Fans from the beach: "Now, Medina!"
Boy, double-takes at technology sure turn us into fools! Just when we thought Gabriel Medina’s cell phone surfboard was the bane of solitude’s last frontier, he summons all of Brazil’s inspired hashtags and whips a double-grab flip in soupy conditions during Round Two. He was promptly rewarded with five perfect 10s and an invitation to
Father of high-performance surfing passes away at 95
It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of Waikiki’s Albert “Rabbit” Kekai, who died at Leahi Hospital in Honolulu this morning. He was 95 years old. Born in 1920 in Honolulu, the young Rabbit quickly earned a reputation as one of the city’s most gifted natural athletes; he was reportedly as fast on
Tow-in closeouts at Itacoatiara for your layday
How about this Rio Pro, huh? It’s foamy slop once again at Grumari, and the next bump in swell will possibly take until the weekend to arrive. As conversation for a shuffle in venues gets louder and less patient, take a peek at drone footage a few weeks back over Itacoatiara, just up north and
Filipe returns, Italo impresses, and the Oi Rio Pro kicks off
Gerry Lopez, Peter Townend, Matt Biolos, and more in San Diego
The Boardroom International Surfboard Show is pleased to host The SURFER Talks, presented by Millennium Foam, a series of five conversations with some of surfing’s most influential characters and brightest minds. Join SURFER magazine’s editorial staff on May 14th and 15th at The Boardroom International Surfboard show, with special guest: Mr. Pipeline, Gerry Lopez; 1976
New film commemorates Santa Cruz icon one year after his passing
On May 5th, 2015, Shawn “Barney” Barron passed away, but his legacy and the smiles he put on faces across the surf world will long endure. The filmmakers at Volcom just released a documentary that celebrates Barney in all his enduring incomparability, featuring Santa Cruz icons like Peter Mel, Skindog, Ratboy, and Flea, among others, riffing
Perfecting the perfect canvas since December
Nat, Carissa, Kanoa, Wingnut, Steph, Kerrzy. Who’s left? Plus: A recap of the star-studded week that was, with some fresh faces in the mix.
Raging against The Machine
Steph’s and Wingnut’s clips dropped this morning, in case you missed it, and the supersquad continues to grow. Now on the web: Kerrzy, getting loose on a twin-fin at the globe’s most popular wave.