HOW SURFING HELPS US GRIEVE

HOW SURFING HELPS US GRIEVE  Magicseaweed Paddle outs are a powerful symbol of community for those grieving the loss of a loved one. When a surfer dies, friends and family members paddle out past the lineup to form a circle around those closest to them as a gesture of solidarity. No other sport mourns collectively […]

Jack O’Neill, Santa Cruz surf wetsuit pioneer, dies

Jack O’Neill, Santa Cruz surf wetsuit pioneer, dies Jack O’Neill SOURCE: Michael Macor, The Chronicle SANTA CRUZ, Calif. —Jack O’Neill, the eye patch wearing wetsuit pioneer who trail-blazed cold water surfing, has died, friends confirmed to KSBW Friday. He was 94. O’Neill single-handedly opened up the possibility of surfing Northern and Central California’s cold water […]

Mavericks Organizer Cancels Auction, Citing No Bidders

Mavericks Organizer Cancels Auction, Citing No Bidders The future of the famed Mavericks big-wave surf contest has hit more turbulence. Contest organizers, Cartel Management of Los Angeles, canceled an auction planned for Thursday to sell its assets, including a contest permit issued by the San Mateo County Harbor District. The company said there were no […]

Mark Occhilupo Backs Ambitious ‘Next-Level’ Australian Wave Pool

Former world champ Mark Occhilupo backs ambitious ‘next-level’ Australian wave pool project   May 29, 2017 11:55pm LIAM FITZGIBBON Source: FOX SPORTS IT’S become surfing’s equivalent of the space race: a mysterious international quest to construct the perfect man-made wave. And Australia might be the new frontrunner if an ambitious new project is all it’s […]

Hardest Charging Guy You’ve Never Heard Of ?

 Hardest Charging Guy You’ve Never Heard Of ?   Ever heard of Manuel Lezcano? Probably not. But holy shit, can this guy surf. Hailing from the Canary Islands, Lezcano calls Lanzarote home. In the last few years, he’s been working his ass off, and people are sitting up and taking notice. From big waves to […]

Slab Hunting in New Zealand

Slab Hunting in New Zealand by Derek Morrison / The Inertia As an adventure writer and photographer based in the South Island of New Zealand, I’ve devoted my life to documenting adventure sports and surfing. I run my own surf, adventure, and mountain photo blog, which is basically my excuse to go surfing all the time […]