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5.17.11

Blogs

Comex Boys

“Heres a classic one of the gang: Mike Nulty, Alex Gray, Dylan Graves, Hiro, and Benny B, rocking these free hats they found in Mexico. When they were wearing them together, walking through the town, they looked like a Mexican boy band,” laughs Chris Burkard. “We were calling them the Comex boys.” Photo: Burkard

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5.16.11

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Sunset Salute

“After a long, hot day surfing and shooting, sunset brought bright colors exploding from beneath the horizon. It was a perfect moment to salute to another perfect day,” says Bryce Lowe-White. Photo: Lowe-White

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5.16.11

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Brett Simpson Night in Bali

“This is Brett Simpson with a big flash cutback in Canggu, Bali,” says Zak Noyle. “I was shooting throughout the afternoon from land and it was getting dark, but there was still some beautiful light on the water. I wasn’t working with the guy shooting flash in the water…I’m not sure who he was. I […]

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5.13.11

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Local Kids Indonesia

“These local kids were hanging out with me while I was shooting a perfect little right in the Mentawais,” says Photo Editor Grant Ellis. “The friendly faces you meet when traveling around the world stick with you well after you arrive back at home.” Photo: Ellis

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5.13.11

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Kalani Chapman Tahiti

“This day in Tahiti was the perfect size for shooting in the water with a fisheye,” says Zak Noyle. “At any size, Tahiti has beautiful water clarity. This day only Kalani Chapman, Jamie O’Brien, Ryan Hipwood, Raimana Van Bastolaer, and Laird Hamilton were out trading crystal-clear barrels.” Photo: Noyle

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5.13.11

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Indonesia Bintang Sunset

“I’ve traveled quite a bit to various places for surf trips, but Indonesia was by far the most grueling travel experience of them all,” says Bryce Lowe-White. “After 17 hours in the air on four different planes, over 10 hours of layovers and airport food, and one stuffy, techno-blasting taxi ride, a can of Bintang […]

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5.13.11

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Nathan Hedge Supertubes

“I was looking through some old disks and came across this shot of Nathan Hedge surfing Supers in 2001,” says Photo Editor Grant Ellis. “This was shot on a Kodak Canon DCS 520 which was the first digital camera for action photography. It cost about $7,500 back then even though the image quality was only […]

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5.12.11

Blogs

Tyler Warren Roadtrip Blues

“Not all road trips lead to perfect waves and good times,” says Todd Glaser. “Driving home from San Francisco while working on the Tyler Warren profile, we saw the worst car crash we’ve ever seen. It completely closed the freeway down. This was taken around 2am after already being stopped on the freeway for 4 […]

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5.11.11

Blogs

Byron Bay RVCA Quiver

“As we were changing on the street after a stormy session in Byron Bay, an ancient Mercedes Benz swerved around the corner, nearly clipping off our toes,” says Morgan Maassen. “Swollen with surfboards and 2 people too heavy, we could only imagine who lurked inside the steamed up car. All of a sudden, out popped the […]

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5.11.11

Blogs

Lucas Dirkse’s Bloody Grin

“This is a Habitat outtake in Lucas Dirske’s possum garage. It’s cool to see how young Lucas is and how many interesting boards he has gathered and ridden over the past few years,” says Photo Editor Grant Ellis. “This is the famous block of foam that Ryan Burch and Lucas began surfing on. It blows […]

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