With all the talent we’ve seen this year in the TGR Grom comp and TGR MTB Grom comp, it’s no surprise there’s some absolute rippers under the age of 18 frequenting surf breaks near you. One of them in particular – a young gun by the name of Loyal Cash Kenworthy – put out one of the highest-energy surf edits we’ve seen all year. It’s got cowboy hats, rock and roll, massive barrels, and plenty of aerials to keep you entertained. The 11-year-old from San Clemente, California is sure someone to keep an eye on in the next few years.
In light of the Black Lives Matter protests happening throughout the country, host Stacie Vanags focused the latest episode of the Salted Spirit podcast on the topic of racism. Joining her in the discussion is Rhonda Harper and Dr. Cassie Comley. RELATED: Here is a list of BIPOC Outdoor Organizations You Can Support Harper is most well known for launching Black Girls Surf, an organization that supports black girls and women in surfing with the hopes of making the sport more accessible
During the height of his career, three-time world champion surfer Andy Irons quietly battled with bipolar disorder and opioid addiction throughout his life - demons that millions of people worldwide combat daily. As the opioid crisis rises to a national emergency in the United States, the untold story of Andy’s life serves to tear down the myths associated with these two ferocious diseases. This Saturday, October 10 marks World Mental Health Day, and the Andy Irons Foundation and Billabong
From the NBA to U.S. Open Tennis, professional athletes have increasingly used their platform and presence to address racial inequality in the United States. Similar acts of peaceful protest are rippling through action sports, most recently with Australian surfer Tyler Wright, who took a knee at the WSL’s Tweed Coast Pro to call attention to racial discrimination within her own country. Like the United States, Australia is grappling with its own troubled history of colonialism, systemic