Lewis Samuels

Lewis Samuels

Senior Writer, SURFER Magazine

12.31.13

Features

It Works

In defense of localism

This feature originally appeared in our “Crowd Control” issue, in which we attempted to solve surfing’s overpopulation issues. It was a noble effort, but so far hard evidence suggests we didn’t solve the problem. This is Part 2 of 4 of our Crowd Control series. I surf a C-grade localized spot on a regular basis. […]

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12.19.12

Features

After the Apocalypse

In case the Mayans are right...

In case the Mayans are right...

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12.2.12

Features

The Wall

Will surfers ever grow up?

Will surfers ever grow up?

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11.9.12

Features

Culture of Cool

Surfers are sheep. Here are the details.

Surfers are sheep. Here are the details.

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7.27.12

Features

Of Movies and Mavericks

The world's best big-wave surfers are convinced that the latest Hollywood surf flick will be the first authentic depiction of surfing on the big screen. Maybe it's because they're all on the payroll.

The world's best big-wave surfers are convinced that the latest Hollywood surf flick will be the first authentic depiction of surfing on the big screen. Maybe it's because they're all on the payroll.

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2.27.12

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The Modern Dilemma

The sacrifices of being a surfer

The sacrifices of being a surfer .

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11.2.11

Features

Kelly’s Eleventh

Lewis Samuels reflects on an unlikely 11th world title

Lewis Samuels reflects on an unlikely 11th world title.

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11.8.10

Features

SurfAid's Mentawai Tsunami Update

Just when it seemed that things couldn’t get any worse for residents of the Mentawai Islands, things got worse. The tsunami followed the earthquake. Then the cyclone followed the tsunami, water following water, land that was once dry flooded first from the sea and now from the air. An already cruel ocean has turned cruel […]

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2.27.87

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The Red Triangle

Where surfers are bait

Where surfers are bait.

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