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About 1stpeaksteve

The Side Wedge is a product of the journey through life of Steve Zima. Former professional surfer, writer, and Operational Management specialist; this is an eclectic collection of travel tips, surf coaching, and stories from my past. I also spotlight music that moves me and world events. Thanks for reading!

Noise to Note! #139

  A great song? There are many. This could go on a list of the perfect songs. Even live in a studio. The Cure – Just Like Heaven

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Improve Your Surfing – And More! Pt. 2

  So by now you have been thinking if improving your surfing is what you want to do. After some mulling and after being cut off by a 12 year old girl on a bodyboard; you have decided that the … Continue reading

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Improve Your Surfing – And More! Pt. 1

  Surfing is not an easy sport. So I will start off with the disclaimer: If you are out of shape or have an injury; please consult a professional and get it done the correct way. Do not wing it … Continue reading

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Noise to Note! #138

Some psychedelia infused into your music will only spruce things up a tad. So will some reverb on the vocals and songs crafted upon the feel of riding down an empty highway on your bike. Ask The Cult or The … Continue reading

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Gift in a Box

Way back in a small box, under other boxes; lies a few minutes captured. The video is of my friends and I skateboarding. Our times came together and now over time we have all grown up and followed different paths. … Continue reading

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Noise to Note! #137

The Pretenders – Talk of the Town. And sorry to Mullet Killer…I know he wants more videos with senior citizens dancing and camera shots panning out from inside a microwave. Next week, buddy!  

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Noise to Note! #136

  I have spoken about this part of writing before. Sometimes you just can not scrape up an idea if your life depended upon it. Other times, you are churning out draft after draft of subject matter. You have more … Continue reading

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