Bella and Jack March 6 2017 SURF CULTURE The History When Where How In the 1900 s the interest in surfing was renewed by a group of resistant In the 1960 s the epicenter of the teens in Hawaii who were known as the Beach Boys of Waikiki Previously surfing culture had surfing was thought of as an ancient skill that strictly Native Hawaiians found its home on the possessed Surf Culture started to become relevant in the U S after World beaches of Malibu War II The men who were getting out of the war turned to surfing as a coping mechanism These veterans brought surfing from Hawaii to Southern California It was a less conservative way of life for people who were in search of a more spiritual lifestyle For a lot of people surfing was less of a sport and more of a cultural representation of their beliefs and values Bella and Jack 1
Bella and Jack  March 6, 2017  SURF CULTURE The History  When, Where, How  In the 1900   s, the interest in surfing was re...
Bella and Jack March 6 2017 Early Years In Ancient Hawaii the sea was looked as it s own being It was known at the time as he e nalu The Kahunas priests were relied on to pray to the sea for good surf They would perform rituals such as chants and dances The activity soon migrated to commoners in the villages Surfing served as a way to dispute di erences throughout the citizens as well as a way for the chief to stay in shape When Hawaii was discovered in 1778 by James Cook and later colonized the popular activity was soon lost But surfing is extinct quite yet Influential Members Jack London 1876 1916 Known to many as an award winning author he was also considered surfings first ambassador London began surfing in 1907 when on vacation in Hawaii London was one of the first writers to document the activity of The Beach Boys of Waikiki Im just a surfer who wanted to build something to surf longer Duke Kahanamoku 1890 1968 Duke was one of the early members of the Waikiki Beach Boys which were a main attraction to Hawaii in the early 1920s Kahanamoku in his later years would be credited to bringing surfing to the Australia Surfer Magazine was one of the main magazines that gave a look at this rising culture Robert Wilson Simmons 1919 1954 Coined as the father of the modern surfboard Simmons was the first person to invent a surfboard made from balsa wood He would later refine this new surfboard many times throughout the year including adding fins to the underneath and putting a layer of fiberglass on the top Simmons life was cut short when he drowned in a eight foot wave when he was 35 JACK O NEILL Jack O Neill 1923 O Niell founded one of the biggest brands in surfing culture today O Neill He opened one of California s first surf shops that was located just down the street from one of his favorite body surfing spots O Neill was one of the first people to create the common wetsuit that is a essential in the modern culture of surfing Bella and Jack 2
Bella and Jack  March 6, 2017  Early Years In Ancient Hawaii, the sea was looked as it   s own being. It was known at the ...
Bella and Jack March 6 2017 Natural or Accidental Jack O Niell lost his eye when his board suddenly snapped back into his eye Surf Culture was spread throughout deliberately by the people who who brought it from Hawaii The spreading of the culture in Southern California could be described as accidental One person tells another that it s their favorite pastime and other people want to try it too The actual culture forming was accidental in the sense that each person built o of the most influential surfer at the time There are many things such as symbols that surfers saw others doing and copied And there are many things like the equipment needed that are not accidental at all Every surfer needs to have certain things to succeed in the sport philosophy Societal Relationship A lot of surfers are looked down upon for living such a chill laid back lifestyle It can be considered a very spiritual freeing pastime It is considered a sport by society however not one of mainstream sports Surfers are looked at as talented but there s also a certain stigma around their intelligence The classic surfer dude is looked at as someone who talks with an accent has shaggy blonde hair and a low intelligence level A big wave is like a beautiful woman exciting to look at and thrilling to ride Music played a big role in the process in spreading surfer culture by singing about love and thrilling adventure Buzzy Trent Bella and Jack 3
Bella and Jack  March 6, 2017  Natural or Accidental  Jack O   Niell lost his eye when his board suddenly snapped back int...
Bella and Jack March 6 2017 Detail Questions 1 Is your culture material or nonmaterial Surfing Culture is a non material culture because it is build on non tangible things like beliefs rules and ethics 2 What elements of culture shock might those who have never experienced this culture have Surf culture is has many embedded ways in it that could be shocking to outsiders for examples how calm and easy going some members might be or how much people care about getting the perfect wave 3 Create a list of unique symbols that may apply to your culture Shaka a way of nonverbal greetings to fellow surfers 4 Make a list of slang terms that your culture would understand Macker a wave big enough to drive a mack truck through Hang Ten riding a longboard with both feet on the nose of the board Point Break a wave that breaks onto a rocky point Shubee a tourist who buys surfing gear and dresses surf but has never surfed in their life 5 How are is your culture in potential conflict with the dominant culture s values Surf Culture is built on a very laid back and calm attitudes where dominant culture has more stressful and hectic ways of living 6 Provide examples Norms Laid back behavior and chill attitude Mores If you ditch your surf board after you wipeout and it could hit someone when you ruin someone else s wave you are expected to apologize Folkways waiting your turn on the beach for your wave and respecting the locals whom own the break 7 Is the social culture part of High or Popular culture I think that surf culture is part of popular culture but does not share the same popularity as most subcultures within popular culture Bella and Jack 4
Bella and Jack  March 6, 2017  Detail Questions 1. Is your culture material or nonmaterial      Surfing Culture is a non-m...
Bella and Jack March 6 2017 Works Cited Andy Irons Last Interview Stab Magazine N p 08 Mar 2016 Web 08 Mar 2017 Charliewood93 Surfing Down Under The Documentary YouTube YouTube 10 Feb 2014 Web 08 Mar 2017 The History Of Surfing The History Of Surfing N p n d Web 08 Mar 2017 Inside the Curl Surfing s Surprising History National Geographic National Geographic Society 04 Mar 2017 Web 08 Mar 2017 N p n d Web Surf Culture Wikipedia Wikimedia Foundation 27 Feb 2017 Web 08 Mar 2017 Surf Culture s Inspiration Transcends the Wave Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times n d Web 08 Mar 2017 SURFING FOR LIFE History of Surfing SURFING FOR LIFE History of Surfing N p n d Web 08 Mar 2017 Material and Non Material Culture Material and Non Material Culture N p n d Web 03 Mar 2017 LaTussek Jan 10 of the Most Influential Surfers Ever The Inertia N p 10 Nov 2014 Web 06 Mar 2017 Bella and Jack 5
Bella and Jack  March 6, 2017  Works Cited   Andy Irons  Last Interview.  Stab Magazine. N.p., 08 Mar. 2016. Web. 08 Mar. ...