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.
An inside look at the most difficult and carefully deliberated Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards judgment in history.
"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...
Questionable use of wearable cams is causing a surge in accidents
Getting around the laws that make overnight seaside camping frustratingly difficult
Why the intrepid Vanagon has once again earned its place as the ultimate outdoor vehicle
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.
South Carolina surfers and other Lowcountry residents can't stop talking about two white sharks that have been spotted just off the East Coast. But these 16-foot giants may have been swimming in our...
Four technologies that are changing surfing safety.
New rescue technology is emboldening surfers to take bigger risks than ever before. Which means epic rides—and wipeouts.
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...
The judging panel at last week's Global Big Wave Awards determined that Garrett McNamara's much-discussed wave in Portugal this past November was 78 feet, or one foot taller than Mike Parsons' record...
In the wake of a controversial ESPN interview, big wave surfers tell Laird Hamilton to put up or shut up.
On the afternoon of December 26, 2011, surf forecasting guru and media mogul Sean Collins died of a heart attack. What will the loss of the sport’s oracle mean for the surfing industry and for the...
Now more than ever, the world could use some bright ideas. Like these.
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