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Billabong Pro Tahiti 2012 Update

posted by / Photos / August 21, 2012

Unfavorable conditions have forced contest organizers to take four consecutive lay days since Round 1 and 2 of the Billabong Pro Tahiti concluded.

Not to worry, the swell should bump up for the last two days of the waiting period

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Peter Mendia // Indonesia // 3:29

posted by / Video / August 21, 2012

Power surfing will never die. Mr. Mendia shows us why

Anyone second a power hack contest?

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Matt Wilkinson // Mentwais, Indonesia // 3:49

posted by / Video / August 21, 2012

Ice Cube drops the bass line and Wilko takes the lead

Check, check. One two, one two.

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Zietz, Melling and Friends // South Africa // 5:08

posted by / Video / August 21, 2012

Oakley Dispatch lands in Durban, South Africa for episode six

No token wild animal shots in this edit — just salt and chlorine surfing

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Electric Wilderness Flipbook

posted by / Lightbox / August 20, 2012

We came. We thrashed. We destroyed.

…and later we apologized. Photography and captions by Tom Carey.

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Mason Ho // Rockies // 3:09

posted by / Video / August 20, 2012

If Wardo is the most “interesting man in surfing”, then Mason is definitely the most entertaining

Is there anything he can’t do on this board?

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Introducing Baby Cobras

posted by / News / August 17, 2012

Baby CobrasWrite — Shoot — Film — Strike!

A contest for creatives.

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WAR(d) Stories: Drive Through // 20:12

posted by / Video / August 17, 2012

Where’s Wardo? He’s driving across the outback — Syndey to Perth, just to see how it feels.

Mason Ho hosts the show when Chris goes MIA

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Evan Geiselman // San Clemente // 3:19

posted by / Video / August 16, 2012

After shattering his ankle in Costa Rica, Evan was sidelined to the couch and physical therapy for two months

Sure enough, he’s got a new outlook on his future. Where will he go from here?

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Gabriel Medina // Huntington Beach // 3:25

posted by / Video / August 16, 2012

Apparently, World Tour competitor Gabirel Medina, surfed before the US Open everyday for two hours according to filmer David Lee Scales

But would a grom’s life be any different?

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Nate Yeomans // Jeffreys Bay, South Africa // 3:12

posted by / Video / August 16, 2012

This is classic surfing at its finest — long drawn-out lines packed with power

Clearly a page out of Occy’s playbook

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Back When Shit Was Cool

posted by / Magazine / August 15, 2012

24 years ago there was a Brazil issue

We’ll try not to make the gap so big nest time

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Look Back: 2011 Billabong Pro Tahiti

posted by / Lightbox / August 15, 2012

While the 2012 Billabong Pro Tahiti is in its final countdown stage, let’s take a peek into last year’s event

All in SURFING’s flipbook format. You can almost smell the ink

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Ilha de Deus: God’s Island

posted by / Magazine / August 15, 2012

This is supposedly where God retired on the eighth day

No argument here

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The Industrial Revolution

posted by / Magazine, News / August 15, 2012

Three industry leaders give us their take on the Brazil situation

Corpo guys know a little something

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The Brazilian Spring

posted by / Magazine / August 15, 2012

What is going in Brazil

Brazil’s Hardcore surf mag editor Steve Allain gives us his take on the progression

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Magellan On A 10’2″

posted by / Magazine / August 15, 2012

Brazil is starting to produce some serious big-wave riders

It’s about time they start getting the attention they deserve

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Six Brazilian Phrases

posted by / Magazine / August 15, 2012

There’s more but

…we aren’t allowed to publish them

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In Their Expert Opinions

posted by / Magazine / August 15, 2012

Everyone has an opinion

You’d be surprised by what these pros have to say.

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You Are Here: Alex Gray

posted by / Blogs / August 15, 2012

You Are Here, Nathan MyersThis year’s biggest, scariest waves are being scored by the cutest, friendliest little comedy-guy ever.

How does that happen?

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