Kelly Slater

RIP Pat O’Hare: 1942-2017

Cocoa Beach, FL fixture passes away<p>#RIP #PatOhare. This has always been a wild connection because our parents didn't know each other but had kids in …

Surfing

Kelly’s Wave Pool Added To 2018 ‘CT Schedule

The Tour's newest stop: Lemoore, California<p>We (speculatively) know that the 2019 Championship Tour will differ from the current schedule, with a more …

Surfing

How I Grew to Love the ‘Worst’ Wave in California

<b>Pismo Beach can be one of the worst waves on the Central Coast, but I love it.</b> It’s rumored that Kelly Slater called Pismo the worst wave he’s ever …

California

Wavegarden sells "large stake" to Israeli billionaire!

WeWork tosses its keys into the wavepool bowl!<p><b>Let me ask you something.</b> If you were a phenomenally rich surfer, a billionaire, say, and wave pools …

Surfing

Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: Nov. 15–19, 2017

A lineup of the weekend’s best events.<p>By Marisa Heung<p>Published: 2017.11.15 02:08 PM<p>Winter in Hawai‘i means two things: the holidays and epic North …

Honolulu

Scientists use a supercomputer to simulate one of history’s biggest quakes

The December 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake is the third strongest recorded earthquake in history. Triggering a series of enormous tsunamis, the …

Quantum Mechanics

Spend a Day at the WSL Surf Ranch with Kelly Slater and Ride His Man-Made Wave

Winners:<br>You (“Winner”) + 1 (“Guest”)<p>Timing:<br>TBD 2018<p>Location:<br>WSL Surf Ranch, Lemoore, CA, USA<p>Sponsor:<br>Omaze, Inc. (“Sponsor”)<p>Charity:<br>Americares …

SURFER Awards 2017: Best Web Series Nominees

Serially entertaining<p>A successful surf-centric web series requires the perfect combination of continuity, cinematic direction, storytelling, and, …

Surfing

So You Want to Go to Hawaii?

<b>One</b> of the most incredible experiences as a surfer is witnessing Pipe for the first time. We often forget those first times as they get pushed out of …

Sport (Australia)

Surf’s up! New information reveals the science behind Kelly Slater’s wave pool

Good surfing waves can be hard to come by. Perfect waves are even rarer. Even at beaches with the right conditions, ever-changing winds and tides …

Quantum Mechanics

The Weekly Grit: Surf Ranch’s Secret Formula Revealed

Now we can all build our own Surf Ranch. It's so simple!<p>Would you permit me to be honest with you for just one moment? A little real talk? I am …

Surfing

Weak Wrap

Weak Wrap: Kelly Slater Wants To Kill Me<p>Plus other surf stuff that happened and some that didn’t<p>I like to think that this episode by inspired by my …

Surfing

Breaking Down the Mechanics of Kelly’s Wave

Science Magazine analyzes the technology behind Slater's artificial wave<p>Over the past year, our Instagram feeds have been clogged with footage of the …

Surfing

The science behind how Kelly Slater’s wave pool churns out perfect waves; video

The golden era of wave pool perfection that we’re currently experiencing was a long time in the making. Wave pools have been around for many years, …

Cool Stuff

Outerknown and Levi’s Just Partnered Up to Make a Sustainable Line of Denim

Jeans! Jackets! Jean jackets! Photo: Outerknown<p><b>Remember when Kelly Slater stuck his toes in the fashion industry and the surfing world exploded?</b> “I …

Levi'S

A surfer and a scientist teamed up to create the perfect wave

Surf’s up at an artificial California lake thanks to a slab of steel, cutting-edge fluid dynamics, and supercomputers

Outerknown x Levis Sherpa Trucker

He has been crowned Surf´s World Champion a record 11 times, now Kelly Slater has ventured into the fashion world, and has recently unveiled his new …

Clothing

A new breed of climate warrior

If Vincent Colliard were a smaller-minded person, he’d be a surf bum. That’s what his six-year-old self wanted to be. Growing up in a Paris suburb, …

The Rise Of The Hydrofoil, Feat. Kai Lenny, JJF & Kelly Slater - Wavelength - Europe's First Surf Magazine

Until recently foil-boarding was one of those sports, like live pigeon shooting or horse long jump, that appeared to be well on its way to being …

Surfing

Travis Rice and Mark McMorris Surf at Kelly Slater’s Wave Ranch

No helicopters or red cameras in sight, <b>Travis Rice</b> showed his prowess in the water, but not in the frozen landscapes we are used to. Dropping a video …

Snowboarding

Scientists Break Down Exactly How Kelly Slater’s Wave Pool Works

<b>Put a surfer and a non-surfing fluid mechanics engineer in front of Kelly Slater’s coveted Surf Ranch wave in all its glory,</b> and you’ll likely get …

Snowboard legend Travis Rice surfs Kelly Slater’s wave pool; video

Snowboarding legend and Olympics commentator Travis Rice is the latest to get to taste the sweet waters of Kelly Slater’s manmade perfection. Rice, …

Airbnb partners with Florida developer to enable sharing-friendly apartments

When is a hotel not a hotel? Apparently, when it’s branded by Airbnb in a transparent effort to offer properties for sale that are …

Gear & Gadgets

Barton Lynch Joins The Wave Pool Battle

'88 world champ joins Australia's Surf Lakes as a brand ambassador<p>In May, former world champion Mark Occhilupo enlisted in the wave pool wars as a …

Surfing

Pint-sized Levin surfer aims for big waves and big wins

Levin surfer Tasha Gouldsbury at her home break, Foxton Beach.<p><b>BRIGHT YOUNG THING</b>: Horowhenua is not known for its surfing.<p>But Levin's Tash Gouldsbury …

New Zealand News

Travis Rice Surfed Kelly Slater’s Wave!

A post shared by Travis Rice (@travisrice) on Nov 4, 2017 at 7:45pm PDT<p><b>Did you know that Travis Rice loves to surf?</b> It’s sort of his girl on the …

The " Stranger Things" in my game collection

Titles to make your nose bleed<p>There are some seriously weird games out there – this is what you quickly learn when you start collecting them, even …

Pottz On 80's Pro Surfing — Surfing World

Pottz On 80’s Pro Surfing<p>November 5, 2017<p>“Surfing at that stage to me was a business. I was trying to make a living the only way I knew how.”<p><b>When I</b> …

Surfing

Throwback: Revisiting The Rivalry Between Kelly Slater and Andy Irons

2009's full-length film: A Fly In The Champagne<p>Every year, on November 2nd, the surf world stops to remember Andy Irons, and touching tributes come …

Surfing

Here’s a Radio Controlled Bodyboarder That Looks a Little Too Much Like Kelly Slater

<b>Uh, what the what?</b> We know it wasn’t on purpose but the likeness is a little too, well, Kelly-like. And it’s on a bodyboard? While Bro RC Surfer out …