Fifty years or so ago, I saw The Endless Summer in a suburb outside Washington, D.C., after it was released at the world premier on the 15th of June, 1966, in New York City, New York. The Endless Summer is the best of the best in ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries, a cult classic, and […]

LET US ROAM – Ray Barbee from Let Us Roam on Vimeo. Ray Barbee is a legendary professional skateboarder from San Jose, California, who now resides with his wife and two children in Long Beach, California.   He made his first appearance in the skate film “Public Domain.”  First available in 1988, Public Domain rocked […]

Skateboarding was first started in the 1950s, shortly after I was born.  All across California surfers got the idea of trying to surf the streets. No one really knows who made the first board — instead, it seems that several people came up with similar ideas about the same time.  While several people have claimed to […]