AuthorKen Lewis

Surf / Snow / Skate industry veteran. Knows his shit.

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Rusty Preisendorfer

San Diego is home to some of the greatest surfboard shapers the world has ever seen. Craftsman since the 1950s have blazed the trail of design but one man in particular has seperated himself from all the others. Rusty Preisendorfer has achieved more...

Phil Castagnola

Phil Castagnola has been a friend of Bird since the day he was born. Growing up as the son of local legend and Select Surf Shop owner Big Phil Castagnola, “Little Phil” watched and learned but not everything was of benefit. Over the years, Phils...


In this first episode we get to learn about Eric Huffman’s journey from his childhood to the present day where he owns and operates The iconic Birds Surf Shed Surf Shop in San Diego. After 50 years in the surf industry, Bird finally opens his own...

Skate Parks In San Diego

10 Rad Skate Parks In San Diego

From the very first skate park, the Carlsbad Skatepark, which opened on March 3, 1976 until now, San Diego has been at the forefront of the skateboard world. While free, public skate parks all but disappeared in the 90s, now there are several dozen...

Fetish Wrestling With Miss Scorpion

Have you ever met someone totally randomly through social media? That’s the beauty of modern technology isn’t it? Somehow connecting with people that in no way would you ever cross paths with in real life. And so it was for me when I met a fetish...

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Tom Petty’s Last Dance In San Diego

Standing with 20,000 people waiting for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers to take the stage on a late summer night. The dank smell of sticky weed, spilled beer and dust penetrated the air as the drunken roar of the crowd grew in excitement. Tom Petty...

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