Dogtown and Z-Boys

October 4, 2005

In the mid-‘70s, California was hit by a crippling drought that made it impossible to surf any kind of decent waves. The locals in an area of West Los Angeles known as Dogtown always had skateboarding to fall back on when the surfing wasn’t any good.... 

Riding Giants

June 28, 2005

While the Billabong Odyssey (2003) tried to recreate The Endless Summer (1966) for the big wave surfing set, Riding Giants (2004) is much more ambitious. Fresh from the success of his documentary on ‘70s skateboarding, Dogtown and the Z Boys (2001),...