This video takes us behind the scenes of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast 2017, where we conclude that most people don't ever want Kelly Slater to stop surfing, and nobody even knows how old he is anyways. (He's 45.) "He gives us all hope we can do it forever." Thanks Kelly.
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.
"Slab" waves are some of the most dramatic–and violent–looking waves in surfing. A slab wave moves fast through deep water, hitting a shallow reef at full speed, causing it to suck all the water out from in front of it. They're equal parts enticing and visceral. Watch here as filmer Tim Bonython heads out to Australia's notorious slab break, "The Right"' with Jake Osman, Zak Haynes, Dan Corbett, and Jarryd Foster for one of the heavier sessions you'll ever see.