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The Doherty Report: Jalan Jalan Joe loves his Kelly stats, but the stat I'd love to see was how many times during a day's competition has Kelly been the first guy to get tubed. There'd be hundreds of them. He did it again today. On the dropping tide he found a double-up tube, then signed it off with an under-the-lip snap as vicious as anything Bourez could manage.

Join the Dance A journey where self, surf and spirit collide. Starring Sterling Spencer. Filmed by Michael Witt.

Luis Diaz / Atlantic Stone Join Luis Diaz from the Canary Islands on a journey through local waters this past winter. Edit: Adrian Rodd, @adrianrodd. Filming: Jesus de León, @jesusdeleon; Noah Vocker, @nvockerphotography; JMC Cabrera, @josemariacabrera; Franito Saenz, @franitosurfhome; Diego Borges, Oscar Valencia, @oscarvalencia_.

Chloe Calmon and Kaniela Stewart Win Duct Tape Invitational in Portugal It's been nearly a year since Joel Tudor's Duct Tape Festival held its first-ever all-female invitational at the U.S. Open in Huntington Beach-and more than a year since Tudor invited a new crop of adolescents to compete in the Basque Country event.

Island home Filmmakers @matty_hannon and @gary_parker from @thunderboxfilms have put so much of their time and energy into creating something powerful that outlines why we are fighting to protect these pristine and wild spaces.Please demand protection for our land, air and waters.

The Corona Bali Protected Leonardo Fioravanti Defeats Reigning World Champion Gabriel Medina : Leonardo Fioravanti, World No. 30, kicked off the day with a massive win over Gabriel Medina, two-time WSL Champion. The Italian surfer eliminated World No. 5 Medina with superior wave selection and committed turns in the critical section of the big Keramas walls.

Rip Curl Grom Search International Wraps Up It was great to see the local girl surfers get a chance to be in the event through the trials and I was stoked to be able to surf against Valeria." 
That wraps things up for the 2019 Rip Curl GromSearch International Final.

From the Archive: The Ballad of Johnny Boy Gomes In the 1980s and 1990s, Johnny Boy Gomes was one of the North Shore’s finest surfers and one of its most terrifying presences.

The Doherty Report: "My Heart's Beating Like a Rabbit" Upsets abound on a listless day at the Corona Bali Protected.

How Three SWA Instructors Found Themselves Chasing the Waves of Their Lives at G-Land "SEND IT" by Alex Kelly. We new the waves were big that day but we were ready to push ourselves into bigger surf. Excited and nervous we grabbed our boards and started walking towards the beach. A crew of older guys approached us and asked: Where are you girls surfing?

Endless Tubes in Bocas Del Scoro Which is exactly what shredders Simon Hetrick, Sam Neigar and Matt Mcqueeney did when they arrived in Panama on a recent strike mission. In the edit above, the trio clock in plenty of Caribbean tube time at the region's best reef breaks. Click play and watch Hetrick and co.

Schuyler Allen Has Earned His Salt on the North Shore Design Forum And Now a Gorgeous Surfboard: Jeff McCallum's Kimbo Twin Fin The Gulf Coaster proves that a boy from Florida can be a North Shore standout with a little hard work in his latest edit, "Pterygium" Any surfer who puts out an edit titled "Pterygium" has surely spent an ample amount of time in the water.

This Is What a Perfect Indo Boat Trip Looks Like On a recent trip to the southern island chain of Indonesia, pro surfers Rob Machado, Evan Geiselman, Mikala Jones, Daniel Jones and Marlon Gerber found exactly what you'd hope to see when signing up for a boat trip: flawless, well-overhead, grinding tubes.

How to Plan the Best Summer Surf Road Trip Ever An epic summer road trip spent hitting some of your surf bucket-list destinations should be amazing no matter how you go about it. However, planning out your adventure will allow you to spend the majority of your time enjoying the surf instead of worrying about lodging or buying something you forgot to pack.

Watch Sterling Spencer Shoot Piers, Explore Stonehenge and Rip on Fishy Craft Take that resulting footage-which consists of some impressively-stylish ripping on an array of fun-looking small-wave craft-and mix in some visual gags, Spencerian absurdity and a subtext about finding happiness amid life's chaos, and you end up with the film gracing your screen above.

Record Number of Countries, Athletes, and Women Confirmed to Compete in 2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship 104 athletes from 32 countries to go for Gold Eight past ISA medalists to represent their nations Qualification slots for 2019 Pan Am Games and 2019 ANOC World Beach Games up for grabs The 2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship is set to become… Read More ».

Bali Between Heats Design Forum And Now a Gorgeous Surfboard: Jeff McCallum's Kimbo Twin Fin Peak moments sans jersey at Keramas this week, as captured by SURFER photographer Ryan Craig Of all the event venues on Tour this year, Keramas is the one that most readily conjures images in our collective minds of lofty punts and techical surfing.

Fight For The Bight Protest, Oslo 150 people peacefully protested with a paddle out in front of Oslo’s iconic Opera House.

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Bournemouth will build a wave pool powered by Surf Lakes After a failed attempt with an artificial surf reef, the coastal town is planning the construction of The Lagoon, a 35 million-pound wave pool.

Head to Madagascar Grab the final spots on the usually fully booked Madagascar surf trip. Special price for Carve followers.

SurfGirl's Surf Strong Workshop with Roxy "It will be great to see everyone come together for a day of surfing and fitness!" Get a weekly email with competitions, surf news, discounts and updates from the SurfGirl team Join us for an inspiring day of fun in the surf in association with Roxy.

Jack Freestone wins 2019 Red Bull Airborne Bali The Australian surfer landed a huge frontside air reverse to snatch the victory in Keramas, Indonesia.

Rip Curl Grom Search International Final After two warm-up days enjoying the waves and beach life at stunning Playa Hermosa, Rip Curl GromSearch International finalists had a full day of competition surfing through qualifying and round one.

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