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Matt Meola & Albee Layer // Maui // 2:44

posted by / Video / December 30, 2011

Meola manages to surf through an entire session with a Santa hat

Christmas days arrives bearing gifts — a few very inverted aerials from the 2:10 mark onward

You Are Here: Bradford Schmidt, GoPro Guy

posted by / Blogs / December 29, 2011

You Are Here, Nathan MyersLast month’s little web clip is nearing 6-million views… but they don’t come easy.

GoPro’s ultimate camera geek shares his tips for scoring the clips.

Sherm Moments: Surf Activism in France

posted by / Photos / December 29, 2011

Sherm MomentsMaurice Cole and some pro surfers march to the president’s house.

Stickin’ it to the man, pre-Rastovich

Kolohe Andino // T Street, San Clemente // 2:29

posted by / Video / December 29, 2011

Like a ballet dancer, Kolohe turns and spins on point with precision

Watch him turn his head and follow through at the 0:54 mark.

Eleven Moments That Defined 2011

posted by / Blogs / December 28, 2011

While SURFING Mag tends to keep its focus down the line, we still appreciate a nice look-back now and again. Nathan Myers compiles the moments that defined a year in surfing.

Big surf, Dane, death and groms taking over the world

Milosky Mettle Contender: Ben Wilkinson

posted by / Blogs / December 27, 2011

Milosky MettleAussie-born, North Shore-dwelling carpenter is a big-wave surfer’s big wave surfer

Built like a rugby player and twice as tough

Sean Collins Passes Away

posted by / News / December 27, 2011

Founder of Surfline dies of a heart attack on Monday

Thank you, Sean, for helping us score

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

Fantasy Corner