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How Mark Healey Prepares to Surf 60ft Monsters

Mark Healey is one of the most recognizable big-wave surfers in the world. His exploits and ability simply amaze, all while constantly redefining what can be surfed, especially during this massive El Nino year. In this video Mark explains the preparation that goes into surfing these giants. 

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From ice baths to breath holds, Healey equates Jaws to the ultimate test, one that you cannot cram the night before to pass. At the end of the video watch Mark drop into one of the heaviest rides ever caught on camera, and realize that he passed this particular test with flying colors. 

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Taylor Steele Honors Sunny Garcia with Montage
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Taylor Steele Honors Sunny Garcia with Montage

Taylor Steele Honors Sunny Garcia with Montage

Last week the world reeled from the tragic news of surf legend Sunny Garcia’s hospitalization. Since then, there haven't been any updates released about his current condition in a Portland, Oregon intensive care unit. Still, love and support continue to flow from his community on social media. RELATED: Sunny Garcia Opens Up About His Struggle with Depression Taylor Steele, director of Proximity, has joined in the outreach by compiling a montage of Garcia from the early ‘90s. The piece honors

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‘Heavy Water’: Nathan Fletcher Air Drops from a Helicopter
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‘Heavy Water’: Nathan Fletcher Air Drops from a Helicopter

‘Heavy Water’: Nathan Fletcher Air Drops from a Helicopter

The use of helicopters has become a norm in skiing, snowboarding, and mountain biking—but not so much in surfing. Big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher changed that when he aired out of a chopper onto a big wave. The stunt can be seen in Red Bull Media House’s latest surfing documentary , which follows not just Fletcher’s journey but also his prolific surfing family as a whole. The maverick hails from a lineage of surfing pioneers like his grandfather who pushed big wave surfing at Waimea Bay and

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Video: Experience the Beauty of Hawaii From Above
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Video: Experience the Beauty of Hawaii From Above

Video: Experience the Beauty of Hawaii From Above

While TGR may be known for our love of winter, there’s a special place in our heart for the island of Hawaii. We’ve been traveling to this tropical gem for nearly a decade, each time falling more in love with the island’s raw beauty and vibrant culture. "Kauai shares a similar kind of kindred spirit as Jackson Hole in its remoteness and its rawness," shares TGR co-founder Steve Jones.  RELATED: Andy Irons: Kissed By God During the filming of , we explored the area deeper—particularly from