Longboarding is a dance; and no one’s got better moves than Andy Nieblas. This guy embodies the ideologies of classic longboarding as he is always smiling and goofing around on his log, no matter the conditions. Andy never fails to impress and NEVER fails to make us laugh with his funky and creative style. Hailing from San Clemente, Andy has long been established as one of the best California surfers in his generation. He does things on a log that no one else would even think to try. Watching Andy surf reminds us that “the point of life is simply here and now,” so let’s all take a moment to dig the present and groove with Andy as he slides his log through some Malibu ankle biters.
Surfing isn’t always the graceful and glamourous activity it is often made out to be. Lulls between sets can be long, crowds can be hard to manage and paddle outs can be downright treacherous. Take this video for example. Nathan Florence is one of the best free surfers out there, and he still struggles for almost twenty minutes to get outside of the whitewash on this big day at Uluwatu. The tide pushes him at least a quarter mile up the beach, and despite his consistent paddling, the waves
Maui is currently getting hit with the biggest swell it has seen in over 20 years and our favorite shorebreak junkies from Beefs T.V. of course were there to get smoked by these monster waves. It was chaos on the beach. People gathered and applauded as Clay Marzo got continuously slammed onto the sand by these behemoths. I was genuinely worried for this guy’s safety after seeing him get crushed by some of these close outs; and equally impressed when I saw him walk away each time. Check out
Over the weekend, the code red hurricane swell that has been ripping through the Pacific hit the California coast. After surfing this swell in Tahiti, Koa Rothman and the team raced to Malibu to surf in Koa’s words, “Possibly the best Malibu I’ve ever seen in my life”. Although the waves were insane, Koa was still surfing Bu, and the crowd was as textbook Malibu as ever. By the end of each of his sessions on a two-day stint of all-day surfs, Koa and his buddy Ian were on clean-up crew and