Category Archives: Scott Valor’s Surf Journal

Surfer, Author, and all around cool guy. Check his photos, videos, and blogs at www.burningpier.com .

Safe Travel & Surf in Mexico!

As surfers, we will go anywhere for waves. We are the first to say yes and the last to back out of any trip outside the US, especially when epic waves and warm water call. Lately, though, many have decided … Continue reading

Posted in Scott Valor's Surf Journal | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Scott Valor Surf Journal BARBADOS

Scott Valor Surf Journal BARBADOS Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Hey guys! Scott Valor is traveling/surfing in Barbados again and although we don’t have any pictures or videos we figure your mind can paint the picture. Enjoy! UPDATE! Scott has posted … Continue reading

Posted in Scott Valor's Surf Journal | Leave a comment

Barbados Surf Dispatch #4 by Scott Valor

Barbados Surf Dispatch #4 by Scott Valor The story is that surfing came toBarbados in the mid-60s or so, from visiting Americans. During the Vietnam War, the US still had the draft. Those who didn’t want to be drafted into … Continue reading

Posted in Scott Valor's Surf Journal | Leave a comment

Barbados Surf Dispatch 3 “Nicknames” by Scott Valor

Barbados Surf Dispatch 3 “Nicknames” by Scott Valor First, the brief surf report: “wind swell” again today, which means head-high + sets at Soup Bowl. Paddled out late (11 a.m.) because too much rum the night before means too much … Continue reading

Posted in Scott Valor's Surf Journal | Leave a comment

Barbados Surf Dispatch 2 “Smells Delicious” by Scott Valor

They call them “bonnies.” They are better known as Scotch Bonnet peppers and they are hot. What is hot? One of the hottest Mexican peppers is the habanero, which is a ridiculously spicy little cube-shaped pain chamber. According to some … Continue reading

Posted in Scott Valor's Surf Journal | Leave a comment

Barbados Surf Dispatch 1 by Scott Valor

I sit out at the top of the break alone. It’s early, on a nearly windless morning. Eventually one guy paddles out, then a few others. “Hey, you’re here! When ’d youget in?” one asks. “Good to see you,” says … Continue reading

Posted in Scott Valor's Surf Journal | Leave a comment