Carvemag.com

Top 4: Solo Surf Stays

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BLISTER

Flash Review — Knolly Fugitive 140

It had been a long time since we’ve been on anything from Knolly, but we’ve started spending time on the Fugitive 140 — so how does their mid-travel, most versatile bike stack up? Check out our early impressions. Blister’s Flash Reviews and Deep Dives are accessible to those who purchase one of our paid subscriptions To get our comprehensive Deep Dives and our initial, unfiltered reports on new g

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Surfer

Relive Laura Enever’s Shipstern Bluff Suplex (Video)

Chilling hydrodynamics aside, what’s remarkable about Laura Enever’s Shiptern’s smackdown is that she got back on the rope and towed into a gem afterward. The scene: A throttling day at Shipstern Bluff in April 2024. The lineup is packed. It’s a mix of tow and paddle. People are sending it over the step and into the fine line between glory and oblivion. Though Laura Enever is one of the most bada

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Surfer

Olympic Surfing Forecast: How Big Will Teahupo’o Be for Paris 2024?

The gymnastics mat doesn’t change. The basketball court is regulation. The pool, the track, the volleyball court…all the same, all the time. What makes surfing so unique, especially in an Olympic context, is that the playing field (the ocean) is ever-changing. Fickle, firing, or flat. Let us pray that it’s not the latter. And amidst our prayers, ahead of the surfing’s window at Paris 2024 (July 2

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Carvemag.com

Bombs We Love – Teahupo’o

My third trip this year to Tahiti this season for what was the biggest swell of the year. And it did not disappoint, wait till you see the Kauli Vaast’s bomb. With Teahupo’o set to stage the Olympics, this big Thursday swell lived to up to all the hype and expectations. Both the tow and paddle a line-up was full of big names and energy. Enjoy! – Tim Bonython The post appeared first on Carvemag.c

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BeachGrit

Olympic surfers tout their “love boat” after athletes arriving to Paris claim beds in village “anti-sex”

The 2024 Olympic Games is now, officially, but hours away and, yet, the war between those competing in Paris and those competing 10,000 a miles away in Teahupo’o is already heating up. The early victories went to Paris with one intrepid surf journalist on the ground describing the culinary delights awaiting those bound for the City of Lights. Foie gras, steak frites with pepper sauce, croissants

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BeachGrit

Aussie surfer airlifted to hospital after suspected Great White attack; all surrounding beaches closed

To call the stretch of coast from Forster in the south to Byron Bay five hours north a Great White Superhighway is to employ the most fantastic powers of understatement. Pull up to any beach on the six-hundred clicks stretch, whether it’s Tuncurry , Crescent Head , Crowdy Head, Wooli , Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Byron Bay, Ballina or Kingscliff , and you’ll be in waters bloodied by known kill

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BeachGrit

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Chaos expected at Paris 2024 Teahupoo after Nathan Florence predicts “rogue ten-footers and big mutant bowls”

The popular surf vlogger Nathan Florence , voted surfer of the year in 2023 and brother of US Surf Olympian John John, has set a cat among the pigeons, as the expression goes, after predicting “six-to-eight-foot big mutant bowls with rogue ten-footers” for Paris 2024 Teahupoo. As if guided by a divine hand intent on bringing chaos to an Olympic Games already besieged by terrorism, a west swell wi

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Surf | The Inertia

Lucas Chianca Highlights Show Why He’s the King of Nazaré

The thing that makes Lucas ‘Chumbo’ Chianca the king of Nazaré isn’t that he can ride the tallest waves in the world, although he does do that . What makes Chumbo the master of the world’s biggest beach break is the way he surfs them. It’s not a knock on any of the other hard-charging Nazaré regulars out there, but, time and time again, Chianca’s just on another level. When many even veteran big-

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BeachGrit

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Aussie surf stars issue grave warning to athletes competing at Paris 2024 Teahupoo, “Someone could die in the Olympics”

The Narrabeen surf star Nathan Hedge needs little to no introduction, of course, a pint-sized firebrand whose courage in waves of consequence, Cloudbreak to Pipe to Teahupoo, is legendary. In 2022, he and Kelly Slater, remember even back then both men were well into middle age, danced a rigadoon around the world champion Filipe Toledo in excellent six-foot Teahupoo barrels. As Chas Smith reported

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The Inertia

Lucas Chianca Highlights Show Why He’s the King of Nazaré

The thing that makes Lucas ‘Chumbo’ Chianca the king of Nazaré isn’t that he can ride the tallest waves in the world, although he does do that . What makes Chumbo the master of the world’s biggest beach break is the way he surfs them. It’s not a knock on any of the other hard-charging Nazaré regulars out there, but, time and time again, Chianca’s just on another level. When many even veteran big-

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BeachGrit

Tamarama “Where the Wild Things House” faces unexpected hurdle in race to become Australia’s first $100 million oceanfront build!

