Monday, July 5, 2010

Some Southern Hemi Video

Some video of the Southern Hemi in action...

I particularly like the ragdoll at 1:11 and the flying squirrel at 0:50

(email list...click on http://www.socalsurf.com to view the video)



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On a random note did you guys see the funky eddie cloud bank moving in this afternoon? It looked like a winter storm bearing down.

18 comments:

56th Street Loc said...

Adam, its nothing against you, but Jason Hall's antics have been quite the talk amongst his peers lately for showing same day footage and naming spots where he surfed every day. There have been many people who have confronted him and he has flat out lied to several about not posting his work so quickly.

It would be greatly appreciated if he would respect his fellow surfers and at least wait til the swells were over before posting shots and naming where he was. Just a thought. We don't want his bad reputation to smudge your great blog.

Thanks Adam!
~Forbes

Anonymous said...

Is that the same guy who pushed that bodysurfer last week at blackball? What a turd

fat_old_kook_that_copies said...

Holy tubaroni Forbes! Not to be snarky on you (because we do need to be polite), but seriously, do you think that some narcissistic viddy guy (sorry Jason, but you do film yourself a little too much) is alone going to overcrowd the local "secret" spots? He's just a drop of water in a very large Internet Ocean. Does that mean that Surfline, or any other cam related forecasting service has a bad reputation too?

As we know, Adam only forecasts, and graciously doesn't name specific spots in his forecasts, but there's a glossary of spots to be found here. Therefore, it could be said that this site is part of a larger picture that leads to more spots getting crowded too. It's all relevant information whether in print or on video.

But I digress Mr. Forbes, when the surf is up in Newps (or just about anywhere else), the Pacific has it's own ways of thinning out the crowds and kooks, and those of us with water knowledge still get the bombs. :-)

Anonymous said...

Yes i did see that pretty much winter never really stopped, el nino is the gayest thing ever!

Anonymous said...

cool video. good footage. Oh geez not again...

fuck56th st said...

f*ck haters

Anonymous said...

yeah! cause no one would ever know it was the wedge without DB telling us

Anonymous said...

@56th St - Yeah, like no one, and I mean no one, knows about 56th St. A full on mysto secret spot.

If a certain spot is good one day, I can guarantee you that the next day will be crowded not because of video, and not even because of cell phones. Good 'ole human nature is responsible - no one can keep a secret.

Here's some news: Trestles (gosh, he named a spot!) was off its face yesterday morning. It's still going strong, even though the conditions have slightly worsened.

Think more people are going to go after reading this? Maybe - those who didn't already hear about it firsthand and are out there surfing right this very moment.

LOL

As for trying to make a little $ off surfing like Adam & Jason, the reason for crowds & kooks is: (1) everyone wanted to, and did, move to Calif; and (b) the big surf companies, and now Nike & Target, are the real culprits for popularizing the sport to even wider audiences in order to make a buck.

That's just the way it is in a free-market society. The ocean, ie surfing, is a public resource. If anyone verbally bothers Jason (don't know & have never seen the guy), it's considered assault. Touch him and it's battery.

I started surfing in the 70s, so I know all about localism & fighting. The days of just some teens & mostly **guys** in their 20s with no cops, no cameras, and frankly, no one caring about surfers (actually wishing them gone), are long gone.

Now there's girls, kids, parents, cameras, reports, schools and cops, the whole 9 yards. Trying to pull some weird, pseudo-local sh!t these days is just lame - it marks you as a loser.

Anonymous said...

@56th St - Yeah, like no one, and I mean no one, knows about 56th St. A full on mysto secret spot.

If a certain spot is good one day, I can guarantee you that the next day will be crowded not because of video, and not even because of cell phones. Good 'ole human nature is responsible - no one can keep a secret.

Here's some news: Trestles (gosh, he named a spot!) was off its face yesterday morning. It's still going strong, even though the conditions have slightly worsened.

Think more people are going to go after reading this? Maybe - those who didn't already hear about it firsthand and are out there surfing right this very moment.

LOL

As for trying to make a little $ off surfing like Adam & Jason, the reason for crowds & kooks is: (1) everyone wanted to, and did, move to Calif; and (b) the big surf companies, and now Nike & Target, are the real culprits for popularizing the sport to even wider audiences in order to make a buck.

