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

Sounds /

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

Swim, Video /

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

News, Photos /

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

Video /

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

Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach 2012 Flip Book

Lightbox /

A retrospective view of happenings in and around the Rip Curl Pro

Be there with Bells

Mason Ho // Vals Reef // 2:05

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Mason snags Carissa Moore’s sled and tears into some very late season North Shore (or T Street?)

Lesson learned: Don’t leave unattended boards near Mas. Coco should know this by now.

Michael Dunphy + Friends // Newport Beach // 2:46

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Bocce when it’s shitty and shredding when wind, tide and swell align

Because every session is good when you’ve got a beach house

You Are Here: Surf Movies, 2012

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You Are Here, Nathan MyersA brief glance at some of this year’s early underground surf movie releases.

Part I: The Indies

Brian Conley // Mainland Mexico // 3:26

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Brian is synonymous with big Mexican tubes — standing tall reaching for the roof

See 2:40, engulfed by spit and expelled by Mother Nature’s womb

Girl: Sofia Mulanovich

Magazine /

She’s a hero in her home country of Peru

Shaking hands and kissing babies is part of her routine

Threat: Carlos Muñoz

Magazine /

“Always fight for your dreams!”

Carlos Muñoz appears to be living by his motto

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