Journal

June 10, 2013

Field Tested: New Zealand

Field Tested: New Zealand

Our first week consisted of road tripping around the North Island in a camper van, as we attempted to achieve a balance between chasing waves and visiting close friends.

June 7, 2013

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Eight

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Eight

Today is the end of our trip. I can't help reflecting on our initial disillusioned expectations before arriving to the Middle East.

June 5, 2013

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Seven

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Seven

We decided on this year’s expedition after an inspiring conversation with our like-minded Israeli design and logistics team, Lindy-Lu and Shlomy Azolay.

June 4, 2013

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Six

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Six

We made a late morning trip to the city of Beer Sheva, located on the southern peripheral of Israel in the Negev desert with a population of 196,355.

June 2, 2013

Event: Open in Southampton, Apolis: Nomad Market

Event: Open in Southampton, Apolis: Nomad Market

Memorial weekend kicks off the busy summer season in the Hamptons - an otherwise sleepy town east of NYC…

May 31, 2013

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Five

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Five

Today we crossed paths with Surfing 4 Peace co-founder, Arthur Rashkovan, local surf and skate industry executive, and past Director of the Israeli Surfing Association.

May 30, 2013

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Four

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Four

We had a restful morning after covering over 150 miles on yesterday's road trip around Tel Aviv, through Bethlehem, quick pit stop in Jerusalem...

May 29, 2013

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Three

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Three

We started our day with another amazing Middle Eastern breakfast: a wide variety of salads & humus, hard boiled eggs, coffee and yogurt with honey.

May 28, 2013

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Two

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day Two

An early rise lead us to meet 38-year old Israeli surfboard shaper Hani Ovadia. We met at his shop for a gritty cup of home brewed coffee and a tour…

May 27, 2013

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day One

Travel: Middle East Expedition - Day One

My wife & I arrived to the Middle East on May 13th to prepare for our expedition and educate ourselves on an often misunderstood part of the world.