Cover Drop: September 2012 Issue Cover

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Our Do it Yourself issue hits newsstands in the next week or so. In the meantime…

Can you guess who stands tall on our cover?

Sounds: Wyatt Blair

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Peter Taras ventures north — eventually stumbling upon Alex’s Bar — and Wyatt Blair

They’re a band of three, having the time of their lives

NSSA Nationals Event Wrap-Up

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Zeke Lau and Dax McGill take top honors

Hawaiians dominate the field

Addison Miles // Lower Trestles // 5:13

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He glides across the water like he’s 80 pounds — wait, he is 80 pounds

Just wind him up and watch him go

Fck Vwls: Baby, Take it Off!

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Baby! Take it offThe amazing disappearance of vowels.

It’s about time the surf industry caught on

2012 Volcom Fiji Pro Flipbook: Blue Friday

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The big-wave calvary marched into town [Cloubreak] wielding a gun of their choice

They made us cheer. That Friday took surfing to another level

Playground Planet

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Etnies wants to send you to Hawaii for free

That’s nice of them

2012 NSSA Nationals Highlights: Days 1 – 6

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Photos and a video from the first six days of competition

Watch it all live on Nike’s Facebook page as competition concludes tomorrow

2012 NSSA Nationals Preshow

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Chris Mauro and Peter “PT” Townend discuss the past, present and future of the NSSA Nationals

Small, contestable conditions greet competitors for the final days of competition

2012 NSSA Nationals Webcast and Brackets

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For those who can’t make it to the beach and for those who like to win prizes

So…pretty much everyone

SURFING Magazine Award for Best Commentator: Dave Wassel

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The best of Dave Wassel from The Volcom Fiji Pro — an award was in order

“Toying with his emotions like a teenage girl.” — Mr. Wassel

Oakley Team // Southern California // 6:26

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The “Oakley Dispatch” webisodes debuts episode 4, Cali Dispatch Part 2

Will Seabass pull any chicks in his pirate’s cap?

Kling, Ropero, Davis // Florida Panhandle // 3:08

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Tropical storm Debby served up a mixture of swell, wind and rain in equal parts

Just enough to satisfy their Namibian dream

Michael Dunphy // Central America // 3:28

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Dunphy called his Central American escape a vacay — we’re pretty sure he could write it off as a work trip though

Plenty of air revos and some playful tubes. Well worth your 3 1/2 minutes. Maybe even invest 7

Craig Anderson // DC: Show & Tell // 2:36

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DC questions Ando. Ando responds. He’s a gentleman — honest and grateful

“He’s the definition of groovy.”–Mitch Coleborn

August 2012 Issue Wallpaper

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Eight computer-sized images to inspire your next session — in the tube, in the air and in the lip

We’d tell you to replace that Hashtag Hunted as your wallpaper, but who are we kidding?

Quiksilver’s King of the Groms

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With America’s top young talents in Southern California for the USA Champs and NSSA Nationals, what better week to have the King of the Groms?

Floridian Daniel Glenn took the win with 5 skins. He’ll head to France in September to compete for the global title during the Quiksilver Pro France

Luke Davis // San Clemente // 2:29

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Great to see a young man be as well-versed on the open face and above the lip

His board, his hands, his hair, his cuffed jean — all properly placed in perfect position

Ozzie Wright // Sydney, Australia // 10:00

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“I think it’s taking over skateboarding as far as having creating people and new ideas and new energy.” — Ozzie

“This is Ozzie” — his heart and mind transparent for all to see

August Issue 2012 Outtakes: Hashtag Hunted

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Professional surfers have always been lusted after. Beau Foster, Luke Davis, Koa Smith and Evan Geiselman are the prey

Photos and a video edit from our August 2012 Issue

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