One year ago came the terrific news for fans of surf adjacent real estate when an old brown-brick house called Lang Syne overlooking both the reef of Tamarama to the south and Mackenzies Bay to the north sold for $45 mill. The bullish sale followed the thirteen mill paid for a crumbling four-apartment citadel in Tamarama, which once hosted world number 32 Kelly Slater. (Nineteen Dellview St, Tama

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Tracks Magazine

Pacific Avenue Q&A

Following on from the success of the Tracks Party Tour earlier this year, we’re levelling up and heading to the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay on 16 August with a stellar lineup of bands headlined by Gerringong-based indie rock quartet Pacific Avenue. The party takes place alongside the Byron Bay Surf Festival and Pacific Avenue will be supported by Crocodylus, Molly Rocket and Allensworth. You can pur

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Tracks Magazine

WATCH: WEEK three SUBMISSIONS FOR THE MICHAEL PETERSON CLASSIC CUTBACK COMP

As entries for the MP Classic Cutback Comp continue to roll in, the crew have put together a compilation of some of the best cutback from week three of submissions. The French alternative craft prince William Aliotti features heavily again in week three. Kobi Clements makes a claim for the best cutback of the week as he looks sharp on his Chilli Surfboard. There’s also some archive footage of a y

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Surfer

Tom Lowe Scores Outer Reef Left Months After Horrific Injury

Tom Lowe nearly died six months before catching this wave. In April 2023, the renowned British big-wave surfer and pioneer of many an Irish slab slammed into the reef at Teahupo’o . The result: five broken ribs, a fractured scapula, a punctured lung and a hefty hospital bill (his insurance wouldn’t cover the treatment). But half a year later Lowe was ready to go for another Hawaiian winter. In la

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Freesurf Magazine

USA Olympic Surfing

Surfing at the 2024 Summer Olympics is scheduled to take place July 27 – August 5 2024 in Teahupo’o, Tahiti, French Polynesia, breaking the record for the farthest medal competition to stage outside the host city. A total of 48 surfers (24 for each gender) will compete in the shortboard events, augmenting the athlete size by eight more than those in Tokyo 2020. Discover more about the quintet repr

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Surf | The Inertia

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Film Team Divides and Conquers, Documenting Perfect J-Bay and Skeleton Bay On Same Day

Left or right? It’s not a difficult question to answer in the surf world since at least 90 percent of us simply lean toward whichever option fits our frontside. It doesn’t stop a regular footed surfer from falling in love with a big heaving lefthand tube. It doesn’t exclude goofy footers from drooling over a groomed righthand point break. But you get the picture. But how often are you actually fa

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The Inertia

Film Team Divides and Conquers, Documenting Perfect J-Bay and Skeleton Bay On Same Day

Left or right? It’s not a difficult question to answer in the surf world since at least 90 percent of us simply lean toward whichever option fits our frontside. It doesn’t stop a regular footed surfer from falling in love with a big heaving lefthand tube. It doesn’t exclude goofy footers from drooling over a groomed righthand point break. But you get the picture. But how often are you actually fa

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The Inertia

Bodies of Missing Couple Sailing Across the Atlantic Found in Nova Scotia

The bodies of a missing couple attempting to sail across the Atlantic have been found in a lifeboat that washed up on Sable Island, Nova Scotia . Brett Clibbery, 70, and his wife, Sarah Packwood, 60, were reported missing on June 18. They set sail aboard the Theros, a GibSea 42-foot sailboat powered by the wind and solar power, from Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia on June 11, with the intent of maki

