Our Kind of Surf Club

Our Kind of Surf Club

About 15 minutes south of San Francisco lies Linda Mar, a curious surf spot in the hamlet of Pacifica, equal parts maddening, hilarious, terrifying, embarrassing, beautiful, necessary and peaceful. Sometimes all on the same day. It's o[...]

Surfers are Full of Shit, Study Shows

Surfers are Full of Shit, Study Shows

Everyone is certainly entitled to his or her own opinion, but a new study has proven surfers to be shitty people--in a literal sense, at least. Conducted by the University of Exeter and published in the journal Environment Internationa[...]

Our Choking Oceans

Our Choking Oceans

At several points in the earth’s past the oceans have given up their oxygen and borne witness to massive die-offs of marine creatures--extinction-level events--that forever changed the composition of marine life. These episodes o[...]

Mavericks Event Called Off for Tuesday

No Mavs Event This Week?

It's been two years since the sort-of-annual big-wave event has run at Mavericks and, despite a promising forecast earlier in the week, and the contest being put on "Yellow Alert" status for Tuesday, Jan 16th, contest officials are cal[...]

Lake Michigan Surfers Battle U.S. Steel

Lake Michigan Surfers Battle U.S. Steel

What does the Great Lakes surfer endure? Frigid air and water temperatures, limited swell opportunities, and occasional ice chunks in the lineup, all braved with frozen wetsuits and frozen smiles. But the latest challenge might be too [...]