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Today's SwellWatch: Thursday, Jul 24 2014

Jeremy Flores // Mentawais, Indonesia // 4:04

posted by / Video / April 4, 2012

Reunion Island’s Jeremy Flores looks so comfortable in the tube — like lounging on a lazy boy

How’s that ten second tube @ 1:26?

JD Irons // North Shore, Oahu // 5:40

posted by / Video / April 3, 2012

Episode #4 of Volcom’s Funtitled surf series — featuring JD Irons

Tube riding must run deep in his DNA

Bobby Martinez’s Winter

posted by / Video / April 3, 2012

Our California Issue’s cover-man Bobby Martinez surfing, boxing around his Santa Barbara home.

As if he’d be anywhere else…

Ten Photos: Tom Carey’s Flash

posted by / Photos / April 2, 2012

Tom Carey extends his shooting hours past sunset by using a water flash.

Lights, camera, action

Pat Gudauskas // Year on Tour // 2:41

posted by / Video / April 2, 2012

Pat reflects after his sophomore year on tour

“If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day of your life.” — Pat Gudauskas

Evan Geiselman + Mitch Crews // San Clemente Pier // 3:06

posted by / Video / April 2, 2012

It’s a monochromatic world when June gloom rears its ugly head.

However, Evan and Mitch’s surfing provide all the color. How’s that straight slob at 2:48?

Billabong 2012 XXL Nominees Announced

posted by / News / April 1, 2012

2011 pumped out some of the “biggest-ever” swells and nominees from around the world have been named

See the videos — vote who you think won — then discuss

RIP Michael Peterson | 1952-2012

posted by / Photos / March 29, 2012

A mourning Sherm pulls one out of the archives

Australian surfing legend Michael Peterson died of a heart attack yesterday in his NSW home. He was 59.

Entrants Say the Darndest Things

posted by / News / March 29, 2012

The Google Earth Challenge is a few days from finishing and here’s why we love this thing.

Gonna call it “Landmines”

Kekoa Bacalso // Oahu // 2:56

posted by / Video / March 28, 2012

Bam in Hawaii is like watching two power entities collide

The results are spectacular — this is textbook power surfing

Ten Photos: Duncan Macfarlane’s Friend Laurie

posted by / Photos / March 28, 2012

Duncan enjoys capturing the nature of Laurie Towner’s ability.

Smooth carves, hard charging and a few shenanigans in between makes for interesting photography

May 2012 Issue Wallpaper

posted by / Photos / March 28, 2012

Seven images that shimmer like gold from our California Issue

This is our paydirt

Hurley Groms go to Australia

posted by / Photos, Video / March 27, 2012

A road trip from Sydney to the Gold Coast

It’s all fun and games when you’re a grom in the land down under

InfluencING Blake Jones

posted by / Blogs / March 27, 2012

Everything you ever do, see or hear influences your behavior and future decisions.

Blake on the Orlando Magic, good company and traveling iPods

Jason Harris // Southern California // 6:47

posted by / Video / March 27, 2012

The final segment in Harris’ Dirty Harry web saga

It was a strange 1970s weekend indeed. That Jason is one cool cat.

Albee Layer + Matt Meola // Maui // 6:32

posted by / Video / March 27, 2012

While they may not have a career in comedy — or acting for that matter — their surf careers look much more promising

It’s episode one of The Isle and it’s a doozy

La Jolla Surfers // Windansea // 7:47

posted by / Video / March 26, 2012

In the California Issue of SURFING magazine, Derek Dunfee wrote, contributed photographs and surfed in the article “Never Never Land,” about his hometown of La Jolla. On top of all that he somehow found time to make this film, too.

Not a word is spoken, but much is said

Knox Knows Power

posted by / News, Video / March 26, 2012

Taylor Knox puts on a (literal) power clinic for some Huntington Beach High School students.

Send ‘em out on a rail
*New video attached.

Vans Team // West Australia // 2:47

posted by / Video / March 26, 2012

The Vans team hits the road (visual pleasure) and Dane hits all the high notes (auditory pleasure)

Playing in a traveling band. Yeah!

The Life of Bobby Vaughn, Part III

posted by / Blogs / March 23, 2012

You know those three letters on the nose of Bobby Martinez’s board? FTW? This is the man behind those letters. Story by Chas Smith.

Part three of three: Jail, freedom and New York City

Fantasy Corner