After two-year hiatus, the Oakley Lowers Pro returns to one of world’s most high-performance waves
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., March 9, 2015 – Each spring, the world’s top surfing talent descend on the fabled cobblestone shore of Lower Trestles at San Onofre State Beach for the Lowers Pro. Considered one of the most high-performance waves in the world, the contest offers a unique opportunity for surfers to spotlight their best and
Stepping off and stepping up into some deep tubes south of the border
Not many surfers will ever get an invite to spend four days in Mexico surfing with Cory Lopez, but here he at least extends an invite for you to enjoy the view with him. He kicks things off with some peerless POV tube time, then follows up with a clinic in rail-work and barrel-riding, making
World Surf League put its money where its mouth is, and they did it for you and me
This round's on the WSL, hey?
Pro Surfer | Activist | Byron Bay, Australia
Our environment shapes us all. For me, that’s mostly been New Zealand, the Gold Coast, and Byron Bay. All these places have beautiful and relatively intact ecosystems. I’ve had the good fortune to travel to some of the world’s most beautiful places through surfing, and I noticed early on that it was the industrialized areas
Former SURFER editor and La Jolla Shores legend, 1946-2015
He was “Mellow Cat” to the skate world. The surfers called him “Archie.” He surfed beautifully, with a smooth “Frye-ish” style, a mid-’60s maestro of words, charm, and Mensa-level intelligence, and a poet to any woman he befriended on the boardwalk at La Jolla Shores. A local girl named Angie, for example, was renamed “Fawn
A young surf photographer bent on documenting the plight of surfers in the U.K.
Ultra portable, ultra incredible
Bright green, black, red, whatever. Nixon's Mini Blaster is the go-to beach speaker.
One session across the pond with Luke Davis, Balaram Stack, and Michael Dunphy
Here, you have three friends scoring together in an epic European session. Pepper in the fact that the trio is Luke Davis, Balaram Stack, and Michael Dunphy, sprinkle on that double-barrel Davis-Dunphy combo at 0:57, and you’ve got yourself a webclip baby.