Profiles

 

Nic Hernandez

At the ripe, old age of 10 and no taller than four feet, Nic’s surfing is polished and well exceeds his age. Growing up on the Eastside of Santa Cruz has allowed little H’dez to fine tune his skills. His [...]

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Sean Taylor

As a surfer, a sales-rep and a stuntman, Sean Taylor is a lot of things—but a model he is not. Okay, the truth is that Sean has actually done some modeling. However, if Abercrombie & Fitch asked you do drive [...]

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Austin Smith-Ford

Santa Cruz’s Eastside is proud to present its newest favorite son — Austin Smith-Ford. He’s one year out of high school and  taking his First Peak Pleasure Point skills to the world stage. Smith-Ford’s travel experience is already extensive, his [...]

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Jen Smith

Jen Smith

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Shea Hodges

Shea Hodges rebelled in an effort to reconstruct herself only to find a glass ceiling Shea Hodges greets me at the door of her apartment. I’m immediately drawn to her interesting style. Old school high top Nike’s, tight tapered jeans [...]

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Ira Opper

He possesses the largest surf video archive in the world.  He also has five Emmy Awards.  And, while this is all impressive, it is not what strikes me about Ira Opper.  What strikes me about this director/producer is his youthful, [...]

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Ford Archbold

If I had a choice between landing Matt or Ford Archbold in a heat, I’d choose Archbold senior. If I got smoked…hey it was Archy. If I beat him…hell yeah, I just beat Archie. But put me up against the [...]

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Courtney Conlogue

Wildcard’s performance at Honolua Bay WCT event has surf world talking               Courtney Conlogue has it. Potential is one thing, but production is another, and Conlogue, 14 years old, proved she has what it takes to produce [...]

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