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The Inertia

Blair Conklin Skimboards 02 Surftown MUC Wave Pool

In recent years, it seems like every week brings a new announcement of some game-changing new wave pool technology or facility. Then, after the initial hype train passes, the finished product often underwhelms or flat out doesn’t work . On the other hand, it’s fun to get excited about new things, and the technology really is exciting, at least on paper. Enter O2 Surftown MUC . The pool will be th

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Surfer

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Take a Tour of the Olympic Surfing Village Cruise Ship (Video)

Many factors separate surfing from all other sports at the Paris 2024 Olympics. First, surfing will not be in Paris; it will be in Tahiti, some 10,000 away from the City of Lights, and the furthest medal-crowning venue from the host city in history. Second, it’s surfing; it’s at the whim of mother nature, unlike say, fencing or basketball. And lastly, the surfers’ accommodations are quite differe

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Surf | The Inertia

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9 Surf Spots You Don’t Want to Visit

They’re the stuff that surfing dreams are made of — and we’ve made damn sure of that. The surf media, that is (myself, guilty as charged), who for the past 50 years or so have been featuring photos, movies, videos and clips of the world’s premier surf spots , presenting them on their very best days, ridden by the sport’s very best surfers, yet by doing so establishing a decidedly false standard o

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Wavelength Surf Magazine – since 1981

Reef x Heads Above The Waves Blue Health Campaign

This summer, REEF UK have teamed up with UK-based mental health organisation, Heads Above The Waves, to raise awareness of the positive effects spending time in or around water has on mental wellbeing. With scientific evidence that exposure to water has beneficial effects on mental wellbeing, the ‘blue health’ campaign […] The post appeared first on Wavelength Surf Magazine - since 1981 .

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The Inertia

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9 Surf Spots You Don’t Want to Visit

They’re the stuff that surfing dreams are made of — and we’ve made damn sure of that. The surf media, that is (myself, guilty as charged), who for the past 50 years or so have been featuring photos, movies, videos and clips of the world’s premier surf spots , presenting them on their very best days, ridden by the sport’s very best surfers, yet by doing so establishing a decidedly false standard o

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The Inertia

Deep-Sea Nodules Producing ‘Dark Oxygen,’ Study Finds

Deep-ocean minerals produce dark oxygen

Scientists have found evidence that the metallic nodules found on the Pacific Ocean seafloor are producing oxygen. Dubbed “dark oxygen,” due to being produced at depths where light can’t penetrate, the discovery adds a new wrinkle to the issue of whether and how humans should mine for the nodules. Polymetallic nodules are roughly potato-sized lumps of metal covering large areas of the ocean floor

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The Inertia

Sea Shepherd’s Captain Paul Watson Arrested Under International Warrant in Greenland

Captain Paul Watson, founder of Sea Shepherd and co-founder of Greenpeace, was arrested on July 21 under an international warrant issued by Japan. At the time of his arrest, he was in Greenland. Watson is no stranger to conflict. His mission to preserve the health of the seas and everything they support has often put him on the front lines, battling against whaling corporations, and their ilk, us

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BLISTER

Cars vs. Bikes (Ep.317)

Cyclists injuries and deaths from auto collisions are on the rise, so what's being done to address this? We talk to the lead engineer of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) at General Motors, who works on bicycle detection technology to help keep cyclists safer on the roads. The post appeared first on BLISTER .

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Surfer

Was Hurricane Beryl an Ominous Sign of Things To Come This Fall?

East Coast and Caribbean surfers have a love/hate relationship with Hurricane Season . While the season runs between June 1 and November 30, August or September is historically when tropical activity kicks into high gear with the season's first major storm and swell. Not this year. On June 29, Tropical Storm Beryl rapidly intensified into a major Category 4 in less than 48 hours. It was the earli

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Surfline

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Four Days of J-Bay: “You Couldn’t Miss This!”

