A welcome to those who learn to surf as adults
Being a beginner sucks. There’s nothing worse. If you’ve managed to survive to adulthood while preserving even the tiniest, most minuscule shred of pride, it’s gone the instant you step out on a limb and become—God forbid—new at something. Kids, on the other hand, can learn anything in five minutes and be smug little assholes
Inside the artist's studio
In this video, with the help of Gold Coast Bicycles, McFetridge's unique bicycle design, "The Sea Rambler," comes to life.
Week In Review
Random happenings in surf for the week of February 6th
Random happenings in surf for the week of February 6th.
Bianca Valenti on being a woman in big-wave lineups
Ocean Beach, San Francisco, can assume the mood of about a million different surf breaks—sometimes all within the same hour—depending on swell, tides, wind, or the particular malevolence of your God that day. But the place can really be reduced to two surf spots: under eight-feet, and then anything bigger than that. The (growing) crowds
The two Noahs—Wegrich and Cohen—pick and choose Iceland's best corners
Nobody really knows how Iceland got its name. Some think it was called that to fool people into thinking it was a frozen wasteland, when really, it’s not so bad. Others say that one of the first Nordic explorers to find the place showed up in the summer, thought it was great, then winter came
Week In Review
Random happenings in surf for the week of January 30th
Random happenings in surf for the week of January 30th.
Headed to Nicaragua? Make sure to check all the boxes on this handy travel guide
Offshores 300 days a year? Flights for a few hundred bucks? A wide swell window, diverse reef complex, and permanently tropical lineups? Any of that tickle your fancy? It's all within reach with a quick jaunt to Nicaragua, a booming exotic surf destination for plenty good reason.
Swim clear of the closing doors
It makes the most perverse kind of sense. Humans have done such a thoroughly efficient job of ruining the oceans that we just dump more trash into the sea in an attempt to preserve dwindling marine habitats. Fighting fire with fire, I suppose. Anyway, New York City has been sinking old, dilapidated subway cars into
Sunny's board is in serious trouble
I feel very bad for that surfboard for what it’s got coming. Very, very bad. A video posted by Kelly Slater (@kellyslater) on Jan 23, 2015 at 1:14pm PST