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For most normal human surfers, taking off on your backhand can be a bit of disappointment. You can't see the lip, timing is tougher, and your heelside rail sitting in the wave doesn't have nearly the control that your toes can manage. In other words, our backside surfing will always be a couple steps behind the simple joy of facing the wave. But surfer Matt Wilkinson is not a normal human, and the wild Aussie seems to have a serious backside fetish--and I'm not just talking..Read More →
Indonesia's Mentawai Islands are surrounded by some of the most coveted surf zones on the planet, with their incredible reef setups, calm winds, and consistent swell. While the area may not have the biggest or hollowest waves on earth, it more than makes up for it in variety. Lefts, rights, slabs, peeling points--there is a wave for every surfer here. And if your name is Matty Wilko, your wave is Macaronis. Maccas is one of the most publicized waves in the region, and it was the..Read More →
Like many well-rounded surf stars of this generation, Bali's Lee Wilson is at a crossroads in his career. While he's talented enough to take the trodden path of competitive surfing, he also feels a pull to follow his passions on the artistic side of things.A 2-time Indonesian Surf Champion, Lee has already had quite a bit of success in competition. He recently spoke with Royale Video Magazine about his future plans to pursue his passion for art rather than competitive surfing...Read More →
This week's Surf Porn Thursdays are dealt with a side of sad. Our hearts go out to the family of Sion Milosky, who was a dedicated husband, father, and big wave hero. In his honor, our first clip is of Sion, rest in peace, brah.And here are the brothers Coffin shredding some glassy ramps in Santa Barbara.Critter Edit from youngwisetails on Vimeo.Julian WIlson puts on a clinic of progressive aerial surfing. This kid is TECHNICAL.Let It Rain from..Read More →
By Taylor PaulThe most wave-rich area on earth just lived up to its other reputation as among the most seismically active.On Monday, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake shook the Mentawai islands 175 miles south of Padang and sent a tsunami directly at the world's most rippable left, Macaronis. To find out more than the recycled information we found on CNN and the World Wide Web, we rang a boat captain familiar with the region. He's been in contact with people on the ground..Read More →
A deadly earthquake-generated tsunami that struck the remote Mentawai Islands in Indonesia on Tuesday has again thrust surfers into the role of prominent relief workers.The 7.7-magnitude earthquake was followed by an ocean surge that swept over the low-lying islands west of Sumatra, killing at least 113 villagers and destroying homes. As many as 500 people are missing; many are believed to have been swept into the ocean.The Mentawais are a surfing paradise.Read More →
"This story will be off the headlines within hours back in the U.S., but there are more than a million people in Padang and a lot of them will still need help, so we'll be here for a while." -- Matt George, October, 2009It's been a year since California surfer Matt George went to lend his support to the people of Padang, Indonesia after last year's devastating 7.6 magnitude quake in October. While it has, as predicted, faded from view, George was still there Tuesday when the..Read More →
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