Surfer Morgan Sliff spends almost every day of her life surfing L.A.’s Hermosa Bay, so she has to get creative when she feels like switching up the routine. To accomplish this, she recently hosted a pirate surfing party with explicit instructions included in the Facebook event: mandatory pirate costumes, water guns encouraged, and snaking other people’s waves highly recommended. When asked if there was any specific point to the event, Sliff responded with a point-blank “no”. Sometimes, the only point is to do something ridiculous, because you can.
Filipe Toledo proved to be the best surfer in the water all week and came away with the win at what will go down as a legendary Corona J-Bay Open. Toledo's speed, style, and aerials were unmatched all week, but it was his 4th round run that blew the juudges away and earned him a perfect 10. Mick Fanning calls Toledo "the fastest surfer in the world" and Toledo proved him right by starting his running absolutely charging, to set him self up for a silky alley-oop 360 with a prestine landing
From November to January every year the North Shore of Oahu becomes surfing's epicenter and a proving ground for some of the top surfers in the world. The young Hawaiian surf photographer Zak Noyle calls it his Super Bowl, and has a very special relationship with that particular stretch of beach, and prides it for providing some of his best and most iconic imagery. Zak stresses the importance of being in top physical and mental shape and training before each season to help him be in the
Mary Osborne has been a female icon in the surfing industry for years, but she wouldn't be where she is now without her upbringing in Ventura California. Mary grew up being the youngest of three older brothers, which she probably owes to her having climbed the ranks of the surfing industry. Mary's brother, Dave recalls "she went from being Dave Osborne's sister to him being Mary Osborne's brother." Osbourne continues to call the beautiful California coastal city of Ventura because of its