Switchfoot’s lead singer Jon Foreman and drummer Chad Butler say that their favorite thing about surfing is feeling small again in the ocean—leaving their problems on the shore, getting lost in the ocean’s infinite magnitude, and sometimes being humiliated by its waves.
This idea, feeling small, was one of the underlying things they communicated in their interview with Sports Spectrum… Continue reading →
I parked my car and hurried into the gas station to buy a bag of ice. It was 5 a.m., and I was running slightly behind.
I had started coaching a golf team at a Christian high school in Charlotte that spring, and it was the morning of our conference tournament, our biggest tournament of the year. Though I was hesitant to accept the position, I looked back on the season and believed it might have been the best thing I had done with my life in a long, long time… Continue reading →
You look the most hipster out of all of us with that bike,” Switchfoot lead singer Jon Foreman laughs.
I look back over my shoulder at Foreman behind me.
“I don’t know about that,” I laugh, as I coast down a hill on a yellow, rusted fixie they’ve lent me from their tour bus. The paint is peeling, and the bike appears to be more silver than yellow. The bike is wobbly and the front brakes are practically non-existent… Continue reading →
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