Congress Passes New Bill to End Shark Finning in US
Congress passes new bill to end shark finning in US waters.
Five Questions with O’Neill World Cup Champ Raoni Monteiro
Raoni Monteiro is the first Brazilian to claim an event win at Sunset in nearly 20 years. Here, he spends a few minutes telling us about his recent win at the O'Neill World Cup of Surfing.
Seven months ago, Joel Parkinson lay on the sand at Snapper Rocks writhing in pain, the back half of his right heel nearly cleaved clean from his foot. At that moment it was nearly impossible to fathom him wearing a jersey again this season, much less winning anything that required him to stand upright. But […]
In the days leading up to the official memorial of Andy Irons, the island of Kauai has reached out to show respect to their favorite son by decorating the road to Hanalei with makeshift tributes. The following photos show how a small community mourns the loss of their hometown hero. We’ll be posting a story […]
There are a few telltale signs that the seasons have officially turned on the North Shore. There are the droves of rental cars parading through Kam Highway with their morbidly swollen boardbags in tow, the bike path is littered with a Who’s Who in surfing, and reportedly, there’s a house full of Reef Girls posted […]
Nearly three decades after his first tour on the North Shore, Tom Curren reflects on the changes he’s seen in Hawaii, his recent spat with Sunny Garcia, and why he’s as competitive as ever once he puts on a jersey. Do you remember your first real winter on the North Shore? Yeah, it was in […]
After a week’s worth of highs and lows, closeout lefts and rippable rights, the 2010 Billabong ISA World Surfing Games in Peru came to a climactic finish at the 3-foot rights at Senoritas. With 31 teams competing at this year’s event, the sleepy surfside village was transformed into surfing’s version of Olympic City with as […]
If you still haven’t figured out what you’re gonna be for Halloween, here’s an idea: go retro and check out the 10th annual Cosmic Creek Surf Festival on October 30 and 31 at Salt Creek. For 10 years, we’ve been dusting off single-fins and working on our soul arches at the event where boards that […]
According to multiple international news agencies a tsunami has struck the Mentawai Islands in Indonesia. The wave was spawned by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake that rattled the West Coast of Indonesia at approximately 9:42 pm yesterday. Both the Sydney Morning Herald and Australia’s ABC News are reporting that a group of Australian surfers onboard a pair […]
A 19-year-old bodyboarder was attacked and killed by a shark in Santa Barbara this morning. According to a report on CNN, Lucas McKaine Ransom of Romoland, California, was bitten in the left leg by a shark estimated to be “14 to 20 feet in length” while bodyboarding at Surf Beach near Vandenberg Air Force Base […]