Could this be the road to requalification?
The WSL dropped the good news that Dane Reynolds has the wildcard spot for J-Bay, and surf fans rejoiced. The contest, which starts on July 8, marks the third time Dane has been called up to compete on the World Tour as a wildcard this year. The other two events, Snapper and Fiji, saw Dane
Zeke Lau and Seth Moniz take to the sky in Honolulu
The month of May proved to be one of the best stretches of surf for Honolulu in recent memory. And while lineups throughout the city fired on all cylinders, Zeke Lau and Seth Moniz fired even harder. Zeke, who recently signed with Quik, and Seth, who’s one of the state’s rising stars, put on one
Peter Devries at home In Canada
Amid the pines, neoprene, and bitter cold that has come to define the Canadian surf scene stands Peter Devries. In this edit, set to the tune of Dinah Washington’s “This Bitter Earth” (reminiscent of the end credits to an episode of Mad Men) Pete lays down his usual brand of grace and poise amid the chilly
Shaun Manners and Jay Davies step it up in West OZ
Shaun Manners, of slender teenage stature, and Jay Davies, in Hulk-like form, team up in this latest clip from Kustom. Amid perfectly harrowing tubes in West Oz, the duo huck full rotations and spend plenty of time behind the curtain while Suicidal Tendencies set the beat.
Ozzie Wright, Owen Wright, and other perfect rights
CLIP OF THE WEEK: Is It Chill If We Cruise? Ahhh the Great Northwest. In this clip, Dane Anderson, Noah Wegrich, and Wilem Banks venture past the pines and into a series of hidden beachbreaks. Lots of ramps, lots of empty linepus, and lots of fun. And yes, it’s totally chill if you cruise. Mauicaronis Inundated by a
JS gives us a look under the hood of Owen's winning board from Fiji
OWEN WRIGHT HEIGHT: 6’3″ WEIGHT: 179lbs. SHAPER: Jason Stevenson (JS Surfboards) MODEL: Forget Me Not TAIL: Round Tail LENGTH: 6’4″ 1/2″ WIDTH: 19 3/16″ THICKNESS: 2 1/2″ VOLUME: 31.5L CONCAVE: Subtle single to double concave GLASSING: Stock 4x4x4 How close do you work with Owen when you’re cutting boards? We’re actually really good mates and we work a lot behind the
Morocco in the mix
In the latest installment of their Down Days series, the Brothers Gudauskas travel to Marrakesh, Morocco. In the city, they find lots of spices, lots of color, and Pat kisses a cobra. The intrepid trio then ventures into the Atlas Mountains, where they kick it with the Berbers, the original native people of North Africa.
Full throttle in FIji, baby
In lieu of all of the action from Fiji this past weekend, we’ve been reflecting on some of the greats to leave their mark on Cloudbreak. At the top of anyone’s list has to be A.I. This clip, featuring only four waves, is classic Andy Irons. Raw, committed, balls-to-the-wall surfing.
J.OB. goes over the handlebars, Kai Lenny rushes Jaws, and Yago Dora gets silky
CLIP OF THE WEEK: Yago In Brazil Brazil’s Yago Dora spent the month of May punting rotations in Brazil. In this clip, which showcases Yago’s smooth-as-butter style, we bear witness to just how progressive and deep the latest crop of Brazilian surfers have become. Prepare to hear more from Yago in the future. We guarantee
Dane Reynolds, Jacob Willcox, and Brett Barley digitally deliver the goods
CLIP OF THE WEEK: SAMPLER And just like that, Dane Reynolds brings us back into his warm embrace. This entire clip—good lawd this clip!—is composed of one banger after another. All that, and we get to watch Dane compete at Fiji in the not-too-distant future. Jacob Willcox in WA While he only recently turned 18,