1 OF 4 - VIDEO: Laird Hamilton Malibu Pier “Big Wednesday”
By Melissa Gasia I Surf Channel
Malibu local and legendary waterman Laird Hamilton put on a show during the Big Wednesday swell when he skillfully shot the Malibu Pier in front of a crowded shoreline. Hamilton later had to rescue someone, who was struggling as he was swept away by the powerful surf. "The 'Hundred Year Storm' that Jay Adams sent down to the boys made THIS Big Wednesday one we'll never forget." - Malibu Und...Read More
2 OF 4 - Hurricane Marie Hits Southern California
By Shannon Marie I Surf Channel
Hurricane Marie started as a category 5 storm in the Pacific Ocean, making it's way towards Southern California with a southeast directional swell producing the best waves of the summer. 92 degree sunny weather at many beaches made Tuesday and Wednesday the time of the season to paddle out and score some bombs. The hurricane is now a category 2, and many piers and beaches in Southern California...Read More
3 OF 4 - INSIGHT: Carlos Muñoz, Costa Rica’s Wildcard
By Quinn MacWatters I Surf Channel
Fresh off his Hurly Pro 2014 Video victory earning him a wildcard spot into the ASP World Tour main event at Lower Trestles, Carlos Muñoz is proving to be quite a force out in the water. Winning the contest by a landslide, the 21-year-old Costa Rican surfer has been receiving an overwhelming amount of support from his native country, something he is very grateful for. The young ripper sat...Read More
4 OF 4 - VIDEO: Jay Adams’ Last Surf in Puerto Escondido
By Shannon Marie I Surf Channel
Skateboard legend Jay Adams spent his final days on Earth scoring waves in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Shortly after surfing some of the biggest barrels Puerto had seen in years, the original Z-Boys crew member died of a heart attack at the age of 53. On August 11, 2014, this clip was filmed as Jay paddled out with local surfer Coco Nogales. Jay passed away three days later. Video by Nich...Read More
Lance Ebert Custom Surfboards are shaped, painted, glassed and sanded by hand in Waimea Valley, Hawai'i. No computers. No shaping machines... Lance and his brother, Brian Ebert, will are tonight's legendary guests on Off the Lip Radio Show. Join in the conversation as the Hawaiian craftsmen enter...
An original Surf Channel production, “EXPOSURE” is an ongoing series featuring the world’s most talented surf photographers. Episode 3 highlights North Shore water photographer, Doug Falter. Hailing from Columbus, Ohio, Falter didn't discover his love for the ocean until his early adult li...
Hurricane Marie came, saw and conquered Southern California. The Southern Hemisphere tropical storm has been pushing waves of near record breaking sizes into the area for the last four days and has delivered the best conditions California has seen all summer. Check out this collection of photos from...
High surf in Southern California produced by Hurricane Marie this week was blamed for the loss of a surfer who drowned Tuesday morning at Malibu's First Point around 11:30am, August 26th, 2014. A heart attack is now thought to be the cause of death. Reports confirm the man was in his mid-40's and...
The Surf Channel teamed up with Urban Barrels for the #AlwaysBarreled Instagram contest giveaway! The top 10 finalists have been narrowed down, and now it's your chance to vote for your favorite barrel shot. Cast your vote in the poll below for their chance to win a FREE Barrel Chaser Pack! Urb...