Heaving sand-bottom barrels off the coast of France
If you love wine, cheese, and heaving sand-bottom barrels, France is your surf paradise. Blue Deja Vu focuses on Basque surfer Indar Unanue as he glides into well-overhead cold-water beachbreaks along France’s Atlantic Coast. Cameos from his neighboring Frenchmen Joan Duru, Maxime Huscenot, Vincent Duvignac, and Patrick Beven round out this four-minute clip.
A year's worth of footage of the legendary power surfer
Easily one of the most admired surfers of the past two decades, Taylor Knox’s unique mix of power and flow has influenced countless surfers, including much of the current World Tour. Shot and edited by Nick Pollet, this clip features footage of Taylor from the past year in Hawaii, Fiji, and Australia. Whether it’s Backdoor […]
Mark Mathews at Ours in Sydney, Australia
Photographer: Bailey Jones Location: Cape Fear (a.k.a. Ours), Sydney, Australia Specs: Canon EOS 7D; 70-200mm f/4L; ISO 100; 1/250th at f6.3 Comments: “Cape Fear was pumping on a super east swell direction. That’s why the lip is so think,” explains Mark Mathews of this photo of him taken by 15-year-old Bailey Jones. “I was about […]
Surfing's next-gen met under the Huntington Pier to battle it out at the NSSA National Championships
Aerial footage shows you Puerto Escondido like you've never seen it before
As if the unforgiving sandbar bombs of Puerto Escondido could be anymore intimidating, enjoy here some aerial footage for some scale of the waves these Mainland Mex madmen are willing themselves into.
Step off into some heaving Mexico beachbreak with Alex Gray and J.O.B.
Nothing says summer like monster south-swell tubes in Mainland Mexico (with Alex Gray inside them). Jamie O’Brien joins in on the fun, they bring some props along for the ride, and as usual, both parties get really, really, ridiculously barreled.
Favorites fall as two full rounds of competition run at Jeffreys
Rounds 3 and 4 of the J-Bay Open were not kind to top seeds. With Joel Parkinson being the only current Top 10 surfer to already have secured a Quarterfinal berth, upsets ruled the day. Perennial J-Bay favorites Kelly Slater and Jordy Smith fell in Round 3 to Matt Wilkinson and C.J. Hobgood, respectively. Riding […]