The Inertia recently picked up on Alan Stoke's most recent film My Canvas shot by Mr B Productions.
'I don’t think surfing is spiritual. It’s really, really fun, and being in the ocean is really, really fun. Maybe there’s even some kind of connection based on the fact that we’re made up of water, but if there is, it’s couched in science, not spirituality. That’s not to say that I don’t see where someone who thinks that surfing is a spiritual endeavor is coming from, it’s just to say that for me, it’s not. I don’t look at waves and see some kind of mysterious gift that speaks to my soul, I look at waves and see wind over water and storms thousands of miles away that make things that are going to be really fun to slide around on top of. I suppose, in fact, that both are equally as incredible.'
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