Joel Patterson

SURFER Contributor

6.27.12

Features

Kolohe’s Trinity

With the help of his father and his coach, Kolohe Andino plans to win his first World Title before he turns 20

With the help of his father and his coach, Kolohe Andino plans to win his first World Title before he turns 20.

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3.6.12

Features

Return to Form

How Steph Gilmore rediscovered her competitive drive for 2012

How Steph Gilmore rediscovered her competitive drive for 2012.

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1.12.12

Features

Antihero

Nathan Fletcher's long road to recognition

Nathan Fletcher's long road to recognition.

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12.27.11

Features

Best Digital Shorts

Our favorite online videos of 2011

Our favorite online videos of 2011.

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12.2.11

Nominees

Heavy Water

Official 2011 SURFER Poll Nominees

The SURFER Poll Heavy Water Award goes to the brave/crazy soul whose on-camera performances in surf of consequence push big-wave charging furthest forward.

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12.2.11

Nominees

Best Documentary

Official 2011 SURFER Poll Nominees

In recent years we’ve seen a proliferation of great documentaries about the surf community. Cover the subjects of race, environmentalism, distant surf scenes, and rediscovering lost history, each of our four nominees in 2011 tells a fascinating story from a unique point of view. 2011 SURFER Poll Best Documentary Nominees: Splinters Lost and Found White […]

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8.24.11

Features

Something Wicked This Way Comes

A monster swell is heading for the Billabong Pro Tahiti, and fear is in the air at Teahupoo.

A monster swell is heading for the Billabong Pro Tahiti, and fear is in the air at Teahupoo.

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7.27.11

Features

The Kelly Session

Reflections on Slater's iconic Barbados session from the Big Issue

Reflections on Slater's iconic Barbados session from the Big Issue.

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7.26.11

Features

Tavarua Back On Tour

“Dream Tour” enthusiasts and goofyfooters applaud return to Fiji

“Dream Tour” enthusiasts and goofyfooters applaud return to Fiji.

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6.15.11

Features

FDA Redefines “Sunblock”

New regulations will help us understand how effective our anti-sun damage regime really is

New regulations will help us understand how effective our anti-sun damage regime really is.

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