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6.30.16

Videos

A Goddess from the Sea

A jazzy study of movement and form with Lola Mignot

Here’s a jazzy little study in movement and form, with lady logger Lola Mignot. Silky smooth and stylish as hell, this clip’s all dazzle and detail, careful crossteps, and some beautiful underwater action.

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6.29.16

Videos

Oakley Surf Shop Challenge: West Coast Round-Up

Huntington Surf & Sport and Pacific Wave book their tickets to Nationals

West In exciting fashion, and in pumping surf at 56th Street, Newport Beach, Huntington Surf & Sport won the West Regional Qualifier among a stacked field of competition. The event was any team’s to win after defending champion Val Surf was dethroned, leading to an exciting final which saw Brett Simpson and Brad Ettinger secure

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6.26.16

Features

Twiggy on his Big-Wave Win

"Puerto’s just a tube ride. That’s pretty much all you want to do out here."

Interview by Shawn Magee When Puerto Escondido gets big, waves act like giant Krakens emerging from the deep, wanting to squash everything in their paths. At 15 to 20 feet, they have little regard for the surfers buzzing around their faces, and are capable of breaking boards and bodies in equal measure. This past week,

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6.25.16

Photos

Twiggy Takes the Cake

Scenes from finals day of the Puerto Challenge

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6.23.16

Features

Fiction: Twenty Years After “The Pool”

Granpappy Kelly Slater shows his grandkids a real wave

By Steve Van Rees   Light danced off of the water as an early morning sun bloomed over the horizon, and the empty San Clemente coastline sat idle save the folding of a crisp beach break. Three solitary figures crept through an overgrowth of shrubs along the forgotten path, unmolested since the Great Shift of

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6.20.16

Features

How to Spend Your Summer Solstice

SURFER's staff on how to #MaxYourDays

Today, Southern California will enjoy its longest mild sun-bathing of the year. Fourteen hours, eighteen minutes, and twenty seconds of daylight, to be exact. And since what we do here at SURFER happens in daylight hours, the ever-curious outdoorsmen and women over at The North Face asked, as part of their #MaxYourDays campaign, that we

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6.15.16

Instruction

How To Buy A Surfboard

Your guide to choosing your next magic stick

While new surfboard designs have all become more user-friendly, the number of choices can sometimes be overwhelming. We use these same five tips with every customer we work with to help them narrow down the choices from hundreds to the board they are looking for. -Trip Forman, REAL Watersports Cape Hatteras, North Carolina 1. Design

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6.5.16

Photos

In The Fastlane

Day One Highlights From The Fiji Pro

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6.3.16

Videos

Kerrzy Deconstructs the Alley-Oop

Learn how to clear the runway with Josh Kerr

Unlike basketball, there’s no too high for an alley-oop. More, more, more is the key. Add a feathery landing, maybe a modest combo — all of which is explained here in the latest Session Notes featuring Josh Kerr and his lofty exploits above the lip. Watch and enjoy this spring-footed Aussie’s instructional, then go out

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5.30.16

Photos

Johanne Defay Wins Fiji Pro

Takes the second 'CT win of her career

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