Up and down the coast with Balaram Stack, Pat Schmidt, and Co.
Thick, zipping, but fewer in-between swells: that tends to be the song for East Coast tubes during wintertime. Once your wave count is down, well, that’s when a ticket to Puerto Rico is essential to pull out of your back pocket. So here’s 11+ minutes of Pat Schmidt, Balaram Stack, Sam Hammer, and the rest
The year's best longform features, chosen by the SURFER staff
Indication Point [Issue 56.6] With 2015 nearly in the rearview, we decided to compile a list the five longform features that resonated most with our editorial staff this year. “Indication Point,” written by Kimball Taylor for our June 2015 issue, tells the complex story of Barra de la Cruz. You may remember Barra as that
Andy Criere proves that tuberiding is a universal dialect
In a world of surf edits wrought with fast-paced action cut with oblique B-roll, clips that slow down and give us a personal look at an individual surfer are hard to come by. Andy Criere’s newest edit is different. Here, the 20-year-old ‘QS competitor speaks in his native tongue about life at his favorite breaks
Highlights from December on the North Shore
After spending a major part of the month on the North Shore, we can attest that the Seven Mile Miracle was firing this December. In this edition of Amp Sessions, we’ve gathered some of the month’s best moments, from V-Land to Waimea and everywhere in-between. Whether you’re looking for bottomless Pipe pits or stylish island
What happened in his near-death wipeout at Pipe, in his own words
When Evan Geiselman suffered a three-wave hold-down after pulling into a Pipe barrel on December 6th, the entire surf world went silent when he failed to resurface and was rushed to the hospital after André Botha helped save his limp body from the lineup. The Floridian was listed in critical condition but has since undergone
With Shane Dorian, Taylor Knox, Evan Geiselman, and more
The past six weeks have been busy ones in Hawaii. With bright singlets peppering the lineups much of the time, it’s always a treat to see some big-league freesurfing footage. Mick Fanning, Rob Machado, Evan Geiselman — they’re all here. Taylor Knox is, too, launching himself sideways out of helicopters, and putting in rail-work like
Legendary Steamer Lane surf contest airs Saturday, December 19th
Santa Cruz, Calif. (December 17, 2015) – This Saturday, a one-hour TV special on the O’Neill Coldwater Classic will air on NBC as part of the Red Bull Signature Series at 3:00pm ET/12:00pm PT. Since its inception in 1987, the O’Neill Coldwater Classic has been center stage for some of the world’s best surfing talent.