• Aerial video of surfing from Helicopter with CIneflex and RED EPIC

Aerial surf video from a Cineflex + RED EPIC

By |February 19th, 2014|

It’s been a strange and busy winter here in Alaska. We had a nice little summer vacation in January. It was so warm in Homer that I was doing yard projects on a lawn of green grass. The 7mm mittens seemed way overkill and everyone was coming to visit the beach.  Well, that’s over now. Resume normal programming of winter […]

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Surf Alaska video series update

By |December 23rd, 2013|

It’s been an incredible winter of surfing here in Alaska. The storms just keep coming and somehow we keep being in the right spot at the right time. I’ve been busy gathering the stories and action for our upcoming Surf Alaska video series. I was hoping to have the first episode together by the new year, but with so much […]

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Alaska Sessions in Anchorage for the Film Fest

By |December 4th, 2013|

Finally, what many of you have been waiting to hear….

After a year migrating around the globe doing the Film Festival circuit, Alaska Sessions is coming home to show at the Anchorage International Film Festival. The venue will be the Alaska Experience Theatre and showtime is 1 pm on Sunday, December 8th.

Come early on the day of the show (at […]

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Surf Alaska video series launch

By |November 4th, 2013|

It was about sixteen years ago that my friend Justin and I started bodysurfing in the wind slop hitting the beach in Homer, Alaska. We couldn’t drive, we didn’t have our own wetsuits, we shared a single hood. Our parents would drop us off on the beach and pick us up shortly after hypothermia was settling in. After a few […]

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Heli-surfing Alaska again

By |November 4th, 2013|

Dreams do come true. Sometimes more than once.

There’s plenty of times in any Alaskan surfer’s life where you catch yourself daydreaming about floating over this mountain range to check the surf, landing on that tiny beach and paddling out for a session, skipping the 12 hour boat ride around the Kenai Peninsula. Turns out there is this little machine known […]

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Bore Fever!

By |July 3rd, 2013|

There is a condition we call bore fever.  I’ve been infected with it over the years, though my symptoms have definitely lessened after finally catching the elusive giant wave last year after a multi month effort. Bore fever for myself and our friends is  an obsession with chasing the the bore tide that has symptoms like 7hr drives to try and catch a single wave. Waking up at 4am for an early morning tide. Paddling till you feel like throwing up to try and catch back up to the wave after a wipeout.  Watching this video below it appears there is one individual who has come down with his own case of bore fever. […]

Summer is here- get out and SUP

By |June 5th, 2013|

These calm mornings, sunny skies and gorgeous evenings have really got me fired up for the summer SUP season. Enough so that I have updated our entire Surf Shop here at SurfAlaska.net this evening in order to get you the best, most current info on what we have to offer gear and rental-wise. […]

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The life we live- video of surfing Alaska by boat

By |May 3rd, 2013|

Yep. We’ve got it pretty awesome. Not a wave goes by that we don’t appreciate.

This 4 day jaunt into the Gulf of Alaska to visit a few of our favorite waves was much appreciated when it suddenly arrived. It was a trip so last minute that we couldn’t even get our best surfing buddies to join us. Lucky for us Josh Skoglund of JGS Concepts rallied to come along to document. Mike and Scott were so busy surfing all by themselves there would have been no evidence otherwise! […]