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Entries from February 2009

Crew (Costa 2007)

February 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Crew Ticket bought and heading back to Costa Rica in May for 2 weeks of surfing and lounging/beers/fun times. Stoked.

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Heavy wall photo by Brian Nevins

February 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Heavy wall photo by Brian Nevins

Ralph writes.. “(Above) For those who know…this is a big wave. And for the rest of you, well, you can clearly see how hollow this beast is. Thursday’s new swell. Photo by Brian Nevins“ Wow – I’ve parked/paddled out here a couple times — but never when it was like that. Tons more photos: http://www.ralphspic.com/newsletter.html

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Bookmarks for February 18th through February 22nd

February 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Some links for February 18th through February 22nd… Franke James » The Green Driveway Articles“Small idea that I enjoy greatly.” How To: Hackintosh a Dell Mini 9 Into the Ultimate OS X Netbook“Makes me want one (actually — to make Linda one)” SOMA AirBag Designs – www.AirBagDesigns.com“Crazy travel surf board bag (only up to 7' […]

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Tags: links + bookmarks

100 Dances and 100 Songs

February 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

BOOMBOX from Ely Kim on Vimeo. 100 Dances and 100 Songs in 9 minutes created by Ely KIm. Full playlist is here

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Edward Burtynsky photos at the Belgo

February 20th, 2009 · Comments Off on Edward Burtynsky photos at the Belgo

Edward Burtynsky photo detail We ran upstairs at lunch today to see a small Edward Burtynsky exhibit on 2nd floor of the Belgo — (372 Ste Catherine 0.) Well worth checking out — even though there’s only 8 photos. Photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevey/sets/72157614161660006/

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Tags: design + art + typography · montreal + canada + the world · plank + work

Some dudes scoring in February

February 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on Some dudes scoring in February

Painfully watching the surf-cams today from work. Some guys getting some great rides on the North East Coast.

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Canon releases water/snowproof cam

February 18th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Wow — I’ve been waiting for Canon to make this for 8 years now. Waterproof and shoots 720p video. I want to see this in person: it might be a bit bulky, I want to see the USB/Battery closures/how they work, what the settings are for Manual vs. Auto photos, etc. “Besides being shock, water […]

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Tags: surf + skate + snow · tech + the internet

Bookmarks for February 6th through February 17th

February 17th, 2009 · Comments Off on Bookmarks for February 6th through February 17th

Some links for February 6th through February 17th… 25 Best Blogs 2009 – TIME“Worth a browse” AIGA Design Archives“"20,535 examples in archive… sweet jebus" — GWB” 20 tips for better conference speaking“Good list.” Headphones: Antler Headphones Help Attract a Mate“Something oddly familiar about these headphones.” Zakaria: The Canadian Solution | Newsweek“Canada has done more than […]

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Tags: links + bookmarks

The Tiger Showroom view #2

February 16th, 2009 · Comments Off on The Tiger Showroom view #2

The Tiger Showroom view #2 My buds @ Tiger have put together a new showroom. Hand built and lovingly crafted down to the last detail — this room is beyond beautiful (Dark wood floor that creeps up the lower walls). If you’re shop-buying WeSC, Penfield, Sixpack, NewBalance, PF Flyer & Brixton in Québec — you’ll […]

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

“blank” trailer – bad day

February 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Bad day. Trailer for a surf film project entitled “___”. “___” its a “____” film. A “_______” sub movement. An all night “______” swaray. Water, beer, “_______” & cigarettes. Its not a “____” film. You fill in the gaps. “____” coming soon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVVlU_Nr42U

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Doing the coral shuffle

February 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

SteveyB doing the coral shuffle Shot from our last Mexico trip taken by Jes — walking over some shallow sharp rocks somewhere on Punta Mita with the ever present through of a tasty urchin stabbing ‘yer toes. Ah the memories!

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Zone514 Snowboard park opens in MTL

February 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

A crazy snowpark has been built at Parc Jean Drapeau by the city of Montréal. Supposedly you can buy a day pass to go there. “OPENING OF THE ZONE 514 – FEBRUARY 7 – PARTERRE DE L’ÎLE SAINTE-HÉLÈNE A NEW “FREESTYLE” SNOW PARK WILL GIVE BEGINNERS THE CHANCE TO LEARN, INTERMEDIATES TO IMPROVE, AND EXPERTS […]

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Tags: montreal + canada + the world · surf + skate + snow

Sarah’s Burger Cupcakes

February 12th, 2009 · 3 Comments

these are a few of my favorite things Photo of cupcakes (!) made by Sarah who I work with for our surprise appreciation night for Warren (the boss). Hard to believe they aren’t meaty — I was nervous biting in ;-) http://www.plankdesign.com/en/blog/posts/warren_night (photo by NCBEETS)

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Tags: hacks + do it yourself · plank + work

Are you on twitter?

February 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on Are you on twitter?

If you are on twitter — you can find me here — @stevey

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Tags: links + bookmarks · tech + the internet

Brian Nevins

February 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

rye racks.jpg Brian Nevins is North East Coast photographer. Found these lovely shots of his on flickr — Aerial surf spots — of some of the spots we surf on a regular basis. (we have never surfed the spot above — as it’s pretty locals only and a bit gnarly when it gets to size […]

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Tags: surf + skate + snow