Watch Dane Gudauskas and Kohl Christensen chase a typhoon to Okinawa's most dangerous break
With a typhoon tearing through the Pacific, Dane Gudauskas and Kohl Christensen booked tickets to the island of Okinawa—home to some of the most treacherous reef breaks in all of Japan. They hoped to find at least some solid surf, but between grinding left-hand barrels and the bizarre local beverages, they got more than they […]
Last known interview with the Sunset master and Oceanography professor
Ricky Grigg, big-wave maestro and Professor of Oceanography, passed away yesterday. He was 77. Grigg was a standout in the early North Shore teeth-cutting scene of the late ’50s and early ’60s, before he took the plunge into academia; he earned a bachelor’s degree from Stanford, a master’s degree from the University of Hawaii, and […]
A sample platter of barrels and power surfing from the World Tour surfer
At just over one minute, Aritz Aranburu’s newest clip from Keramas is a delightful sample platter of the World Tour surfer’s diverse repertoire. The power hack at 0:10…more please. And, of course, no Keramas clip, even a one minute one, would be complete without a barrel-to-grab-rail-cutback combo (0:14). Now if only this wave were still […]
An artist compressed one hour of footage into two minutes of overlaid waves
On an early morning in late January, artist Cy Kuckenbaker propped his camera on the bluff overlooking Sunset Cliffs in San Diego for an hour. “I was interested in exploring the manipulation of water and to see how the movements and patterns from surfing interact,” says Kuckenbaker of the video on his Vimeo page. “Watching […]
Tubes, airs, jet skis
This snappy little vid will have you clicking over to Orbitz in no time, searching for a cheap flight to Mexico. Or, at the very least, will inspire a bucket of Coronas after work. Either way, please enjoy Chad Compton and his tuberiding, air-hucking prowess in some warm, glassy Mexican beachbreaks.
Dane Reynolds and Yadin Nicol in California. What more do you want?
Have you heard of this guy Dane Reynolds? Name sounds familiar, but it’s hard to place. Like a name once common but not heard in a little too long. Anyway, he surfs pretty good. So does Yadin Nicol. Good thing, ’cause they’re both in this video. Carving up some mouth-watering walls in and around the […]