1.26.14

Features

This Week in Webclips

A curated list of the best surf videos on the Internet

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Cheese The style similarities between Noa Deane and Dane Reynolds are eerie, in a good way. Not to mention, Cheese’s art direction has a very Marine Layer Productions feel to it. What really tops this clip off though is the use of The Cure and The Adolescents for the soundtrack. Mendia: […]

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1.24.14

Features

Grant Baker Interview

The Body Glove Mavericks Invitational champ reflects on his big win

As Grant “Twiggy” Baker exited stage right in front of a rowdy afternoon crowd after accepting a bronze statue of the Meistrell Brothers (founders of Body Glove) that nearly equals him in weight, TV reporters swarmed him asking for an evening news sound bite. He slyly dodged them and left the Body Glove Mavericks Invitational […]

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1.24.14

Week In Review

Week in Review

Random happenings in surf for the week of January 20

Random happenings in surf for the Week of January 13.

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1.18.14

Features

This Week in Webclips

A curated list of the best surf videos on the Internet

CLIP OF THE WEEK: My Road to Chile Surf trips rarely go to plan. Occasionally that’s a blessing in disguise. Nic Von Rupp and crew head to Chile expecting to score its southern points, but a massive storm keeps them out of the water the entire first week of their trip. They adapt, head north, […]

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1.6.14

The Culture

Save Kirra

A proposed cruise ship terminal has the iconic wave in jeopardy

A proposed development plan to build a $2 billion cruise ship terminal/casino near Kirra has many surfers and non-surfers alike outraged. The plan would likely ruin the natural flow of sand to the Northern Gold Coast, an area already suffering from erosion, damaging the life blood of the world-famous wave that generates millions of dollars […]

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12.24.13

Features

5 Most Controversial Heats

The most contentious matchups of the season

No World Tour season would be complete without a little vitriol. Relive the five most contentious heats of the season. Billabong Rio Pro Quarterfinal No. 2: Gabriel Medina (16.43) def. Ace Buchan (14.93) [Quarterfinal starts at 1:02, priority debacle at 1:41] We’ve heard there are plenty of distractions on the beach in Brazil, but this […]

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12.23.13

Features

10 Best Heats of 2013

The season's most entertaining matchups

Oh what a year 2013 was for the ASP World Tour! So much drama! So much action! Now that the season has concluded, lets relive the ten most entertaining heats of the year. Quiksilver Pro Snapper Final: Kelly Slater (18.56) def. Joel Parkinson (17.47) [Final begins at 1:11] The first contest of the year ended […]

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11.6.13

Features

O’Neill Coldwater Classic

Torrey Meister wins the new contest format at pumping Steamer Lane

The 2013 O’Neill Coldwater Classic ran today with a new, unconventional format in pumping conditions at Steamer Lane. After fighting a rising tide at the notoriously fickle wave during Round One, the quarterfinalists were determined, setting the event up for a dramatic finish as the final eight battled it out in prime, dropping tide conditions. […]

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10.24.13

Design Forum

What He Rode

Travis Lee breaks down Kai Otton's winning board from the Rip Curl Pro Portugal

"The added rail rocker and continuous curve of The Proton made it the perfect board for the curvy waves at Supertubos. The deep-single concave also gave him great projection out of his turns. This model was developed with Dane Reynolds at the beachbreak waves south of Ventura, which are similar to Portugal's, so you could really see the board come to life under Kai’s feet." —Travis Lee

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10.8.13

Features

Meet The Wildcards

Online voting determined the final four of sixteen 2013 O'Neill Coldwater Classic competitors

Online voting determined the final four of sixteen 2013 O'Neill Coldwater Classic competitors.

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