When seas of more than 30 feet are due to wrap into the South African coast, it’s a bubbling pot of emotions. Competitors at the Ballito Pro were weighing their options right up until the last minute before hopping a flight down into Jeffrey’s Bay. On Monday July 8, the wind topped out above the 50-mile-per-hour mark, coupled with the swell, it sent this wonderful pointbreak into overdrive, for wh

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Surfer

Reigning World Champion Soleil Errico Remains Undefeated at Bells

When finals day of the season opener of the WSL World Longboard Tour dawned at Bells Beach on Sunday, the conditions were what every longboarder hopes for – clean, shoulder-high, uniform lines wrapping around the iconic ochre cliffs. And from the first heat of the morning, it was game on. Throughout the event the judges sent a clear message to the surfers – if it’s not in the pocket, don’t bother

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Surf News | Headlines and Top Stories

The story behind Brian Bonislawsky's 'Original Surfer' font

Brian J. Bonislawsky is a very discreet and off-the-radar font designer. Nevertheless, his professional experience and legacy are rich and spread throughout the world. You could ask, "What does typography have to do with surfing?" Nothing and everything, one could reply. Fonts and typefaces are everywhere. They pop without asking for permission on our phones, in newspapers, on street shop signs,

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SurferToday.com | The Ultimate Surfing News Website

Breaking the surfing lull: strategies to keep catching waves

A surfer knows how sessions vary from day to day and even from morning to afternoon. One can start all fired up and end frustrated. It's part of the thrill. As with any other sport, the act of surfing is not linear and depends on many factors that are not necessarily human or performance-related. There are shifting winds, changing tides, and morphing swells interacting randomly to make each sessi

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BLISTER

Deep Dive: 2024 Norco Optic

We compare the Norco Optic to the Transition Smuggler, Deviate Highlander II, Norco Sight, Canyon Spectral 125, Chromag Darco, Santa Cruz Tallboy, Rocky Mountain Element, Yeti SB135, and Revel Rascal V2. Blister’s Flash Reviews and Deep Dives are accessible to those who purchase one of our paid subscriptions To get our comprehensive Deep Dives and our initial, unfiltered reports on new gear, beco

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BLISTER

2024 Norco Optic

Norco did a lot to spearhead the recent resurgence of high-pivot bikes, but it still caught a lot of people by surprise when they moved their 125mm-travel Optic to the layout. So how has it panned out? Check out our Full Review for our take. The post appeared first on BLISTER .

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Surfer

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Big-Wave Surfer Natxo González Opens Up About His Debilitating Head Injury

Natxo González is the latest big-wave surfer to have dealt with a serious head injury. The brain trauma almost ended his career and took the affable, positive and articulate Basque charger to a very dark place. While surfers like Owen Wright , Albee Layer , Billy Kemper, Sterling Spencer and Nikki Van Dijk have opened up about their head injuries, and the depression that comes with it, very littl

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BeachGrit

Olympic surfers on high alert after German shoe giant Adidas goes over falls ahead of Teahupo’o Games

Our surfers are, officially, arriving at the Teahupo’o Olympics, buzz filling the tropical air, thrill and excitement, what could be and might be etc. The Games officially kick off in four days with a parade down Paris’ famed Seine some 10,000 miles away. Filipe Toledo, John John Florence, Vahine Fierro etc. will not be there, of course, though there must be some sort of celebration at the End of

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Outside Online

Is This Running Challenge Ridiculously Hard, Ridiculously Fun, or Both?

Here’s your summer challenge: log 11,000 feet of elevation in 30 days. Work your way up—walking, running, or hiking—and track your cumulative vertical gain in Strava’s HOKA Be the GOAT Challenge to complete those 11,000 feet. Sound absurd? That depends on your perspective. From the streets of Manhattan, you’d need to scale the Empire State Building steps nine times to log 11,000 feet. From the ed

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Surfer

Olympic Warmup Wipeouts: Carnage at Teahupo'o Ahead of Paris 2024

Ever since cameras were first pointed at surfers, there have been wipeouts. The documented carnage – oft seen in surf videos, like ...Lost films from the late nineties into the early aughts – were designed for viewers to cringe, shudder and, in some sick sense of schadenfreude , relish. It’s human nature; it’s simple; we like seeing others eat shit. Of course, we don’t like seeing people actually

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Surf News Network

Waves You CAN’T Surf… (Unless You Pay)

Hey guys!! Welcome to another episode. In this video, we dive into the weird and not-so-wonderful world of surf spot privatisation, from waves that were once off-limits to anyone but paying customers to those that still are today…

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BeachGrit

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World surf champ publicly shames horse racing fans after bloodbath on Del Mar Racetrack’s opening weekend

Del Mar summer meet excitement

The often controversial three-time world surfing champion Joel “Tinkerbell” Tudor has revealed a softer side to his surf-fight hardboiled public image after publicly shaming horse racing fans heading to the Del Mar Racetrack’s opening weekend. “Dedicated to all you drunk imbeciles visiting Del Mar this weekend……hope you’re having a great time in your stupid big dumb hats! Remember that those beau

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Outside Online

I’m Having a Midlife Crisis. Will a 2,000-Mile Hike Snap Me Out of It?

