LA County Fires, A Hawaiian Heads to Nicaragua, and Brett Barley Chases Hurricanes
CLIP OF THE WEEK: Dane Zaun at Home in LA While the lineups of Los Angeles aren’t held in the highest esteem among most California surfers, this clip of Dane Zaun proves that when the conditions align, LA County can conjure up some diamonds. Kalani David in Nicaragua As the North Shore lays fallow, Kalani David
Evan Geiselman's three favorite fall lineups
With summer slowly fading away, we’re turning our attention toward the lineups that come to life in the fall. And to ensure that we’re scoring this autumn, we tapped Florida’s Evan Geiselman to point us in the right direction. Below, Evan’s listed his three favorite fall getaways. Tahiti Round Trip Airfare: From LAX: $1,815 From Miami: $2,006 Tahiti
Nate Tyler, Shane Dorian, Soli Bailey, and the boys from 'The Habitat' shred that net
CLIP OF THE WEEK: MUTE Nate Tyler and Victor Pakpour teamed up with a few of their friends—Dion Agius, Brendan Gibbens, Chippa Wilson, Noah Wegrich, and Owen Wright—to produce Mute. Consisting of mostly frosty and unmentioned lineups in California, Australia, and beyond, the film is an homage to honest ripping and doesn’t disappoint. The Habitat Episode
Dane In Morocco, Slater at J-Bay, and Shirrmacher in Munich
CLIP OF THE WEEK:Boiler Boys Dane Reynolds, Yadin Nicol, and Dillon Perillo set this 13-minute clip from Marine Layer on fire. While the brisk right-hand points that dot the Moroccan coast have been in vogue for some time, we doubt that anyone’s ever surfed the lineups with the same amount of progression as this lot.
A Shaping Legend Passes
It’s with a heavy heart that we report that one of South Africa’s most influential surfers and shapers, Peter Daniels, has passed away in the Basque Country at the age of 66. Although he was an extremely talented surfer in his own right—Peter landed the cover of SURFER in 1976—he was an absolute legend behind
Joan Duru, Charly Quivront, and Justin Becret get drained
There are few destinations that can hold a candle to the French beachbreaks in summer and fall. The water’s fairly warm, the beaches are sprinkled with a-frames, and the surrounding towns are some of the most beautiful in the world. In this clip, dubbed Eli, we watch as Joan Duru, Charly Quivront, and Justin Becret
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.