Posted: January 30, 2014 at 1:14 am

Pat Caldwell below practicing what he preached, inventor of the El Rollo mid rotation from the pages of Bodyboarding Magazine late 80′s.


Posted in Hall Of Fame

Posted: January 3, 2014 at 8:42 am

Pat Caldwell one of Bodyboarding’s original characters and innovative pioneers snapped at Salt Creek by Scot Winer from the pages of Bodyboarding Mag ’90.



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Posted: July 6, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Two legends of the sport share the good times in Hawaii after another Northshore season.


Posted: July 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm

While Pat Caldwell was well known for his Hawaiian exploits surfing Sandy’s and Pipe he also spent plenty of time on the mainland at the infamous back breaking Newport Wedge. Pats Hawaiian big wave experiences made him a standout at the Wedge like this vertical freefall photo by Peter Brouillet.


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Posted: July 1, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Keith Sasaki, Pat Caldwell, JP Patterson and friends share the goodtimes.


Posted: May 16, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Posted in History Lesson

Posted: January 13, 2013 at 8:43 am

Pat Caldwell one of the original pioneers of the sport reaps the rewards 1980. Photo from Pats photo collection.

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Posted: July 29, 2012 at 3:49 pm

Pat Caldwell and JP Patterson both used a reverse hand style when trimming that Pat called The Wounded Duck style. At the time 4 time world champ Mark Richards was labelled the Wounded Gull for his unique approach. Photo below captures Pat in Mexico leaning forward and displaying the reverse arm position.Image by Fillipi.




Posted: May 21, 2012 at 9:12 am

Riding waves and gloves for paddling have never been popular. While they have been proven to increase paddle power the unnatural feel and look have limited there retail success. Many companies have tried but most have failed. This advertisement from the early 90′s features Pat Caldwell spruiking a pair of TFL Power Gloves.

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Posted: March 20, 2012 at 3:07 pm

Pat  stylish as ever busts out the Praying Mantis move on a fun size day on the far South Coast around ’90 photo Stroh

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