Mostrando entradas de junio, 2011

A Paipo Interview with Tom Wegener by Bob Green

A Paipo Interview with Tom Wegener Relearning ancient wisdom May 1, 2010 - Noosa Heads, Queensland, Australia. Questions and telephone interview by Bob Green . Tom enjoying a Noosa righthander lying down. Photo courtesy Tom Wegener. When and where did you start surfing? In 1976, when I was 9 or 10 years old at Palos Verdes Cove. Palos Verdes is a little quiet town just out of Los Angeles, but it does have PaddleBoard Cove which was very famous in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, as it was the top surf spot even before Malibu became famous. The Cove has gentle rolling waves and it is the closest thing to Waikiki that California has to offer. So all the surfers would go there in the 1930s and 1940s. Tom Blake was there, Doc Ball was there. That’s where they surfed and that’s where they took those photos of these guys riding planks (the cover of the book, Time of the Terrace Land). That’s what enamoured me with surfing, just the thought, the smile and the energy of these old black

Fred and Aurelie Branger, from Nalu Association, riding the 16 foot toothpick


Tom Wegener 16 ft Toothpick

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La Oficina de hechos por Jon Amiano

Video grabado y editado por Jon Amiano, Musica de Unai Azkune... Luis surfeando la alaia , conocida como "la trece", Nacho estiloso en su blon... pasen y vean!!! oficina de hechos from caballo salvaje on Vimeo . Una semana con la oficina de hechos; últimos preparativos de esa mortadela fina con la que trabajan. Pero siempre sacando tiempo para lo que mas les gusta: dibujar las olas, igual que sus tazas, sin una pincelada fuera de lugar.

14 pies de Tuna!!!

Tom wegener 14 ft tuna. yep! from matt williams on Vimeo . This is Tom wegener on his 14 foot tuna at noosa heads QLD. notice how fast he is going on 6 inch wave. the boards is a finless hollow 14 foot tuna with a concave from the tail to about 3/4 of the way up the board. it can and will make every section you throw at it..! Tom Wegener surfeando un Tuna de 14 pies!!!

Tunas... tablas sin quillas, la evolucion

La primera tabla que aparece en el video es la primera tuna hecha por Tom Wegener en Junio de 2008 con cantos de Paulownia, tapa y fondo de contrachapado. Es el inicio de una saga de tablas que culmina con el Seaglass Project.