Category: Texas Surfer’s Journal

The Evolution of the Surf Cam

  It’s ironic the designers of the internet chose “surfing” to describe someone using the world wide web for I doubt they could have imagined how dependent actual surfers would become on all that wind …

Swell Surfside 11-18-96

Wave riding in the gulf of Mexico on the upper coast of Texas differs from traditional surf spots in that most of our surfing is done on wind-swell as opposed to groundswell.  Blocked from south …

Man Bites Shark!

The ultimate revenge or solution to world hunger either way karma’s a bitch for the notorious bull shark in this humorous spin on the old beef council ad.   Order one here Also available in …
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Animation: The Birth of Dingo

Prior to the creation of the movie “There Ain’t No Surf in Texas” I had exactly zero experience with animation. Well, that is not exactly true, I was an avid fan of comic strips and …
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Best Sunscreen For Surfing in Texas

It was the fourth of July sometime in the early 1980’s and I was meeting some friends on the seawall in Galveston Island Texas to watch a fireworks display.  This was to be a casual …