I’m in my mid-forties, and for the past 15 years, I’ve lived an extremely steady, boring life. I know I sound like a stereotype, but watching my friends get older and experience health problems makes me want to savor the youth I have left. When I think of living like this for the rest of my life, and then dying, I start to freak out. I want to do things. Both of my kids are teenagers, and when I

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Carvemag.com

Desensitised

DESENSITISED, is my debut surf film. This documentary-style film follows my evolution from a fearless 13-year-old to a seasoned big-wave surfer. Centered around three iconic Australian breaks that have defined my career, it showcases my path into the world of big-wave surfing. Thrown into the deep end as a young teen, gaining confidence with every wave. At 14, I took that confidence to one of the

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Carvemag.com

Former World Champs Errico, Jensen Take Momentous Wins At Bells Beach

The world-renowned Bells Beach provided a dreamy platform for the world’s best longboarders to showcase their true form and they answered the call. Reigning WSL Longboard Champion Soleil Errico and three-time WSL Longboard Taylor Jensen rose above the rest with style and poise under pressure. Errico’s stunning Final performance bested Natsumi Taoka before Jensen’s experience and composure bested

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Outside Online

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The Best Places to Watch This Year’s Most Powerful Meteor Shower

I shrieked like a kid on a carnival ride the first time I saw a fireball—an exceptionally bright and colorful meteor. It was autumn 2022, and I was on a northern-lights road trip in Iceland. I’d spent hours watching the sky fill with green swirls, but this surprise, teal-tinged streak stole the show. I expect to see more of these cosmic marvels when the year’s most powerful meteor shower, the Per

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BeachGrit

“California” Kamala Harris endeavors to claw surf vote back from Donald Trump after shock Biden drop out

Unprecedented political days, as they say, in the United States of America. Last week, presidential candidate Donald J. Trump was nicked by an ear bullet during a rally and, thus, solidified his grip on the all-important surf vote. As you know, the margins are razor thin between the two major parties, Republican and Democrat, making every bloc essential. The assassination attempt swung surfers ha

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Tracks Magazine

An Alternative Take on The Chinese Surfing Revolution

Coming out of the surf the other day I ran into a mate, Pete, who’d just returned from Indo and had been roaming Bali’s west coast in search of respite from the Uluwatu crowds. Pete explained that he’d stumbled across the Chinese surf team. “There were at least a dozen of them,” he continued, conveying an impression of general chaos. “They had organised a couple of local Balinese surfers from Med

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Surfer

Photographer Steve Sherman Looks Back On His Momentum Generation Masterpiece

In the early 1990s, a young, aspiring filmmaker made Taylor Steele picked up a video camera and changed surfing forever. Capturing what would come to be known as the Momentum Generation in their formative years, anchored by eventual GOAT Kelly Slater , it was largely his VHS release of "Momentum" in 1992 that set the stage for what was to come. “The battle was definitely egged on by Taylor, as we

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The Inertia

Tucker Wooding Counts Down the Top 15 Waves He’s Filmed (So Far)

When it comes to putting together a highlight reel, surf videographer Tucker Wooding has an embarrassment of riches to work with. He’s been pretty much everywhere, from the crushing jaws of Pe’ahi, to the yawing tubes at Teahupo’o, to the towering monstrosities at Nazaré. In a recent post to YouTube , Wooding decided to put together a supercut of what he considers the best clips from his entire c

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Tracks Magazine

WATCH: Challenger Series losers get consolation prizes in Namibia and at J-BAY

Losing early in any surf contest is a bummer and the sense of frustration is only heightened when the waves are lackluster. This was apparent in the recent Challenger Series leg at Ballito in South Africa as competitors weren’t blessed with the same quality conditions the venue has had in recent years. However, South Africa is not a bad place to bow out early of a contest given its wave rich coas

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Surf | The Inertia

Tucker Wooding Counts Down the Top 15 Waves He’s Filmed (So Far)

