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[...]

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&#[...]