Chas SmithPosts

Chas Smith: Dear Surfing,

posted by / Magazine / April 14, 2014

A farewell to the surf world.

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Heroic Out Loud

posted by / Magazine / December 30, 2013

Chas Smith tells why big-wave surfing should be Hollywood’s child.

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Baby, Take It Off!: A Fine American Solution

posted by / Blogs / December 19, 2013

Chas Smith explains why the ASP should outsource their judges.

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Welcome To Paradise, Now Go To Hell

posted by / News / November 19, 2013

Care to win a copy of Chas Smith’s tell-all book about the North Shore.

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Baby, Take It Off!: I Own Drugs And Surfing

posted by / Blogs / October 3, 2013

Baby! Take it offYou can buy an entry in the Encyclopedia of Surfing

Chas Smith indulges

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The Legend Of Eddie Aikau On ESPN

posted by / News / October 1, 2013

Worldwide leader in sports tells Eddie’s tale tonight

And it’s better than your favorite SportsCenter commercial

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Baby, Take It Off!: Alana Blanchard’s T-Mobile Commercial

posted by / Blogs / August 21, 2013

Baby! Take it offPop culture’s latest nosedive into the surf world

Sometimes it’s better to dance alone

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Baby Take It Off!: Dane Reynolds VS Cam Richards

posted by / News / July 31, 2013

Baby! Take it offAn unexpected clash is born to the Internet

Chas Smith fiends more Dane

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So Last Year

posted by / Photos / January 4, 2013

Time flies, so we stop it for a moment.

A 2012 photo feature

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Chas Goes Right

posted by / Blogs / August 29, 2012

Follow SURFING’s Chas Smith through Florida to see if his deep-seeded disdain for the Sunshine State is warranted, or if he falls in love.

With notes from the surf and the Republican National Convention. #chasgoesright

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Baby Cobras, Young Scribes: Chas Smith

posted by / Blogs / August 27, 2012

Baby CobrasSURFING Staff Writers tell how they got their starts — when there wasn’t a contest like this

Chas Smith found his start in the Middle East of all places. Right underneath Osama Bin Laden’s nose.

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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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June Issue 2012 Surfing Magazine

posted by / Magazine / April 23, 2012

REINVENTING: The Costa Rica Caribbean, The Surf Girl, The Board Dimension, and The Rivalry

John John Florence graces the cover

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The Life of Bobby Vaughn, Part I

posted by / Blogs / March 21, 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 one of three: An orphan, murder # 1 and Tommy Lee

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April Issue 2012 Surfing Magazine

posted by / Magazine / February 20, 2012

This issue begins at Lei Lei’s with Chas Smith. Mai tais and Kona lagers. Poke, salmon and rib racks.

The Hawaiian way of life.

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F–ken Heavy?

posted by / Blogs / January 31, 2012

Baby! Take it offChas Smith: Is Jaws the oceanic version of Ronald Reagan?

A discussion of style and of substance

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That WaveJet

posted by / Blogs / January 18, 2012

Baby! Take it offChas Smith recalls a jet-propelled North Shore winter.

Headshakes, laughter and applause

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CEO of People’s Hearts

posted by / News / November 9, 2011

After a six year reign over professional surfing, Brodie Carr resigns.

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The Greatest Surfer?

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / October 3, 2011

I spent the best part of Thursday evening chatting with Kelly Slater, and I couldn’t help but wonder

 

Is he the greatest sportsman of all time?

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Read About the Fletchers In Your Sunday Times

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / September 11, 2011

Chas Smith’s story is in today’s issue of the Grey Lady

In the NYT Style magazine, of course

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