Surfer Approved For The Holidays

Surfer Approved For The Holidays

Here it is, boys and girls, the last-minute surfy holiday guide that you didn’t know you needed but that you should absolutely send to your husband, wife, partner, parents, aunts, uncles, or whoever the hell else buys you Christm[...]

SURFER Approved: Coastkeeper

SURFER Approved: Coastkeeper

Every lifelong San Diego surfer has likely been sick more times than they care to remember due to polluted lineups. Exposure to ocean-dwelling bacteria can lead to sinus infections and sick days, or, occasionally, something more severe[...]

Weathering

Weathering

On the East Coast, it ain’t a real Hurricane until Al Roker, Anderson Cooper, or one of The Weather Channel’s Storm Specialists, or Hurricane Hunters, or whatever title they carry (does it require a license? A badge, maybe?) are st[...]

SURFER Approved: Front Traction

SURFER Approved: Front Traction

There ain’t no denying that trends from the past are re-appearing as trends of the present: The resurgence of the twin-fin, the rebirth of the hand plane, and the rise of front deck traction. While brands looking to make a quick [...]

The Handplane You Can Eat

The Handplane You Can Eat

If you don’t bodysurf, start. It’s easy fun and impossible to take seriously. And while you don’t absolutely have to use a handplane—fins are far more important—you’re probably gonna want to give one a go, u[...]

Superwomen

Superwomen

There hasn’t been a whole lot of money thrown the way of the top women big-wave surfers in recent years. So some of the best female chargers in the world have taken it upon themselves to fund and chronicle their adventures throug[...]

Stormy Sessions

Stormy Sessions

We’ve seen a strange run of weather during the autumn season here in Southern California. For a while we began to accept that it was going to be blazing hot summer, all year long. South swell after south swell, scorching temperat[...]