Author Archives: 1stpeaksteve

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!

Words From Our CEO

Hello Wedgies! Or Wedganoids, or whatever else you are interested in being addressed as… First off, as asked by my buddy Mulletkiller…What is going on with your site? No activity! Well, I must report that I am alive and this … Continue reading

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Meeting a Hero(The Wrong Way)

My last few weeks in Hawaii was bitter sweet. Our humble home in Ewa Beach had been packed out and all of my belongings (surfboard included) had been put into the storage units to be sent off to the mainland. … Continue reading

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Two Guys & a Boat

Adam Henrich and I have been friends since high school. We would always skateboard and surf together and we also team up with our other buddies which would result in some adventures about the town. Adam and I also went … Continue reading

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Tales from the Tour – Rain on the Parade

It has been a long time since I have written anything about regarding the life on the WQS Pro Surfing Tour. We all face roadblocks. I have had many experiences that to me were just fun and entertaining. However, it … Continue reading

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A Few Steps Forward

A few days ago, I was at work counting down for the best moment to make my departure. The swell from the hurricanes was waning and I wanted to get in a few last drops of what energy was left. … Continue reading

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Frame Work

This hurricane season will go down as one of the most catastrophic seasons on  record. These storms have done damage to many I know scattered from the mainland United States to the Caribbean. My heart weighs heavy for anyone whom … Continue reading

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Looking Inside

The last 6 months have been draining to say the least. Looking at my drafts folder in WordPress, I have written at least 5 posts on some variation of my feelings in regards to those events. Some have social sprinklings. … Continue reading

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