Surfing

Event Profiles: February / March 2015

Event Profiles: February / March 2015

Banff Mountain Film Festival, Rahlve’s Banzai Tour, VetFit, 39th Annual The Great Ski Race, Santa Cruz Paddle Festival, Run Rugged Trail Camp Banff Mountain Film Festival Feb. 20, 21, & 22, 2015 — Santa Cruz The 2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will...
Liquid Imagery: Darryl “Flea” Virostko

Liquid Imagery: Darryl “Flea” Virostko

Three time Mavericks comp winner helps those afflicted with drug or alcohol addiction By Nelly Flea at The Ave (Nelly). I’ve known Flea for a long time. One of the hottest up-and-coming kids, he seemed to get really good really fast. I was amazed when he...
Athlete Profile: Sachi Cunningham

Athlete Profile: Sachi Cunningham

A life shaped by water Selfie (Sachi Cunningham). The name “Sachi” means happiness in Japanese. Water photographer, documentary filmmaker and Professor of Multimedia Journalism at San Francisco State University Sachi Cunningham is half Japanese with a sprinkling of...
VIDEO: Mavericks contest window opens

VIDEO: Mavericks contest window opens

Wild card berth added to stacked 2015 field The Mavericks big wave surf contest opened on New Year’s Day, with well over half the invitees hailing from California. The contest window will officially stay open until March 31st. 2015 is the first year the contest...
VIDEO: Feeding the monster

VIDEO: Feeding the monster

Jamie Mitchell becomes a quick snack for this Maverick’s behemoth The pros descended on Half Moon Bay recently to take on Maverick’s monsters. There’s simply nothing that compares to the thrill of riding a 45 foot monster in like the hero you are on...
VIDEO: Surfing Lake Tahoe

VIDEO: Surfing Lake Tahoe

“Pineapple Express” storm brings big waves to Lake Tahoe Extraordinarily high winds from a huge storm made for an usual turn of events on Lake Tahoe today. Wind gusts up to 140 mph in the Tahoe area created waves that reportedly reached 7 feet, which...
Fully Committed

Fully Committed

Chris Bertish is all about big wave surfing and ultra distance SUP By Neil Pearlberg Bertish riding a monster wave at Todos Santos (Chris Bertish collection). Chris Bertish will be the last person to brag about how he won the 2010 Mavericks Invitational in some of the...
Liquid Imagery: Matt Archbold

Liquid Imagery: Matt Archbold

By Nelly When I was a grom, we all looked up to Archy. He was the most exciting surfer to watch. He gave the system the finger and rocked long hair and tatoos. He had  muscle cars before he even had a drivers license. Matt was at the forefront of the air revolution....
One Arm For The Planet

One Arm For The Planet

Patagonia athlete Jeff Denholm lost his arm and became a force for good Words by Neil Pearlberg • Photos Tim Davis Gearing up in the boat at Mavericks. Known as one of the most dangerous ocean passages in the world, the Bering Sea challenges mariners with a volatile...
Liquid Imagery: Alex Gray

Liquid Imagery: Alex Gray

By Nelly Alex Gray is one of those young surfers I look up to – he’s grounded and knows exactly what he wants out of life. Alex loves big barrels and spends a lot of his time helping others. I went down to visit him this winter and ended up staying four nights at his...
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