2016: The Hottest Year On Record

2016: The Hottest Year On Record

For the third straight year, global temperatures have hit a record high, about 1.7-degrees Fahrenheit above the world average for the 20th-century, according to multiple government agencies and news outlets. A recent New York Times art[...]

Northern Trespass

Northern Trespass

For Icelandic surfers, chasing waves along the country's frigid shores comes naturally. For everyone else, it's a lesson in punishment

Top 10 Instagram Photos of 2016

Top 10 Instagram Photos of 2016

Since everything these days seems to be measured in likes, shares, and comments, it’d be silly of us not to dish out our Top 10 Instagram posts of the past year. From aerial shots that capture an El Nińo ablaze in California to [...]

Best Interviews of 2016

Best Interviews of 2016

One of the best parts of our jobs here at SURFER is talking to the men and women who draw unusual lines across waves and through life. We get to climb inside their heads for a while and find out what makes them tick, and throughout 201[...]