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Today's SwellWatch: Friday, Dec 19 2014

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

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.

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

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

posted by / Video / April 8, 2011

A coupla pipes and a coupla punts

NSSA Standout of the Week: Amy Nicholl

posted by / News / April 8, 2011

Where SURFING recognize surfers before they’re recognizable

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

Fantasy Corner