Along the African coast, Benji Brand scores an incredibly glassy minute-long barrel
You’ll be filled with the utmost amount of barrel-envy after watching this clip. Benji Brand dedicates the first 2:45 to a slowed-down version of the barrel, then backs it up in real time.
A few days of barrels at the end of the road
Every year when massive south swells begin to brew in the South Pacific, the surf world focuses squarely on the small island of Tahiti. Last year, Kamalei Alexander spent a couple days soaking in the offerings of the tropical paradise. Between the opening POV shots, the underwater footage (0:30), and the Jet Ski angle (1:30), […]
A performance from Filipe Toledo with a decade's worth of pop
In just 2:40, you get more full-rotors from Filipe Toledo than the ’90s ever saw. Enjoy.
Lib Tech is proud to have Ryan Carlson join their surf marketing team
Lib Tech is proud to have Ryan Carlson join our surf marketing team. Ryan will be acting as a team rider, social media content/surf athlete manager and has been working with Lib shapers Hendo and Olson on his new “Ringer” model (available this summer). Included in SURFING Magazines top 10 most underrated US surfers Huntington […]
Ian Gentil on rail and at home
With a rail game beyond his years, 18-year-old Ian Gentil has developed into a very well-rounded surfer. The two hacks on the opening wave alone are enough to convince us of that. Beyond the rail, Ian is well versed above the lip and in the barrel, even when a bodyboarder snakes him (2:04).
A profile on one of our own
SURFER Magazine photo editor Grant Ellis was approached by VSCO Film for a quick glimpse into his career, to showcase a collection from his profile, and for comments on the general state of surf photography as a whole. From the post: “Grant’s surf images carry an intensity and beauty, and the moments he captures feel […]
A journey through Mexico, Costa Rica, and back to France with Marc Lacomare
Frenchman Marc Lacomare heads to Mexico and Costa Rica to score playful barrels and air ramps before heading back to his homeland. Marc provides plenty of diversity between the opening section of warm-water barrels, rippable beachbreaks (1:49), and then with a hollow, cold-water section in France (2:07).
A fashionably late springtime swell delivers on the Outer Banks of North Carolina