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Marion Hearty Crowned as Freeride World Champion

Marion Hearty Crowned as Freeride World Champion

This past week, Rip Curl team rider Marion Hearty was crowned the 2017 Freeride World Champion, after a successful run in the final event of the season, the Xtreme Verbier.

5 Times Surfers Lost Their Shit in a Contest

5 Times Surfers Lost Their Shit in a Contest

When it comes to sports, it’s inevitable that someone’s going to get pissed. Regular athletes don’t usually become professional athletes without a whole lot of passion for their sport, and surfing is no different. Mix that passion with something that’s inherently nearly impossible to score properly and you’ve got a recipe for a boiling cauldron […]

How To Get Out of a Rip Current

How To Get Out of a Rip Current

Rip currents—they’re the most common way beachgoers get in trouble when taking a dip in the ocean. Every year, swimmers and bathers needlessly perish at the hands of these swift-moving currents of water.

Is Slater Still Simmering?

Is Slater Still Simmering?

Whether you were glued to the Quik Pro webcast, on location, or simply indulged in a spot of social media voyeurism, it was hard not to notice some legit care factor from Kelly Slater, the man surfing his twenty-something season opener. The 11x World Champ appeared to be all-in.

“First Time” Storm Surfer Trolls NY News Crew

“First Time” Storm Surfer Trolls NY News Crew

Surfers flock to Long Beach to charge the winter swells and while that may be the norm among locals, it may come as a surprise to casual observers when they catch surfers riding waves in the middle of a storm. But it’s safe to say that anyone attempting to surf for the very first time […]

Dolphin Bodyslams Surfer in Australia

Dolphin Bodyslams Surfer in Australia

A surfer on the Gold Coast of Australia was sharing the waves with a pod of dolphins when one of them jumped from a wave and body-slammed him.