It's no secret that coastal Mexico has some incredible waves. We’re just glad Jimmicane, Grant Ellis, Alex Kilauano, and Taylor Curran filmed the famous surf so we could enjoy it from afar. Watch as these surfers get barrelled and hit aerials off the coast all day, set against stunning cliffs and clear blue-green surf. Summer vacation on the waves in Mexico, anyone?
Within the close-knit community that is the pro surfing world, it came as a surprise to many when Andy Irons first went to rehab for drug and alcohol abuse. Kelly Slater, 11-time World Champion and Andy’s closest rival, shares how the news was squashed, even swept under the table, and that he felt that the news should be shared with the world to help out his fellow competitor. While there was intense rivalry during competition, Slater knows that he cared about everyone on the tour, including
In a really not-so-odd twist of fate, the world’s best surf writer, William Finnegan, author of Barbarian Days, just wrote about the world’s best surfer creating the world’s best wave. Why is this a story? Because Kelly Slater is at the heart of it, and he created something artificial that possibly even bests the real thing. Like those who argued that artificial snow would ruin skiing, or that a mechanical lift was cheating, some people have taken offense to the creation while others have
The WSL just announced that the Billabong Pipe Masters event is on! The news comes a day after the Billabong Pipe Masters: Pipe Invitational finished up their qualifying round. Out of the 36 surfers who competed yesterday, only two qualified for the main event: Ryan Callinan and Benji Brand. Tune in now to watch Kelly Slater, Gabriel Medina, Jordy Smith, Julian Wilson and many more compete in the legendary Pipeline contest. Related: Rent or Download Andy Irons: Kissed By God Now