Ellis Ericson on adapting throwback designs for modern quivers
The odds are pretty slim that you’ve seen a Sunflower surfboard at your home break. That’s because Ellis Ericson doesn’t have a factory, a distribution deal, or even a regular shaping bay. “I’ve been trying to travel the way that a lot of surfers used to, where you shape a few boards wherever you can along the way to help fund your trip,” says Ellis. “Sometimes people hit me up looking for a board, and I just shape it when I get to their part of the world in whatever shaping bay I can use. It’s been fun. It gives me something to do when the waves are bad.”
Basque surfer Natxo Gonzalez talks you through the perfection of the lefthander
The World Tour surfer tests his quiver in between heats on the Gold Coast
It wasn’t all singlets and heat scores for Jeremy Flores on the Gold Coast this past March during the Quiksilver Pro. In between heats, he was putting his quiver to the test. His boards aced it, we might add.
Brixton is proud to announce the release of their Summer 2014 collection and video
Head over to the Brixton site to check out their Summer 2014 collection.
A dozen of Zak Noyle's favorite photos
SURFER photographer Zak Noyle’s favorite dozen photos.
Barrels and airs with Australian up-and-comer Cooper Chapman
Cooper Chapman turns 20 years of age in a couple weeks time but you’d never know it by how polished his surfing has quickly become. The opening backdoor wedge perfectly suits the regularfooter’s style and our liking. Then he backs it all up with a a handful of techy airs (slob reverse, Kerrupt flip, backside […]
See who topped SURFER's annual ranking of the world's best young surfers
For almost 25 years SURFER’s Hot 100 has ranked, and predicted the fortunes of surfing’s next generation. Many of the Hot 100 alumni have gone on to become freesurfing superstars, World Title contenders, World Champions, and multiple World Champions, and we predict this year’s class to be no different. Some of the predictions were easy, […]
A tranquil view of the anything but tranquil slab off Tasmania