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!

Welcome Back

    I am back! I read posts from another blogger I know who was lamenting about the battle to write when you are down. I knew that I had to stop and write. Write something! So today I came … Continue reading

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Pro Surfing Newsletters

  Aloha! While doing some digging, I came across some old Association of Surfing Professionals newsletters. Back in the dinosaur days, email and other fanciness was out of the picture so it was up to fine people such as Nancy … Continue reading

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So much is going on in the world and within my life these past few months that I could churn out 10,000 posts. The problem for me becomes what is really important. And what is important as far as investing … Continue reading

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New Day Rising

As a young lad, my wonderful mum (not a person cut out for the internet) told me that I should not bore people with my problems. Unfortunately, this has stuck with me and I am far from an attention seeker. … Continue reading

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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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