When it comes to putting together a highlight reel, surf videographer Tucker Wooding has an embarrassment of riches to work with. He’s been pretty much everywhere, from the crushing jaws of Pe’ahi, to the yawing tubes at Teahupo’o, to the towering monstrosities at Nazaré. In a recent post to YouTube , Wooding decided to put together a supercut of what he considers the best clips from his entire c

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Surfer

Photo: Cole Houshmand Proves Power Surfing’s Not Dead At Lowers

Summertime finally arrived for Southern California surfers last week as a solid run of southwest swell lit up the coast. Back home in San Clemente after a quick training trip to Tavarua, WSL Championship Tour rookie Cole Houshmand didn't waste any time getting his feet in the wax at Lowers. From soaring straight airs to full-rail hammers, the local hero laid down a tour de force. The hotbed of Am

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Surf News Network

MAKUA & KOA BATTLE the CROWD on FIRST BIG SOUTH SWELL!

Front page: Makua setting up for an insane lip explosion… Above: Koa cutting back into the power source Yes, the intro was inspired by Indiana Jones! Makua and Koa Rothman score some insane waves on the first big South swell of the season to hit Hawaii. We also go on a mini food tour! LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for weekly videos! This is Livin’ merch! https://thisislivinstore.com

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The Inertia

Ben Gravy Embarks on First Novelty Wave Mission Post-Surgery

Ben Gravy is back! In late June, the YouTuber and novelty wave hunter made a cautious return to surf after a brutal bicep injury rendered him land-bound for four and a half months. With a recent expedition to surf a tanker wave, Gravy has finally gotten back to his novelty wave bread and butter. The target for Gravy and crew’s strike mission was a tanker called the CSL Tacoma. Surprisingly, the s

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Surf | The Inertia

Ben Gravy Embarks on First Novelty Wave Mission Post-Surgery

Ben Gravy is back! In late June, the YouTuber and novelty wave hunter made a cautious return to surf after a brutal bicep injury rendered him land-bound for four and a half months. With a recent expedition to surf a tanker wave, Gravy has finally gotten back to his novelty wave bread and butter. The target for Gravy and crew’s strike mission was a tanker called the CSL Tacoma. Surprisingly, the s

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The Inertia

Apple Announces Upcoming Vision Pro Exclusive Surf Films

Starting this week, Apple is releasing a series of films captured in Apple Immersive Video that will debut exclusively on the Apple Vision Pro. Among the virtual reality movies are several documentaries about surfing. Apple Vision Pro is a wearable computer , a mix of VR and a PC that Apple markets as “spatial computing.” The first surfing-related VR film will come as part of a series entitled Bo

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BeachGrit

Current it boy Cole Bennett appears to back Album Surfboards amidst hydra-headed blood feud

Well what a week it has been. Our surf heroines, and heroes, have begun landing in Tahiti ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympiad, surf champion Kelly Slater has broken his self-imposed social media exile to launch broadside at Brit Pop icons Oasis and the kindest of Southern California surfboard shapers found himself on the pointy end of many sticks. Yes, Album Surfboards certainly has had a run over t

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Surf | The Inertia

Apple Announces Upcoming Vision Pro Exclusive Surf Films

Apple Vision Pro debuts immersive content

Starting this week, Apple is releasing a series of films captured in Apple Immersive Video that will debut exclusively on the Apple Vision Pro. Among the virtual reality movies are several documentaries about surfing. Apple Vision Pro is a wearable computer , a mix of VR and a PC that Apple markets as “spatial computing.” The first surfing-related VR film will come as part of a series entitled Bo

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BeachGrit

Kelly Slater breaks self-imposed social media exile to lunch broadside at Brit Pop icons Oasis

After a self-imposed social media exile totalling five months ( see: “Kelly Slater puts Greek foil boarder to the sword over incorrect caption in wild online debate” from February ), the greatest surfer ever has emerged online to launch a broadside at Brit icons Oasis. Oasis, of course, was the Manchester outfit formed in 1991 and headed by the Gallagher brothers Liam and Noel. Liam, pretty as a

