Editor's Note: With summer in full swing, we're dipping into a few of our favorite warm-weather videos. We'll be honest--as a bunch of dudes, we've always assumed that high heels are extremely impractical. Perhaps we're just echoing the rumors we've heard from the ladies who actually wear them. After watching this edit, however, perhaps it's time for us to reconsider our assumptions. We just might head to Lunch Counter in high heels this weekend . . .
Bali, Kuta, High Heels Contest
Big waves are nothing new to surfers these days, but how about to skiers? California skier Chuck Patterson decided to combine two of his favorite things-- big wave surfing and skiing on some of Half Moon Bay's biggest swells. Using custom skis designed specifically for this feat, and taking inspiration from Patterson's late friend, Shane McConkey, they allow him to carve the waves as he would snow. Fitted with classic ski bindings, and worn with regular ski boots, the carnage if Patterson
This week in Women in the Ocean, we sat down with surfer and co-founder of Textured Waves Chelsea Woody. Textured Waves is a surf collective aiming to create a surf community for women of color and underrepresented demographics. Bethany Mollenkof + Seea photo. There's this special thing called "sea-sterhood." Chelsea Woody, Danielle Black Lyons, Gigi Lucas, and Martina Duran first coined the term on a surf meetup together to describe their sisterly camaraderie. Despite all living
The competition already kicked off at Jaws. Red Bull Content pool. Red Bull is making waves with a groundbreaking women’s big-wave video contest. Unlike normal big wave contests—where competitors compete in series of heats on the same break—Red Bull Magnitude is considered a content contest. Essentially the event is structured so that competitors are judged off video edits submitted after a three-month shooting period. Participants will have from December 1st to February 28th to surf