Plenty of wipeouts and carnage to go around in Newport, folks
It’s hard to say what goes through the head of these surfers, swimmers, and spongers as they enter a crowded and chaotic Wedge lineup. Regardless, it’s quite a spectacle, and is always recommended, if not required, viewing.
On a roll in California, Portugal, and Hawaii with the younger Coffin brother
The younger Wise Tail has begun to fill out his frame, and his surfing has matured with every added inch and pound. At 19, Parker Coffin has hardly reached his talent ceiling, but that’s not to say that the next 4:02 won’t get you plenty fired up to throw on your wettie and get out
Combine a monster south swell with Puerto Escondido sandbars, and this is what you get
A south swell arrives with the turning of the seasons in Southern California
The young Australian on mastering surfcraft from the past, present, and future
Just down the road from a righthand point in the tiny fishing village of Angourie, Australia, Bryce Young had everything he needed to become a great surfer—not the least of which was one of the greatest surfers of all time living under the same roof. "I just call him Dad," says Young of his father, Australian surf legend Nat Young. "He put me on the front of his board when I was about 4 years old and then handed me my own when I was about 5—a sick '80s thruster that was fluorescent orange, green, and yellow." Since then, Young has spent his life riding surfboards both modern and anachronistic, fine-tuning a style to suit them all.