A collaboration between RED Digital Cinema and SURFER Magazine
REDirect Surf pits surf media’s finest against each other to see who can create the most unique and original surf film. A dozen filmmakers were given RED EPIC DRAGON camera packages worth $50K to use for the contest, and the winner gets to keep his. The short films themselves will feature the world’s best surfers
The North Shore clip of the winter, for your viewing pleasure
It’s the greatest show in surf. The North Shore of Oahu, it never disappoints. Here’s a season’s worth of highlights, as many barrels as we could fit into seven minutes, featuring all the usual suspects. Bruce, Reef, Fuller, Dusty, along with great performances from young local talents like Koa Rothman, Kiron Jabour, Nate Florence, and
Balancing a skateboarding career and a saltwater addiction
When you're named after Tom Curren, you'd better have a knack for drawing interesting lines in the water. But while 18-year-old Curren Caples is more than proficient at punting and carving across his local breaks, it's his skills on a skateboard that have landed him in the spotlight. He turned pro last year, filmed a video part for Flip Skateboards, and won a gold medal in Skateboard Park at X Games Munich. His life is one fast-paced balancing act between water and concrete.
Music: Night Crawl by The Silents
The Mediterranean kicks up some swell and brings overhead surf to Israel
Amit Schestowitz and Jacob Madar are two photographers from Israel, and each documented the strong swell that graced the coast during this Israel winter (which doesn’t last very long). Usually dependent on shifting windswells and stormy surf, the growing packs of Israeli surfers jumped on some clean, pumping surf near Atlit, Qrayot, and Haifa city
Sunrise in Canada
Whoever said the best time to shoot photos is at the beginning and end of the day wasn’t kidding.