Donald Takayama interview on liquidsaltmag.com (by Glenn Sakamoto)
If you wanted to go surfing you'd have to become innovative, create something like building your own surfboard. It wasn't like it is today where materials were simply not available. You really had to scrape the bottom or beat the alleyways to get anything... Read more
Devon Haward interview on liquidsaltmag.com (by Glen Sakamoto)
When did you get your first surfboard?
Like most, I started on my belly—sponging it from age 3 until 7. Then, my folks got me a 6’6” Mason & Smith single-fin soft top. My mom knew Floyd Smith and took us to his house down the street from us in University City... Read more
Noah Shimabukuro interview on liquidsaltmag.com (by Mary Mills)
What was your life like growing up?
Growing up in Hawaii was awesome. I was born on Oahu and then our family moved to Maui when I was about 10. My family relocated to a small town called Kula, which is in upcountry Maui... Read more
Jen Smith interview on liquidsaltmag.com (by Glenn Sakamoto)
Jen Smith is a talented surfer raised in San Diego, CA. Brought up by supportive parents, Jen has lived an ideal Southern California beach lifestyle. But it was her hard work and ability that helped her earn several longboard world titles. We spoke with Jen to learn more. Read more, click here
Kassia Meador interview on liquidsaltmag.com (by Glenn Sakamoto)
Where did you go when you first started?
I started going to C Street in Ventura, County Line, Malibu, and Leo Carillo. It was at Malibu the first time anyone took a photo of me surfing. My first photo ended up being published in Longboard Magazine... Read more