1 day ago
Parking lot practice session at Topanga today. #gypsyjames in her new @stokedchile 4/m suit… Made all the difference once in the lineup

Parking lot practice session at Topanga today. #gypsyjames in her new @stokedchile 4/m suit… Made all the difference once in the lineup

1 week ago
So proud of my brother @elifaen and his wife Luci for welcoming little cutie Ginger Kimi Faen into the world this week. All are happy and healthy and doing so well.     Skype sure helps bring loved ones into my world

So proud of my brother @elifaen and his wife Luci for welcoming little cutie Ginger Kimi Faen into the world this week. All are happy and healthy and doing so well. Skype sure helps bring loved ones into my world

1 week ago
So Stoked, #gypsyjames needed two shots to show off her awesome new 4/3mm suit thanks to @stokedchile. Muchas gracias Nano!

So Stoked, #gypsyjames needed two shots to show off her awesome new 4/3mm suit thanks to @stokedchile. Muchas gracias Nano!

1 week ago
It’s been a week since my ‘good’ motorcycle accident, and I’m definitely missing my bike. I was very fortunate to avoid serious injury, but as you can see by the images on the right, I’ve been wanting to ride since I was a kid on my dad @profaen’s bikes (still wish he had this Norton from when we lived in SF). My baby girl #gypsyjames on the left… She’s got a spirit destined for adventure too, I know that much for sure.

It’s been a week since my ‘good’ motorcycle accident, and I’m definitely missing my bike. I was very fortunate to avoid serious injury, but as you can see by the images on the right, I’ve been wanting to ride since I was a kid on my dad @profaen’s bikes (still wish he had this Norton from when we lived in SF). My baby girl #gypsyjames on the left… She’s got a spirit destined for adventure too, I know that much for sure.

1 week ago

Beautiful sounds from Moby and Damien Jurado… “Almost Home”… took me to a place I wasn’t. Where my spirit is light and wants to sway smoothly back and forth. Not necessarily full of joy, but free to feel. Life on life’s terms. Maybe grow a little. Appreciate a moment. Share a smile…

1 week ago
Repost from @smashsurf and the Division surfboard ad I appeared in a lifetime ago. Believe it was 1995/6, shot at Curl Curl during a competition when the waves were actually decent. Still remember the ride, and this chapter of my life clearly. I was editing Waves magazine, working hard, but happily creating the foundation for a career in the industry I love.

Repost from @smashsurf and the Division surfboard ad I appeared in a lifetime ago. Believe it was 1995/6, shot at Curl Curl during a competition when the waves were actually decent. Still remember the ride, and this chapter of my life clearly. I was editing Waves magazine, working hard, but happily creating the foundation for a career in the industry I love.

These desert boots have seen plenty, and saved my toes yesterday. Still in shock by the experience, mainly cause I escaped virtually unscathed. Counting my lucky stars…

These desert boots have seen plenty, and saved my toes yesterday. Still in shock by the experience, mainly cause I escaped virtually unscathed. Counting my lucky stars…

2 weeks ago
Happily walked out of the emergency room today, following a motorcycle accident on PCH this morning. Rare to hear of a good bike accident, let alone one involving an aerial maneuver over a car during peak hr traffic… Thankfully I’m humbled by minor bruises and cuts, and grateful for so many fine humans who came to my aid. From nameless witnesses, paramedics and firemen, nurses, doctors and police, to dear friends like @iamtorquato @aaron_farley and my family near @jessiesamedi #gypsyjames and far @profaen @betsyfaen @elifaen. Life moves along fast, and every moment is worth celebrating. #triumph #liferollson #anotherdayinLA

Happily walked out of the emergency room today, following a motorcycle accident on PCH this morning. Rare to hear of a good bike accident, let alone one involving an aerial maneuver over a car during peak hr traffic… Thankfully I’m humbled by minor bruises and cuts, and grateful for so many fine humans who came to my aid. From nameless witnesses, paramedics and firemen, nurses, doctors and police, to dear friends like @iamtorquato @aaron_farley and my family near @jessiesamedi #gypsyjames and far @profaen @betsyfaen @elifaen. Life moves along fast, and every moment is worth celebrating. #triumph #liferollson #anotherdayinLA

2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago
(via Life Is A Wave 2014 | Save The Waves)
2 weeks ago
Being able to share the love of surfing, and the beach lifestyle, may be the greatest gift I ever pass along to #gypsyjames. actually riding waves takes up such a small part of my time, but these have largely shaped the better part of my entire existence. So grateful for this tandem ride yesterday at Malibu with my little lady, and for her momma @jessiesamedi capturing it

Being able to share the love of surfing, and the beach lifestyle, may be the greatest gift I ever pass along to #gypsyjames. actually riding waves takes up such a small part of my time, but these have largely shaped the better part of my entire existence. So grateful for this tandem ride yesterday at Malibu with my little lady, and for her momma @jessiesamedi capturing it

3 weeks ago
Woke up early to #gypsyjames saying she wanted to go surf. At first I  was like, ‘can we sleep a bit more? Do you want some food? Can we wait til it warms up?’… She was having none of it. ‘Daddy, we can do all that after we surf.’ Her wetsuit says it all, so #stoked x

Woke up early to #gypsyjames saying she wanted to go surf. At first I was like, ‘can we sleep a bit more? Do you want some food? Can we wait til it warms up?’… She was having none of it. ‘Daddy, we can do all that after we surf.’ Her wetsuit says it all, so #stoked x

1 month ago
Remember eating here with my parents some 25 years ago… Goodbye pancakes for #gypsyjames

Remember eating here with my parents some 25 years ago… Goodbye pancakes for #gypsyjames

Our final sunset this Hawaiian adventure, and a glorious one indeed. So grateful for the time spent here, all the people and places we shared it with, but mainly for #gypsyjames being herself. Countless new treasures locked away in the memories of our journey together…

Our final sunset this Hawaiian adventure, and a glorious one indeed. So grateful for the time spent here, all the people and places we shared it with, but mainly for #gypsyjames being herself. Countless new treasures locked away in the memories of our journey together…

1 month ago
Thanks for another great adventure in paradise, and taking some pics @cleanfeetfreak @amylovehaven #gypsyjames

Thanks for another great adventure in paradise, and taking some pics @cleanfeetfreak @amylovehaven #gypsyjames


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