Jeff Mull

Jeff Mull

Hawaii Editor, SURFER Magazine

10.7.15

Random Happenings

Surf Snowdonia Forecast Flatlines

Wave park closes again to make repairs

After months of media hype that culminated with Albee Layer’s win at the Red Bull Unleashed event, the manmade peaks in Wales’ Surf Snowdonia wave park have been put on hiatus. According to officials from Surf Snowdonia, the machine that generates the left-and-right-hand lineup suffered a serious malfunction recently, forcing the company to cease all operations until

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10.3.15

Features

This Week In Webclips

Jack Freestone in Brisk, Three Sessions with Machado, Tyler Warren and More

CLIP OF THE WEEK: BRISK Jack Freestone set a high bar this week with the release of “Brisk.” This four-and-a-half-minute long clip is a seamless edit featuring Freestone, Teale Vanner, and a cameo appearance by Bobby Martinez. Freestone is at the top of his generation, and his surfing displayed here further strengthens his reputation for

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10.2.15

Industry News

WARD VILLAGE AND PATAGONIA PRESENT GERRY LOPEZ: SOUTH SHORE LIVING

“Mr. Pipeline” to Host Free Yoga Session, Talk Story and Book Signing at Ward Village on Saturday, Oct. 10

HONOLULU (Sept. 30, 2015) – Ward Village®, a neighborhood being revitalized by The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), and Patagonia® will host surfing legend Gerry Lopez for two free events on Saturday, Oct. 10, including a yoga class and talk story session. “The Ward Village neighborhood is designed around healthy and sustainable living, which is

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10.2.15

SURFER Approved

Dane Reynolds’ Pledge

All the money he makes from Quik Pro is headed to charity

Just a few days ago, the WSL announced that Dane Reynolds will be competing in the Quik Pro France as a wildcard. Throwing Dane into the mix is a curveball we’re all craving; when Dane takes to the lineup, we can’t take our eyes off of our screens. But yesterday, Dane threw his own curveball

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9.28.15

Industry News

North-Shore Shaper Matty Raynor to Make Boards in Europe

Trip features a Hawaii-to-Europe tour

Matty Raynor, North-Shore shaper, will be trading in the sunny skies and warm waters of Hawaii in favor of nippy English weather and lots of neoprene — and he couldn’t be happier about it. After leaving the UK, he’ll spend some time shaping, surfing, and shaking hands with local surfers and shapers in Western Europe.

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9.26.15

Features

This Week In Webclips

Albee Layer's massive week, shreddin' in the Spice Islands, and one hip Chip

CLIP OF THE WEEK: THE HABITAT, EPISODE 5 Albee Layer continues to impress. Just a few days removed from winning the Surf Snowdonia event in Wales, he posted the latest installment of his Habitat series. Once again, the edit is nothing short of mesmerizing. Albee’s opening act—the big fire drops with a judo air to

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9.25.15

Features

Fred Patacchia’s Perfect Ending

Freddy P. reflects on a decade-long career and his final 10-point ride

After more than a decade as a competitor, Fred Patacchia bid his adieu to the World Tour in the finest fashion possible—a near-perfect heat, complete with a 10-point ride. As surf fans the world over watched his retirement speech, it was clear the sport was losing one of its great personalities. His sharp surfing and

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9.24.15

Design Forum

What He Rode: Mick Fanning at Lowers

Darren Handley breaks down Mick's sled from the Hurley Pro

MICK FANNING HEIGHT: 5’10″ (177 cm) WEIGHT: 161 lbs (73 kg) SHAPER: Darren Handley MODEL: Duck’s Nuts TAIL: Squash LENGTH: 5’10” WIDTH:  18 ¾” THICKNESS: 2 1/4″ VOLUME: 26.26L CONCAVE: Subtle single to double concave GLASSING: Stock 4×4 with carbon strip on the bottom So what’s changed on this particular model? We haven’t changed much at all really. We’ve got Mick’s boards so dialed

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9.21.15

Features

In Man’s Hands

Albee Layer on his win at Surf Snowdonia and the future of wave pools

After much fanfare and hype, the litmus test for the manmade waves at Surf Snowdonia has been passed. Over the weekend in Wales, a mix of top-shelf surfers competed in a freshwater pool belching forth 2- to 3-foot waves with, well, machine-like precision, for the Red Bull Unleashed event. By the contest’s conclusion, Maui’s Albee

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9.19.15

Features

This Week In Webclips

Big Ups to Lowers, A Trip to Brazil with Noa Deane and Josh Kerr, Mason Ho Hits Up Teahupoo, and More

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Amp Sessions: Lowers When the World Tour comes to town, we tend to take notice. In this very fine edit from our very own Alex Kilauano, we get to see the world’s best surfers in some very rippable conditions just down the road from SURFER HQ. Highlights include JJF’s massive tweaked-out

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