There are a ton of talented surfers with the name Filipe in the world, meet another one, Filipe Jervis. This edit from Dakine showcases Filipe's aerial prowess and ability set to a rail. The 26-year-old hails from Portugal and is a former European junior champion, but has put his competitive career on hold to free surf. Can't wait to see what else he has in store.
Andy Irons' life was one of momentous highs and staggering lows. Unfortunately, as we now know, the former three-time world champion's struggles with bipolar disorder and addiction ultimately derailed his life, and eventually lead to his untimely demise. And the sad reality of bipolar disorder is that it often goes hand-in-hand with addiction. RELATED: Get tickets, see showtimes for our new documentary Andy Irons: Kissed by God According to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
No words; just watch. RELATED: Watch Shane Dorian and Albee Layer conquer barbaric wave, "Blood Eagle" Albee Layer is no stranger to above-the-lip innovation, having already landed surfing's first-ever backside 540. With respect to Matt Meola, John John Florence and Seth Moniz, there might not be a better aerial surfer on Earth than the Maui-born regular-footer, which he proves again with yet another internet-breaking surf clip. Layer told he thinks this is the best air he's ever landed.
That Andy Irons was a spectacular talent in surfing isn't exactly breaking news. RELATED: Get tickets to, and view showtimes for, Andy Irons The Kauai-born surfing legend's career accolades are beyond reproach: 20 world tour event wins, three world titles (tied for the third-most ever) and–at the time of his passing–the only surfer to win at every venue on the Championship Tour schedule. But the stories of Andy's seemingly innate relationship with the ocean go far beyond competition. He had