All posts tagged Surfing

Turning Turtle

Legend has it that the incident in question happened in the summer of 1969. Bryan Adams and some guys from school, they had a band and they tried real hard. Jimmy quit, Jody got married. Shoulda known they’d never get far. Those were the best days of their lives. Meanwhile, […]

Video: Dark Side of The Lens

Mickey Smith is an Irish surf photographer, a “silent workhorse of the surfing world”, shooting in the rough, ice-cold waters on the west coast of Ireland. This is his tribute to his craft. “If I only scrape a living,” he says, “At least it’s a living worth scraping. If I […]

Brendon Gibbens: The Element Of Air

Brendon Gibbens brings an artist’s eye to high-performance surfing. And a creative, adaptable approach to the industry. He’ll need both as he carves out a niche of his own in the culture. By Hagen Engler “I honestly don’t know.”             Brendon Gibbens has no idea of the biggest wave he’s […]

Video: XXL Big Wave nightmare!

This was probably the same session where Garrett McNamara rode what was later acknowledged as the biggest wave ever surfed in the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards. What we like about this footage, though, is the slomo section at the end where homie falls off and fights for his life […]