Behind the Photo: Slater’s Pipeline Speed Blur

Slater & Pipe Pose for Rookie Photog

Pipeline’s earthquaking waves are like the Pied Piper’s flute for surf photographers. The bone-crushing sound of the raw ocean energy pounding the reef calls to all surf photogs to emerge from the tropical woodwork, plant t[...]

Vans Duct Tape Invitational Kicks Off in China in a Few Hours

Fun Pre-Gaming Freesurfs from DTI China

Joel Tudor has brought 32 of the best loggers in the world to the South China Sea where they will compete in the freewheeling ode to traditional longboarding contests, the Duct Tape Invitational. In a few hours, the hooter will sound a[...]

Behind the Photo: Greg Long’s Bomb at Aileens with an Idyllic Irish Backdrop

Behind the Photo: An Irish Dreamscape

The naturally surreal aesthetic of Ireland’s Cliffs of Moher make the landscape seem like the backdrop of a Tolkien novel. The emerald colored water and the dramatic cliffs that jut 700 ft above the sea are a blatant reminder tha[...]

The Artist Formally Known as February

The Artist Formally Known as February

There are few surfers in the world who look cool just going down the line, but Michael February is one of them. You can study the placement of his knees or hands or every limb in between, but it probably won't get you anywhere—ac[...]