10 Photos // Barbados // Tom Carey


Tom on the lens. Jimmicane on the forecast. Wardo, Kerrzy, Mason and Droid in the barrel

Seven Ghosts: Tidal Fantasy // 3:10


The Search continues as Tom Curren and Rip Curl crew score a remote Indonesian tidal bore complete with chocolate-covered barrels

The White Party

Blogs, Editorial

A respite from the surf means back to Palm Springs, where gay men party in the same boardies as you or I

Renaissance Coming: Exhibit A


A look at the biggest names and events in surfing over the last 12 months reveals an unmistakable trend

In this five-part series we examine the tremors that hint at a cultural schism in the sport’s core

Out of Office Reply: Billabong XXL Picks

Blogs, Editorial

Out of Office ReplyAssociate Editor Taylor Paul’s winners.

“Take them as fact,” he says.

Clay Marzo // Breakfast with a Stripper // 4:01


Backside ripping on a ledgy right, banana pancakes, and a chick who takes off her clothes for money

Tyler Newton // HAW & AUS // 2:13


A coupla pipes and a coupla punts

NSSA Standout of the Week: Amy Nicholl


Where SURFING recognize surfers before they’re recognizable

10 Photos // Indian Ocean // Nate Lawrence


Lineups from Western Australia to deepest Indonesia, to remind what exists. To remind what’s possible

Photos by Nate Lawrence

You Are Here: Luke Studer, Shaper

Blogs, Editorial

You Are Here, Nathan MyersMore surfers, more boards. More waves, more broken boards. Shaping in Bali just makes sense

Julian Wilson // Gas Bay // 1:30


While the rest of the crew were chasing down massive Margaret River, Julian opted for a wedging beach break and some massive airs

The Ambassador

News, Video

Australian surfer Adrian “Ace” Buchan is one of the tour’s most astute thinkers. We asked him to break down Kelly’s winning formula, Freddy P’s assertion that the tour “is heading in the wrong direction” and Dane Reynolds’ potential absence from competitive surfing

Clay Marzo // The Comeback // 8:23


The story behind Clay’s knee injury last year, which dry-docked him and led to 30 lbs. of weight gain

Globe’s 0000 Trailer // 1:11


The first trailer from Globe’s long-awaited surf film — which, we’re pleased to report, will melt your mind

Taj Burrow // W.A. // 1:08


Crumbled lips on a shallow shelf, and a montage of TB’s frontside wafts

Josh Kerr + Rusty Team // California // 5:59


Kerr, Joey Brezinksi, and Romain De Marchi surf, skate and snowboard during one California day.

The Party Went Swimmingly

Photos, Swim

Hundreds turned out to celebrate SURFING’s 2011 Swimsuit Issue release in Hollywood — including the models.

Especially the models.

The Sensation


He’s been compared to a junior incarnation of Mick Fanning and Owen Wright. Here we ask Brazilian teen star Gabriel Medina to divulge the secret to aerial aptitude by early adolescence and, whether he will challenge the Brazilian stereotype

You Are Here: Dustin Humphrey, Surf Photographer

Blogs, Editorial

You Are Here, Nathan MyersHe was surfing’s most prolific photographer, and then he just disappeared. What happened to DHump?

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