My Spring Break

posted by / News / April 19, 2011

Hot laps in a Formula One car, couch surfing, and a 30th birthday “wine crawl” were just some of the things your favorite World Tour surfers got up to during their recent month-long hiatus

Renaissance Coming: Exhibit E

posted by / News / April 18, 2011

Want a snapshot of where mainstream surf culture is headed? Pretty freakin’ easy, homes — just take a walk down to any junior event or airshow

It’s Good to Be Mick

posted by / News / April 18, 2011

We will never walk 30 days in the fresh linen of the man they call White Lightning — but here’s an idea of what it’s like to have the breeze blowing up your inner thigh and the arm of a former swimsuit model

Follow the Light Foundation Grant

posted by / News / April 18, 2011

Follow the Light Foundation announces call for entries for the 2011 Follow the Light Foundation Surf Photographers Grant

Renaissance Coming: Exhibit D

posted by / News / April 17, 2011

The speed and highly technical nature of modern surf moves makes them difficult to absorb in real time — but now, a new film may have the remedy

Renaissance Coming: Exhibit C

posted by / News / April 16, 2011

The opinions, decisions and style motifs of Dane Reynolds are consumed with religious zeal by a large swathe of the surfing population. It remains to be seen what affect the latest chapter of his career will have on the sport.

Jimmicane’s Passion Picks: Bells Beach

posted by / News / April 14, 2011

Simpo’s secret weapon, who I chose to replace Freddy P, and why I picked Slater against my own personal principles

Renaissance Coming: Exhibit B

posted by / News / April 14, 2011

Grinding on the WQS for your shot at a world title doesn’t appeal to every professional surfer — nor does it appeal to a lot of the surfing public, as companies are beginning to realize

Olam Collaboration Press Release

posted by / News / April 13, 2011

Nestled in Northern Orange County are two of the surfing world’s oldest and most iconic shops, Harbour Surfboards and Kanvas […]

NSSA Standout of the Week: Keto Burns

posted by / News / April 13, 2011

Where SURFING recognize surfers before they’re recognizable

Renaissance Coming: Exhibit A

posted by / News / April 11, 2011

A look at the biggest names and events in surfing over the last 12 months reveals an unmistakable trend

In this five-part series we examine the tremors that hint at a cultural schism in the sport’s core

NSSA Standout of the Week: Amy Nicholl

posted by / News / April 8, 2011

Where SURFING recognize surfers before they’re recognizable

The Ambassador

posted by / News, Video / April 6, 2011

Australian surfer Adrian “Ace” Buchan is one of the tour’s most astute thinkers. We asked him to break down Kelly’s winning formula, Freddy P’s assertion that the tour “is heading in the wrong direction” and Dane Reynolds’ potential absence from competitive surfing

The Sensation

posted by / News / April 1, 2011

He’s been compared to a junior incarnation of Mick Fanning and Owen Wright. Here we ask Brazilian teen star Gabriel Medina to divulge the secret to aerial aptitude by early adolescence and, whether he will challenge the Brazilian stereotype

NSSA Standout of the Week: Isaiah Moniz

posted by / News / March 29, 2011

Where SURFING recognize surfers before they’re recognizable

The Professional

posted by / News, Video / March 28, 2011

Despite racking up a World Tour victory three events into his debut year, 2010 wasn’t all rosy for Brazilian Jadson Andre. Here, he reflects on his first year on tour and reveals what he’s doing to stay relevant

Jordy Smith Signs with Future Fins

posted by / News / March 25, 2011

Futures Fins is stoked to announce the signing

of South African phenom Jordy Smith to the global team.

Nate Tyler // Mexico // 2:59

posted by / News, Video / March 24, 2011

An alternate edit on Nate’s celebrated Innersection entry…

How many decks can you ollie?

Freddy Patacchia, aka Dial-A-Quote, on the ASP

posted by / News / March 22, 2011

Surfing has a proud tradition of outspoken renegade types. Oahu’s Freddy P. fits nicely into that mold, and here tells us why “we’ve fucked our whole [World Tour] system,” with his typical zest

Billabong Bloodlines // Part 3 of 4: Grommets!

posted by / News, Video / March 21, 2011

Video from Billabong’s elite junior surf camp on the North Shore