Francis Ford Coppola Revolutionized an era of American cinema with his opulent style of filmmaking. Today, Coppola has become larger-than-life, settling in this latest role: the face of a cinematic dynasty.
Interview by Timothee Verrecchia & Alan Dye — Hero image by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis
After getting his start on the Quiksilver factory floor as a Newport teen, the Hawaiian transplant and Echo Beach trendsetter has gone on to shape some of the most influential surf brands in the world.
As a photographer and surfer girl in the ’70s, Susea McGearhart captured many images of the golden age of surfing and skateboarding in California. Here, she shares with us a series of unpublished photos, including scenes amongst the wreckage of Pacific Ocean Park.
Since founding Acne Studios in 1996, Jonny Johansson has brought a multidisciplinary approach to fashion. His designs draw inspiration from a large array of personal interests, including his newfound love for surfing.
Chris Christenson’s board designs are a blend of classic approach with forward-thinking creativity. He started his shaping business out of a dorm room and has grown into one of the leading shapers of today.
A true outsider, Gene Krell is the mafioso kid in the Brownsville, an American in Tokyo and the oldest guy on the wave. Through it all, he’s guided by the Buddhist principles of humility and transcience.
Ricardo Bravo’s photography captures the blue shores of his native Portugal. His work explores the relationship between person, water and wave. The following images showcase a selection of some of our favorites.
For decades, Larry Clark’s films have captured the bored, beautiful, marginalized youth of America’s underside. Here, he reflects on his career, filming in France and his reverence for untrained actors.