An Ideal Wetsuit Jacket for Summer in Southern California

Patagonia's Summer Wetsuit Jacket

Southern California has been enjoying record-high water temps recently (yet somehow supremely-confused fullsuit-wearers still abound in pedestrian lineups), which means that if you do feel compelled to don any neoprene in the early mor[...]

Design Forum: Album Surfboard’s Insanity Model

Design Forum: Album’s Insanity Model

Since launching in the early 2000s, Southern California's Album Surfboards has cultivated worldwide intrigue, adapting an emphasis on elegant, minimal aesthetics to a range of distinctive, functional shapes built for a variety of waves[...]

The Storms Are Coming

The Storms Are Coming

SURFER’s meteorologist Nathan Cool is passionate about weather. So much so that when several anomalies and weather-related disasters began popping up after the 2015-2016 El Niño season, Cool decided to connect the dots. His comp[...]

Watch: Dane Reynolds Shreds Bonzer

Watch: Dane Reynolds Shreds Bonzer

Malcolm Campbell, Britt Merrick and Dane Reynolds have collab’d themselves into a bit of magic. Ever ridden a bonzer? My word, do they favor power. Not for the light of feet, the beautiful weirdness of a bonzer bottom and fin set[...]

In the Hot Seat: Jon Pyzel

In the Hot Seat: Jon Pyzel

It’s not often a shaper gets to witness one of his young team riders develop into a two-time world champion. Typically a surfer outgrows his childhood shaper, eventually moving on to a bigger brand more adept at handling the volu[...]