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Watch: Brett Barley in ‘Autumnal Reminiscence’

A visual recap of the 2017 hurricane season in North Carolina<p>North Carolina’s Brett Barley has a nose for hurricane swell. When those tropical storms …

Weather

Trump to Open East Coast for Oil Drilling?

White House plans to sell Atlantic Coast oil drilling leases<p>It's expected that sometime this week, the Trump administration will announce a plan to …

Oil

The Anonymous Contendor

Photo: Frieden<p><b>Can you tell us a bit about your background? Your parents actually met at a pro surfing event in the ’80s, right?</b><br>My mom was born in …

Inspiration

Throwback: “I Love You, Man”

Kelly Slater versus Andy Irons during 2003's winner-take-all Pipeline Masters final<p>As a surf fan, you want the world title to come down to Pipeline. …

Kelly Slater

Taj Unleashed

Quick reminds of Taj Burrow's otherworldliness<p>This is a short edit announcing Taj signed with a new sponsor, okay fine, but it’s worth watching for …

Technology

The Next Generation of Pipe Specialists

According to North Shore icon and 1982 Pipe Masters Champion Michael Ho<p>Pipeline is arguably one of the hardest waves to master. It takes years–if not …

Surfing

A Tribute to Pipeline

Billabong brings us an exhibition and web series celebrating the most iconic Pipe surfers and stories<p>Out of all the events listed on the ‘CT …

Oahu

Unplug with Parko, Taj, Creed, and more

High-performance shredding, on behalf of the Billabong crew<p>In Chapter 1 of Billabong’s new “Life’s Better in Boardshorts” campaign, an all-star crew …

Mind

Remembering Bruce Brown

The surfing community reacts to the passing of filmmaker Bruce Brown<p>Bruce Brown’s films have inspired us all, and the crown jewel of his body of …

Kelly Slater

The Doherty Report: The Soft Launch

Our resident 'CT correspondent covers the first day of the Pipe Masters<p>There's a scene out in front of the house. The whole North Shore is a scene …

Kelly Slater

The Tour’s Next Brazilian Wunderkind

Freshly qualified Yago Dora is bound to cause some major upsets in 2018<p>Remember the lanky kid throwing mind-bending airs over Maldivian lips in …

Cycling

Help Ventura’s Thomas Fire Recovery

Ventura surfers launch guerilla campaign to help their burning community amid the Thomas Fire<p>The Thomas Fire, which erupted in Ventura County last …

Ventura County

You Did It! EOS Will Live!

World's greatest surf history archive saved from the dustbin<p>A couple weeks back, coffers dangerously empty at the non-profit Encyclopedia of Surfing, …

Surfing

Young Wise Tails in Hawaii

The Coffin brothers tear through early winter swells along the North Shore<p>The winter season on the North Shore of Oahu has been off to a rocky start, …

Hawaii

RIP Bruce Brown

The visionary surf filmmaker behind "The Endless Summer" has passed away at 80 years old<p>It’s with a heavy heart that we report that Bruce Brown, the …

Documentaries

Taylor Jensen, on The State of Professional Longboarding

In the Hot Seat with the recently crowned, three-time World Longboard Champ<p>You'd have to forgive Taylor Jensen for his belated response to our …

Extreme Sports

Watch + Interview: Catching Up With Ian Crane

Crane spends a few minutes in The Hot Seat alongside his latest edit, "Escapist Tendencies"<p>In Early June, after losing in the Chiba Open QS600 in …

Bali

Matt Pagan, Tickled Pink

The LA native gets loose in Hawaii on a rosy handshape<p>The North Shore has been out of sorts the past few weeks, plagued by weird winds and ill-suited …

Nature

In The Hot Seat: Dusty Payne

A few words with the Pipeline Invitational winner<p>Dusty Payne has spent the past six years bouncing on and off the ‘CT, battling injury throughout. …

Cool Stuff

Beasts of the Oregon Coast

An international contingent of big-wave chargers head to the Pacific Northwest for an XXL swell<p>There are a plenty of places around the world that are …

Big Wave Surfing

Clock In, Clock Out, Pull In

Most of Australia’s hardest-charging slab surfers don’t call chasing terrifying waves a career. They call it a vacation.<p>It was a week before famed …

Surfing

Shapes of the Duct Tape

Alex Knost, Wade Goodall and Nathan Fletcher break down their Vans Duct Tape Festival handshapes<p>At the Vans Duct Tape Festival in Haleiwa on …

Hacking

What Would You Pay for This Surfboard?

Alternatively: Is this the best surfboard ad of all time?<p>This ad is a masterpiece. A truly stunning example of the finest entertainment Craigslist …

Santa Cruz

Tyler Allen’s Night On The Red Carpet

In the excellent range for sure<p>South African accents are really tricky. Tyler Allen pretty much nails it when chatting up Jordy during the 2017 …

Surfing

Design Forum: Thomas Surfboards Step-up Twin Keel Fish

Noosa’s Thomas Bexon is putting two fins where they’ve rarely gone before<p>Noosa-based shaper Thomas "Doc" Bexon has been cranking out heaps of …

Fish

How To Get Invited To Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch

In the Hot Seat with New Jersey’s daily video blogger, Ben Gravy<p>Since the first clip of Slater's Surf Ranch was unveiled online two years ago, Slater …

Kelly Slater

The Official World Title Scenarios

If Florence makes the final at Pipe, he wins the title<p>Last year, reigning World Champ John Florence clinched the 2016 title in Portugal, leaving the …

Jordy Smith

Your 2017 SURFER Awards Recap

Celebrating the year's most unforgettable moments<p>That’s a wrap, folks — The 2017 SURFER Award winners have been crowned on the North Shore of Oahu at …

Surfing

Tyler Wright, on her Second World Title

An interview with the newly crowned World Champ<p>It’s been almost a week since the 2017 Women’s ‘CT concluded in idyllic Honolua conditions. In a Top-5 …

Surfing

2017 SURFER Awards: Backstage Pass

A frame-by-frame look at the biggest night in surfing<p>By

Awards