Filipe returns, Italo impresses, and the Oi Rio Pro kicks off
Gerry Lopez, Peter Townend, Matt Biolos, and more in San Diego
The Boardroom International Surfboard Show is pleased to host The SURFER Talks, presented by Millennium Foam, a series of five conversations with some of surfing’s most influential characters and brightest minds. Join SURFER magazine’s editorial staff on May 14th and 15th at The Boardroom International Surfboard show, with special guest: Mr. Pipeline, Gerry Lopez; 1976
New film commemorates Santa Cruz icon one year after his passing
On May 5th, 2015, Shawn “Barney” Barron passed away, but his legacy and the smiles he put on faces across the surf world will long endure. The filmmakers at Volcom just released a documentary that celebrates Barney in all his enduring incomparability, featuring Santa Cruz icons like Peter Mel, Skindog, Ratboy, and Flea, among others, riffing
Perfecting the perfect canvas since December
Nat, Carissa, Kanoa, Wingnut, Steph, Kerrzy. Who’s left? Plus: A recap of the star-studded week that was, with some fresh faces in the mix.
Raging against The Machine
Steph’s and Wingnut’s clips dropped this morning, in case you missed it, and the supersquad continues to grow. Now on the web: Kerrzy, getting loose on a twin-fin at the globe’s most popular wave.
Rolling out the perfect Lemoore carpet
Nat, Kanoa, Carissa, Wingnut, and now the ever-grinning six-time World Champion? The invitee list gets more tantalizing by the day. But seriously, how perfect is this barrel?
Just Passing Through El Niño
Hot off awards for both the XXL Performance of the Year and XXL Wave of the Year, Shane Dorian packed more wear on his Varial foam gun than nearly anyone else this El Niño season. How’s one to keep track of those successful air drops? Those technical stalls into 20-foot tents? Reef’s latest Just Passing
Mick Fanning, Wade Carmichael, and Mitch Parkinson deliver your A.M. report
One benefit to shaking out the morning cobwebs is scoring Snapper at its most empty-ish. Another is seeing Mick Fanning, Wade Carmichael, and Mitch Parkinson hunt tubes in the dewy glow of a Gold Coast sunrise. Jumpstart your afternoon and watch a few of Australia’s best drop some early-morning wisdom.