Apparently, 10 world titles gets you more than just the cover of SURFER these days. Last night, the LA Lakers honored Kelly Slater with a private party for him and 20 of his closest friends in the Chairman’s room at the Staples Center before the Lakers laced up against the Memphis Grizzlies. Donning a Lakers […]
Mid-Season Reflections with the Grown-Up Prodigy
Mid-season reflections with the grown-up prodigy.
Balaram Stack undergoes a Freudian exercise with SURFER.
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 […]