Tag Archives: Surfing

Karma: the surfing pig

  Meet Karma — he’s a surfing pig. In a video posted online by GoPro, owner Kai Holt explained how Karma, who he has owned since he was about a week old, learned to surf. “He fell in the pool … Continue reading

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About Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau

By Sam George I got the call from Jeff Divine, the venerable surf photographer and photo editor of The Surfers Journal in San Clemente, California. “Hey Sam, Jeff said. I was cleaning out my garage, going through some stuff and … Continue reading

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Jaws Shot From the Drone January 19, 2014

January 19 2014, Jaws was huge, clean and barreling.   As big it was, some were still catching Pe’ahi by paddle. If you haven’t seen the drone footage of Pipeline, it is excellent.  Pipeline Winter 2013 Shot from a Drone

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Bidding Aloha to Pulu The Surfer Dog (1999-2013)

Rocky Canon (Pro Surfer, Turtle Bay Surf Instructor, Pulu’s Best Friend) Pulu (born in December 1999) was a Pit-Lab  mix who loved his master and loved the ocean.  As a pup, he would follow me out surfing to the breaking … Continue reading

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Deep Water – Teahupo’o – Koa Rothman goes huge at Chopes

Great Deep Water video from Patagonia Koa Rothman barrels huge in the Teahupoo session.  Kealii Mamala barrels in the cloud at Chopes. Chopes surf picked up to huge walls later in the session.  Laird Hamilton and Manoa Drollet share a … Continue reading

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Garrett McNamara Withdraws from Billabong XXL Awards

Hawaiian charger cites issue with event sponsorship and lack of industry support Every surfer in the world – as well as any TV-watching non-surfer – – knows that Garrett McNamara caught a giant wave off Nazare, Portugal in late January. … Continue reading

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Nazare January 28 2013

Big waves hit Nazare January 28, 2013.  Here’s some decent footage of Kealii Mamala, Antonio Silva and Garrett McNamara on the three best waves of the day. . Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach

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Waves up to 25 feet could hit North Shore this weekend

Feb 9, 2013 A new northwest swell that could bring waves up to 25 feet along the north shores of some Hawaiian islands has prompted officials to raise the high surf advisory issued Thursday morning to a high surf warning … Continue reading

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Surfline: Apocalypse Swell: All Paddle Edition – Cortes Bank

Apocalypse Swell: All Paddle Edition Cortes Bank Wakes UP December 12, 2012 Excellent pictorial spread at Surfline when Cortes Bank turns massive on the huge winter swell December 2012.    With waves hitting 50+ feet, Cortes was definitely in full crank … Continue reading

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John John Florence – 2011 Van’s Triple Crown Champion

November 7, 2012 John John Florence is a Pipeline prodigy. Growing up on the North Shore, just steps away from the iconic wave and immersed in surf culture his entire life, John John has been groomed for surfing success and … Continue reading

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