Slater trunked 48 degree water to get the shot
In three years, no one will even notice this is weird
Winner Carissa Moore proves she's the most technically-gifted woman on tour and Gabby dominates at Surf Ranch Pro finals day
The perfect wave exposes flaws in surfers and judging on day three
Say what you will about the limitations of the wave pool and its place on Tour, but the leaderboard format is a fresh take on surfing competition
The WSL's big announcements and Surf Ranch Pro opening day render both praise and criticism
SURFER editor Todd Prodanovich and features editor Justin Housman debate the pool's place on Tour
"It’s great to know what I’m getting with the waves and to be on the same playing field as everyone else."
To be honest, I didn’t really want this Founders’ Cup to work
The Tour's newest stop: Lemoore, California
Five surfers we want to see take apart Lemoore’s artificial playground
Noa Mizuno finds the beat in Bali (and Lemoore, California)
Slater secures building permit in Palm Beach County
Kelly opens up about the journey from concept to execution of the Future Classic
With recent advancements in artificial-wave technology, quality waves are emerging in unexpected places. But can surfing actually thrive in landlocked areas?
A breakdown of what Kelly's Wave Pool event says about the future of surfing, and what our reactions say about us