Hurricane Marie Hits Southern California: Photo Gallery
August 27, 2014

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.  

Surfer Drowns at Malibu First Point in High Surf
August 26, 2014

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  

Gabriel Medina (BRA) Wins Billabong Pro Tahiti
August 26, 2014

The world’s best surfers put everything on the line as they battled the world’s most dangerous wave for a historic Finals day at the Billabong Pro Tahiti, stop no. 7  

New York City Bans Boogie Boards
August 25, 2014

People who love boogie boarding New York City beaches may have to look for a new place to get their wave fix. New York City Parks Department declared to ban the outright  

O’neill Women’s Supports Boarding 4 Breast Cancer in Santa Monica
August 21, 2014

On Wednesday, August 6th 2014, O’Neill Women’s hosted a Summer Nights retail event at their flagship store in Santa Monica benefitting Boarding for Breast Cancer. O’Neill offered 25% off for all shoppers with  

Kelly Slater Tributes Teahupoo Barrel to Michael Brown
August 20, 2014

11-time ASP World Champion Kelly Slater (USA) brings attention to the Michael Brown shooting while competing for the Billabong Pro Tahiti in French Polynesia.
Slater posted a photo of himself getting  

Save the Ocean, Help Ban Plastic Bags
August 14, 2014

Throughout the world, up to 1 trillion plastic bags are consumed on a yearly basis. Because of widespread overconsumption and inconsistent recycling habits, many of those plastic bags float adrift as  

Yellow Alert: Swell Forming for South Africa’s Dungeons
August 13, 2014

* UPDATE: As of August 15th, the Yellow Alert has been called off by ASP. Tune-in for future swells on the horizon for a possible call.
The ASP Big Wave World  

Catching Up with Johanne Defay: Supergirl Pro 2014
August 12, 2014

The SuperGirl Pro 2014 kicked off Friday morning south side of the Oceanside Pier in southern California. A high tide with 4-6ft waves welcomed the first female hopefuls who made  

Vonzipper Freethinkers Conspiracy Guild Challenges Direction of Eyewear
August 01, 2014

VonZipper has created the Freethinkers Conspiracy Guild (FCG) eyewear collection as a toast to those individuals bold enough to form their own opinions and have more fun than ought to  

Hamboards Release Classic ‘Huntington Hop’ Locker-Sized Skateboard
July 30, 2014

It has been quite a year for a small start-up that manufactures surfboard-inspired skateboards in this iconic beach town.
First, Hamboards was featured on the hit ABC-TV show Shark Tank,” and won a  

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  


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