Surfer Francisco Porcella’s dropped into a massive wave in California’s half moon bay and lost his footing almost immediately. Instead of bailing, he took the ride of his life sitting down on his board. Turns out somebody was filming the whole thing with a drone too.
Earlier this month, the East Coast got acquainted with a little environmental phenomenon known as a "bomb cyclone." Temperatures reached record lows up and down the East Coast from -18 in Vermont to '30s and snow in Florida. Nantucket, Massachusetts-based photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh knew this would mean a good chance for the rare slurpee waves that he famously captured several years ago off the island. Relive the madness of the bomb cyclone through Nimerfroh's lens as he captured a
Surfing saw a whole lot of innovation, creativity and progression in 2017. "The Dock" blew people's minds as a 100-foot, half-tonne plastic raft was anchored in the middle of a surf break in Bali for surfers to jump off, throw their boards under their feet and land right into the wave. We even saw some surf shuvits, with surfers taking a page out of skateboarding's book. Take a look at all the new trends, tricks, and goofiness that went down in 2017.
If you watched Teton Gravity Research's new surf film you might assume that all of the surf spots were endlessly scouted, and that each point on the map was endlessly calculated to ensure our crews got the absolute best shot. You might assume that, but you'd be wrong. Digital Trends recently caught up with Shane Dorian to talk about TGR and Outside TV's eight-part series "A Life in Proximity" and discuss how his part with Albee Layer in Scotland came together. And in the interview, Dorian