by Clay Schmitz | Oct 20, 2016 | adventures, surf videos, videos
I had a great time at the Heavy Water event at Ocean Beach Yesterday. Big thanks to the organizers and athletes for bringing the wonderful SUP community together. Feels good to see and be seen and known among good people at the beach. Also might be the first time in history there have only been SUP surfers in the water at Ocean Beach.
Here is a quick slo mo highlight, and below is the complete edit with narration…
by Clay Schmitz | Oct 11, 2016 | adventures, surf videos, videos
A mini video review and my thoughts on the GoPro Hero5 Session camera. Also I talk a bit about the expectations and desire for new tech and the reality of how we feel after we get it. I swapped out the original GoPro session for this new one and gave it go on my bamboo SUP surfboard mounted elevated pole. I am impressed, as the camera looks and sounds better with more image capturing horsepower in it. Feeling stoked! I am looking forward to capturing many adventures this fall and winter…
by Clay Schmitz | Apr 10, 2016 | DIY camera mounts, projects, surf videos, videos
Experiencing the fun and welcoming vibe of SUP Downwinding and seeing how undiscovered it is I wanted a way to get the word out and share the stoke. I have lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 40 years and had no idea there are surfable waves in the bay, and even after I discovered this I didn’t really believe it until I saw it. Growing up I had the belief that the bay was dirty or gross and only for boats, definitely not a warm sandy beach for swimming kinda place. My first summer living in Alameda introduced me to a different idea, one where there are thousands of empty waves every day right in front of a beautiful warm sandy beach. For me the thing that really blew mind is that there is no one out surfing these waves, and when I tell other surfers this they don’t believe it. The idea or dream of having endless uncrowded waves with warm welcoming people is real…
by Clay Schmitz | Nov 12, 2015 | surf videos, videosThis is page 2 of the post: POV camera pole mount for surfboards. Page one has the newest bamboo pole videos and can be found here. ...
by Clay Schmitz | Aug 17, 2014 | a surf tale, film, projects, surf videos, videos
Clay Island a surf tale is my first movie. I made it up as I went, spending many years attempting to create the shots I envisioned. Some shots worked some didn’t, I learned a lot and I am very grateful for the experience. The movie website can be found here…
by Clay Schmitz | Feb 5, 2010 | a surf tale, member videos, surf videos, videos
Below is a version of the film Clay Island a Surf Tale that has been modified slightly, one scene has been shortened by a minute or two. The full version is still available here: Amazon.com. The original movie website can be found here: clayisland.com/movie.
Length - 33:23
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