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Design Forum: The Fever Is The Prescription

The CI 'Fever' handles flat and firing<p>Word around town is that people love–I mean <i>love</i>–Channel Island’s semi-new Fever model. Crafted and designed by …

Surfing

El Rancho Grande

Rolando Montes takes his first trip to Indo<p>Remember back in April, when Puerto Rican Rolando Montes dropped the edit of his first winter on Oahu’s …

Travel

Where’s Your Best Bet for California This Weekend?

Much of the Golden State's coast can gear up for a promising Saturday<p>The Southern Hemi that reawakened the Pacific recently is on its last legs, but …

California

The Weekly Grit: Perfection or Hyperbole?

In a frenzy to anoint a recent surf discovery as one of the best ever, some media outlets are ignoring the obvious<p>You would be forgiven for thinking …

Kelly Slater

The Wind In Our Sails

Southern California enjoys a fading Southern Hemi, while breaks further north gear up for a promising weekend<p>The Southern Hemi that reawakened the …

Travel

Update: The Caribbean (Still) Needs Our Help

A few words with Ben Bourgeios while he works tirelessly with Waves For Water<p>A few days after Category 5 Hurricane Irma barreled through Antigua, …

Caribbean

France Today, Gone Tomorrow

Starring Mikey, Connor, Leo, Zeke, and more<p>The Quik team had a beachie fling in France for two weeks and have an armful of top-shelf clips to show …

Surfing

Keep an Eye Out for Kobi Clements

A 12 year old who's already taking on Tahiti<p>I doubt 12-year-old Kobi Clements had much control over the creative direction of this short little edit, …

Tahiti

Throwback: The Perfect 10s of the 2012 Rip Curl Pro Portugal

Revisiting an epic run of swell for the 'CT at Supertubos five years back<p>The waiting period for the Rip Curl Pro Portugal starts tomorrow and …

Jordy Smith

History of Surfing: Houses of the Holy

The evolution of the '60s-boom surf shop, from Matt Warshaw<p>Hobie Alter’s Dana Point compound. Dale Velzy’s Manhattan Beach showroom. Larry Gordon and …

Beaches

Natxo Gonzalez Finds A Sand-Bottom Dream Wave

And he's not telling a soul where he found it<p>Big-Wave hound Natxo Gonzalez, along with filmmaker Jon Aspuru, routinely put out edits that remind you …

Filmmaking

Spending A Week Up West

Starring Harrison Roach, Thomas Bexon, and Husni Ridhwan<p>“The following is a work of fiction,” begins the voiceover for <i>A Week Up West</i>. “Any …

Fashion Week

Stevie Pittman Dreams Of The East

Enjoying every last drop of sandbar juice along his home coast<p>Need a flatspell pick-me-up? Try some hurricane swell. Tar Heel ripper Stevie Pittman, …

Guitar

Corndogging: Russian Hackers Meddle with SURFER Poll Voting

Moscow-based group guilty of hacking into SURFER servers, being huge Shane Powell fans<p><b>CARLSBAD, CA</b>—The FBI and NSA announced this week they've …

Russia

Get Your Transoceanic Pulse Racing

Alive across the seas, with Alex Smith, Benji Brand, Billy Kean, and more<p>Long live the boats ridden, the planes boarded, the stories exchanged, and …

Alex Smith

SURFER Approved: Changing Ponchos

Are they absolutely necessary? No. Are they absolutely awesome? Yes.<p>Have you ever stood in a parking lot in the early morning, looked at your towel …

Travel

Do Something: Chase Swells (Despite Your Job) With Bianca Valenti

"Pull extra weight so you become the most valuable player."<p>Because professional surfers don't have nine-to-five jobs, they have the flexibility to …

Big Wave Surfing

Remembering Reverence with filmmaker Nathan Oldfield

An interview with the creator of "Church of the Open Sky" and "Seaworthy"<p>Nathan Oldfield is a humble artist. In defiance of so many modern …

Filmmaking

One Day Down South with Ford Archbold

Sometimes just a quick edit is all you need<p>If you’re looking for a small digital dosage of Metal Neck madness, press play. The above edit, filmed by …

Sports Cars

Hey! Help Your Local Break

A new app will give you the power to immediately alert authorities to threats to your waves - if you VOTE for it<p>If you're an eco-conscious surfer, …

Surfing

Vans’ UltraRange Collection Introduces New Seasonal Hi-top Silhouette

The UltraRange Hi evolves to combat the winter elements<p>Available Now at Vans Retailers Worldwide<br>Learn more at Vans.com/UltraRange<p>Introducing the …

Shoes

Design Forum: Trimcraft’s Alt-Performance Shortboard, the t.Rev

Ryan Lovelace’s all-handshape brand is redefining high production and high performance<p>A couple of years ago, Santa Barbara shaper Ryan Lovelace's …

Santa Barbara

Split Peak: Where are all the freesurfers in the SURFER Poll?

SURFER editor Todd Prodanovich and managing editor Ashtyn Douglas discuss a conspicuous absence<p>Every year, we ask surf fans the world over to cast a …

Surfing

First Look: Just For Kicks

A sneak peek at Perry Gershkow's newest film, starring Noah Wegrich, Torren Martyn, Mitch Coleborn, and more<p>Having landed leading roles in two of the …

Movies

The Pacific Northwest is Getting A Wave Park

Put an artificial wave on it<p>It wasn't long ago that riding waves in the frigid Pacific Northwest seemed a novel endeavor. But the days of surfers, …

Pacific Northwest

Ryder Guest’s Indonesian Sojourn

The 16-year-old Hawaiian knows how to get seriously barreled<p>Watching a grom fling their teenaged selves above the lip has a way of making you feel …

Summer Vacation

Easterns video recap & 2018 All-Star Team

Eastern 2017 from Shoots Media on Vimeo.<p>Check out the amazing highlights of ESA’s 2017 Easterns® Surfing Championship presented by The Outer Banks …

Outer Banks

We’re Currently Working On A Profile Film With Dusty Payne

First stop: Portugal<p>Dusty Payne has had plenty of success in his career. He was a star of the <i>Modern Collective</i> generation in the late 2000s. He's …

Jordy Smith

Do Something: Make Your Own Surf Films With Thomas Campbell

"Idle hands are unable to receive inspiration."<p>"Get out there and make some shit."<p>That about sums up Thomas Campbell's advice for would-be surf …

Surfing

Fantasy Surfer: Portugal Preview

All the info you'll need for the 2017 Meo Rip Curl Pro<p>With Jordy Smith’s stumble at the recently completed Quik Pro France, the results of the 2017 …

Surfing