1 OF 4 - VIDEO: Vans US Open of Surfing Returns to Huntington Beach
By John Alvarez I Surf Channel
Get ready to be held to high standards of responsible behavior if you are attending the Vans US Open of Surfing this summer! This year's festival will have a special emphasis on family, community and surfing. The much anticipated event returns to Huntington Beach, California, featuring a battle of the best surfers on the planet, in addition to skate and BMX competitions from July 26- August...Read More
2 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
3 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
4 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
The Vans US Open of Surfing 2014 is in full swing in Huntington Beach, California. With plenty of sunshine, and a small swell on tap, the ASP Women's WCT Top 17 have dominated the morning lineup for the past two days. The challenging conditions have earned the athletes even more respect from their l...
What is so special about surfing Indonesia? Local Style gives the lowdown on catching waves in one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with some of the most consistent surf on the planet. Produced by NamHee Han. MUSIC: "Waste 4" by K.T. The Terrible Follow Local Style, Puri Ulu...
The Surf Channel caught up with Steve Van Doren early on Day 3 of the Vans US Open of Surfing, as he was doing his daily set up at the Vans food court. Mr. Van Doren has always been seen grilling hot dogs for the event attendees with a smile. The man responsible for the greatest party of the summe...
The Vans US Open of Surfing kicked off this weekend with some incredible upsets, as Alejo Muniz's younger brother, Santiago, advanced into the main event to compete against his brother. On the other hand, Pro Junior Ella Williams from New Zealand had her career first ever appearance in the Unit...
What's your opinion about surf schools in the lineup? A controversial subject at best... We've all been there and remain grateful for that helpful first push that got us hooked on surfing. However, will more emerging surf schools be welcomed in the NorCal surf capital of Santa Cruz, Californi...