"The Eddie" is ready: who will subdue Waimea Bay?

Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau: it is never too big at Waimea Bay | Photo: Quiksilver

“The Bay calls the Day”. Eddie is ready. It’s on. The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau 2015/2016 is set to run on February 10th.

In the past 31 years, the big swell surfing miracle held at Waimea Bay got underway eight times. This will be the ninth edition. The endure time “The Eddie” was…

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Surfer plays the violin while riding Nazaré

Nuno Santos: violinist and big wave charger | Photo: Red Chargers

It can’t get any crazier. Portuguese surfer Nuno Santos has ridden the big waves of Nazaré, in Portugal, while playing the violin.

He wrote the music for Garrett McNamara’s Red Chargers project. And he loves huge waves, too. Nuno Santos, a Portuguese teacher, decided to ride and play the…

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Quartefinalists decided at the 2015 Quiksilver Pro France

Gabriel Medina: one of the biggest airs of his career | Photo: Poullenot/WSL

The remaining eight surfers are ready to battle for the 2015 Quiksilver Pro France title, as competition lands in the quarterfinals.

Gabriel Medina managed to steal the first Perfect 10 ride of the marvel with an incredible aerial rotation. In his Round 4 heat, the Brazilian posted a total two-

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The 10 most frequent words in surf conversations

Surf talks: know your lingo | Photo: Kirstin/ASP

Do you work as an undercover agent in a surfing environment? Are you a surfing novice? Do you need to learn surf slang and jargon in less than an hour? Augment the following surf words to your daily vocabulary, and no one will observe you’re an apprentice.

All sports have their lingo, and…

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Maud Le Car goes surfing on high heels

Maud Le Car: high heels are the future of surfing

Everything is valid when you’re a marketeer, and you’re trying to sell a product. Marketing is not a crime, and it can be fun for consumers, too.

Caribbean pro surfer and model Maud Le Car used her excellent surfing skills to promote casual protection against mosquitoes. Fair enough. We’ve seen…

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What to expect from a surf lesson

Surf lessons: you won't forget the feeling | Photo: Tim Green/Creative Commons

They say it’s dangerous to learn to surf, but not because of the big waves, the wipeouts, or the wildlife. Your first surf lesson is dangerous because the minute you catch your first sea, buddy, you’re a goner. Hooked. You belong to the wave now, and everything else, well, kind of falls…

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John Van Hamersveld depicts the evolution of surfboards in a giant mural

Hermosa's Great Wave: a mural by John Van Hamersveld

Us graphic artist and illustrator John Van Hamersveld has unveiled “Hermosa’s Great Sea,” a mural installed in Hermosa Beach, California.

The giant mural is on the corner of 14th Street and Hermosa Avenue. The creator of the iconic “The Endless Summer” surf movie poster depicted the evolution…

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