Super fun Mexico trip with Tom Curren, yup, Tom Curren and Kalama Stratton. Hope you guys dig it! – Jackson Dorian
The original GOAT, with a surfing style imitated by many, bettered by none. California’s Tom Curren is a style master, poetry in motion sliding through the aqua blue. Take time out of your day to enjoy Tom, Pat Curren and surfings anti-hero the ever so talented Bobby Martinez.
Tom Curren is a surfing legend, fact, so I think it’s fair that we spend five minutes of our time watching him slide and glide. Classic effortless style and precision lines that have defined and era in the oceans. Smoother than silk and cooler than a polar bear in an ice bath, Curren has managed to be a figure that both underground surf punks and corporate crew love. This is surfing at its best, its purest, this is Tom Curren, nice.
In Episode 3 of Made In South Africa, filmmaker Jason Hearn finishes his exploration of his home country with one of surfing’s greatest characters, Frankie Oberholzer. Hearn revisits the story of Oberholzer’s rise to fame after Derek Hynd put him on Rip Curl’s The Search alongside Tom Curren. Today, Oberholzer leads a quiet, contented life near Durban, where he fishes and surfs, along with his son Koby, whenever possible. The Search might have been a long time ago, but Oberholzer’s style in the water has not faded a bit. He was, and remains, one of the best free surfers on the planet.
Curren, Ho and a crew to long to list, competed in the DIY Rocky Point classic. Good times and high fives were on order for the North Shore community and crew. The event was in memory of Chas Chidester who sadly passed away last year. Hit play and enjoy the loose slides and happy vibes.
Champion: Mason Ho ($1,000)
Best Burn Job: Keoni CheeseBurger Nozaki ($100)
Best Barrel: Luke Shepardson ($100)
Best Arial: Eala Stewart ($100)