Amidst the Mayhem in West Oz

Amidst the Mayhem in West Oz

Between the shark attacks and overall drama surrounding the Margaret River Pro this year, some the world’s best were able put the worst-case scenarios out of their minds and just go surfing-which is something the Western Australi[...]

Full Gallery: Adrift with the Vanguard

Full Gallery: Adrift with the Vanguard

Last summer, filmmaker Thomas Campbell invited a group of surfers to join him on an Indonesian boat trip to gather footage for his upcoming film. Campbell has always documented surfers who draw idiosyncratic lines and who have an openn[...]

Fickle Puerto Rican Spots Light Up

Puerto Rico Goes Off

After sending tubes galore to the Atlantic seaboard, Winter Storm Riley took a tropical vacation to Puerto Rico where it decided to trade gloomy, silty cylinders for turquoise tubes. Some of the island’s fickle spots, like Gas Ch[...]

Riley Lights Up New York and New Jersey

A Gallery of Bomb Cyclone Riley

Riley is a beast. What started as a snow storm in the upper midwest underwent “bombogenesis” off the coast of New England during an extreme drop in pressure, transforming Riley into a “bomb cyclone.” Thus far, R[...]

Photos: Solitaires in Southeast Asia

Photos: Solitaires in Southeast Asia

Last year, senior staff photographer Ryan Craig was based in Thailand when he saw a typhoon spiraling towards an unsung stretch of Southeast Asia. A handful of reef breaks looked promising, so he called up a crew of surfers to see if t[...]

A Week to Remember

A Week to Remember

If you kept an eye on the Volcom Pipe Pro last weekend, you might have an idea of how perfect Pipe has been recently. Even outside of the event, local and visiting surfers have been packing pits and pocketing some of the best waves we&[...]