Natxo Gonzalez finds the waves of his life at maxing Puerto Escondido
The Basque’s Natxo Gonzalez has a simple goal: he’s on a mission to find the biggest, heaviest tubes on the planet. After competing in Chile for a Big Wave Tour event, he opted for a strike mission to Puerto. There, he found exactly what he was looking for.
Yadin Nicol, Andrew Doheny, and Brendon Gibbens Follow Hurricane Dolores to Cabo
Teahupoo Roars, Manmade Waves in the UK, and a Touch of JJF
CLIP OF THE WEEK: Teahupoo Goes Mental By now, you’ve seen the photos and heard the stories behind the beatings. But this five-minute-long clip still gets our pulse going. Teahupoo, you never fail to scare the living hell out of us. Habitat Episode 3 The boys from the Valley Isle released the latest installment of their
The UK's Surf Snowdonia unveils its head-high wave
Say what you will about wave pools, but doesn’t this look like a whole mess of fun? Surf Snowdonia, based out of the UK, just put this edit together of Jayce Robinson, Alan Stokes, and Jarrad Howse riding an almost head-high manmade wave. The park, which uses WaveGarden tech, opens on August 1.
The good life with Seabass
Kauai’s Sebastian Zietz is the embodiment of stoke. As cliché as it sounds, it couldn’t be more true. Whether he’s stuck in a foreign airport or slotted in Tahiti, Seabass is always smiling. This edit features some pretty mesmerizing drone footage of Teahupoo and other tropical reefs (starting at the one-minute mark) that’ll surely leave you
Dane Reynolds at home, Jamie O'Brien on fire, and Jordy in Africa
CLIP OF THE WEEK: Dane Reynolds and Dolores It’s hard to believe that all of this shreddin came from a single session. At the conclusion of this clip, we’re left with the realizations that A) Maroon wetsuits look dashing on Dane and 2) He’s surfing better than ever. Who Is JOB Episode 6: Tandem Tubes
Highlights from a single hurricane session
Although it’s composed of a single session, “Dolores Raw” is a banger of an edit. It’s six minutes of Dane doing what he does best: nonchalant progressive surfing on the beat of an obscure-if-not-haunting track. Enjoy and watch repeatedly.
All passengers safe after a night at sea
Rip Curl’s Quest 1 surf charter boat took her last breath late last night as the legendary surf vessel sank to the bottom of the sea in the Mentawais. Fortunately, everyone onboard (eight guests and five crewmembers) made it off the doomed craft and into lifeboats safely. The next morning, approximately seven hours later, they
Step behind the curtain with Fuller
Danny Fuller was born to get shacked. No ifs, ands, or buts about it. Having grown up with the man, I can attest to the fact that he’s always had an innate ability to thread a barrel. Even at 11 years old, while most of us were still working on our duck-dives and busy measuring