With spring in the air and the reefs on the North Shore laying fallow, we may be bidding our adieus to Hawaiian winter, but as a parting gift, we’re left with a reminder of just what a winter it was in the form of Evan Valiere’s North Shore Big Wave Challenge. Contests don’t get more […]
Earlier this week we posted a blog entry about Dane Reynolds giving away a van through his blog, marinelayerproductions.com. Well, that van hath been given. And it only took seven minutes. Check the video link for the play-by-play.
Dane Reynolds is a curious fellow. The images below were listed on his site a few days ago. Tough to read and not make you laugh.
Dune Newhouse loves his home on the Garden Island almost as deeply as he loves his role among a budding horde of teenage surf sprouts. See, when the likes of Alex and Koa Smith, Kyle Galtes, and Dylan Melamed go for a surf, Dune is there, camera in tow, sunblock applied, capturing every moment. In […]
At 6 am on the dot, civil defense sirens across the state of Hawaii bellowed a deafening barrage of warnings, alerting people along the coast that a tsunami warning has been issued throughout the Pacific as a result of an 8.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated parts of Chile early this morning. According to John Cummings, Oahu […]
A story on MSNBC.com attributed to the AP is reporting that a number of spectators were injured today at the Maverick’s contest when a 5-foot wave tore through the seawall and swept dozens of spectators off their feet. The report said that, “Thirteen people were injured, with two immediately transported to area hospitals. Eleven others […]
It was reported recently that the ASP has opted not to renew head judge Perry Hatchett’s contract. Hatchett, who held his title with the ASP since 1997 , has not yet been available for contact. According to the ASP, Judge Richie Porta will serve as the head judge in the interim period. “Because we’re still […]
A set of three lines run horizontally across the skin of Jamie O’Brien’s tanned forehead, ridges forever cemented on his face by a lifetime spent staring into the sun. The lines are telling, and for every wrinkle and crease etched on the 26-year-old’s face, Jamie’s logged a thousand Pipe and Backdoor barrels. Over the years, […]
By midmorning the view from the beach is both beautiful and breathtaking. With the crossed-up 10 footers standing on the reef, it’s clear that things are about to get crazy.
It had been a polarizing day at Pipeline. There were moments of splendor and harrowing wipeouts in nearly every morning- to-midday heat.