Jeff Mull

Jeff Mull

Hawaii Editor, SURFER Magazine

2.17.16

Random Happenings

Single Fin to the Head

Man dorsal-whipped by dolphin at Blacks

Just when you thought you only had to worry about sharks in the lineup, it turns out dolphins are down to scrap, too. Earlier this week, Thomas Machuca was surfing Blacks in San Diego when a bottlenose dolphin attempted to scalp him with his dorsal fin, leaving Machuca with 18 staples in his head. True

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2.16.16

Features

What’s Ahead for Julian Wilson

And reflections on his best professional year, Mick's shark incident, and more

For nearly a decade, Julian Wilson has been at the forefront of the surf world. Arguably one of the most talented surfers alive today, Wilson has captivated us with his easy style and balls-to-the-wall approach. But in 2015, he seemed to truly find his stride and was within striking distance of a World Title all

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2.13.16

Features

This Week In Webclips

Marzo whips, Frenchmen head to the Canaries, Balaram in Panama, and more

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Clay Marzo Takes Point We don’t see enough of Marzo. We miss marveling at those hucks, we miss his deft ability to push himself through the skinniest of tubes, and we miss how he dangerously flirts with the sharpest of shelves. Lucky for us, SUPER dropped this banger of a clip of him a

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2.6.16

Features

This Week In Webclips

Seth Moniz is all grown up, Jonas sings solo, Louie goes left, and more

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Seth Moniz is Off the Chain As a junior and standout in our annual HOT 100 list, we’ve known that Seth Moniz has had all of the earmarks of a great surfer for some time. But when he dropped this clip, we had to do a double-take (Those backside grabs at

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2.4.16

Features

SURFER Disapproved: More Plastic Than Fish in Sea by 2050

Don't toss that plastic water bottle just yet

A recent study conducted by The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and published by World Economic Forum has a startling prediction for the world’s oceans: By 2050, there will be more plastic (by weight) in our seas than fish. Think about that for a moment. In just a few decades, our addiction to plastic, despite our half-hearted

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1.30.16

Features

This Week In Webclips

Jaws opens wide, Dill and Beeg team up, Snapper fires, and more

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Jaws Does It Again Once more, amid yet another behemoth swell, Jaws hosted the world’s hardest-charging big-wave surfers. This time, there seemed to be even more carnage than we’ve grown accustomed to in the past. How anyone could survive those wipeouts (see 1:15, 1:53, and 3:23) is beyond us.   Snapper’s

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1.29.16

Features

Legend of the Fall

Tom Dosland recounts his epic wipeout at Jaws

On Wednesday, social media feeds across the surf world exploded as a tumbling image of Tom Dosland, falling head-first into the maw of a massive Jaws peak, appeared on our phones. Thankfully, Dosland surfaced, dazed but alive. In the day following his now-famous wipeout, he graciously took the time to walk us through what went

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1.26.16

Features

A Revival Amid A Shootout

Reflections on Pipeline, Maui, and new beginnings with Kaimana Henry

Facing some of the most talented Pipe surfers in the world, Kaimana Henry — a name you won’t often hear blasted over a contest’s loudspeaker — came away with a rather convincing win recently at the Da Hui Backdoor Shootout. Thanks in large part to threading one of the heaviest tubes of the season, Henry

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1.23.16

Features

This Week In Webclips

Dusty shreds, Jaws devours more victims, Panama fires, and more

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Dusty Payne: Stacking Clips True, Dusty Payne rode a roller coaster of a 2015 after his assertive requalification for the year’s World Tour, only to kneel to a rather tough end to the season. But this RED-filled edit shows that Dusty still has the firepower to turn his luck on Tour

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1.16.16

Features

There’s Gold In That Mountain

Aaron Gold reflects on the biggest wave ever paddled at Jaws

Aaron Gold, a blue-collar charger from Haleiwa, snagged what many are calling the biggest wave ever paddled into at Jaws yesterday afternoon. In the ensuing hours, social media exploded and images of the wave went viral. Following this monumental session, we were able to ring up Gold to have him walk us through his instantly

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