Surfing

Big Wave Women

Big Wave Women

Female talent in the spotlight at Pe‘ahi Challenge and Titans of Mavericks Bianca Valenti smiles her way out of a Mavericks bomb (Paige Laverty). by Haven Livingston On a bright day in mid-November, a dozen big wave surfers made history and set a new precedent for all...
Capturing the Perfect Moment

Capturing the Perfect Moment

Award-winning photographer Chris Burkard shares his thoughts on cold-water surfing, his purpose, and his children’s book The Boy Who Spoke to the Earth By Chris Van Leuven Mount Vsevidof in the Aleutian Islands, 2013. This stretch of coast remains one of the most wild...
Kai Lenny on the Red Bull Heavy Water 2016

Kai Lenny on the Red Bull Heavy Water 2016

Esteemed waterman Kai Lenny shares his strategy for taking on the treacherous Heavy Water event By Joe Spota Kai Lenny ready for the Red Bull Heavy Water event. Photo: Joe Spota Kai Lenny is an all-around maverick in the ocean. From big-wave surfing, kite surfing,...
Profiles in Courage: Roy Tuscany

Profiles in Courage: Roy Tuscany

Profiles in Courage: Roy Tuscany By Domenica Berman Roy’s infectious energy shows as he gets out of the water at Duke’s Ocean Fest. Photo: Trevor Clark. “Holy shit, first place!” Roy Tuscany exclaimed at the scoreboard minutes after his third heat of the...
Surf Dog Ricochet: Canine Ambassador for Surfers with Disabilities

Surf Dog Ricochet: Canine Ambassador for Surfers with Disabilities

Surfing dog and veterans with PTSD help kids with disabilities catch waves of empowerment Ricochet has been providing therapeutic assistance and creating unique surfing experiences for kids and adults with disabilities for over seven years. In that time, there have...
Chasing the Shot

Chasing the Shot

Photographer Fred Pompermayer on capturing California big-wave surfing and losing friends to wingsuit flying By Chris Van Leuven • Photos by Fred Pompermayer / theshot.com.br Mavericks – one of the best and heaviest waves on the planet. Combine “extreme” with “sports”...
World Dog Surfing Championships 2016

World Dog Surfing Championships 2016

World Dog Surfing Championships September 10, Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica Photo: Nelly If you have a dog that loves the water and access to a surfboard, then your time has come to howl and Hang Ten with Man’s Best Friend! You can enter into the 1st Annual World...
The Dying Game: High Fives Foundation

The Dying Game: High Fives Foundation

Extreme is not worth it By Tim Hauserman High Fives athlete Steve Wallace adaptive surfing at High Fives annual surf camp. Photo: Trevor Clark. In the April issue of Adventure Sports Journal, I wrote “The Dying Game,” a look at an effort underway in the...
Skyler the Surf Dog

Skyler the Surf Dog

Pro surfer Homer Henard contemplates life as a celebrity dog handler Words by Natalie Smith Photos by Nelly Conditions came together perfectly for this postcard quality photo of Homer and Skyler with the Santa Cruz Boardwalk in the background. Santa Cruz pro surfer...
SurfAid Cup 2016 Kicks Off with Benefit Night on April 22

SurfAid Cup 2016 Kicks Off with Benefit Night on April 22

Proceeds to support Mother and Child Health programs Join SurfAid and Surftech Santa Cruz for a Benefit Night Friday, April 22 from 6-10pm to kick off the inaugural SurfAid Cup on Saturday, April 23. A limited number of tickets are available for $25 each. Enjoy food,...
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