SURFER Approved

8.7.13

SURFER Approved

The Volvo Wagon

Roomy, classy, tank-like. What's not to love?

With dedicated care, they run forever. Dane Reynolds even drives one. If it's good enough for him, it's good enough for you. SURFER approves.

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8.1.13

SURFER Approved

Sticky Bumps Wax Box

Your wax belongs on your board, not melted into your trunk

It's a rectangular plastic box big enough for one bar of wax. Brilliant.

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7.31.13

SURFER Approved

Gerry Lopez’ Acting Career

From Vince in North Shore to Subotai in Conan the Barbarian, Mr. Pipeline had range

In the surf world, we knew Lopez was legit on the silver screen after his complex and deeply nuanced portrayal of a steely Hawaiian local named “Vince” in the 1987 classic North Shore. His brooding performance wasn’t enough to get the nod from the academy, but it was more than enough to make him the greatest professional surfer/actor to ever live.

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7.17.13

SURFER Approved

John Severson’s Work Ethic

A tribute to SURFER Mag's founder, who worked his way to a dream job

This is how it’s supposed to be. Any job with the word “surf” in the description—especially founder and editor of SURFER magazine—ought to allow a three-hour workday, the wearing of flip-flops and trunks at work, and a chance to escape the office when T-Street is firing.

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6.24.13

SURFER Approved

John John’s Ankle Brace

The secret to better surfing is at your local drug store

In the same way that Air Jordans were the secret to Michael Jordan’s game, the ankle brace must be the hidden power behind John John’s performance at Keramas.

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