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My Spring Break

posted by / News / April 19, 2011

Hot laps in a Formula One car, couch surfing, and a 30th birthday “wine crawl” were just some of the things your favorite World Tour surfers got up to during their recent month-long hiatus

Clay Marzo // Maui Rights // 2:51

posted by / Video / April 18, 2011

A tutorial in backside stalls

“Couldn’t do a turn out there,” says Clay, “but I got barreled.”

Renaissance Coming: Exhibit E

posted by / News / April 18, 2011

Want a snapshot of where mainstream surf culture is headed? Pretty freakin’ easy, homes — just take a walk down to any junior event or airshow

It’s Good to Be Mick

posted by / News / April 18, 2011

We will never walk 30 days in the fresh linen of the man they call White Lightning — but here’s an idea of what it’s like to have the breeze blowing up your inner thigh and the arm of a former swimsuit model

The Black Party

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / April 18, 2011

An evening at the MOCA in Los Angeles turns up familiar faces, and a fundamental truth about surf

Follow the Light Foundation Grant

posted by / News / April 18, 2011

Follow the Light Foundation announces call for entries for the 2011 Follow the Light Foundation Surf Photographers Grant

Renaissance Coming: Exhibit D

posted by / News / April 17, 2011

The speed and highly technical nature of modern surf moves makes them difficult to absorb in real time — but now, a new film may have the remedy

Renaissance Coming: Exhibit C

posted by / News / April 16, 2011

The opinions, decisions and style motifs of Dane Reynolds are consumed with religious zeal by a large swathe of the surfing population. It remains to be seen what affect the latest chapter of his career will have on the sport.

Tear It Down, Build It Up Again

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / April 15, 2011

From the Editor, Travis FerreFrom the Editor is about working for and making a surf magazine, and all that comes with it

This week: three issues off to the printer — but it’s OK, there’s always another one. Onward to Bells

Billabong Bloodlines // Part 4 of 4 // 16:13

posted by / Video / April 15, 2011

Full-length short film produced out of the Billabong house at Off the Wall during this year’s Bloodlines junior camps

Jimmicane’s Passion Picks: Bells Beach

posted by / News / April 14, 2011

Simpo’s secret weapon, who I chose to replace Freddy P, and why I picked Slater against my own personal principles

Renaissance Coming: Exhibit B

posted by / News / April 14, 2011

Grinding on the WQS for your shot at a world title doesn’t appeal to every professional surfer — nor does it appeal to a lot of the surfing public, as companies are beginning to realize

Wanna Go Back to Our Little Glass Shacks

posted by / Lightbox / April 13, 2011

Memories of our 2010/2011 winter in Hawaii

NSSA Standout of the Week: Keto Burns

posted by / News / April 13, 2011

Where SURFING recognize surfers before they’re recognizable

Seven Ghosts: The Bono // 4:43

posted by / Video / April 13, 2011

Is it true? Tom Curren says bono means it’s true. We’ll take his word for it.

Slater + Burrow + Mathews // Ours // 2:00

posted by / Video / April 12, 2011

If your World Title rival were 20 yards behind you on a ski, would you “accidentally” tow him in a little too deep? Taj and Kelly play nice at Sydney’s most wicked wave

10 Photos // Barbados // Tom Carey

posted by / Photos / April 12, 2011

Tom on the lens. Jimmicane on the forecast. Wardo, Kerrzy, Mason and Droid in the barrel

Seven Ghosts: Tidal Fantasy // 3:10

posted by / Video / April 11, 2011

The Search continues as Tom Curren and Rip Curl crew score a remote Indonesian tidal bore complete with chocolate-covered barrels

The White Party

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / April 11, 2011

A respite from the surf means back to Palm Springs, where gay men party in the same boardies as you or I

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

Fantasy Corner