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Outside: The Women Keeping the Art of Surfboard Making Alive

Hello, there! What an honor it is to be featured in this beautiful photo essay by Regina Nicolardi, published in Outside magazine. Below are excerpts and portraits by Regina.
Excerpt from the story:
“As the surfboard industry moves toward prefabricated, machine-cut mass production, hand-shaping surfboards keeps it tied to its roots. Masters at their craft, these four [...]

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Edge boards and the Mysterious Mr. X, The Surfer’s Journal 26.1

Hello, there. The first issue of The Surfer’s Journal in 2017, 26.1 is filled with excellent reading and intriguing photography. I am thrilled to have my documentary feature about the history of edge boards included in this issue. Congratulations to TSJ with the clean new publication design, and amazing content. We are happy to see [...]

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Craftswomen of Surfing by US Blanks

Hello, there. We are honored for Cher to be featured with other talented craftswomen in the beautiful Craftswomen of Surfing – San Diego magazine published by David Scales and the US Blanks company earlier this year. Heartfelt thanks to US Blanks and David Scales for your support of surfing craftswomen!
To read the blog article about Cher, [...]

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Liquid Salt interview with Cher Pendarvis

Hello, there! We send our heartfelt thanks to our friends at Liquid Salt for interviewing us, Steve in 2010 and Cher in 2012. We are incredibly honored to be featured on the beautiful Liquid Salt Magazine site. Thank you so very much, Glenn and Mary. We appreciate all that you do for our precious surfing community. [...]

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Mahalo to Boardriders review

Hi there! It’s taken us awhile to post. We sincerely thank our friends at Board Riders Review Lorenzo Diaz and Anna Santoro, for this really fun interview with us, done earlier in the year. Mahalo nui loa. Aloha and Cowa-flexit!

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Sea Kin, celebration of the sea

Sea Kin Volume 01, Issue 01 is a beautiful publication by and about our sea community, conceived, organized and edited by our very gifted lady-surfer friend Lauren L. Hill.
“Sea Kin is a celebration of the ocean that connects us. It is a collection of stories, ideas and imagery from diverse voices within our surfing culture. [...]

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Pendo’s Flex Science in SLIDE magazine #22

Hello there! We are honored that Steve is featured in this wonderful article written by Andrew Smith in SLIDE #22. Thank you Andy for writing such a great piece! We send our sincere thanks to Editor Ryan Smith and his team at SLIDE for their support of Steve’s work. Our heartfelt thank you goes to [...]

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Liquid Salt interview with Steve Pendarvis

Hi there. Last year the kind folks at Liquid Salt magazine interviewed Steve for their beautiful publication. We are very honored . . . thank you Glenn and Mary.
You can read the interview with Steve at this link.
Thanks for visiting, Aloha and Cowa-flexit!

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Steve Lis and His Fish, The Surfers Journal 20.1

Home Grown: Steve Lis and His Fish by Cher Pendarvis

This story is dear to our hearts and our history. I am honored that Stevie chose me to write the profile about his life and brilliant creativity, and I am thankful to the Surfers Journal for their support of the story. Stevie has brought so much [...]

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Sharing Aloha, The Surfers Journal 19.6

Uncle Val Ching Jr., The Living Link to Surfing’s High Performance Roots
by Cher Pendarvis
It’s a joy to do something nice to honor someone so kind. . .

Sincere thanks to Uncle Val for sharing his important stories and wisdom, and to Joey, Nakoa, Tom Henry, Adam, John, Wallace, Jack, Nick, Tom Pohaku, Jeff and to all of the [...]

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