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Today's SwellWatch: Wednesday, Sep 03 2014

Sketches By Ozzie Wright

posted by / News / August 3, 2012

Ozzie Wright shares his drawings with us on a recent SURFING trip to Samoa.

“And that one’s just an alien riding a unicorn”

Shawn Parkin Wins the 2012 Follow The Light Grant

posted by / News, Photos / August 3, 2012

With all the success from previous winners, we anticipate what Shawn Parkin will accomplish in the upcoming years.

Keep up the good work, finalists

The Pope’s Living Room

posted by / News, US Open of Surfing 2012 / August 1, 2012

SURFING Magazine commandeers a bar/restaurant for the week and it just might be your new favorite US Open attraction

An oasis amongst the hordes of teenie-boppers, dusty air and overwhelming energy

Luke Cederman // New Zealand // 2:53

posted by / Video / August 1, 2012

Lefts for days amongst the bays through the haze

That’s the extent of my lyricism. Terrible, I know.

Benjamin Sanchis // Mentawais, Indonesia // 3:18

posted by / Video / August 1, 2012

The Euro crew are like a travelling circus

High flying aquatic acrobats is their main act

Evan Geiselman // Frame of Mind // 3:13

posted by / Video / July 31, 2012

Evan’s small wave stigma is a thing of the past. In reality, he thrives off waves of consequence, as seen in a recent trip to Tahiti

Well-versed like a poet!

Brett Simpson, US Open Preparation // 2:11

posted by / US Open of Surfing 2012 / July 31, 2012

Brett’s had a target on his back since he won back-to-back in ’09 and ’10

Will 2012′s preparation yield a third victory?

Sherm’s Euro Trip: On Stage with Donovan Frankenreiter

posted by / Photos / July 31, 2012

He’s got his hands full — congos, bongos, Canons, and GoPros

Sherm controls the tempo and captures the moment

Malia Manuel // Southern California // 3:11

posted by / US Open of Surfing 2012 / July 31, 2012

She’s clearly passionate about life, surfing and Hawaii — even the US Open of Surfing makes the list

Isn’t she lovely?

2012 U.S. Open of Surfing Commences

posted by / US Open of Surfing 2012 / July 30, 2012

We embrace and celebrate the gathering of our kin

Recess at our favorite playground is now in session!

2012 Follow the Light Finalist: Sarah Lee

posted by / Photos / July 30, 2012

Five finalists remain in the running for the Follow the Light grant. Here’s five unseen images

Mrs. Lee, not to be confused with packaged food — just well packaged photos

Oli Adams // United Kingdom // 4:26

posted by / Video / July 30, 2012

Oli’s journey takes him on a personal conquest in frigid temps

What bravado!

You Are Here: Surfing & The Olympics

posted by / Blogs / July 28, 2012

You Are Here, Nathan MyersWhile the Ralph Lauren designs custom spandex for our bestest ping-pongers, shot putters and race walkers, surfing remains on the sidelines.

Do we even care? A SURFING Poll ponders.

WAR(d) Stories: Barbados // 18:05

posted by / Video / July 27, 2012

You’ve seen the photos in our February 2011 movie issue — now see them come to life

Maxing Soupbowls welcomes Chris Ward and Mason Ho into her emerald womb

Billabong’s Design For Humanity 2012

posted by / Photos, Swim / July 27, 2012

We gathered together Wednesday evening to celebrate humanity by rubbing elbows with beautiful people and toasting to the good cause

But do we really need a good excuse to have a good time?

Alex + Koa Smith // El Salvador // 3:07

posted by / Video / July 27, 2012

LastNameFirst.tv escapes into the wild west of El Salvador

Life operates by a different set of rules here

2012 Follow the Light Finalist: Shawn Parkin

posted by / Photos / July 27, 2012

Five finalists remain in the running for the Follow the Light grant. Here’s five unseen images

Parkin follows the light from inside a tube guided by a handplane

Noah Cohen // Indo vs. Canada // 3:26

posted by / Video / July 27, 2012

Nice bit of surf-adventure filmmaking

From a place where every session seems to be some sort of adventure.

Fox’s #NoFilter Trailer // 1:06

posted by / Video / July 27, 2012

WT athletes, big wave hellmen and some fresh faces converge in Fox’s latest flick

Debuting at the US Open coming August 4th

Jeff Rowley // Albatross, Australia // 2:26

posted by / Video / July 27, 2012

Who surfs big waves solo at an outer Victorian reef?

Jeff Rowley does. Nobody is doing that

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