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2011 Billabong Pipe Masters Flipbook

posted by / Lightbox / December 26, 2011

We revisit the final event of the Vans Triple Crown, The Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons

And boy were they graced with epic conditions. This is Pipeline in two and a half days

Your Weekend Should Sound Like This, With Sterling Spencer

posted by / Sounds / December 23, 2011

Spencer walks you through his music selection from his new movie, SURF MADNESS!

Some tracks make you feel Indie, some make you want to surf in Crocs

What Would You Say You Do Here? Head ASP judge Richard Porta

posted by / Magazine / December 22, 2011

The ASP judges have a tough job.

Here’s a look inside the mind of head judge Richard Porta>/strong>

He Is The Indistinguishable Aussie

posted by / Magazine / December 22, 2011

Aussie’s are a rare breed.

Chas gives us his explanation for their madness.

Sherm Moments: Andy Reads the News

posted by / Photos / December 22, 2011

Sherm MomentsA.I. poses for Sherm in a different place in time.

Larger than life before Sherm even got to him

Sherm Moments: KS11

posted by / Photo / December 22, 2011

Kelly lines ‘em up and knocks ‘em down.

What better way to celebrate an 11th world title.

Jack of All Trades Master of Some

posted by / Magazine / December 21, 2011

Eric Geiselman, surfing’s renaissance man

“I want to push hard for contests, but I also want to have good video parts for the kids, because that’s what got me into surfing”

THETDWS: The Universe Has A Rhythm

posted by / Magazine / December 21, 2011

The universe has a rhythm?

Chas explains it beautifully

Nate Lawrence: Portfolio

posted by / Magazine, Photos / December 21, 2011

A few shots from Mr. Lawrence

Look and enjoy

Behind the Lens: This is Nate Lawrence

posted by / Magazine / December 21, 2011

Nate has his own theory about surf photography.

Surf more and photograph less.

Under The Influence: Dave Rastovich

posted by / Magazine / December 21, 2011

“Nothing ventured nothing gained”

Rasta gives us his take on discovery, activism, and the tour.

[Haleiwa] Town and Country

posted by / Lightbox / December 20, 2011

Returning to the first two contests of the Vans Triple Crown

That’s Haleiwa and Sunset, ‘case you’d forgotten

February Issue 2012 Surfing Magazine

posted by / Magazine / December 20, 2011

My own trajectory has been defined by giving up

Sometimes, just saying “f–k it,” and walking away from whatever is weighing you down can be the cure-all and lead you to perfection

Milosky Mettle Contender: Aaron Gold

posted by / Blogs / December 20, 2011

Milosky MettleThe North Shore shaper has been packing barrels at the Bay since he was a teenager.

And like most big-wave surfers, dreams of competing in the Eddie

Dusty Payne // Lost Atlas B-Side // 2:08

posted by / Video / December 19, 2011

Revisiting Dusty’s controversial comments and breakthrough surfing in Lost Atlas, along with a special offer from Hurley.

And just in time for the holidays!

Kolohe Andino // Lower Trestles // 2:45

posted by / Video / December 19, 2011

Lowers in December? Kolohe Andino indulges, of course.

How ’bout that bottom turn fin-throw combo at the 1:40 mark?

Maui Boys // Jaws // 3:24

posted by / Video / December 18, 2011

On the same swell that brought perfect surf to the Pipe Masters, a group of Maui chargers polish up their guns to paddle Peahi

Seems this whole paddle-in movement is here to stay

Mason Ho // Rockies + Pipeline // 3:34

posted by / Video / December 18, 2011

Mason has such a refreshing approach

How’s that arching lip check at the 2:50 mark?

Your Weekend Should Sound Like This, With Tanner Gudauskas

posted by / Sounds / December 18, 2011

Tanner clues you in to his five favorite music videos from the road

These are his sounds

SURFING TV: Slater & Florence // Ehukai // 3:31

posted by / Video / December 16, 2011

SURFING TVEhukai is the playful neighbor next door to the daunting Pipeline

Kelly and John John grab their small wave crafts for small wave fun!

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