2012 Swimsuit Issue on Location: Catalina Island

Swim, Video

Marilyn’s Epoch:

The Dawn of Sex Appeal

Chase Wilson // Costa Rica // 2:29

Video

It’s hard to turn down a trip to Costa when the waves are playful and this fun

Chase books the ticket and takes the ride

InfluencING Kilian Garland

Blogs

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

Kilian on dining in Santa Barbara, traveling with a didrido and the best shows on TV

Globe’s Bantam Ditch Days // 1:10

Video

Globe’s Bantam skateboards are back — now with new colorways, wider trucks and stiffer decks

Go ahead, have yourself a ditch day

Nick Rosza // Salty Beards, Ventura // 2:23

Video

Nick says his travel budget’s tapped for the year — we sure hope this isn’t the case

Yet, the “one-footer”s he’s ripping will get us stoked for our lunch-time surf

Balaram Stack // DC: Show & Tell // 2:43

Video

DC pries into the life of New York’s favorite son

Balaram on getting spit out of Pipeline tubes and the New York Pro

Swell: A Year of Waves

News

Join us on May 24 at 7pm at Salvation Malibu

See the flyer for details

Influential Families: The Fletchers // 4:15

Video

They’ve influenced multiple generations and have been at the forefront of modern surfing

This is their story — the Fletcher story

July 2012 Issue Wallpaper

Photos

Ten wallpaper-sized images from SURFING’s staff photographers

Because your old wallpaper is so last month!

Matt Wilkinson and Damien Wills // Australia // 1:35

Video

Wilko and Dom exchange waves at their local beachie

Wilko’s hardly out2brunch in this clip

Dean Morrison // North Shore, Oahu // 2:08

Video

Two minutes of North Shore tubes satisfies Dingo’s insatiable appetite

This is Dean Morrison, inside of waves

Josh Kerr // Gold Coast, Australia // 2:05

Video

More outtakes during the filming of Josh’s new signature film

Kerrzy at home on the Goldy producing gold

Surf Adventures of Chancho // Mexico // 5:31

Video

Sterling Spencer’s Mexican adventures continue in Part 2 with Tonino Benson and Nick Rozsa

Ever seen someone surf in a habit?

Ten Photos Part 2: Follow the Light Entries 2012

Photos

Ten selected visuals from Photo Editor Peter Taras — another impressive round

Who’s your pick for the grant? Let your voice be heard

Paul Fisher // Indonesia // 2:48

Video

He herds cattle. He pumps your gas. He carpools. He’s a family man.

But, more importantly, he’s a working class man. The Fish, all in a days work.

2012 NSSA West Coast Championships

NSSA Blog, Photos

A weekend of combo swell provided Westerns with very contestable waves on the Southside of the Huntington Beach pier

America’s best west coast prodigies battled for a podium finish — yet, Japanese surfer, Hiroto Oohara, was victorious

Dege O’Connell // Hawaii, Indo, Mex // 3:48

Video

Dege’s winter and early spring looked a bit like this

Some people call it a Club Sandwich. We’re still unclear though. See Dege’s @1:08.

Jeremy Flores and Friends // 2012 Moments // 3:20

Video

If your behind the scenes looked anything like this from the first five months of 2012, life is pretty good.

What’s the rest of the year have in store for Reunion Island’s favorite son?

Nic Von Rupp // Europe // 3:38

Video

Nic hops on a short flight in search of dark, shadowless tubes on his forehand

…and tubes he finds

Nat Young // Santa Cruz // 2:56

Video

Nat lookin’ at home — at home

These are the training sessions that yield QS victories

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