Surfer Sam Mellows Models Polo Ralph Lauren’s New Streetwear Collection

Surfer Sam Mellows Models Polo Ralph Lauren’s New Streetwear Collection

This article was produced in partnership with Polo Ralph Lauren The notion of the California surfer conjures up a very distinctive image—and it usually looks something like Sam Mellows. He’s a native of San Clemente, CA (home to many iconic...
Surfer Sam Mellows Models Polo Ralph Lauren’s New Streetwear Collection

Surfer Sam Mellows Models Polo Ralph Lauren’s New Streetwear Collection

This article was produced in partnership with Polo Ralph Lauren The notion of the California surfer conjures up a very distinctive image—and it usually looks something like Sam Mellows. He’s a native of San Clemente, CA (home to many iconic...
This is How to Navigate Thick Tubes

This is How to Navigate Thick Tubes

Earlier this year, Team Billabong assembled in West Oz–the land of heavy tubes aplenty–for a proper coldwater barrel fest. Creed McTaggart, Jai Glindeman, Joel Parkinson, Ryan Callinan, Italo Ferreira, Ethan Ewing, Isabella Nichols, Mia McCarthy, Griffin Colapinto, Jack Freestone,...
Watch "Inner Wild", An All-Women Surf Film with Stylish Loggers

Watch “Inner Wild”, An All-Women Surf Film with Stylish Loggers

“On the first day of our trip to make ‘Inner Wild’,” stylist and alt-board aficionado Leah Dawson told us recently over email, “I said to Jack and the car full of some of my favorite lady sliders,...
If John John Were Goofy-Footed, This is What He'd Look Like

If John John Were Goofy-Footed, This is What He’d Look Like

There’s no denying that John Florence is one of the most talented left-foot-forward surfers of all time. But have you ever wondered what the two-time World Champ would look like as a goofy-foot? Well, wonder no more. Florence recently...
The Best Surf Forecasts: A Comprehensive Guide

The Best Surf Forecasts: A Comprehensive Guide

The Early Days of Surf Forecasts It is fascinating to discuss surf forecasts with the earlier generation of surfers. My favourite story of predicting conditions came from the late Donald Paarman, a legend of South African surfing....
paradoxal surfboards 3D Printed Surfboard From Green Algae

Printing A Surfboard From Algae

THE SURFBOARDIf there is one important thing in this project, it is the performance and durability of the boards. The ecological side is hardly a selling point anymore, but an essential. The idea is not to eco-produce boards that...
Jack Robinson is One of This Generation's Best Barrel Riders

Jack Robinson is One of This Generation’s Best Barrel Riders

We’re now a mere week away from the premiere of Snapt4, and contest/film creator Logan Dulien just dropped some Jack Robinson B-clips from the forthcoming flick to get surf fans properly hyped. In the “throw-away” clips above, Robbo puts...
Carissa Moore and Gabriel Medina Are Officially the 2021 World Champions

Carissa Moore and Gabriel Medina Are Officially the 2021 World Champions

After a historic day of competitive surfing at Lower Trestles yesterday, Carissa Moore and Gabriel Medina are officially your 2021 World Champions. The Rip Curl WSL Finals offered a new format to decide the final World No. 1s–and thanks...
Rheos Eddies sunglasses: form meets function

Rheos Eddies sunglasses: form meets function

Previously on Surfd.com, we reviewed the Rheos Bahias floating sunglasses. Those innovative shades feature nylon optics, which are remarkably sharp, flexible, and protective. As fans of the Rheos brand, we jumped at the opportunity to check out...
It's Never Too Late to Become a Surfer: Mary's Story

It’s Never Too Late to Become a Surfer: Mary’s Story

Mary joined us this season at the Southern Costa Rica Longboard Surf House with a few of her closest surf friends. These ladies surfed for hours every day and reminded us that it’s never too late to just go...
Mason Ho and Sheldon Paishon Chase Down Never-Ending Indonesian Tubes

Mason Ho and Sheldon Paishon Chase Down Never-Ending Indonesian Tubes

If there’s a tube to be surfed, barrel specialists Mason Ho and Sheldon Paishon will find it. On a somewhat recent trip to Indonesia, the Hawaiian pals sniffed out liquid perfection all around the islands and spent days amassing...
Luke Davis Got Absolutely Shacked in Northern Africa

Luke Davis Got Absolutely Shacked in Northern Africa

Not long before the COVID-19 lockdowns last year, barrel hound Luke Davis ventured to Morocco to score perfect right-hand tubes. And judging by the long-awaited edit above titled “Subterranean”, Davis scored them aplenty. During the same swell that landed...
Watch Now: "The Curious Tales of Italo Ferreira"

Watch Now: “The Curious Tales of Italo Ferreira”

Roughly 18 years ago, in a small fishing town located along the northeastern curve of Brazil, current World Champ and 2021 Olympic Gold Medalist Italo Ferreira first learned how to surf on a chunk of styrofoam. Since then, Ferreira’s...
Is This the Biggest Greenbush Ever?

Is This the Biggest Greenbush Ever?

Some surf edits can send chills up your spine. Like this one, from Nic von Rupp. Recently the Portuguese tube-hound met up with Floridian Nate Behl in Indo and went on a hunt for throaty Mentawaii cylinders–and found them...
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How To Surf Bigger Waves

Bigger & More Challenging Surf…If you want to expand your comfort zones, this is how you should take on the challenge.I want to share with you what I find to be the critical process of surfing bigger and heavier...
Koloa Surf make seriously comfy t-shirts

Koloa Surf make seriously comfy t-shirts

We love surf apparel that is designed to last. The fast fashion industry has caused significant and sometimes irreversible damage to our planet. As consumers, it’s time to make better decisions and we think surf brands like Koloa Surf...
Coco Ho Embodies Style and Flow in "Happy to Be Here"

Coco Ho Embodies Style and Flow in “Happy to Be Here”

Nothing induces a serious case of FOMO like watching a stylish surfer score an epic swell in a tropical locale. Case in point with this new edit from Coco Ho and Brock Crouch. Recently, Ho and Crouch ventured to...
Watch Brendon Gibbens' New Radical Octopus Reel

Watch Brendon Gibbens’ New Radical Octopus Reel

Brendon Gibbens is not restricted by the force of gravity like the average Joe is. Lanky, light-footed and radical in the air, the steezy South African continues to entertain the surfy masses with drops like this one from Octopus....
australian graphic artist Jasmine Craciun who designed The Irukandjis’ olympic surf team's visual identity

Ripples In The Water | Surf Simply

On ancestral roots and a childhood bond with the ocean and surfing…Water in general is a huge part of who I am. As an Aboriginal person, my roots lie with the Barkindji and Malyangapa people of far western NSW,...

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