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11.22.16

Random Happenings

John John Florence On SportsCenter

"What are you going to, a board meeting?"

Most mainstream sports personalities have a catalogue of surf knowledge that goes about as far as Kelly Slater and Laird Hamilton. Their surfing references usually draw from what they see in Hollywood: Point Break, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, North Shore, etc. And while there are definitely a few bonafide Spicolis in the world, they

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11.22.16

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Brazil’s River Wave Disappears

The mighty "Pororoca" tidal bore wave has gone missing

Less well-known than the Chinese river wave that the Red Bull crew loves surfing, and maybe less well known than this wave in India, the Pororoca, Amazon’s mighty tidal bore wave, is nevertheless among the world’s most impressive natural phenomena. Or at least, it was until 2013. Seems the wave has disappeared. Why? Buffaloes, apparently.

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11.16.16

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The Laird Rover

Breaking down Land Rover's new Laird-featuring ad

You’ve got $60,000 to blow on a new surf car, right? Great. ‘Cause Land Rover and Laird Hamilton have just the thing for you. A leather-stuffed, electro-gizmoed, fat-tired piece of British excellence, just begging to never be taken offroad. Let’s break this commercial down, one scene at a time, to find out exactly what this

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11.8.16

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Sewage-Awareness Contest Canceled By Sewage

Dirty irony

CBS News 8 – San Diego, CA News Station – KFMB Channel 8 Last weekend, a surf contest at Border Field State Park in San Diego was billed as the first-ever competition held on both sides of the U.S. – Mexico border simultaneously. The event, hosted by the Surfrider Foundation and named the “Surf The Border

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11.3.16

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Surfing On A Flatscreen T.V.

So that's why they call it a boob tube

If ever you had any bit of doubt that the Surf Anything Era is alive and well, take a look at this. Fed up with the monotony of riding a surfboard (and of watching television, apparently), Bobby Hasbrook took it upon himself to create a hybrid of both. He waxed up that flatscreen, dropped a

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10.31.16

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Hurley And Chevy Design A Truck

The Colorado Z71, (nearly) ready for Baja

The latest stab at the dream surf car was unveiled at the SEMA Auto Show in Las Vegas on Monday, and it wasn’t a van-shaped iPad. Instead, it’s a neoprened, canopied, key-protecting Chevy Colorado – the surf-specific Z71 – a concept collaboration nearly a year in the works by GM Motors and Hurley. “This concept

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10.5.16

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Toronto, Canada Has A Surf Scene?

These lakes are filled of stoke

The water is cold. The conditions are harsh. The waves generally suck. But the surfers are stoked. That’s the thing about surfers who dedicate their lives to surfing the Great Lakes: they are just happy to catch those few waves that keep ’em coming back for more, those waves that many “ocean surfers” wouldn’t think

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10.3.16

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President Obama Gets a Couple Thrusters for the Garage

Shaper Jon Pyzel and artists Craig Stecyk and JP Olson present the President with a gift

I am amazed that a pair of boards we made ended up with the President in Washington. He was quoted in the NY Times as saying ” I would’ve preferred a little bit more volume, but the rocker looks amazing” A photo posted by Surf, Surf, Surf (@pyzelsurfboards) on Sep 30, 2016 at 9:42am PDT

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9.28.16

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Winter Surfing 101

How to shred the iciest of winter waves

Summer’s over, fall’s in full swing, and winter is bearing down on us all. What better way to get in the mood for carving up some icy waves than by actually carving up some icy waves? Since the water in California is still balmy September temps, Feral wetsuits had to send Tim Eddy and Taylor

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9.22.16

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Harrison Roach Gets Deep With Dior

"Everything brings me back to the ocean"

You know Dior? The designer brand known for expensive clothing, handbags, makeup, and whatever else it uses to capitalize on people with excessively expendable income? The brand recently linked up with Harrison Roach, a person I’d think epitomizes everything Dior is not, to create a film as part of their Tales of the Wild series.

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