Surfing

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, that's almost unimaginable.
VICE Sports
1.19.17
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, that's almost unimaginable.
VICE Sports
1.17.17
Surfing

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
12.29.16
Surf

The Monstrous Waves of Nazaré Are Waking Up

On Monday, about a dozen surfers were on the water to try to surf the gigantic Portuguese waves.
VICE Sports
10.25.16
the roots of surfing

“Like Surfing, But on a Much Bigger Scale”: How the Hokule’a Sails Around the World

The Hokule’a docked in New York last week for World Oceans Day. Much like surfers, crew members rely on reading the waves and the clouds as they travel the world.
Hans Aschim
6.17.16
sportsflicks

Revisiting "Big Wednesday," a Movie About Vietnam, Surfing, and Gary Busey

John Milius wrote "Apocalypse Now," directed "Red Dawn," and was the inspiration for "The Big Lebowski"'s Walter Sobchak. His deeply personal surfing-and-war movie is appropriately weird.
Tom Keiser
5.27.16
world surf league

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

The figures might surprise you.
Mimi LaMontagne
5.24.16
Surfing

Surfer Executes Absurd Backflip for a Perfect Ten

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
5.15.16
Surfing

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
4.12.16
Surfing

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
3.10.16
watersports

Surfing Through Sewage in South Africa

The coastal waters near Cape Town are part of the reason it’s the most visited city in South Africa. But some people are worried about the city using those waters as its septic tank.
Megan Hart
2.23.16
Surfing

Does the Super Bowl of Surfing Need to Change?

After five years of waiting, almost everybody thought the Eddie should have run last week. Lead sponsor Quiksilver says it won’t pass up an opportunity like that again.
Will Grant
2.5.16