Black Surfing Association Founder, Tony Corley
Paso Robles, CA

One Mans Vision of Ujoma
Black Surfing Assoc. Founder
Tony Corley
Paso Robles, CA

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Tony Corley has been surfing for well over 30 years. He started surfing in a time when, not only was it rare to see Black Surfers, but it was rare to see surfers period!

Oneill Cold Water Classic
Santa Cruz, CA
Oneill Cold Water Classic
Pro Surfer, Chris Dennis
Santa Cruz, CA

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The 2007 O'neil Cold Water Classic took place the week of October 9 in Santa Cruz, CA. We trekked down to meet up with professional surfer Chris Dennis, a native of Trinidad and Tobago.

Jena 6 Rally
Los Angeles, CA
Jena 6 Rally
Black Surfer Support for Jena
Los Angeles, CA

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In Jena Louisiana, six black students were charged with attempted murder for beating up a white student after he racially taunted and provoked them. The state prosecutor claimed the 'attempted murder weapon' was a shoe. This has stirred up feelings of injustice toward blacks that has been happening for decades, if not, centuries...

Plaskett Creek
Big Sur, CA
Plaskett Creek
Black Surfer Camp Weekend
Big Sur, CA

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The mission was to have a gathering of a handful of Black Surfers from northern California and the central coast for an overnight camping/surf trip to the Big Sur Area. And of course we would film the entire event...

The Experienced and the Novice...
Santa Cruz, CA

Gary Cocroft
Boardshaper
Santa Cruz, CA

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Anticipation made the morning come quickly. We were off to the famous surf town of Santa Cruz. Before we left we had to pick up two people who graciously stepped in to assist on the shoot. Robert would be DP for the day. He has been making films since he was 3 years old and now with a head wise with grey hairs his passion for filmmaking burns hotter than ever..

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Jamila
Soul Surfer of Youth
Santa Cruz, CA

 

Quashi, Soul Surfer's Classic, and Planet Maple

Patrick "Quashi" Mitchell
@ Quashi Surfboards
Oceanside, CA
BSA Soul Surfer's Classic
BSA Annual Surf Competition
Leo Carillo State Beach
Santa Monica, CA

In the spirit of the ancient journeymen the last filming expedition began with a lovingly prepared home-cooked meal by Jason's wife, Sonya….Thank You!. The crew was Kevin, Jason & Darrick, three recently united Brothers who share an intense passion for surfing andan equal desire to share the richness of their Black surf culture.

Dedon Kamathi
@ Planet Maple Skateshop

Inglewood, CA


Cronkite Surf Sessions

Second Day of Filming.
Fort Cronkite, Marin CA
February 24, 7:30 AM

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Four local Black Surfers gathered for a morning session. The journey started in Pacifica where Kevin picked up a fellow surfer, Jerrod Ewell who lives in the neighborhood. Jerrod grew up...


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