by Morgan Sliff Today was ROAD TRIP DAY!!! Well, a road trip mere blocks north, but it was a different place, a different wave, and a welcome change of scenery from the same place I’ve been surfing for weeks straight. Jose Bacallao, water warrior and community activist, swooped me from my surf den and we […]
by Morgan Sliff Thank you ocean, thank you sun, and thank you sand. It’s short but sweet, and doesn’t require much else said. Life is beautiful on day 333.
by Morgan Sliff Photography has always fascinated me. Stealing one of time’s moments, forming the marred and often antipodal pictures in our minds into unambiguous visual snapshots. I myself am no shutterbug, but I melt into the glimpses of many skilled moment-snatchers, sometimes hours lost in screens, scrolling through surf shot after surf shot, wondering […]
by Morgan Sliff This gloomy June morning with the help of the Jose B’s — Barahona and Bacallao — I decided that while sustaining a shoulder injury, my 3 wave rule could be whittled down to one. I started the 3 wave rule early in my quest, and with the exception of Christmas day, with […]
by Morgan Sliff The constant symphony of waves barreling onto shore was making things a tad bit difficult for me and my friend and temporary surf helper Clarke McTaggart. We saw a set coming, he turned me around, and the wave we were aiming for broke suddenly and shot my board like a rock in […]
By Morgan Sliff For me right now, progress is in the form of moving my limbs. And so naturally, I was very carefully jumping for joy when I was able to sleepily turn my alarm off this morning, and I realized it was with my right arm. Still needing assistance from my surf family […]
by Morgan Sliff Dr. Ed Scale. Team chiropractor for USC Athletics, previous team chiropractor for the Los Angeles Raiders, and Director of Sports Medicine for the Women’s Professional Volleyball Association. Accolades that could fill a room. I call him the voodoo witch doctor. Last February I went to him with a badly strained left shoulder […]