SURFER Awards 2017: Best Barrel Nominees

SURFER Awards 2017: Best Barrel Nominees

A well-laid turn gets us staring, flips are exciting, but no move really compares to letting the wave do the work and barrel the lucky ones nearby. The SURFER Award nominees for Best Barrel span the full range of criteria. Length? Evan[...]

SURFER Awards 2017: Best Short Nominees

SURFER Awards 2017: Best Short Nominees

We live in the golden age of the surf short. Less-than-full-feature-length web videos arrive in floods these days. Some are mere quick-hitting bursts of frenetic action meant for full amperage or to inspire maximum stoke explosions. Ot[...]

Phil Edwards: First SURFER Poll Winner

Phil Edwards: First SURFER Poll Winner

The roster of surfers Phil Edwards beat to win the inaugural Surfer Poll Awards in 1963 is absurd. Here, at random, are just some of the top-20 vote-getters: Midget Farrelly, Butch Van Artsdalen, Mickey Dora, Dewey Weber, Greg Noll, Co[...]