1 OF 4 - VIDEO: Bali’s Mega Samadhi, The Bingin Boy – LOCAL STYLE S2 Ep9

By The Surf Channel I Surf Channel
Surfers have many facets to their lives, and Mega Semadhi is no exception. Mega won last year’s Rip Curl Padang Padang, Indonesia’s most prestigious surf competition. The young athlete is currently one of Indonesia’s hottest surfers and is also preparing to be one of the future spiritual leaders of Bali. Many surfers may feel close to God when they surf, but Mega is primed for one of the...Read More


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2 OF 4 - Malibu’s “Call to the Wall” Longboarding Photo Gallery

By Shannon Marie I Surf Channel
It was all about the love this weekend at Malibu's First Point for the 23rd annual Call to the Wall contest at the most famous right on the coast. Some of the world's best longboarders took advantage of the uncommon empty lineup, and showed off for the crowd hangin' their toes on the nose, and bending over backwards for righteous soul archs all the way to the sand. The surf community parked ...Read More

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NEXT: Storm Swell High Alert for Dungeons, South Africa

3 OF 4 - Storm Swell High Alert for Dungeons, South Africa

By Shannon Marie I Surf Channel
The largest swell of the season is approaching South Africa putting big wave surfers on high alert for a possible call at Dungeons. Thankfully, the ASP WCT will see epic conditions for the final rounds of the J-Bay Open. Meanwhile in Cape Town, the Big Wave World Tour may also get the green light for competition at South Africa's most dangerous big wave break. [caption id="attachment_39996" ...Read More

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NEXT: EXPOSURE: Surf Photographer Zak Noyle

4 OF 4 - EXPOSURE: Surf Photographer Zak Noyle

By Emily Bates I Surf Channel
An original Surf Channel production, "Exposure" is an ongoing series featuring the world's most talented surf photographers. Episode one begins with the recent Red Bull Illume contest finalist, Hawaiian photographer Zak Noyle. Raised on the beautiful island of O'ahu, professional surf photographer Zak has emerged as one of the leading artists in action sports imagery. His father, Ric Noyle, i...Read More

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VIDEO: Andy Irons Tribute #AIFOREVER:

On July 24th, 1978, surf icon Andy Irons was born on the Hawaiian Island of Kauai, and a great legacy began. We reflect back a few years to look at AI's unmatched career in the video below, "Remembering Andy Irons."   "He's just plain ass bad, with lots of soul," Herbie Fletcher said about Irons...

Posted by: Shannon Marie
July 24, 2014
Bethany Hamilton & Leg Amputee Share Inspiring Surf Session:

On Saturday, July 19th, Cobian #EveryStepMatters contest winner Alyssa Cleland and professional surfer Bethany Hamilton shared an inspiring surf session together at Seaside Reef in San Diego, California. The morning began with the two sharing a few waves together, followed by açai bowls at Sambazon...

Posted by: Samuel Redmond
July 23, 2014
Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro Returns to San Diego:

The Surf Channel is proud to support the largest female surf contest in the world, coming up this summer in North County San Diego. ASA Entertainment announces the return of the Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro to Southern California, an ASP 6-Star competition that stands as the only qualifying ev...

Posted by: Allison Jervis
July 22, 2014
Big Wave
The Mel Family: 3 Generations of Champions:

The Mel family has supported the surf community since the beginning, even before surfboard shaper John Mel opened up Freeline Surf Shop on 41st Avenue in Santa Cruz. Father to Mavericks Invitational champion and ASP Big Wave World Tour Deputy Comissioner, Peter Mel, John started shaping in 1966 out...

Posted by: Shannon Marie
Chris Burkard’s “Gallery for Ants” with olloclip:

olloclip®, the creator of easy-to-use mobile photography tools, is showcasing A Gallery for Ants - an avant-garde, miniature art exhibition at the Shorebreak Hotel during the US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California, July 31st – August 3rd. olloclip and award-winning surf and adventu...

Posted by: Sophia Bott

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