Ian Gentil on rail and at home
With a rail game beyond his years, 18-year-old Ian Gentil has developed into a very well-rounded surfer. The two hacks on the opening wave alone are enough to convince us of that. Beyond the rail, Ian is well versed above the lip and in the barrel, even when a bodyboarder snakes him (2:04).
A profile on one of our own
SURFER Magazine photo editor Grant Ellis was approached by VSCO Film for a quick glimpse into his career, to showcase a collection from his profile, and for comments on the general state of surf photography as a whole. From the post: “Grant’s surf images carry an intensity and beauty, and the moments he captures feel
A journey through Mexico, Costa Rica, and back to France with Marc Lacomare
Frenchman Marc Lacomare heads to Mexico and Costa Rica to score playful barrels and air ramps before heading back to his homeland. Marc provides plenty of diversity between the opening section of warm-water barrels, rippable beachbreaks (1:49), and then with a hollow, cold-water section in France (2:07).
A fashionably late springtime swell delivers on the Outer Banks of North Carolina
A day full of lefts, rights, and Taylor Clark
Short, sweet, and plenty of flair. Taylor Clark’s clean rail work (both frontside and backside), as well as above-the-lip tendencies, match south-swell Lowers perfectly. All of this footage is from one day down at the pride and joy of San Clemente and will have you craving summertime swell.
The Roark Revival presents "Cuba Libre" by Burkard Saturday, June 14th at SAID Space
The Roark Revival presents Cuba Libre by Burkard Saturday, June 14th from 7-10pm at Said Space in Encinitas. Revivalists Ryan Sirianni, Brandy Faber and Ryan Hitzel will be talking story and narrating images shot by photographer Chris Burkard during Roark’s Volume 6 journey to Havana, Cuba. Food, drink, cigars and music of Cuba will follow
Unseen footage of The Champ at a right in Indonesia
Although this footage of Kelly Slater in Java is from last season, it’s fresh to the internet. Watch The Champ looking very comfortable at a playful yet sketchy right.
A Mexican trek with Torrey Meister, Josh Mulcoy, and Colt Ward
A Mexican trek with Torrey Meister, Josh Mulcoy, and Colt Ward.
Reclaimed wood headphones look as good as they sound
When you’re looking at headphones, only three things really matter: sound, aesthetic, and price.