HISTORY

Posted: July 6, 2013 at 3:29 pm

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

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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 in Hall Of Fame

Posted: July 1, 2013 at 4:22 pm

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

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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.

Posted in Hall Of Fame

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.

Posted in Retro Product

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

Posted: March 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm

Pat Caldwell relaxes on a balcony overlooking the contest scene at Manly Beach during the Pro Am event which saw the cream of world bodyboarding turn up to compete. Pity the waves didn’t show up. Photo Chris Stroh

Posted in Contest Moments

Posted: February 23, 2012 at 4:15 pm

2012 Pipeline Challenge saw a Legend heat run before the final. Pictured below are from right to left Lanson Ronquilio, Alex Kinimaka, Brian Wise, Pat Caldwell, Adad Wingnut Smith, Hauoli Reeves and Harry Antipala photo Trouville

 

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