The Pipe Masters is on, and Round 1 did not disappoint
Joel Parkinson points and barks, “Johnny Goodvibes… are you kidding me?” The dawn session at Pipe this morning was predictably spirited, being the best day of the winter so far, being the first day of the Pipe Masters, but it was little surprise that John Florence split the pack for the wave of the morning, […]
Very underwhelming, but certainly a novelty
The Pineapple Express, Northern California’s storm of the decade that’s flooding coasts and knocking out power with reckless abandon, also delivered waves to a ski town in need. As Lake Tahoe battens down its hatches and braces for plenty of snowfall, winds in the +100 mph range stirred up some swell for anyone with enough […]
Ten days and one perfect swell at Nias leaves quite the impression
You carve 10 days out to spend at Lagundri Bay and hope for destiny to be on your side. Works out for some. Tim O’Connor, a week and a half at Nias, and one gem of a swell combine to show this wave in all its hollow, emerald glory, beckoning any sane regular-footer to check […]
Because having two boards on the beach is always better
Everyone needs a backup board. The problem is when that backup board is needed most, it’s either collecting dust in your garage or generously sharing its wax with your car’s seat covers. Enter the Pro-Lite Quick Strike.