Chris Dixon

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.

Chris Dixon
Jun 22, 2014

Judging the World's Biggest Waves

An inside look at the most difficult and carefully deliberated Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards judgment in history.

Chris Dixon
May 7, 2014

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...

Chris Dixon
Apr 7, 2014

The Danger Zone

Questionable use of wearable cams is causing a surge in accidents

Chris Dixon
Feb 24, 2014

The Greatest Car Ever Built

Why the intrepid Vanagon has once again earned its place as the ultimate outdoor vehicle

Chris Dixon
May 13, 2013

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.

Chris Dixon
Mar 27, 2013

The Dangers of Surf Tech

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

Chris Dixon
Dec 11, 2012

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...

Chris Dixon
Jul 24, 2012

Big-Wave Paddle Battle

In the wake of a controversial ESPN interview, big wave surfers tell Laird Hamilton to put up or shut up.

Chris Dixon
Mar 19, 2012

Surf Prophet

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...

Chris Dixon
Jan 16, 2012

Something Radical This Way Comes

Now more than ever, the world could use some bright ideas. Like these.

Abe Streep, Brian Mockenhaupt, Steve Bramucci, Will Taylor, Aaron Gulley, Kate Siber, Grayson Schaffer, Chris Dixon, Sam Moulton, and Kyle Dickman
Dec 7, 2010