North Shore Couch Tour Update

posted by / News / December 1, 2008

I’m going to be honest up front here: this is my first true night on someone else’s couch. I just

Stephanie Gilmore Wins The 2008 ASP Womens World Title

posted by / News / December 1, 2008

Stephanie Gilmore was in a strange place at the beginning of this year. Call it a world title hangover. She’d

Sunset Beach: Day 3

posted by / News / December 1, 2008

Pat O’Connell gave Yadin Nicol a little challenge yesterday afternoon: paddle out with him in the 35-knot, victory-at-sea conditions at

Month Of The Shaper: Jeff “Doc” Lausch

posted by / News / December 1, 2008

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Month Of The Shaper: Ben Aipa

posted by / News / November 30, 2008

Editor’s Note: In conjunction with our annual Surfboards Issue (On newsstands Nov. 18), we will be posting one interview per

Sunset Beach: Day 2

posted by / News / November 30, 2008

The minute you start thinking Sunset Beach is kinder and gentler than it used to be, it wheels around and

Carnage At Pipeline

posted by / News / November 29, 2008

You heard the reports in the morning. Owen Wright: “Pipeline looks like death right now.” Dustin Barca: “Way too dangerous.”

Sunset Beach: Day 1

posted by / News / November 29, 2008

No surprises on this swell. It arrived as forecasted, picked up through the day as forecasted and held for some

Month Of The Shaper: David Barr

posted by / News / November 28, 2008

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Month of the Shaper: Michael Walter

posted by / News / November 28, 2008

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Month Of The Shaper: John Carper

posted by / News / November 27, 2008

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Surfing Magazine’s 2008 Hawaii Couch Tour

posted by / News / November 26, 2008

Well, I’m on a couch as I write this, but I wouldn’t exactly call it a “tour” yet. I’m at

Month Of The Shaper: Chris Christenson

posted by / News / November 26, 2008

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Coco Ho Cleared In ASP Controversy

posted by / News / November 25, 2008

The ASP Athlete Rules & Discipline Committee announced today that the Coco Ho -in/interference incident, which occurred Thursday, November 20,

NSSA Reunites With Surfing America

posted by / News / November 25, 2008

San Juan Capistrano, Calif. – November 25, 2008 – Surfing America, the National Governing Body for Surfing in the United

Month Of The Shaper: Xanadu

posted by / News / November 25, 2008

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The North Shore Week In Review

posted by / News / November 25, 2008

On the bulletin board at Foodland there are dozens of bad photocopies offering rooms for rent. The rates are not

Month Of The Shaper: Ricky Carroll

posted by / News / November 24, 2008

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Michel Bourez Wins The Reef Hawaiian Pro

posted by / News / November 23, 2008

CONDITIONS: 3-6 feet and stormy, then clean then stormy again then howling offshore and filthy perfectHEATS HELD: The rest of

Month Of The Shaper: Shane Stoneman

posted by / News / November 23, 2008

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