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The Greatest Surfer?

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / October 3, 2011

I spent the best part of Thursday evening chatting with Kelly Slater, and I couldn’t help but wonder

 

Is he the greatest sportsman of all time?

Kolohe Andino // T Street, San Clemente // 6:22

posted by / Video / October 3, 2011

Kolohe puts on a how-to clinic in waist-high T street

Notebooks out — class is now in session

Alex Smith + Dingo + Bruno Santos // Bali //2:59

posted by / Video / October 3, 2011

LastNameFirst.tv fires back with a summer edit of their latest excursion to Bali

Alex’s forehand carve looks eerily reminiscent of AI’s, wouldn’t ya say?

Mick Fanning // Lower Trestles // 4:52

posted by / Video / October 3, 2011

Not riding a Mayhem in San Clemente is like not drinking wine in Bordeaux

Mick understands — he must be practically a local

Just look who he burns on his first wave

September Sessions // Tahiti // 2:55

posted by / Video / October 3, 2011

After the swell that the Billabong Pro Tahiti served up in August, this looks like very playful Chopes.

November 2011 Issue Wallpaper

posted by / Photos / September 30, 2011

Thirteen photos, the best from our Formula None Issue

If you haven’t logged off to go surf by No. 13, call a doctor

Matt Wilkinson & Friends // South Coast, Australia // 3:12

posted by / Video / September 29, 2011

It’s The Clash of the goofies

Special appearances from Ace Buchan and Craig Anderson

Tosh.0 Said It, Not Us

posted by / Video / September 28, 2011

Full-screen that shit and dim the lights

The Comedy Central roast of everything you hold dear will now begin

The Bodysurfer’s Toolkit

posted by / News / September 27, 2011

Nixon and Patagonia want you out there, boardless and sliding, to celebrate Keith Malloy’s new bodysurfing film Come Hell or Highwater

They’ll supply the gear

Is This You?

posted by / News / September 27, 2011

A letter from our departing intern to her replacement

Are you that replacement?

Andino, Florence & Davis // Lower Trestles // 2:40

posted by / Video / September 26, 2011

San Clemente’s finest + John John shred a small morning before the comp, navigating their way through a sea of humans

Kelly Slater // 1990 Body Glove Surfbout // 8:45

posted by / Video / September 22, 2011

This video is old enough to get legally drunk

But some things don’t change

Hurley Lowers Pro Final Day: Slater Wins Re-Rematch

posted by / Photos / September 22, 2011

As Brett Simpson tweeted yesterday: “They maybe should just make every comp Owen vs. Kelly, that’s what these judges want! Nobody has a chance.”

Tahiti, New York, Trestles — Round 3 goes to Slater

You Are Here: Marlon Gerber

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / September 22, 2011

You Are Here, Nathan MyersIs Indonesia’s Dream Tour gnarlier than the WCT? New ISC champ Marlon Gerber thinks it’s pretty close call

But what does he know…he’s never really been much of a competitor

Bobby Martinez // Santa Barbara // 2:51

posted by / Video / September 22, 2011

It’s Kanye logic: Flow this tight and you can say whatever you want

Watch the throne!

Oliver Kurtz // East Coast // 4:11

posted by / Video / September 21, 2011

Oliver Kurtz brings his uptempo approach — because every life needs a little house music.

Lacomare, Riou & Aranburu // Africa // 6:58

posted by / Video / September 21, 2011

Three of Europe’s best visit the wave we introduced in a 2008 issue alongside the cover-blurb, “20-Second Tubes”

Yep, looks like they’re still there

Hurley Lowers Pro: The Day Before the Finals

posted by / Photos / September 21, 2011

The stage is set

8 of the top 10 have advanced

The final day is looking to be a cracker

Photo Gallery: Nate Lawrence // Indonesia

posted by / Photos / September 20, 2011

There’s an airplane leaving today from wherever you are

This is where it lands

Try to get an aisle seat

Dirty Harry Vol. 3 // 6:59

posted by / Video / September 20, 2011

“Harry” heads south of the border, and we catch up with the series’ star and its filmmaker to learn about the genesis of Dirty Harry

Vol. 3: Head-high and under on the righthand points of Mexico

Fantasy Corner