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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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5.30.16

Photos

Big And Bold At Cloudbreak

Hamilton shines in the opening rounds of the Fiji Women's Pro

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5.19.16

Photos

John John Wins Rio

Climbs to third on the points leader board

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5.14.16

Videos

Gabriel Medina Did A Flip In Rio

Fans from the beach: "Now, Medina!"

Boy, double-takes at technology sure turn us into fools! Just when we thought Gabriel Medina’s cell phone surfboard was the bane of solitude’s last frontier, he summons all of Brazil’s inspired hashtags and whips a double-grab flip in soupy conditions during Round Two. He was promptly rewarded with five perfect 10s and an invitation to

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5.13.16

Features

RIP Rabbit Kekai: 1920-2016

Father of high-performance surfing passes away at 95

It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of Waikiki’s Albert “Rabbit” Kekai, who died at Leahi Hospital in Honolulu this morning. He was 95 years old. Born in 1920 in Honolulu, the young Rabbit quickly earned a reputation as one of the city’s most gifted natural athletes; he was reportedly as fast on

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5.12.16

Videos

Just North Of Rio From Above

Tow-in closeouts at Itacoatiara for your layday

How about this Rio Pro, huh? It’s foamy slop once again at Grumari, and the next bump in swell will possibly take until the weekend to arrive. As conversation for a shuffle in venues gets louder and less patient, take a peek at drone footage a few weeks back over Itacoatiara, just up north and

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