That's just the way it is in a free-market society. The ocean, ie surfing, is a public resource. If anyone verbally bothers Jason (don't know & have never seen the guy), it's considered assault. Touch him and it's battery.

I started surfing in the 70s, so I know all about localism & fighting. The days of just some teens & mostly **guys** in their 20s with no cops, no cameras, and frankly, no one caring about surfers (actually wishing them gone), are long gone.

Now there's girls, kids, parents, cameras, reports, schools and cops, the whole 9 yards. Trying to pull some weird, pseudo-local sh!t these days is just lame - it marks you as a loser.

Anonymous said...

@56th St - Yeah, like no one, and I mean no one, knows about 56th St. A full on mysto secret spot.

If a certain spot is good one day, I can guarantee you that the next day will be crowded not because of video, and not even because of cell phones. Good 'ole human nature is responsible - no one can keep a secret.

Here's some news: Trestles (gosh, he named a spot!) was off its face yesterday morning. It's still going strong, even though the conditions have slightly worsened.

Think more people are going to go after reading this? Maybe - those who didn't already hear about it firsthand and are out there surfing right this very moment.

LOL

As for trying to make a little $ off surfing like Adam & Jason, the reason for crowds & kooks is: (1) everyone wanted to, and did, move to Calif; and (b) the big surf companies, and now Nike & Target, are the real culprits for popularizing the sport to even wider audiences in order to make a buck.

That's just the way it is in a free-market society. The ocean, ie surfing, is a public resource. If anyone verbally bothers Jason (don't know & have never seen the guy), it's considered assault. Touch him and it's battery.

I started surfing in the 70s, so I know all about localism & fighting. The days of just guys in the 20s with no cops, no cameras, and frankly, no one caring about surfers, are long gone.

Now there's kids, parents, cameras, reports, schools and cops, the whole 9 yards. Trying to pull some weird, pseudo-local sh!t these days is just lame - it marks you as a loser.

Anonymous said...

^^^ A little contradicting maybe

Anonymous said...

Wedge and treastles only spots really holding up through the wind

Anonymous said...

wedge burnout.wedge doesnt get good until 10 ft up.its a solid peak at that size.

Anonymous said...

It was definitely 10 ft on this swell

The WOT said...

Tuesday's report from the WOT. Hopefully, word hasn't yet got out (spots names have been changed to protect the locals):
Trestles (at Basilone Road, San Clemente): Perfect 10' faces groomed by light offshore/southerly winds.
HB Pier (at the end of Main St.): Looking like Uluwatu on the north side. Light crowds as word hasn't yet got out.
River Jetties (at the HB/NB border, Santa Ana River): It hasn't been this good since the steel pier. Ghost of Dent spotted with shark fin.
56th street (at 56th Street, Newport Beach): World class 8 foot bowls on the north side of 5-6. Ned M. taking off backdoor and flyin' by without a scratch.
36th Street (@ 36th St. in Newport Beach, aka Newps): TJ's Dave S. is rocking the 2' bowls off the end, and is definitely in charge.
The Point (@ 18th Street, Newport Beach): As usual, crowded, but looking just like pipe. So good, even Van Ornum paddled out. N wind making it very hollow.
The Wedge (Lifeguard tower M @ north jetty Newport Harbor entrance): All-time, with foamers in the channel and the harbor patrol busy catching unlicensed fishermen out of the Pavillion.
South Side CDM Jetty (south jetty @ Newport Harbor entrance): Looking as good as it did when the The Duke surfed the channel. Too bad the sewage spill happened. Butt, it thinned the crowd out! Richie C., where are you?

Anonymous said...

on crack! ^

Please i hope that is the only hb/indo reference i ever hear for the rest of my life

Anonymous said...

I can't wait to see where Jason's next surf day is, what time he posted and what the conditions were so I can call all my South county buds and invade all your breaks.

Thanks Jason brah!

Anonymous said...

Here is another semi-local secret: TuMamaEsUnaPuta... goes off on any swell, any size, no sharks and lots of girls in thongs and big boobies... to get there, head south on the 5 until you go past a large gated structure with funny speaking officers. Keep driving south ignoring anyone speaking spanish, even the federales... as a matter of fact, if you see them, speed up and flip them the bird in your powerful American driving machine.

When you see the cactus next to the bull skull, turn LEFT and keep driving. Have a blast brus!