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[...]

SURFER Approved: Holiday Roundup

SURFER Approved: Holiday Roundup

Surfers are often picky with their wetsuits, their boards, their everything, which makes us a hard bunch to buy gifts for. We’ll use the same brand of traction pads and leashes, based on little more than a gut feeling that they&#[...]

The Surf Adventure Bag With a Tiny Footprint

Gear Review: The Deep Blue Bag

You know Sustainable Surf, yes? The fine folks behind the ECOBOARD project? Their whole game is to drag the surf industry to the sustainable side of the environmental ledger, from contests to surfboards, and now to surf accessories. Th[...]

Design Forum: The Andreini Vaquero

Design Forum: The Andreini Vaquero

It was sometime in the late 1960s. Master California shaper Marc Andreini, a then-15-year-old surf-obsessed grom, was captaining a Boston Whaler along the coast of the hollowed Hollister Ranch when he pulled into the cove at Government[...]

Design Forum: Trimcraft’s Alt-Performance Shortboard, the t.Rev

Design Forum: Trimcraft’s 't.Rev'

A couple of years ago, Santa Barbara shaper Ryan Lovelace's career was at an impasse. Approaching 30, he'd already been shaping for a full one-third of his life, piquing the interests of inquisitive surf enthusiasts with offbeat, yet h[...]