From the Scrapbook 2

Once again some old photos that yearn for the light!

Shaun Tomson and I.

Shaun Tomson and I.

Shaun Tomson is a class act. The guy gave me some great advice as a kid and I wished that I had listened. I had the fortune of surfing with him again at Ponce Inlet a few years back and he still puts on a great performance.

Pipe

Pipe

A real fun day at Pipe. Not the biggest but just had good form. I don’t know why but there was a very small crowd out this day. Got a few pits.

Just surfing

Just surfing

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"Coffin Corner"

“Coffin Corner”

I scaled down from the road to take this picture of a place that if you visit from the water…well, you will probably will not be having a good day.

Beach Dog

Beach Dog

The wave rolled in and the dog was sitting by the coconut. It just came together for a moment.

Mike Collett and myself.

Mike Collett and myself.

Imagine this. You are a kid riding the most beat up, brown board in Hawaii. Then a few months later, you and your brown piece of crap are picking up a 3rd place trophy in the Boys division. Along the way, you are dispatching kids on new thrusters.

Thankfully, the board was promptly retired.

ps_2013_09_26___18_36_10Kid and brown piece of crap in route to the finals.

Chris Owen's board that I rode around a small day in town. Working on the bottom turn!

Chris Owen’s board that I rode around a small day in town. Working on the bottom turn!

All pau!

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About 1stpeaksteve

Welcome to The Side Wedge! The Side Wedge is a product of the journey through life of Steve Zima. Former professional surfer, a writer, surf coach, and hospitality manager. This is a collection of travel tips, motivation, and stories from my past. Finally, I offer surf coaching through The Side Wedge. Please feel free to contact me with questions if you want to improve your performance today! Thanks for reading!
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5 Responses to From the Scrapbook 2

  1. Jessica says:

    This is so cool, Steve! And impressive! Love the old pics. It can be fun to walk down memory lane… You have any pics with Kelly Slater?

    • 1stpeaksteve says:

      It is weird. I don’t think we have any pics together. When he was younger, he would even have famous surfers stay at his house and no one took a group photo or anything. We just went surfing!

      All I have is an old super 8 film of a day when we were surfing the pier and our dads were drinking beer. Typical dads.

  2. mulletkiller says:

    All the girls want to see Kelly, don’t they know he’s bald?

  3. lyttlestreet says:

    You were riding a brown piece of crap but it was an Apia, so you had a huge advantage.

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