Protecting the ocean is what friends are for.
Scenes from ground zero of the greatest surf event in seven years.
Inside Yakutat Surf Club’s budding stoke scene in Southeast Alaska.
There’s more to life than three-to-the-beach, surf contest results and a clean cutback.
An exchange of waves and Indigenous cultural practices on the Pacific coast of Mexico.
Exploring motherhood and meaningful play.
Where worthless and priceless collide.
Big Mineral Mining is tearing up the coastline and restricting access to some of South Africa’s most pristine beaches and waves—and it’s getting way out of hand.
Are the recent advancements in safety equipment and protocols making big-wave surfing more dangerous?
How Captain Liz Clark’s Tahitian residency opened a new chapter in her activist work.
Tapping into the beginner’s mind while teaching his daughter to surf.
Childhood friends, Hayley Talbot and Dan Ross, are determined to save a mighty river.
Building positivity, inspiration and purpose out of a racist encounter in Los Angeles.
This Great Lakes surfer never felt represented in the surf scene, so she created a new surf culture of her own.
Seasoned waterman, master woodworker and Patagonia Surf Ambassador Ben Wilkinson channels his skills toward a new environmental calling.
Ramón Navarro and Kohl Christensen bring Léa Brassy into the jaws of a Chilean monster.
How a nonprofit that takes San Francisco kids surfing expanded its work in 2020.
Coauthor Kim McCoy recounts discovering the mystery of what lies beneath the waves, where ocean and land meet and compete.
A look into surfing’s impact vests and the people they’ve brought back home.
Clyde Aikau on why the most culturally significant big-wave event in surfing will always matter.
Kohl Christensen discusses how BWRAG came to be and his recent near-death experience courtesy of Pipeline's reef.
Dave Rastovich and Greg Long log in and discuss the current state of surfing, its cultural and ecological impacts, and where it’s headed.
Meet Annie Reickert, the 18-year-old Maui charger Paige Alms is mentoring in the Jaws lineup and beyond.
How discarded plastic fishing nets found their way into our hat brims.
And why you should do it now.
If you don’t get what you came for, be sure to enjoy the ride.
Join Kimi Werner on her journey in Lessons from Jeju, where she learns about motherhood, culture, diving and providing from South Korea’s mothers of sea, the haenyeo. “The world doesn’t seem to embrace how badass motherhood is,” says Kimi.
Kimi Werner takes a journey to Jeju Island for lessons in motherhood, culture, diving and providing from South Korea’s “women of the sea” aka the haenyeo.
Captain Liz Clark’s been self-isolating aboard her sailboat Swell since 2005; here she provides her experiences and insight for navigating isolation during a pandemic.
How Belinda Baggs went from an ‘armchair’ activist to the front lines.
Welcome to Ian Walsh’s Menehune Mayhem.
Greg Long, Al Mackinnon and Pete Geall’s dusty search for uncrowded perfection at Location Redacted.
There’s nothing more important than having waves a few minutes away.
We protect what we love.
While Australia burns, its government is greenlighting oil drilling in the unspoiled Great Australian Bight. But surfers and coastal communities are saying no—and uniting to keep Big Oil out.
In a nation known for its massive resource extraction, salmon farming is now bigger than all of Chile’s industries except copper mining.