Week in Review

Random happenings in surf for the Week of January 28

Sweet baby Jesus. There was more hype around surfing this week than we’ve seen in years. A One Hundred-Foot Wave? Which beats his previous record of 77.7559 feet (yes, calculated to the fourth decimal place)?! Let’s all argue about it! So fun! Then let’s look at this other angle and argue some more!

Andersen Cooper Interviews Garrett McNamara
Warning: This may make you highly uncomfortable.

A Surfing Beauty Pageant
JK. Just the opening ceremony of the ISA China Cup, hosted by these guys. Hope you got to see it. It was wild.

Welcome, surfing! Love, China.

Picto-Blogging Champs
Two surfers made Sports Illustrated’s list of The 60 Best Athletes to Follow on Instagram. Congrats guys. Such an honor.

Bravo, Fisher
Let’s just say no other interviewer would get these guys to answer these questions.

Marketing Party Favors
In this month’s print issue of Brazil’s Hardcore Magazine, readers recieved a free condom (right) courtesy of Rip Curl. Apparently, it is “like wearing nothing.”

A Shark-Proof Wetsuit?
Inventor John Sundnes believes he’s done it. (Note the dubious scene at 3:50.)

This Is For Real
No really, it is.

Holy Fish
Photos of this marlin taking down a fishing boat appeared online this week. This has nothing to do with surfing.

One strong fish. Photos: Marlin Magazine

Dylan Graves Hates Stuff
But only when he’s hungover.

Coco And Quincy Fan-Lovin’
A pop-infused homage to your favs, created by an adoring fan.


Best AP Photo to Come From the Mavs Contest

She shredded all day, witnesses said. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo

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