Weekend One of Vans US Open of Surfing 2014
July 28, 2014

Day two at the Vans US Open of Surfing wrapped up a fairly mellow family Sunday. Youngsters and adults alike could be observed visiting the Vans prize booths with the  

Surf School In The Lineup, What’s Your Opinion?
July 28, 2014

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  

Win FREE Tickets to Donavon Frankenreiter Concert
July 28, 2014

Calling all east coast Donavon Frankenreiter fans! Music Farm Productions is giving away two FREE tickets to see Donavon Frankenreiter’s Start Livin’ live show in Charleston, South Carolina.
“With its smooth  

VIDEO: Lightning Strike Kills 1, Injures 12 in Venice Beach
July 27, 2014

At 3:00 pm this afternoon, a rare case of lightning hit the shoreline of Venice Beach in California striking 13 individuals. CNN reported that a man in his mid-20′s died  

Carissa Moore Inducted Into Surfers’ Hall of Fame
July 25, 2014

A historic day welcomed Carissa Moore back to Southern California as she was inducted into The Surfers Hall of Fame in Huntington Beach. Back in town to defend her title  

VIDEO: Longboarding with Joel Tudor
July 25, 2014

Mixing the smooth, subtle surfing of Joel Tudor with swanky jazz music always calls for a good time. That’s exactly what happens in Adam Burns video titled Joel. Instead of  

VIDEO: XXL Wipeouts at Puerto Escondido, Mexico
July 25, 2014

Puerto Escondido, also known as the “Mexican Pipeline,” is known for its huge south swells. It’s also known for producing some of the worst wipeouts known to man. So far this  

INTERVIEW: Roots Reggae Band Groundation
July 24, 2014

Groundation is an American reggae band that formed in 1998 when core members, Harrison Stafford, Marcus Urani, and Ryan Newman met in a jazz program at Sonoma State University. Since the band’s inception, they  

VIDEO: Andy Irons Tribute #AIFOREVER
July 24, 2014

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  

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Escape Artists
July 23, 2014

“CAUGHT ON TAPE” is a weekly installment on The Surf Channel of must-see underground films portraying the grit of surf and skate culture.
There is no end to the Internet. Plain  

ARISE Music Festival Kicks Off in Loveland, Colorado
July 23, 2014

What do folk-icon Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary), actress-activist Sheryl Lee (Twin Peaks), musical headliners Beats Antique, Galactic, The Polish Ambassador, Nahko and Medicine for the People, and herbalist Brigitte Mars have in common? They  

Bethany Hamilton & Leg Amputee Share Inspiring Surf Session
July 23, 2014

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  


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