Posts Tagged ‘surfing’

Stoked Spotlight: Why We Love Jolyn

Stoked Spotlight: Why We Love Jolyn

Posted on: September 19th, 2014 by Amelia

LOVE LIFE, BE BRAVE. Women come in all different shapes and sizes and it can be hard to find a swim suit brand that can cater to our unique bodies. When checking in with some close friends as to which suits they loved for active living, we were pointed towards Jolyn (by many fingers!). After […]

Stoked Spotlight: Why We Love Sunskis Sunglasses

Stoked Spotlight: Why We Love Sunskis Sunglasses

Posted on: September 9th, 2014 by Amelia

The first time I met the Sunskis team was at Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2013. I was drawn to their booth, which was constructed entirely of their recycled cardboard boxes. The two young men working the booth were super friendly, and the photos of sailing, surfing, and hiking drew […]

30 Day of Surf: A Stoked Yogi Film

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by Amelia

The biggest thanks go out to Glide for helping me make this video, and Nalu Swim for providing the best surf swimsuits around. There were definitely a few days that I doubted whether I’d make it through the whole adventure, but thanks to the support and encouragement from my friends, I ended up surfing for […]

The Four Year Old Barrel Virgin

The Four Year Old Barrel Virgin

Posted on: November 19th, 2013 by Amelia

Sigh… As Day 30 of my #30daysofsurf draws to a close, I find a confession weighing on my heart.  I thought that this month of daily surfing would be just the trick to finally getting barreled.  Alas… it. just. hasn’t. happened. For surfers, almost every wave is awesome- because surfing is awesome.  The joy we […]

surf & sup- the great divide

Posted on: September 24th, 2012 by Amelia

Have I crossed over to the dark side?      As a surfer, I never thought I would stand-up paddle, period.  Let’s not be delicate:  I thought stand-up paddle boarders were the enemy.  Sometimes, I still think so.     But this spring, after moving onto a sailboat, I became the owner of a stand […]

Barrels of Fun at 2012 Quiksilver Pt. Mugu Surf Contest

Posted on: August 21st, 2012 by Amelia

The results are in for the fifth annual Quiksilver sponsored Point Mugu surf competition, and the 2012 finals held a few surprises for the crowds who’d gathered to watch surfers charge draining barrels on Naval Base Ventura County. Pt. Mugu is revered as one of the best waves on the California coast- in fact, it is widely […]

Make Peace With Your Body… Or It Might Kill You.

Posted on: August 2nd, 2012 by Amelia

When was the last time you looked in the mirror and found no faults in your appearance?  In fact, have you ever looked in the mirror and been totally satisfied? Like so many women (and probably men, let’s not be sexist), I have spent my entire post-pubescent (and the majority of the pre-pubescent days, too) […]

Smells Like Freedom.

Posted on: July 30th, 2012 by Amelia

Today marks fifteen days since I’ve surfed. I’ve filled my days with reading, blogging, writing fifty pages of my epic saga.  Steven King’s epic saga (according to him) is his seven novel compilation, The Dark Tower series. He started writing it at age nineteen and finished at age fifty seven.  Thirty-eight years, it took him […]

Marina Life: A Friend In the Bathroom

Posted on: July 26th, 2012 by Amelia

It was only our second day at Kona Kai marina, and we were really making ourselves at home.  After spending a night at La Quinta in Old Town and getting our land legs back, we drove back to Shelter Island and pulled into the large parking lot between the Kona Kai hotel and the Best […]