Mikey Wright // Lenox Head // 1:26

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He’s 15. He’s Owen’s little brother. He’s also the under 16 Aus champ

Older brother and sister have written the map, Mikey just needs to navigate it

Reef McIntosh Wins Da Hui Backdoor Shootout

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What are you going to do now, Reef?

Forget Disneyland, the guy’s getting hitched

Ryan Carlson // Salt Creek and HB Pier // 3:11

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When the swell fills in on South Side, Carlson owns the peak

A boogie boarder can’t stop him. See Ryan navigate the obstacle and straight into the tube @ 2:57. It’s just too good.

Michel Bourez + Nike Europe Team // Mentawais, Indonesia // 2:16

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The boys get acquainted real quick with square, 8ft Greenbush

Michel leads the charge — like a Spartan would. What a tube ride at 1:50.

Frederico “Kikas” Morais // Lisbon, Portugal // 2:39

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We’re not exactly sure who this kid is, but he does a great job laying his board on rail

Another Tiago Pires in training?

Da Hui Backdoor Shootout Day 2 Photos

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Day two boasts perfect conditions and solid swell

This is the photo evidence — Pipe and Backdoor breathing and spitting in lateral directions

InfluencING Dane Gudauskas

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Everything you ever do, see or hear influences your behavior and future decisions.

Dane on cooking beans, listening to Elvis, drinking Budweiser, and a very thought provoking book

Alex Gray and Friends // Off the Wall // 2:48

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The latest from TurkeyMelt.com and Alex Gray

35 rights from a North Shore afternoon. Did you see Koa Smith’s backside tube at 2:10?

Instagram: Luke Davis (@lukedavis)

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iPhone camera + Instagram filters

Luke shares moments from his best weekend and beach day. Ever.

Da Hui Backdoor Shootout Day 2 Highlights

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More multiple angles with the world’s best Pipe surfers

A six minute highlight reel for the books. Enjoy with a cold beverage

Mitch Coleborn // Indonesia // 3:12

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Mitch Coleborn + Indo lefts = A perfect fit. Like your favorite pair of skinny jeans

Mitch threads the needle through one long slow-mo tube 2:38-2:55

Damien Fahrenfort // Mainland Mexico // 3:24

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No rumors here, just a tall South African and a Mexican point break

As a regular-footer, I’d probably trade a year of California waves for one session at this sandy right-hander. Seriously.

Jack Freestone & Crew // North Shore, Oahu // 6:03

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Part 1 of Daze at Sea’s short film Dead End

Does anyone think Ricardo looks like a goofy-footed Jay Davies @1:20? A stout young man doing big airs

Da Hui Backdoor Shootout Day 1 Highlights

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While your west coast spots lit up over the past week, so did Pipe.

Multiple angles for your viewing pleasure. Plus, how-to ride the foam ball with Bruce Irons at the 3:06 mark

Kolohe Andino // Creek, Lowers & T Street // 3:03

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Wowzers. Another edit nothing short of spectacular.

Good to see an array of maneuvers neatly packaged on each wave. FedEx would be proud.

Ten Photos: Favorite Places to Shoot

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With little geography involved, DJ Struntz brings you 10 perspectives that inspire him to inspire you

Within this post you’ll find waves, a gun, a shark and a butt

Sean Collins Paddle Out

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Huge turnout to celebrate the life of one of surfing’s most influential people

They came, they paddled, they surfed

Out of Office Reply: Within Jaws

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Out of Office ReplyAlbee Layer packs an inside bowl at Peahi and emerges unscathed to talk about it.


So, we talk to him about it

Your Weekend Should Sound Like This, With Eric Geiselman

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Eric Geiselman’s music dictates his mood

Let’s replace all his music with amping tunes. Maybe it’ll get him on tour for 2013

Sherm Moments: Much Respect

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Sherm MomentsA portrait of Kala Alexander

Kala calls him Steve and Steve calls him friend

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