Chris Dixon

The Top Ten Spots to Hang Ten

There are certain challenges any surfers worth their salt water have to take on. Some are blissfully isolated, others are crowded but iconic, and several lie somewhere in between.

The Purpose-Driven Van

"I bought my first VW Westfalia Vanagon camper back in 1999, and have since owned five of them. I finally settled on a gorgeous 1991 model—lucked into via Craigslist for $9,000 a few years...

The Danger Zone

Questionable use of wearable cams is causing a surge in accidents

Greg Long's Latest Brush With Death

Greg long, one of the greatest big-wave surfers alive, nearly died on a 50-footer in december. Now many in the surfing world are blaming another heavyweight—and the jet-powered board he was riding.

The Dangers of Surf Tech

New rescue technology is emboldening surfers to take bigger risks than ever before. Which means epic rides—and wipeouts.

No Bull: Dissecting 'The One That Got Away'

When a YouTube video showing a "big-ass" shark snatching a tasty red drum off the end of a fishing pole went viral last week, Chris Dixon, who lives on the water in the area, wondered if he should be...

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