Alpinestars X Nakoa Decoite Giveaway

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Win some new boardies for your summer festivities

All it takes for a chance to win is one short poem. Get typin’ you wordsmiths!

Dylan Goodale // Costa Rica // 2:54

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After three days of fist pumping in the Coachella desert, Dylan heads to the greener pastures of CR

Airs, aerials and airs

June 2012 Issue Wallpaper

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Ten wallpaper-sized images from SURFING’s staff photographers

It’s the character issue — these images speak for themselves

Cover Drop: July 2012 Issue Cover

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July’s cover boy is front-side when he goes right.

Can you guess who?

Gabriel Medina Spreads the Love

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Nike Lowers pro winner does it for himself, for Brazil and for SURFING magazine.

Thanks, Gabs

InstaXXL Awards

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OK, not really instant, but we gave it a shot. Steve Sherman and Jimmy Wilson’s iPhone photos from the XXL awards night.

A night where Nathan Fletcher cleaned up

Five Photos Part 1: Follow the Light Entries 2012

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Five chosen visuals from Photo Editor Peter Taras — the submissions are stunning

All for your viewing pleasure, of course

The Making of “Here & Now”

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Twenty-five international surf filmmakers around the world collaborate to document a single 24 hours in the world of surfing.

With Taylor Steele at the helm and me getting attacked by monkeys, what could possibly go wrong?

Your Weekend Should Sound Like This, With Chase Wilson

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Newport’s Chase Wilson delivers his weekend playlist

It might just get you on the dance floor

Tonino Benson // Mainland Mexico // 2:05

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We’re diggin’ the unbuttoned button up because it’s like a cape

Capes make you feel like a superhero — everyone’s a superhero at heart

2012 Swimsuit Issue on Location: North Shore, Oahu

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The North Shore sets the tempo, the ladies set the mood and the cameras capture all the action

What a fine day to be a spectator at Pipe

Josh Kerr // West Coast // 4:27

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A new Josh Kerr signature film is in the making and Matt Kleiner is at the helm — filming, directing, editing, etc

It’s art in motion, slowwwww motion

Simpo, Nicol & Buchan // Lower Trestles // 3:33

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The Hurley crew share some laughs in the parking lot before splitting some peaks pre-Nike Lowers Pro

Lowers serves up it’s best dish — salty peaks with a lightly peppered crowd

Mitchell Parkinson // Worldwide // 4:09

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Mitchell on being a superhero, re-incarnation and surfing in the nude

In his surfing approach, it’s clear he’s a Parkinson — maybe even more comfortable above the lip than Uncle Joel

XXL Awards: Baby, Take it Off!

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Baby! Take it offChas Smith’s pick for the Billabong XXL Ride of the Year.

Would you believe his decision is color-based?

Paul Fisher // Indonesia // 1:57

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The Fish unleashes and unwinds on one of Indo’s most shreddable peaks

Paul delicately dances upon the Indian Ocean

Ten Photos: Tom Carey’s B&W West Oz

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The Volcom team does their best in front of Tom’s black and white settings.

Big barrels, big hacks and big airs. It’s all big in Western Australia

Volcom Team // Pipeline & Proximity // 6:16

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Episode five from Volcom’s FUNTITLED series

A highlight reel for the ages — Pipe puts on it’s best game face while Volcom’s elite tame the aquatic beast

Zak Noyle and Billy Kemper Win Steep and Deep Challenge

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Hawaiian photog/surfer duo link up for a backlit Pipeline gem

Well deserved, gents

Sebastian Zietz // North Shore, Oahu // 6:44

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Everyone is team Seabass. He’s the guy you can’t help but root for.

“I just put a smile on — nobody wants to pound the guy just smiling.” — Seabass

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