The 1st Annual Summer Youth Clash finishes with Griffin Colapinto and Nolan Rapoza showcasing the future of Junior Pro surfing
Sept. 04, 2014 (Oceanside, CA) – Presented by Chemistry, Brixton, Nixon, Raen, and Surf Ride. The “Summer Youth Clash,” was held September 3rd and 4th at the North Jetty in Oceanside Harbor in 3 to 4 foot contestable surf. North Jetty is known as one of the most consistent waves on the coast and served
And for good reason
(See the exchange at 20:45) It should come as no surprise that, from time to time, World Tour competitors and World Tour judges don’t always see eye to eye. We’ve seen muffins thrown (Sunny, the ’90s) and scaffoldings stormed (Jeremy Flores, in July), but rarely have we seen a surfer vent their frustrations in a more
Jesse Merle-Jones breaks down his fin game
Fins have evolved tremendously since the early 1900s, when Hawaiian surfers simply dragged their back foot to turn. Fast-forward to the modern era and today’s surfer is left with almost too many choices when it comes to picking fins and fin systems.
Nate Behl at firing Rifles, again
Nate Behl is a Floridian surfer we’ve never seen surf a Floridian wave. He’s made a name for himself mostly in Indonesian perfection, and this clip of him at Rifles, again, is no exception.
Kepa Acero's search for liberty ends in an Indo dream session
Where on earth is Kepa Acero? And what is going through his head? A definitive answer to these questions will likely never exist, but that does nothing to keep him from scoring the world over. Here, in Indo, not as alone as usual, but certainly just as barreled.
Oli Adams exploring the cold frontiers of the British Isles
It’s not a friendly place to be a professional surfer, the U.K. Yet somehow here, when you lineup the weather, the waves, the mood, and Oli Adams with the right soundtrack, it looks damn near like paradise. (As long as you’ve got enough neoprene.)
A tour of the Bukit Peninsula with SURFER photographer Jason Childs