South African free surfs courtesy of the world's top WQS grinders
While in South Africa for the Mr. Price Pro at Ballito, a wide array of WQS grinders and even a couple WT surfers ripped apart the wedgey right in preparation for the event. You’ll see event winner Timmy Reyes pull into some epic barrels, WT stars Filipe Toledo and Alejo Muniz put it on rail,
Easily the best of his kind
Kama, the world’s best surfing pig, is at it again. This time with his very own GoPro clip. Turns out Kama isn’t a fan of small waves, which makes sense because after all, he is Hawaiian. According to his owner, Kai Holt, Kama’s technique has improved so much so that when he starts to pearl
The young Brazilian aerial wizard shows off his rail game
Yago Dora’s skills above the lip are well documented. His rail game, on the other hand, not so much. But in this new video of him at a rippable left in Peru, Yago shows his chops on the face of the wave. Not exactly on Taylor Knox’s level, but the young Brazilian is smooth in
This mysterious Icaro Rodrigues fellow is very good at airs
Icaro Rodrigues, somebody we’d never heard of until about 180 seconds ago, is very good at catching air while surfing. Very very good.
Venturing through the southern tip of Africa during the winter months
We still aren’t anywhere near being sick of watching Skeleton Bay do its thing. The opening section of East to West features a handful of South African surfers (some you’ll recognize, others you may not) standing tall in head-high plus barrel after barrel. While most of the recent Skeleton Bay videos tend to be filmed
Flash-fill hysteria comes and goes, but for my money it’s very difficult to eclipse a good silhouette.
Is this the ultimate fall-to-bodysurf-to-recovery ever?
If wiping out is an art, this recovery is a masterpiece of Picasso proportions. Mikey Wright, kin of World Tour stars Owen and Tyler, does what appears to be the ultimate fall-to-bodysurf-to-recovery ever. After pearling on his second turn, his board pops through the lip only to be pulled back into the wave by his