Planeta Surf Mag Interview – Trying to paint surfboards, Charging Big Waves, Puerto Escondido

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Planta Surf Mag interviewed me. We talked about: How hard it was in the 90′s to get surfboard companies to let me paint their boards; My love for surfing Puerto Escondido Charging big waves, and more! You can read it here: Making Things Look Cool with Drew Brophy. I hope you enjoy it. Life is […]

Painting Story – PERCESSION 2012 the Return of Quetzalcoatl on Surfboard

PERCESSION Surfboard Painting by Drew Brophy Jan 2012

PERCESSION 2012 painted by Drew Brophy, Uni Posca Paint Pens on 7’4″single fin retro 1970′s Surfboard shaped by Ron House.  POST UPDATE:  THIS BOARD is SOLD!  A portion of proceeds went to SurfAid’s Board Art Benefit. (But, you can order your own Custom Surfboard Painting, click HERE for pricing and order form.) There are 3 […]

Central Surf Pro, Big Wave Magic and Painting with Locals at The Mexican Pipeline

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“Some people do not understand the allure of Stand up Paddling; it’s much harder than regular surfing, and at the Mexican Pipeline, it’s borderline insane….” I have been surfing in Puerto Escondido for over 20 years.  I first made the journey from South Carolina so that I could learn to surf big waves at the […]

Puerto Escondido Stand Up Surf Contest Day 1

Drew in Puerto - Photo by Saul Vasquez

“Surfboards just break here….” Today was the first day of the Central Surf Pro Stand Up Paddle Surf Contest in Puerto Escondido, Zicatela Beach. The contest is scheduled to run from 7 a.m. to noon every day. The waves were about 6 feet and glassy – the swell is expected to pick up tomorrow and […]

Preparing for Puerto -Things you Need when surfing the Mexican Pipeline

Drew Brophy and his paddleboard gun Sept 2011 rs

One of two things happen when you see monstrous, huge waves that you’re about to surf  for the first time; you either look at it like “there’s no way in hell I’m going out there” or you look at it with joy, because you’ve been waiting for this moment all your life. The first time […]