the kelly slater wavepool experience

​Watch Surfing Legend Kelly Slater's Mind-Boggling POV Wave Pool Experience

Plus a bonus lesson on the broader implications of the phenomenon that is Kelly Slater and his sublime wavepool creation.
Jed Smith
Ian Walsh

Ian Walsh Talks Surfing 60+ Foot Waves

Ian Walsh's life involves being chased down by 60+ foot waves and showing some style in the process. To him, that might seem pretty normal at this point, but to the rest of us it's almost unimaginable.
VICE Sports

Is Portugal’s Monster Wave Now Legit in the Eyes of Surfing’s Elite?

With its first World Surf League-sanctioned tour event in the books, Nazaré is no longer just a photo op.
Hans Aschim

A Chat With One of the Most Sought Surfers on the Planet: Alana Blanchard

"That was why I wanted to be on Tour in the first place – to show the world that I could surf. And that didn't even work anyways – people think I still can't surf," explains pro surfer and model Alana Blanchard in this candid interview.
Mimi LaMontagne

​How a Pro Surfer Spends Their Day Off in the Basque Country

With its endless beaches, the Basque Country in the South of France is a paradise for surfers. We headed over to see how they stay sane when the seas are calm.
Nathan Copelin

John John Florence Won His First World Title and The Whole Surfing World is Stoked

"Today is the day where the most talented surfer in the world was actually crowned the best surfer in the world" - 2013 World Champion, Joel Parkinson.
Mike Jennings
surf photography

Photographing The World Through The Lens Of Surfing

Surfing is more than just a sport; it's a lifestyle and an art form. Here, we showcase the best surfing photographers as they marvel at its locations, characters and subcultures.
Stuart Brumfitt
the night

Surf The Night: Riding Waves Into the Darkness

In the second episode of The Night series, created with Samsung, VICE Sports get wet with British champion surfer Alan Stokes as he prepares for Night Surf – a nighttime event on Fistral Beach in Cornwall.
VICE Sports
world surf league

Parity Meets Progression: Looking at Pay Equality in the World of Pro Surfing

The figures might surprise you.
Mimi LaMontagne

Surfer Executes Absurd Backflip for a Perfect 10

Imagine staring that gravity in the face, telling it to fuck off, and getting enough height to roll a six-ish foot tall board ass-over-end.
Liam Daniel Pierce

Watch Surfer Chippa Wilson Ride the New Duo Board

The board looks like a mistake, but carves like a caffeinated thruster.
Travis Ferré, What Youth

Like it or Not, the Brazilian Storm Has Taken Over Pro Surfing

Once considered fringe competitors, the new crop of Brazilian surfers is now poised to own the WSL. And not everyone is psyched about it.
Saxon Baird