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Renaissance Coming: Exhibit A

posted by / News / April 11, 2011

A look at the biggest names and events in surfing over the last 12 months reveals an unmistakable trend

In this five-part series we examine the tremors that hint at a cultural schism in the sport’s core

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Out of Office Reply: Billabong XXL Picks

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / April 11, 2011

Out of Office ReplyAssociate Editor Taylor Paul’s winners.

“Take them as fact,” he says.

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Clay Marzo // Breakfast with a Stripper // 4:01

posted by / Video / April 8, 2011

Backside ripping on a ledgy right, banana pancakes, and a chick who takes off her clothes for money

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Tyler Newton // HAW & AUS // 2:13

posted by / Video / April 8, 2011

A coupla pipes and a coupla punts

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NSSA Standout of the Week: Amy Nicholl

posted by / News / April 8, 2011

Where SURFING recognize surfers before they’re recognizable

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10 Photos // Indian Ocean // Nate Lawrence

posted by / Photos / April 7, 2011

Lineups from Western Australia to deepest Indonesia, to remind what exists. To remind what’s possible

Photos by Nate Lawrence

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You Are Here: Luke Studer, Shaper

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / April 7, 2011

You Are Here, Nathan MyersMore surfers, more boards. More waves, more broken boards. Shaping in Bali just makes sense

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Julian Wilson // Gas Bay // 1:30

posted by / Video / April 7, 2011

While the rest of the crew were chasing down massive Margaret River, Julian opted for a wedging beach break and some massive airs

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The Ambassador

posted by / News, Video / April 6, 2011

Australian surfer Adrian “Ace” Buchan is one of the tour’s most astute thinkers. We asked him to break down Kelly’s winning formula, Freddy P’s assertion that the tour “is heading in the wrong direction” and Dane Reynolds’ potential absence from competitive surfing

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Clay Marzo // The Comeback // 8:23

posted by / Video / April 5, 2011

The story behind Clay’s knee injury last year, which dry-docked him and led to 30 lbs. of weight gain

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Globe’s 0000 Trailer // 1:11

posted by / Video / April 5, 2011

The first trailer from Globe’s long-awaited surf film — which, we’re pleased to report, will melt your mind

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Taj Burrow // W.A. // 1:08

posted by / Video / April 4, 2011

Crumbled lips on a shallow shelf, and a montage of TB’s frontside wafts

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Josh Kerr + Rusty Team // California // 5:59

posted by / Video / April 4, 2011

Kerr, Joey Brezinksi, and Romain De Marchi surf, skate and snowboard during one California day.

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The Party Went Swimmingly

posted by / Photos, Swim / April 3, 2011

Hundreds turned out to celebrate SURFING’s 2011 Swimsuit Issue release in Hollywood — including the models.

Especially the models.

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The Sensation

posted by / News / April 1, 2011

He’s been compared to a junior incarnation of Mick Fanning and Owen Wright. Here we ask Brazilian teen star Gabriel Medina to divulge the secret to aerial aptitude by early adolescence and, whether he will challenge the Brazilian stereotype

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Nate Yeomans + Wardo + Shaun Cansdell // Lowers // 2:46

posted by / Video / April 1, 2011

Slow and groovy for your casual Friday

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You Are Here: Dustin Humphrey, Surf Photographer

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / March 31, 2011

You Are Here, Nathan MyersHe was surfing’s most prolific photographer, and then he just disappeared. What happened to DHump?

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10 Photos // June Issue: First Cuts

posted by / Photos / March 30, 2011

If we’d had room for 10 more photos in the upcoming June Issue, these would have been them — in no particular order

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Bruce Irons & JD Irons // North Shore // 6:19

posted by / Video / March 29, 2011

Shitstorming Pipe, boulders falling, world ending, and Bruce wants to do step-offs

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RVCA Team // Sharing Water // 1:09

posted by / Video / March 29, 2011

The new trailer for RVCA’s soon-to-be-released surf film

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