Alvaro Loves Puerto

Alvaro Loves Puerto

Puerto Escondido possesses the alluring juxtaposition of beauty and fear that only a few waves on the planet share. The shifting peaks, rogue set waves and fierce currents make for a precarious situation for even a seasoned veteran. Bu[...]

Tahiti at its Rawest

Throwback: Raw Tahiti, Raw Irons

This section from Raw Irons is nostalgia defined. Andy Irons in Tahiti, along with Chris Ward, Raimana Van Bastolaer, Kasey Curtis and Nathan Fletcher, among others, set to an unforgettable Beastie Boys track, brings back a flood of la[...]

Coldwater Glory In Ireland

Coldwater Glory In Ireland

Basquemen Natxo Gonzalez and Indar Unanue hopped the pond to Ireland in February to look the Northern Hemi swell season dead in its cold eye. The water temp: a tick over 40-degrees Fahrenheit. Zip up that 4/3 and get wrapped in cold-wa[...]

Finally, a Documentary on the Discovery of Cloudbreak

The Discovery of Cloudbreak

Back in the 1970s, an American surfer named John Ritter sailed throughout the then-unchartered waters of the South Pacific in search of empty waves—which he found, in plenty. But perhaps the most significant of his findings occurred [...]

Under The Influence

Under The Influence

Damien Hobgood’s latest endeavor, as a mentor to some of the world’s best up-and-coming groms, might not put him in the spotlight like a ‘CT win at Cloudbreak or a 50-footer at Nazaré, but, according to him, it’s equally a[...]

Mitch Crews Goes Ham In Australia

Mitch Crews Goes Ham In Australia

Mitch Crews’ absence from the WSL Top-34 isn’t for a lack of style or talent. His approach to riding waves makes you wish all of his edits were just a tad longer. Take the one above, where you’ll catch him at breaks a[...]