Matt Warshaw

Obituary: Big-Wave Surfer Brock Little (1967-2016)

What people loved about Brock was that he laughed at the sport, danced all over surfing’s spiritual manifest, and egotistical pieties. It was never meant to be cruel—more like a self-effacing...

Bombs Away!

Why the giant waves in Chasing Mavericks won’t help Hollywood break its surf-film losing streak.

Matt Long

Swell Guy

In the lunatic world of big-wave surfing, Greg Long is the low-key master strategist, a meticulous planner who obsessively crunches data to ensure the surf he paddles into is the hugest on earth.

Portrait of surfers from Oahu's North Shore

The Gathering

For 50 years, the surf world has come together on the Hawaiian island of Oahu to crown their champions, celebrate a sport many consider a religion, and ride some of the biggest ways on the planet....

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