10 Photos: One California Day

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SURFING photographer Nate Lawrence takes Nat Young and Nic Hdez to a Central California beachie for some tubes and trouble

Aw, c’mon Nat, you’re bleeding on your swoosh

Conner and Parker Coffin // California // 2:03

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The Young Wise Tails return from the holidays with a fresh wintery edit

How good is Conner’s bottom-turn-top-turn combo at the :53 mark? Bravo.

North Shore Chargers // Oahu, Hawaii // 2:21

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What dreams are made of — on the North Shore

All the boys shack up with blue-eyed beauties

InfluencING Maya Gabeira

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

A list of INGs that have developed her character. And what a fine character she’s become.

Your Weekend Sounds Like This, With Mason Ho

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Five YouTube videos from Mason’s North Shore playlist

“If I really want my dad to watch my clips, there has to be Jimi Hendrix, Santana or some old school jams.”

Matt Meola & Albee Layer // Maui // 2:44

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Meola manages to surf through an entire session with a Santa hat

Christmas days arrives bearing gifts — a few very inverted aerials from the 2:10 mark onward

You Are Here: Bradford Schmidt, GoPro Guy

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You Are Here, Nathan MyersLast month’s little web clip is nearing 6-million views… but they don’t come easy.

GoPro’s ultimate camera geek shares his tips for scoring the clips.

Sherm Moments: Surf Activism in France

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Sherm MomentsMaurice Cole and some pro surfers march to the president’s house.

Stickin’ it to the man, pre-Rastovich

Kolohe Andino // T Street, San Clemente // 2:29

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Like a ballet dancer, Kolohe turns and spins on point with precision

Watch him turn his head and follow through at the 0:54 mark.

Eleven Moments That Defined 2011

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While SURFING Mag tends to keep its focus down the line, we still appreciate a nice look-back now and again. Nathan Myers compiles the moments that defined a year in surfing.

Big surf, Dane, death and groms taking over the world

Milosky Mettle Contender: Ben Wilkinson

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Milosky MettleAussie-born, North Shore-dwelling carpenter is a big-wave surfer’s big wave surfer

Built like a rugby player and twice as tough

Sean Collins Passes Away

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Founder of Surfline dies of a heart attack on Monday

Thank you, Sean, for helping us score

2011 Billabong Pipe Masters Flipbook

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We revisit the final event of the Vans Triple Crown, The Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons

And boy were they graced with epic conditions. This is Pipeline in two and a half days

Your Weekend Should Sound Like This, With Sterling Spencer

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Spencer walks you through his music selection from his new movie, SURF MADNESS!

Some tracks make you feel Indie, some make you want to surf in Crocs

What Would You Say You Do Here? Head ASP judge Richard Porta

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The ASP judges have a tough job.

Here’s a look inside the mind of head judge Richard Porta>/strong>

He Is The Indistinguishable Aussie

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Aussie’s are a rare breed.

Chas gives us his explanation for their madness.

Sherm Moments: Andy Reads the News

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Sherm MomentsA.I. poses for Sherm in a different place in time.

Larger than life before Sherm even got to him

Sherm Moments: KS11

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Kelly lines ‘em up and knocks ‘em down.

What better way to celebrate an 11th world title.

Jack of All Trades Master of Some

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Eric Geiselman, surfing’s renaissance man

“I want to push hard for contests, but I also want to have good video parts for the kids, because that’s what got me into surfing”

THETDWS: The Universe Has A Rhythm

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The universe has a rhythm?

Chas explains it beautifully

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