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Surfer

Watch Jeffreys Bay and Skeleton Bay Fire on the Same Swell

We’ve seen a lot of Skeleton Bay. We’ve certainly had a long look at J-Bay. But I’m not sure we’ve ever come across an edit that combines them as seamlessly as this one does. When a mid-winter swell from Antarctica slammed into South Africa earlier this month, the team at Now Now Media decided to divide and conquer. One team would travel northwest into Namibia toward the world’s longest barrel. A

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Outside Online

Why Running Clubs Are the New Dating App

I am not a runner. And yet somehow, on a recent rainy Saturday morning, I found myself literally chasing men around the marshy parkland in my East London neighborhood. They were all much faster than me, and so I gave up. I sat down on the first bench I stumbled upon and thought about what a great story it would be if a very lovely, witty, and attractive Londoner just so happened to be running ver

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Outside Online

Is the Uberlight Gear Experiment Over?

Fifteen years ago, ultralight hiking gear was truly edgy. Every cottage brand had a 12-ounce silnylon pack. Half-length pads and body mapped designs were a compromise between full-on misery and smart packing. Alcohol stoves (or better yet, a Crotch Pot ) instantly marked you as a hardcore ounce-cutter. Critically, these experimental kits allowed thru-hikers astonishingly low baseweights. Things h

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Adventure - Outdoor News, Science, Politics - Outside Online

Is the Uberlight Gear Experiment Over?

Fifteen years ago, ultralight hiking gear was truly edgy. Every cottage brand had a 12-ounce silnylon pack. Half-length pads and body mapped designs were a compromise between full-on misery and smart packing. Alcohol stoves (or better yet, a Crotch Pot ) instantly marked you as a hardcore ounce-cutter. Critically, these experimental kits allowed thru-hikers astonishingly low baseweights. Things h

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BeachGrit

Surf legend delivers full-throated attack on big solar

Now, the BeachGrit peruser is no stranger to the various dangers present in this surfing life. Shark attack, rabid seal, rage-filled local, reef, sandbar, wetsuit rash, angry spouse etc. The fact that each and every reading these words have not hung up the proverbial leash, as they say, a testament to sheer stubbornness and low IQ. Yes, we should all quit surfing , but if we are going to keep on

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Surf News Network

Uncle Bully’s Surf Skool tomorrow at the HSFF

The HONOLULU SURF FILM FESTIVAL is delivering! Get your tickets now… HERE When a global pandemic decimated the tourism industry across the Hawaiian Islands it meant no travel, no tourists, and no surf lessons. Surf instructor Bull “Bully” Kotter suddenly found his small business pushed to the brink. So, he turned to his community, Lahaina, not for help or a handout, but to give back. From surf cu

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Surfer

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Aussie Surf Legend Narrowly Survives Collision with Whale

As a budding star in the Quiksilver Young Guns series, a searing section in Taylor Steele’s Campaign II , and slammed like a sardine in a van with the likes of Kelly Slater in the Europe edition of the Drive Thru anthology, Ry Craike made his mark as a fun-loving, high-pitched-giggling, and absolutely ripping free-surfer in the early aughts. Since then, however, he’s shied from the surf spotlight

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BeachGrit

Surf bellwether Mark Zuckerberg endorses Donald J. Trump!

If there is anyone professional surfers adore, worship even, it is Meta founder-in-chief Mark Zuckerberg. If the world’s fourth richest person posts a surf adjacent video clip, you best believe top tier watermen come calling. Billy Kemper to Lauren Sanchez to Nic Von Rupp each and every one with hearts in their eye emojis. You can be certain, then, that political watchers are zeroing in on the su

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Surfer

Watch: The Best Surf Edits Of The Week

It's hard to keep up with the constant drip of surf content. Pro surfers are media machines. Blink and you'll miss another new edit. Rather than continually refresh your YouTube homepage, we'll curate a list of the best surf action, and then drop it all in one post at the end of the week. Scroll below for your comprehensive list of the best edits from the last seven days. 1) Griffin Colapinto's O

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Surfer

Australian Shaper and American Designer Collab on Asymm 7,000 Miles Apart

How’s this for surfing longevity: Bob McTavish has been shaping boards since 1961. “That’s what, 62 years ago?” McTavish said in the video above. “That’s been my thing all my life, surfboard engineering. More than anything, I’m a designer more than a shaper.” In this custom-centric video from the McTavish team, the renowned Australian surfer and shaper collaborate on a board for Matt Titone. Tito

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