Random Happenings

10.15.14

Random Happenings

Gisele’s New Chanel

Supermodels prefer swallowtails

Luxury fashion accessories magnate Chanel has a new ad campaign built around Gisele Bündchen threading a tropical tube and…actually, just forget it. Words fail. Watch the video above. The part you’re interested in starts at the :20 second mark and runs to about 1:15. That barrelface, it rivals John John in terms of pure, blank-expression […]

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10.11.14

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Face Off

Ramming Rocks With CJ Hobgood

CJ Hobgood narrowly escapes having his face torn from his skull. If that sounds morbid, just watch how close we came to losing his pretty mug in this clip.

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10.8.14

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Stoke-O-Rama III

The Positive Vibe Warriors take over T-Street

Tribal leaders of the Positive Vibe Warriors (aka the Gudauskas brothers) recently held their Third Annual Stoke-O-Rama at T-Street. A fresh crop of the indigenous San Clemente vibe tribe made their way down to the beach for what was a good time filled with sun, sand, and saltwater for all. More than a hundred grom […]

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9.30.14

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Greg Long on Fear

A blunt interview with one of history's finest big-wave riders

Greg Long peered over the edge of everything in 2012 when he nearly drowned after falling on a massive wave at Cortes Bank. Well, technically, according to Long, he did drown, experiencing a non-fatal drowning. In this interview with Vice Sports, Long opens up about dealing with the his fear of the ocean after his […]

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9.17.14

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Kelly Slater Has Feelings

New Slater song plumbs the emotional depths

This is what happens when you’re a hugely famous person like Kelly Slater. You have the opportunity to record music randomly, in this case with badasses like Karina Zeviani of Nouvelle Vague (the silky voice behind awesome Joy Division covers like this), and then have the whole Internet sit in judgment after you’ve set your […]

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9.15.14

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Craigslist Find: Shark Attack Board

Santa Cruz surfboard bitten by shark, offered up on Craigslist

  Santa Cruz surfer Beau Browning, allegedly attacked by a 15-foot shark over the weekend, no longer has any need for his chomped-up board. Chomped-up, and broken in half, actually, so ferocious was the biting. Now, you can own the latest piece of shark v. human history—Browning’s bitten board is now up for sale on […]

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9.10.14

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Luke Davis “I Am Not A Man”

What?

What?

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9.3.14

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Slow-Motion Carnage at The Wedge

Oh wipeouts, why must you be so enjoyable to watch?

It’s a foolproof formula. Take some super HD footage of The Wedge at its most menacing and slow it down so that every detail of every wave is seen in full. And oh, the glorious wipeouts! They’ll have you simultaneously laughing and crying at their absurdity. Just imagine pulling back on a 20-foot wave that […]

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9.3.14

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Bethany Hamilton’s Amazing Race

The star is set to embark on a different type of world tour

The Amazing Race, the CBS show that pits duos against each other for a chance to win a cool million bucks, has signed up Bethany Hamilton and her husband Adam Dirks to appear as contestants in the upcoming 25th season. If you’re unfamiliar with the series, it’s kind of a big deal and attracts an […]

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8.29.14

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Kicked Out at Teahupoo

Highlights of accidents from the Teahupoo Offramp

Let’s start by saying that we know it’s hard—nay, impossible—to play it cool when you’ve just exited a perfect 10-foot barrel at Teahupoo. We get it. But what we saw in the realm of kickouts at the Billabong Pro Tahiti was nearly as entertaining as the tubes themselves. Whether it was Kelly Slater awkwardly jumping […]

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