Oakley Team // Southern California // 6:26

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The “Oakley Dispatch” webisodes debuts episode 4, Cali Dispatch Part 2

Will Seabass pull any chicks in his pirate’s cap?

Kling, Ropero, Davis // Florida Panhandle // 3:08

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Tropical storm Debby served up a mixture of swell, wind and rain in equal parts

Just enough to satisfy their Namibian dream

Michael Dunphy // Central America // 3:28

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Dunphy called his Central American escape a vacay — we’re pretty sure he could write it off as a work trip though

Plenty of air revos and some playful tubes. Well worth your 3 1/2 minutes. Maybe even invest 7

Craig Anderson // DC: Show & Tell // 2:36

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DC questions Ando. Ando responds. He’s a gentleman — honest and grateful

“He’s the definition of groovy.”–Mitch Coleborn

August 2012 Issue Wallpaper

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Eight computer-sized images to inspire your next session — in the tube, in the air and in the lip

We’d tell you to replace that Hashtag Hunted as your wallpaper, but who are we kidding?

Quiksilver’s King of the Groms

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With America’s top young talents in Southern California for the USA Champs and NSSA Nationals, what better week to have the King of the Groms?

Floridian Daniel Glenn took the win with 5 skins. He’ll head to France in September to compete for the global title during the Quiksilver Pro France

Luke Davis // San Clemente // 2:29

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Great to see a young man be as well-versed on the open face and above the lip

His board, his hands, his hair, his cuffed jean — all properly placed in perfect position

Ozzie Wright // Sydney, Australia // 10:00

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“I think it’s taking over skateboarding as far as having creating people and new ideas and new energy.” — Ozzie

“This is Ozzie” — his heart and mind transparent for all to see

August Issue 2012 Outtakes: Hashtag Hunted

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Professional surfers have always been lusted after. Beau Foster, Luke Davis, Koa Smith and Evan Geiselman are the prey

Photos and a video edit from our August 2012 Issue

Owen Wright // Frame of Mind, Episode 2 // 2:14

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Inside the mind of Owen’s fast lane

“Any kind of adrenaline gets me going. Any activity that’s exciting — a bit dangerous.” — Owen Wright

2012 Follow the Light Finalists Announced

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And then there were five. Peter Taras weighs in on this year’s finalists

A diverse group with unique perspectives

Irons Family Tree // Hanalei, Kauai // 4:46

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Volcom’s Coming of Ageless websiode series, Iron’s Family Tree

Bruce speaks candidly. Andy discusses the future. Both get tubed.

2012 Surfing America USA Championships

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The nation’s top junior talents battled it out at the nation’s most rippable peak

Kanoa Igarashi takes top honors in the Under 18s final at just 14 years of age. Tatiana Weston-Webb bags titles in the Under 16 and 18.

Isaac Stant // Maui // 2:45

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Isaac is part of the 2 – 30ft+ Maui crew — doing it all under the sun

Meet Maui’s son

Matt Meola & Albee Layer // Maui // 5:55

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“The Isle” Episode 4.

More than just putting on stickers (but there’s some of that too)

The 2012 Nationals Bracket Packet

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The heat is [almost] on — who will you choose?

It’s not gambling if it’s your parent’s money

Massive Cloudbreak Session // 5:06

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All the very best highlights from the massive swell during the Volcom Fiji Pro

Plus, the most unbelievable mind-surfing wave @4:00

Andino, Geiselman, De Col // Tahiti // 4:06

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Red Bull’s young guns sharpen their teeth at Tahiti’s most infamous wave, Chopes.

There’s no question about it, they’re going

Teddy Navarro // Southern California // 2:47

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With June gloom in full-effect, Gray Days have become the norm

Hazy days never stopped the waves from breaking

Dion Agius // Electric Blue Heaven // 6:51

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Ten Russian models. Lambos. Dion. United Arab Emirates. Joe G. Wave Pool. Sheik. These are the ingredients of Electric Blue Heaven.

Now pick up your August 2012 issue and read the full story

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