Basque pro surfer Aritz Aranburu is lucky enough to call two of Europe’s best waves home. The breaks at Spain’s Mundaka and France’s Les Landes have influenced his riding over the many years he has surfed there, allowing him to hone his skills to compete on the international level. Here, he shows off some high-energy riding at both breaks, catching some of the longest tubes I have ever seen.
That Andy Irons was a ferocious competitor isn't exactly breaking news. One of the reasons Andy became surfing's cult of personality at the turn of century was because of his raw emotionality–fiery, unabashed, at times bordering on unhinged. RELATED: See showtimes, and buy tickets for The fierce, at times angry nature of Andy's competitiveness was relatively unseen when he came on tour: Perhaps the most famous moment from a competitive surf heat in the mid-'90s was Rob Machado giving Kelly
Kelly Slater is, without question, the greatest competitive surfer to ever walk this Earth. RELATED: Bruce Irons tells the story of how he helped Andy Irons catch the best wave of his life The 46-year-old Cocoa Beach, Florida native holds damn near every record there is to hold in surfing. His 55 career CT victories are easily tops all-time and his 11 world titles are more than twice the amount any other surfer has, a seemingly unassailable record in line with Cal Ripken's ironman streak in
Teton Gravity Research just finished a three-stop world premiere tour for our new documentary that served as the emotional bookend to a nearly four-year journey from when we started making the film. The scene in front of the Regency Theater Westwood just prior to the LA premiere of "Andy Irons: Kissed by God." Nic Alegre photo. To date, the film has been wonderfully received by those in the surf industry, with publications like , and Beachgrit all giving it top notch reviews and