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Joe Quigg: Design Alternatives (part 2)

Joe Quigg: Design Alternatives (part 2)

This is Part 2 of Joe Quigg: Design Alternatives Quigg surfing an empty Malibu. Photo: Joe Quigg Collection Don Drazen, Bill Stevens, Robin Grigg, Dave Rochlen, Peter Lawford, Tom Carpenter, Molly Durn, and Tim Lyons, captured by Quigg at Malibu in 1950. Photo: Joe...
The Idyllic Oils of Wade Koniakowsky

The Idyllic Oils of Wade Koniakowsky

“My Mom put me in painting classes when I was six. At that time, and throughout my childhood and into high school, I was drawing and creating things constantly,” recalls Wade Koniakowsky. Growing up in Texas, today, the 64-year-old artist continues to paint and surf....
Hitting Rewind On The Momentum Generation

Hitting Rewind On The Momentum Generation

Ross Williams recounts how the winter of 1989/90 and the emergence of the Momentum Generation altered the course of modern surfing: Some of my closest friends growing up were Matty Liu, Jason Magallenes and Shane Dorian. We were head over heals in love with surfing....
Joe Quigg: Design Alternatives (part 1)

Joe Quigg: Design Alternatives (part 1)

Born in Los Angeles in 1925, Joe Quigg ranks among one of the most important surfers and surfboard builders of the modern era. Growing up in Santa Monica, he first took to the water when he was only four years old, building himself a crude billboard. By the time he...
Early La Jolla Days: The Bob Insinger Story

Early La Jolla Days: The Bob Insinger Story

Born in 1924, Bob Insinger landed in La Jolla in 1929 when his mother and step-father built the first home above the bay north of Bird Rock. By 1937, Insinger had found his way into the ocean and entrenched himself as one of a handful of La Jolla surfers. Riding...