Collegiate Surfing: Not an oxymoron.

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Mitch Varnes has helped mastermind a number of innovations in surfing, such as: The O’Neill Sebastian Inlet Pro Board Sports

The Top 9 Headlines Of 2008

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Nine!? Why Nine? Aren’t these annual wrap-ups always even numbers—5, 10, possibly 20? Either that or “12 and 5/8 Reasons

February Issue 2009 Surfing Magazine

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FOREWARDBy Evan Slater As a surf media dude for well over a decade now, I feel privileged to have covered

Review: The Rip Curl H-Bomb

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I remember surfing in the dead of winter 20 years ago, as my bros and I shivered in our neon-colored

Christmas In Hawaii

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Kustom Air Strike Week In Review

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Welcome to the Kustom Air Strike Week in Review. The mission is simple: To highlight one front-runner a week until

Maverick’s 2009 Surf Contest Is Back On

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Well, thanks to Jim Beam Bourbon we’ll get to watch the world’s best throw themselves over the ledge and into

World’s First Blog

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I have a blog now, and it may be the world’s final blog. By the time I get into something,

The Good The Bad And The Ugly

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We know, we know. Surf-First asks a whole lot of questions. It makes your brain hurt to remember all that.

New Jersey With Ryan Miller

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Stephanie Gilmore wins the 2008 Billabong Pro Maui & Triple Crown

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Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 20, newly-crowned two-time ASP Women’s World Champion, defeated Melanie Bartels (HAW), 26, to claim the her second

Trestles Saved

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Really, two bottles of champagne just doesn’t seem enough for such a victory. But for Surfrider’s Marketing and Communications Director

A Bugs Eye View

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A simply outstanding series of events that made up the {{{Vans}}} Triple Crown of Surfing. Of course, with the Billabong

WQS Update With Al Hunt

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Congratulations to everyone that achieved their goals on the men’s, women’s and longboard tours in either the ASP Dream Tour

North Shore Couch Tour Update

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It’s 4:40 on a sleepy Sunday afternoon on the North Shore and I’m sitting in the hallway again. It’s a

2009 Shaper Of The Year: Tom Wegener

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Visiting and getting to interview Tom Wegener was a true pleasure. For the article in SURFING’s Surfboard’s Issue, I wrote

Kelly Slater wins the 2008 Billabong Pipeline Masters

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CONDITIONS: Willy Wonka’s 8-foot chocolate shack factoryHEATS HELD: Round 4 to the finalsNATURE’S CALL: Time for some crowd control. Rain

North Shore Lightbox 12/12/2008

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2008 Billabong Pipeline Masters Day 2

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The North Shore smells like charcoal right now as BBQ’s up and down the seven-mile miracle fire up. After another

The Roundtable

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While you were playing Guitar Hero in between sessions —or punching your time card and hating your job — few

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