture both in and out of the water remain an inspiration today.
// Somewhere under the rainbow – Bryce Johnson //
May 7, 2013
We met Bryce Johnson while we were enjoying some time on the beautiful islands of Hawaii. We were absolutely blown away by his photography and will be sharing some of his work over the next few weeks with a feature on the way. To see more of his work head to here.
// Drift //
Apr 30, 2013
Surfing meets the silver screen once again in the latest feature film ‘Drift’ which chronicles the lives of the Kelly brothers, who started a backyard surf business from their Margaret River family home in the 70s. Based on a true story, it showcases some spectacular surf footage of WA that serves as the core to this tale of brotherhood, passion crime and corruption, with the obligatory relationship thrown in the mix for good measure. Should be interesting to see the outcome, we’ll let you be the judge! Comes to Australian screens May 2nd.
Head to the Drift website to check out more about this film.
// R.I.P Steph //
Apr 27, 2013
The other day I came out of the water and saw a man building what looked to be a sand castle. On closer inspection i found it was much more.
‘Farewell my girl. I carried you for eight months through central america and you carried me over some pretty big ups and downs. I shared my tent with you, I waxed you, I named you, I hitch-hiked with you, I combed you and even repaired your leash with wire and stingeyness…. Alas, after all the sunrises and sunsets I watched with you… you snapped… feels like time to go home and face the winter.’
// At The Edge [Between Heaven and Hell] //
Apr 26, 2013
The romantics believed that seafaring gave you a sense of nearing the eternal; it was the closest to the sublime you could experience.
Ten years ago, I sailed across the Pacific Ocean-and passed through the Inter-tropical Convergence Zone. The unthethered, liquid life has a power and a mystery that is incredibly profound. There is no silence, no rest and no calm on a sailboat at sea. Peace and quiet have to come from within.
You exist every day and night on a fluid medium where time and space merge without any reference points. All sense of reality as you knew it is lost. The open ocean is a special place that few people have experienced. It is difficult to explain the pull that this haunting, spiritual and consuming place has on a landlocked sailor
After being at sea for 27 days, it was as if I had died and then was reborn when I arrived back on land. My images express the beautiful and mysterious parallel between the ocean and an unworldly place we imagine as heaven.
Each image is divided into two aspects of my connection to land and sea; one represents the longing to be here, the other, my longing to be there both in my life now and when I was at sea.
Photographs & Words by Kristianne Koch Riddle
To see more of Kristianne’s work head to her website here