BREAKING THE SPELL

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Forget about Pancho’s relentless winning at Sunset Beach.This winter, the North Shore’s beloved heavy-foot carried the weight a few steps […]

SURFERS WHO ACT

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We were beginning to wonder. Just a few episodes into the hit show, “The OC”, we watched babbling, bumbling, nerd […]

DEATH AT PIPE

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“It was one of the ugliest waves I’ve ever paddled for, but his head was already down — he was […]

WHO’S NEXT: SHANE BESCHEN

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Look out world. After being knocked off the WCT in 2001 — then knocked around by the ‘QS in 2002 […]

Op Honor Roll – Nathan Carroll

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Nathan Carroll finally got it right. After three years of butting his head against equal 33rd in the Xcel Pro […]

ARRESTING DEVELOPMENT

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Is the surf at the Dana Point Headlands going the way of Killer Dana? It certainly looks that way after […]

BOYS’ CLUB

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There’s only one way into the WCT, pro surfing’s top gun academy. It’s through the World Qualifying Series. But frankly, […]

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON, LIKE GRANDSON

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Filmmaking is in the blood.Or at least it appears that way with Wes Brown and TJ Barrack’s upcoming release, Islands […]

DOUBLE THE SWELL, DOUBLE THE CLASSIC

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The waiting period paid off for the 21st annual Surf N Wear Rincon Classic, originally slated for the year’s first […]

CARNIVAL CRUISE

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Big-wave legend and Billabong {{{Odyssey}}} surfer Mike Parsons didn’t see this one coming in his worst nightmare. This past Monday […]

TOUGH BREAK

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Shea Lopez had already re-qualified for the World Championship Tour, a huge feat in itself. Now he was in the […]

OLD SCHOOL

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The single, don’t-miss event of this year’s surf expo wasn’t the Social D. or Vanilla Ice Saturday night shows. It […]

THE LOST BOMB

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Sitting in his Santa Monica screening room, Stacy Peralta was so close he could taste it. The acclaimed director of […]

DEJA VU

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Anyone who missed the 36th annual ESA Easterns last year at Buxton, got a chance to relive the experience at […]

THE TEN BEST WAVES IN THE WORLD:SUPERBANK

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OK, this is weird. Five years ago the place wouldn’t have made our list — not because nobody had ever […]

QUIKSILVER STALWART RETIRES

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After a long career with Quiksilver, Norm Innis, the general manager of Quiksilver International, is retiring from the surf industry. […]

WHAT IS THE WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL WAVE?

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What is the world’s most powerful wave? Pipeline? Maverick’s? Teahupo’o? Jaws? Is it some unnamed, untamed offshore100-footer that crushes cruise […]

ANATOMY OF A 66-FOOT WAVE

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HEIGHT: 66 feet PERIOD: 18 sec. BREAKING DEPTH: 20 feet DISTANCE TRAVELED: {{{600}}} mi. DEEPWATER SWELL HEIGHT: 15 feet+ DEEPWATER […]

ASK CAPTAIN BLACKSHORTS

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THIS MONTH’S CHALLENGE: Is there really such thing as a {{{100}}}-foot wave? Asked by Guillerme Filoso BLACKSHORTS RESPONDS: One thing’s […]

O4′ BILLABONG JR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

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Sunday January 4, 2004 (North Narrabeen, Sydney, Aus) Brazilian Adriano De Souza today became the youngest surfer to ever clinch […]

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