1 OF 4 - VIDEO: GoPro of the World Winner Koa Smith, Skeleton Bay

By Shannon Marie I Surf Channel
GoPro of the World winner, Koa Smith from Hawai'i, has claimed a giant check worth $20K for his 27-second barrel ride in Namibia, Africa. After exploring the vast desert of Africa, Koa Smith, Alex Smith and Dylan Goodale documented the trip of a lifetime. The three Hawaiian natives made their way to Namibia to explore Skeleton Bay, the longest sand-bottomed, barreling left in the continent. ...Read More

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2 OF 4 - Titans of Mavericks Opening Ceremony: Photo Gallery

By Shannon Marie I Surf Channel
The brave Titans of Mavericks gathered in Half Moon Bay on Friday to honor the ocean and those that have fallen victim to Northern California's most dangerous wave. This winter marks the 20th anniversary of Mark Foo who drowned at Mavericks in 1994, followed by the loss of beloved big wave surfer Sion Milosky in 2011. The Titans of Mavericks official big wave competition, festival and lifestyle...Read More

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3 OF 4 - Mavericks Big Wave Photo Gallery: October 20-21, 2014

By Shannon Marie I Surf Channel
Early season swell at Mavericks has been all-time, as 62 degree water and sunny skies welcomed some of the best local and international chargers to the challenging big wave spot in Northern California on October 20th, 2014. As buoy readings shot up from 12 ft to 15 ft in a couple of hours, Monday morning in Half Moon Bay only began after the rain storm cleared, unveiling super clean conditions an...Read More

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4 OF 4 - FILM: ‘A Wedge To Remember’, The Hurricane Marie Movie

By Shannon Marie I Surf Channel
Witness the large waves from Hurricane Marie that were pounding the Southern California coast in late August of 2014 in, A Wedge To Remember - the documentary film by Joshua Pomer. From Newport Point to the Wedge, Malibu to Sandspit, the "Storm of the Century" made for a great story, landing newspaper headlines across the nation. Watch all the best footage from "Big Wednesday" with incredible v...Read More

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Interviews
VIDEO: Laura Enever (HEADSPACE) by The Inertia:

In this episode of (HEADSPACE) presented by The Inertia, Australia's Laura Enever shares her thoughts on love, fear, happiness and sex appeal in women’s surfing. The Australian ASP World Tour athlete is currently ranked 10th overall going into the Target Maui Pro, which will soon crown the wome...

Posted by: Victoria Meireles
October 30, 2014
Eco
What Does El Niño Means For Surfing?:

Many of us are wondering how the prediction of an El Niño year may affect surf conditions. Surf forecasts and reports mention it, strangers in the lineup attribute the unusually warmer temperatures to it, but what's really up with El Niño this year? With a little research, we can make some sense ...

Posted by: Victoria Meireles
October 29, 2014
Interviews
Blue Mind: The Science Of Our Brains On Water:

Blue Mind by Dr. Wallace J Nichols is a New York Times bestseller. The biologist shares his neuroscience research, demonstrating the many ways in which water positively impacts not just our lives, but also our minds. Ever heard someone say, 'remember to smile'? There's more truth in the state...

Posted by: Shannon Marie
October 28, 2014
Featured
South Bay Surfers Love Fall: Photo Gallery:

Welcome to fall, South Bay! Los Angeles county surfers couldn't be happier if they live south of the airport. Located on the outskirts of Los Angeles, spots in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, and Palos Verdes come alive with a loud roar during the winter months, and fall doe...

Posted by: Emily Bates
News
Hurricane Gonzalo Hits East Coast: Photo Gallery:

On the most recent run of surf offered up by Hurricane Gonzalo on the East Coast, New Englanders were greeted by well groomed ground swell, cold northwest winds, and the official arrival of true Fall weather. According to long time Maine local, Trevor Fitzgerald, the then Category 2 Hurricane wou...

Posted by: Tory Knoepfel
October 23, 2014
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