All To Yourself

Photos: All To Yourself

Dane Reynolds, El Salvador. Photo: Matthews Vinicius Pereira, Indonesia. Photo: Craig Unidentified, Indonesia. Photo: Craig Alex Knost, Baja, Mexico. Photo: Ellis Alex Knost, Baja, Mexico. Photo: Ellis Dan Ross, Scotland. Photo: Mackin[...]

Autumn Serenade

Photos: Autumn Serenade

Give us SoCal natives a fall combo swell, light offshores, and clean, peaky wedges, and we’re happy. Much of Southern California partook in the seasonal delights of fall last week, even as temperatures were unseasonably high. How[...]

Photos: The Top Moments of the Pe’ahi Challenge

The Top Moments of the Pe'ahi Challenge

Earlier this week, when the WSL Big Wave Tour announced that the 2017 Pe’ahi Challenge had been given the green light, some people doubted whether the forecasters had made the right call. Winds looked suspect. So did the swell[...]

Showcase: Kenny Hurtado

Showcase: Kenny Hurtado

[This feature originally appeared in the 58.5 Issue of SURFER, “Community”] Few young artists avoid the anxiety of influence. Southern California photographer Kenny Hurtado—who picked up a camera while taking photography [...]

A Strong Island Swell

Photos: A Strong Island Swell

This year’s hurricane season on the East Coast hasn’t been a matter of If, but a matter of Who, with Irma, Jose, and more recently Maria booking extended stays in the Western Atlantic. But until a week and a half ago, the m[...]

Knocking On Irma’s Front Door

Knocking On Irma's Front Door

Old-fashioned names. Well-fashioned conditions. As Hurricane Gert spun away from the New England seaboard a few weeks ago, it supplied the northern East Coast with solid swell, creating sandbars that some compared to those of Hurricane[...]

Goodbye, Gert

Goodbye, Gert

Hurricane Gert just crossed the North Atlantic a few hours ago, but not without leaving its mark up the east coast of the U.S. Even though the storm’s path remained well off the coast for most of its sojourn next to the continent[...]