Honolua Bay does the damn thing
Crowded or not, Honolua Bay is flawless when it’s on.
Mason Ho, Gavin Beschen, Jay Davies, and more, right now
With its tribute to the Duke Kahanamoku Invitational, its uniquely jersey-less, four-man-team format, and its spotlight on some of Hawaii’s top watermen, the Da Hui Backdoor Shootout is an excellent chance to see top action from the island’s best in their respective watersports, including bodysurfing, bodyboarding, longboarding, SUPing, and shortboard surfing. Now that the finals
Watch the SoCal standout tear apart the North Shore
Griffin Colapinto had himself a fine winter in Oahu. He ripped his way through the ranks and pocketed a third place finish at the Pipe Invitational. His newest edit, which highlights how well the kid can put his board on rail, hints that 2015 was just the beginning for one of the most exciting San
Bounced back and boosting
After an unfortunate injury, 21-year-old Portugese-native Francisco Alves required surgery on his ankle and was couch-ridden for four months, anxious for the day he could let loose again. Well, the Euro shredder’s all healed up, his ankle looks sturdy, and aren’t we glad. This clip finds Alves throwing fins to the wind in Angola and
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