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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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A Line of Their Own: Karina Rozunko – Rozunko is an embodiment of the stylish, freewheeling ideals of the modern longboarding movement

[This is an excerpt from “A Line of Their Own”, featured in SURFER Vol. 59, Issue 3, which profiles six women who are carving unique paths through shaping, competition, big-wave surfing and beyond] In lineups from San Onofre to Noosa Heads, Malibu to Waikiki, traditional longboarding is enjoying a renaissance colored by single fins, traditional

Mason Ho’s Sketchy Reef Dance – The loveable Hawaiian makes surfing over shallow reef sections look fun in his newest edit, "Eel Time"

Did you know that Mason Ho has a magical power that allows him to surf (and get freakishly progressive) over extremely shallow reef sections without being seriously injured? It’s true. If you don’t believe me, just hit play on his newest edit above, and find out just how exact and head-scratching his reef dances are

A Line of Their Own: Christine Brailsford Caro – Christine Brailsford Caro creates gorgeous handshapes for a different kind of performance

[This is an excerpt from “A Line of Their Own”, featured in SURFER Vol. 59, Issue 3, which profiles six women who are carving unique paths through shaping, competition, big-wave surfing and beyond] “People ask if it’s a gimmick,” says San Diego-based shaper Christine Brailsford Caro, describing one of her more unconventional designs as we

Photo Gallery: South Swell Pulses from Cabo to Los Angeles – From Baja to Malibu and more, here are the choicest cuts from the swell that finally fed the wave-starved West Coast

Why does summer surf get such a bad rap? Southern California is only a couple weeks into the sultry season and it already feels like there has been better surf than all of last winter combined. The famished were finally able to feast–well, if you were lucky enough to snag some from the crowds–earlier this

What Are The Pros Riding This Summer? – Carissa Moore, Tanner Gudauskas, Karina Rozunko, Tyler Warren and Torren Martyn break down their go-to small-wave sticks

If you live in California (or anywhere that suffers from long spells of mostly-gutless summertime surf) you know that the conditions that often accompany the coming season can drive you mad if you don’t have the right craft underfoot. Since summer officially starts next week here in the Northern Hemisphere, we decided to hit up

Meet The Duct Tape’s New Wave – First-time VANS Duct Tape competitors Nico Garcia, Zack Flores, Levi Prairie, Kai Takayama, Saxon Wilson and Nathan Sadoun are the next generation of world-class loggers

Nearly a decade and a half since the release of Thomas Campbell’s seminal 2004 movie “The Seedling,” which starred Joel Tudor, and others from the era’s emerging Southern California underground longboard scene, the film stands out as a watershed event for surfing, as it reintroduced and augmented the style, performance,  equipment, and vibrant culture of

30 Days of Giveaways Day 14: Dakine – 30 days. 30 brands. 30 chances to win

Your friends at Dakine have thought of every little detail when it comes to surf travel and the luggage that’s responsible for getting your boards and gear safely to your destination. They’ve assembled the ultimate luggage pack for your next surf safari-enter now! You’ve only got 24 hours to win Surfermag.com

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