When you're best friends with a professional surfer, party waves are no-brainers. For lifelong BFFs Joel Parkinson and Mick Fanning, they not only make it look easy but super badass. The two have been pals since childhood, and now that they’ve both stepped away from the competition circuit it looks like they’re making the best of retirement.
Ignoring the California Parks Department's closure of San Onofre State Beach, several surfers yesterday risked the government and the public's ire to catch some waves at Lower Trestles. Evidently, one of them made the trip in a boat, which seems like a pretty good idea: Angry onlookers yelling at you from the beach? Hop in your boat and head for international waters. RELATED: Stay Stoked- Your Guide to TGR's Best Content Unfortunately, the boat wasn't content with merely watching the action.
We might be living in unprecedented times, but that doesn't mean you can't stay stoked while practicing social distancing in the comfort of your own home. We recommend staying inside, curling up with a nice cup of hot chocolate (or your favorite Sierra Nevada beer), and digging deep in TGR's library of films from the past years. Don't worry, the mountains will still be there when this is all over. Stay healthy, stay safe, and most of all stay stoked.Full TGR Films: - Check out the full
San Diego County reopened many of its beaches for recreation at sunrise on Monday, lifting restrictions on swimmers, surfers, kayakers and paddle-boarders, but continuing to prohibit boating. Less than an hour after the restrictions were lifted, Pacific Beach was already crowded with surfers looking to catch what we're going to charitably assume was their first wave in weeks. RELATED: Stay Stoked- Your Guide to TGR's Best Content Active recreation is allowed at the reopened beaches, but