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1.1.14

Photo Blog

Ireland

Photo: Grant Ellis

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1.1.14

Features

By The Numbers

Utopia is just a queue away

This feature originally appeared in our “Crowd Control” issue, in which we attempted to solve surfing’s overpopulation issues. It was a noble effort, but so far hard evidence suggests we didn’t solve the problem. This is Part 3 of 4 of our #CrowdControl series. I’m paddling out at a break I haven’t been to before. […]

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12.31.13

Videos

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John John Florence's newest edit from his recent travels through Europe

Looking for more John John Florence clips? Check out his SURFER Poll winning short “Begin Again.”

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12.31.13

Photo Blog

Los Angeles, California

Photo: Bryce Lowe-White

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12.31.13

Features

Top 5 Stories

The most popular stories from 2013

5. SNOWFALL IN BALI Dozens of surfers currently sit in Bali’s notorious Kerobokan Prison awaiting execution on drug-related charges. Here are their cautionary tales. 5/18/13 3. WILD RIDES Sometimes the interesting part of a surf experience has nothing to do with how well a wave was ridden, or if one was surfed at all. 9/18/13 […]

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12.30.13

Features

Top 5 Galleries

The most popular photos from 2013

5. ROUND TWO Another day of massive, pumping Teahupoo. 5/15/13 4. BEST PHOTOS OF 2012 Revisit the year’s most incredible images. 12/26/12 3. TEN MOST BADASS SURFERS According to Mark Healey. 2/21/13 2. TAHITI UNTAMED Teahupoo returns to center stage as the first monster swell of the year rolls through. 5/14/13 1. KIRK PASSMORE’S FINAL […]

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12.30.13

Photo Blog

Pipeline, Hawaii

Photo: Zak Noyle

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12.29.13

Features

Unwritten Rule

With surfing at a crossroads, we asked some of our longest serving gurus what our next step should be

This feature originally appeared in our “Crowd Control” issue, in which we attempted to solve surfing’s overpopulation issues. It was a noble effort, but so far hard evidence suggests we didn’t solve the problem. This is Part 1 of 4 of our Crowd Control series. If someone had of handed Bruce Brown a crayon back […]

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12.27.13

Photo Blog

Filipe Toledo, Indonesia.

Photo: Jason Childs

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12.27.13

Features

Top 10 Covers

SURFER's photo editor Grant Ellis on his 10 favorite photos from Page One

For more than five decades, the photo editors at SURFER have pored over the countless photos that arrive at their office every month, sifting through the gold in search of a single piece of platinum for the cover. Sometimes, they’ll know a cover the moment they first lay eyes on a photo; other times it’s […]

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