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 this vid to catch some of the historic action from the Kaanapali Shorebreak.
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
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
The Coastal Edge Classic is one of the longest running longboard competitions on the East Coast of the US, and this year’s comp was one of the best yet. Loc dawg Saxon Wilson cleaned up the competition riding on a Thomas board with the Ukraine flag design on the nose where he was hanging big tens on the mushy beach break that are synonymous with the Virginia Beach area. Saxon had a great time competing in his hometown and was stoked to finish first in this year’s comp.