jeff johnson surfer

This page was last edited on 27 April 2020, at 00:50 (UTC). It’s horrible sitting in one place for hours starring at the screen. You need a full team of guys dedicated and right for the brand.


Los Angeles, CA 90066, Check out 42 creative surfers’ homes in Surf Shacks® the book. Yeah, there’s definitely a lot of change.

He developed a good relationship with Patagonia even testing out merchandise for them, but still viewed his role there as more of a side thing.

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To me that’s the most fun. Kara: Small steps! Then I guess I’m a photographer, writer, surfer, climber, in no specific order.

12-13 years old thumbing rides, riding public transport, going into the big city. We wanted to be out of town in a more natural, rugged environment, live closer to nature. I was fortunate to work the beach with some of my biggest heroes at some of my favorite surf spots, Mark Cunningham at Pipe, Mark Dombrowski at Waimea Bay, Roger Erickson at Sunset. We’re so disconnected. He lived on the North Shore of Oahu for fifteen years, traveling extensively, writing, and taking photographs. Jack Johnson admits he owes a lot to his dad, Jeff . I get to share photos that never see the light of day.

I am so thankful to have been able to experience two cultures growing up, my mother is from Fiji and my dad is from the South Island in New Zealand, they’re actually quite opposite worlds… Fiji is probably the most laid back place on earth with the happiest people on earth, I try to carry that with me.

Stuck on the side of a picture perfect but perfectly untrustworthy Andes peak some 7,500 feet above the craggy Chilean coast, surfer-climber Jeff Johnson considered his dwindling options.

Johnson kept hearing the mantra of an old climbing adage in his head: “It’s never too late to quit.”. After a friend of his turned him on to becoming a flight attendant, seeing as it the job had a similar schedule to a fireman’s, and also had travel benefits. This was before Facebook. “I still had my job as a flight attendant and could travel to all these places.

Long story short we all got hired in 2004 to develop the surf component to the brand. It feels like we’re far away, but town is just a 20 minute drive down the hill.

Gravity bats last. I’ve been working on the thing for 10 years now. I decided to make a book out of them. © Copyright 2011 – 2020 Indoek LLC 12326 Venice Blvd. Culturally when you are a Kiwi, you feel like your part of this small village on an island in the South Pacific, the Maori culture is very much alive and unique, I think it’s very special that the pakeha (white people) of New Zealand actually take pride in the Maori heritage. The craziest rescue I ever had was my first one. During that same time a friend of his was writing an article on one of Johnson’s favorite surfers, Eric Walter Haas.

Johnson is a passionate surfer, climber, and world traveler. “Wait, Jeff, there might be a way up this ridgeline. When I grew up I started modeling from age 19 to 38, it took me all over the world and exposed me to a lot. Growing up in New Zealand we were doing a lot of the same things kids were doing everywhere, I grew up on the north shore of Auckland, the biggest city in NZ. The editor there really liked what she saw and started paying for my film and processing. I still surf and climb — not as much as I used to, but I still get after it.

There was a kid way outside on the outer reefs drifting toward Kauai in the rip. By the time we had our drivers licenses we had a huge network of friends spanning the entire Bay Area where our peers hadn’t even left home yet without being accompanying by their parents. I had never really looked at it as a viable career, it was just a fun thing to do.”, Aaron Farley’s Ever-Evolving Artistic Experimentation, Military Logic: Sophie Barbasch’s Photographic Exploration of Brazilian Military Schools, DIY Documents: Lucas Reif on Design, Print and Language, Wide Angle Vision: Rob Collins Delves Into Documentary With New Photo Book.

Like semi-homeless; he was in the Eddy and would stash boards in the brush or something.”, After learning the piece his friend was doing on Haas was only going to be a small side article he decided to do one himself. Celebrating coastal culture as we see it, Indoek represents a “modern life” for creative professionals of all disciplines. Kara was a friend of a friend. Johnson's Adventures On The Chilean Coast. Hollister Ranch Sues State Over New Public Access Law, Revisiting Kelly Slater’s All-Time Soup Bowl Score From “Campaign 2”, Jon Wayne Freeman Takes His Quest for Old Guy Airs to Lower Trestles, New 5-Acre Wave Pool Proposed For West Side of Oahu, Sophie Goldschmidt Steps Down as CEO of WSL, Dylan Graves and Dane Gudauskas Rip a Man-Made Wedge on an Artificial Isle in Nigeria, Wanna Shape Your Own Board? Timmy cursed it as the most unconsolidated nightmare he’d ever encountered. Jeff wouldn’t be able to tell either, it’s not something he went to school for or dreamed of doing when he was young, he looks at his photography and what he does in a simple way, just capturing moments spent with friends. Get the latest videos, photos, results, news and bio for pro surfer Jeff Johnston. “I’m either bringing my camera and I’m working, or I’m leaving it at home and going surfing or climbing.

I work nights a lot, when she was younger I would hire help, it’s easier now that she is in pre-school and I have employees. The yard hadn’t been maintained in like 30 years. So I decided to do it, I hunted down all these photos of him that were just mental and then got all these quotes from guys like Broc Little and Owl Chapman.”. Discover more creative surfers’ homes in our book, “Surf Shacks®”. "It's kind of a shit show, to be honest with you, but I'm excited. Life as a mum and the brand Kara Thoms were pretty much birthed together so its all new… Sometimes it’s a juggle, I want and try to always be a present mum, Jeff travels a lot so it’s really important. I want to be there. Eric Walter HaasJeff JohnsonPatagoniaphotographysurfThe Surfer's journalYvone Chouinard.

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Walking into Handlebar Cafe in downtown Santa Barbara with Converse high tops half hidden by cuffed blue jeans, and a brown t-shirt, no one, including the blonde with the latte would be able to tell that climber, surfer, former north shore lifeguard, flight attendant, Patagonia staff photographer, and all around waterman Jeff Johnson was standing in line with them. Sunset was completely closed out. I got an email in 2007 with a link to YouTube. I did a surf trip with Yvon and his son Fletcher in 2004. That’s a long story, but I’ll try and make it short. “Just kidding, I’m pulling up.”. The culture back then was quite heavily focused on rugby, and myself and my friends were in effect drawn to a different kinda culture, snowboarding, surfing, skating, smoking weed and listening to punk rock of the 90”s!

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