COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA SURFING: JOSH BURKE

BIOGRAPHY

Josh Burke is a three-time Barbados Under-16 National Junior Champion, two-time U-21 National Champion and two time finalist at the 2014 NSSA National Championships. The son of a former pro surfer and Barbados legend, he started surfing at the tender age of three and surfed his first contest at Soup Bowl at six years old. He was profiled in Surfing Magazine’s “Under 21” issue as one of the hottest talents on the globe.

Burke was chosen to represent not only the country of Barbados, but the entire Caribbean, Central and South America, at the 2013 Quiksilver King of the Groms in Hossegor, France, held during the Quiksilver WCT. There, he finished a respectable eighth place among the best groms in the world. He’s represented Barbados at the ISA World Junior Surfing Championships twice and is now focusing his attention on competing in the WSL Junior North American series and participating in a select few Mens WQS events. https://www.reef.com/ambassadors/josh-burke.html

At the BeachNBoardsFest 2020 in Cocoa Beach, Florida on 15mar2020: 

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BEIRUT STREET ART: CALLIGRAPHY DOOR by YAZAN HALWANI

Here’s another beautiful piece by Yazan. He specializes in Arab calligraphy, which has fast become his “signature.” It’s getting easier and easier to spot a “Yazan Halwani” around the city. And that’s a good thing.

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“Why it’s simply impassible!
Alice: Why, don’t you mean impossible?
Door: No, I do mean impassible. (chuckles) Nothing’s impossible!”
Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

24AUG13. Beirut, Lebanon.