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[...]

Wisdom: Tom Carroll

Life Lessons from Tom Carroll

We choose our role models based on our inspiration. My first role model in surfing was Col Smith from Narrabeen. He was a brilliant goofyfooter, just a super-radical surfer. He never used to drink, he wasn't a big party guy, but he was[...]

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[...]

Best Surf Colleges, No. 2: University of California Santa Cruz

Best Surf Colleges, No. 2: UC Santa Cruz

The pursuit of a college degree may not seem like the most practical way to chase surf, binding yourself to one location for an extended period of time and saddling yourself with tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt just t[...]

Surfer Glen Jeans Dies at Rocky Point

Surfer Glen Jeans Dies at Rocky Point

Within hours of Dusty Payne's horrific accident at Backdoor, local standout and former pro surfer Glen Jeans was found unresponsive in the water near Rocky Lefts on Oahu's North Shore. Despite valiant efforts from the surfers in the wa[...]