Matt Rohrer shares some of the highlights of his conversations with Bay Area surfer Jimmy Holt, focal point of one of the few surfing photos to ever appear in National Geographic Magazine. Selected photos: Jim Shaw

The annual Fish Fry on Australia's Gold Coast gives shapers a non-commercial, non-competitive opportunity to come together and share ideas in a shameless celebration of the fabulous fish. Words: Tommy Leitch Photos: Jamie Bott

The alaia has become something of a shining star in recent years. Mark Sankey shares a photo essay of Cornish alaia riders. Photos: Lionel Duffau, taken at Crantock and Bundoran.

Cyrus Sutton made an impression on the international film circuit with his 2003 breakthrough movie 'Riding Waves'. Now the EMMY award-winning documentary maker has turned his attention to the divergent surf scenes of Australia's Gold Coast and Byron Bay. Words: Tommy Leitch Photos: Courtesy of Cyrus Sutton

Hidden away in a Falmouth boatyard among the classic lines of traditional timber ships is an unusual surfboard factory: one in which the boards are finished with wood and natural oils. Here tradition meets modernism. This is Glass Tiger. Words: Mark Sankey Action photos: Kirstin Prisk Other photos & design: Alexa Poppe

Rob Lion of Royal Surfboards and Paul Smith of Glide Surfboards in Cork, Ireland meet with Zephaniah Carrigg, purveyor of functional and beautiful surf craft, on a recent visit to the island. Photos: Danny O'Callaghan


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Against The Grain

April 17, 2014 |  Words By:

against_the_grainAgainst The Grain is a collaborative film exploring the craftsmanship of taking an ancient surfboard design and applying modern concepts.

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The Z-Flex Story

April 17, 2014 |  Words By:

z-flexSurfing and skateboarding cultures have long gone hand-in-hand. The first skateboard is believed to have been created as an alternative for surfers who faced non-existent swells, while supreme balance, a cool head and an indefatigable dedication sets apart their followers from the rest of the pack. It was this natural pairing that led to the creation of the Z-Flex brand.

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Who is Tyler Hatzikian?

April 17, 2014 |  Words By:

Who is Tyler Hatzikian?Matix Clothing and Tyler Surfboards team up for a collection that reflects timeless style, performance, hot rod culture and surfings roots.

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Trouble in Paradise

April 17, 2014 |  Words By:

Trouble in ParadiseWe’ve already seen the tragic demise of Bali and Lombok, and the Indonesian’s lack of sustainability in tourism. Now the global giants have another paradise in their sites.

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Drifters – Chapter 1: Ryan Lovelace

April 11, 2014 |  Words By:

ryan_lovelace Ryan Lovelace is a Surf Craft builder from Santa Barbara California. He creates custom boards from start to finish, with a unique style and outlook on the profession of board shaping.

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Deep Bright

April 11, 2014 |  Words By:

Deep BrightDeep Bright is a short film by Guillem Cruells, who goes in search of solitary and idyllic places, focussing on the surfing of Ethan Egiguren and the stunning Iberian and French seascapes.

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Magic Quiver Surf & Deli

April 10, 2014 |  Words By: Rui

Magic Quiver Surf & DeliMany of you might have walked by Magic Quiver Surfshop and wondered what was going on behind closed doors…

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The Endless Supper

April 10, 2014 |  Words By:

The Endless Supper Drift Surfing presents the latest project from HEAP/Planet Blow Productions, in partnership with RRD & Nahskwell – a SUP trip in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

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