Arts and Culture
The surf world is occasionally blessed with prodigious facial hair. Here's a list of contemporary favorites.
Shawn Dollar took home two XXL Awards on Friday for the world-record setting 61-foot wave he paddled into at Cortes Bank back in December. It's the second time in three years that he's owned the benchmark for the largest paddle-in wave ever caught.
Last night the most audacious wave riders and scantily-clad surf fans arrived at the Grove in Anaheim for the 2013 Billabong XXL Awards. What followed was an emotional look back at one of the most eventful years in the history of big-wave surfing. The massive swells ridden at Jaws, Cloudbreak, and Cortes Bank provided not only a glimpse into the future of big-wave surfing, and what these surfers are truly capable of achieving, but also a much more sobering look at the importance of water safety in this era of broken limits.
Delirium: An interview with Brazilian filmmaker Pablo Aguiar.
The aerial renaissance of surfing has arrived, but at what price?
The Celtic Slab
Tom Lowe on charging Ireland's heaviest tubes.
Best Foot Forward
Switching your stance could make you a better surfer, and prevent injuries.
Brazilian Wax Appeal
The secret to aerial surfing may fit in the palm of your hand.