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Today's SwellWatch: Thursday, Apr 24 2014

June 2012 Issue Wallpaper

posted by / Photos / May 8, 2012

Ten wallpaper-sized images from SURFING’s staff photographers

It’s the character issue — these images speak for themselves

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Cover Drop: July 2012 Issue Cover

posted by / News / May 7, 2012

July’s cover boy is front-side when he goes right.

Can you guess who?

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Gabriel Medina Spreads the Love

posted by / News, Photos / May 7, 2012

Nike Lowers pro winner does it for himself, for Brazil and for SURFING magazine.

Thanks, Gabs

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InstaXXL Awards

posted by / Photos / May 7, 2012

OK, not really instant, but we gave it a shot. Steve Sherman and Jimmy Wilson’s iPhone photos from the XXL awards night.

A night where Nathan Fletcher cleaned up

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Five Photos Part 1: Follow the Light Entries 2012

posted by / Photos / May 7, 2012

Five chosen visuals from Photo Editor Peter Taras — the submissions are stunning

All for your viewing pleasure, of course

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The Making of “Here & Now”

posted by / Blogs / May 4, 2012

Twenty-five international surf filmmakers around the world collaborate to document a single 24 hours in the world of surfing.

With Taylor Steele at the helm and me getting attacked by monkeys, what could possibly go wrong?

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Your Weekend Should Sound Like This, With Chase Wilson

posted by / Sounds / May 4, 2012

Newport’s Chase Wilson delivers his weekend playlist

It might just get you on the dance floor

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Tonino Benson // Mainland Mexico // 2:05

posted by / Video / May 4, 2012

We’re diggin’ the unbuttoned button up because it’s like a cape

Capes make you feel like a superhero — everyone’s a superhero at heart

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2012 Swimsuit Issue on Location: North Shore, Oahu

posted by / Swim, Video / May 3, 2012

The North Shore sets the tempo, the ladies set the mood and the cameras capture all the action

What a fine day to be a spectator at Pipe

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Josh Kerr // West Coast // 4:27

posted by / Video / May 3, 2012

A new Josh Kerr signature film is in the making and Matt Kleiner is at the helm — filming, directing, editing, etc

It’s art in motion, slowwwww motion

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Simpo, Nicol & Buchan // Lower Trestles // 3:33

posted by / Video / May 2, 2012

The Hurley crew share some laughs in the parking lot before splitting some peaks pre-Nike Lowers Pro

Lowers serves up it’s best dish — salty peaks with a lightly peppered crowd

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Mitchell Parkinson // Worldwide // 4:09

posted by / Video / May 2, 2012

Mitchell on being a superhero, re-incarnation and surfing in the nude

In his surfing approach, it’s clear he’s a Parkinson — maybe even more comfortable above the lip than Uncle Joel

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XXL Awards: Baby, Take it Off!

posted by / Blogs / May 1, 2012

Baby! Take it offChas Smith’s pick for the Billabong XXL Ride of the Year.

Would you believe his decision is color-based?

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Paul Fisher // Indonesia // 1:57

posted by / Video / May 1, 2012

The Fish unleashes and unwinds on one of Indo’s most shreddable peaks

Paul delicately dances upon the Indian Ocean

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Ten Photos: Tom Carey’s B&W West Oz

posted by / News, Photos / April 30, 2012

The Volcom team does their best in front of Tom’s black and white settings.

Big barrels, big hacks and big airs. It’s all big in Western Australia

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Volcom Team // Pipeline & Proximity // 6:16

posted by / Video / April 30, 2012

Episode five from Volcom’s FUNTITLED series

A highlight reel for the ages — Pipe puts on it’s best game face while Volcom’s elite tame the aquatic beast

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Zak Noyle and Billy Kemper Win Steep and Deep Challenge

posted by / Photos / April 27, 2012

Hawaiian photog/surfer duo link up for a backlit Pipeline gem

Well deserved, gents

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Sebastian Zietz // North Shore, Oahu // 6:44

posted by / Video / April 26, 2012

Everyone is team Seabass. He’s the guy you can’t help but root for.

“I just put a smile on — nobody wants to pound the guy just smiling.” — Seabass

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Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach 2012 Flip Book

posted by / Lightbox / April 26, 2012

A retrospective view of happenings in and around the Rip Curl Pro

Be there with Bells

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Mason Ho // Vals Reef // 2:05

posted by / Video / April 26, 2012

Mason snags Carissa Moore’s sled and tears into some very late season North Shore (or T Street?)

Lesson learned: Don’t leave unattended boards near Mas. Coco should know this by now.

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