Jeff Mull

Jeff Mull

Hawaii Editor, SURFER Magazine

10.29.14

Design Forum

What He Rode: Mick Fanning

Darren Handley breaks down the board Fanning rode at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal

Headed into Portugal, Mick Fanning's World Title chances were slim, needing two of the world's best to self-combust in order to be able to say there was even a chance. They did, and he rode that momentum, along with the following board, to his third event win of the year.

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10.28.14

Videos

Winter is Coming

Alex and Koa Smith pay homage to the Hawaiian winter

Alex and Koa Smith, the brothers behind LastNameFirst.tv, drop a highlight reel from last winter that leaves us weak in the knees and chomping at the bit for high season in Hawaii.

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10.24.14

Features

This Week In Webclips

The best videos of the week, all in one place

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Ryan Burch In Indo Asymmetrical tails, odd fin-placements, heaving left-hand barrels, and Ryan Burch collide in our Clip of the Week. Portugal in Black and White Although the surf at Supertubes was a few shades below mediocre for the Rip Curl Pro, the World Tour managed to tap into a a handful of […]

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10.22.14

Random Happenings

Kelly Slater Kills His Board

Following his loss in Portugal, Slater vents on his foam

When Kelly Slater was knocked out of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal in Round 3 by Aritz Aranburu, seemingly letting his golden opportunity to tighten the title race with Medina slip through his fingers, the champ was, understandably, a little frustrated. After walking into the competitor’s area and away from the camera crew, Slater, believing […]

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10.21.14

Design Forum

What He Rode: John John

Breaking down John John's Florence's European sled

Between his win in France and his quarterfinal finish in Portugal, it’s safe to say that the Old Country was definitely kind to John John. Below, Jon Pyzel of Pyzel Surfboards breaks down the golden board* that John John rode throughout the European leg of the Tour. JOHN JOHN FLORENCE HEIGHT: 6’1″ WEIGHT: 167 SHAPER: Jon […]

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10.17.14

Features

This Week In Webclips

The best videos of the week, all in one place.

CLIP OF THE WEEK: World Tour Scores Portugal…Just Not At The Contest  While the opening round of the Portugal comp was held in acrid conditions, on an off day, most of the WT ventured away from the contest venue where they found an idyllic beachbreak setup with perfect head-high tubes and an array of ramps. It’s […]

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10.14.14

Features

Portugal: Day One

Slater and Medina advance to tighten the title race

The Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal kicked off with less-than-stellar conditions today. Heading into a tightening world title race, the pressure was on Gabriel Medina to hold his lead over Kelly Slater, who realistically needs to win this event to push the title race to Pipeline. Today, in their round 1 heats, both surfers posted wins and will move onto Round 3.

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10.11.14

Random Happenings

Face Off

Ramming Rocks With CJ Hobgood

CJ Hobgood narrowly escapes having his face torn from his skull. If that sounds morbid, just watch how close we came to losing his pretty mug in this clip.

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10.8.14

Features

The Storm of The Year

Typhoon Vongfong intensifies, heads toward Japan

Some forecasters are predicting that Typhoon Vongfong could rival Typhoon Haiyan in strength, which destroyed much of the Phillipines last year and claimed more than 6,000 lives. However, if current predictions and reading hold true, the storm is expected to weaken as it moves north toward Japan and make landfall as a category 2 storm.

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10.6.14

Design Forum

Cardboard Chaos

Doc Lausch and Signal Surfboards cut a cardboard surfboard

If you thought the “Ride Anything” movement that defined the last decade had run its course, think again. Recently, Southern California-based shaper Doc Lausch and a team from Signal Snowboards created a functional shortboard composed almost entirely of cardboard. While the idea of riding a paper board may sound absurd, through a mountain of trail […]

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