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

Mark Sankey and Alexa Poppe discover Autumn's aquatic gifts in a late September road trip spanning France and Spain. Words: Mark Sankey. Photos and Design: Alexa Poppe

Drift caught up with big-wave surfer Carlos Burle on home territory in Brazil to find out why he considers big-wave riding to be a playground for the few who have earned the privilege. Photos: Al McKinnon

A road trip around the Scottish coastline reveals all of the anticipated joys along with a few unexpected pleasures. Words and Photos: Jonathan Barattini

London ad exec Tom Birmingham set off in November in search of adventure on the Southwest Indian coastline. Accompanied by guesthouse owners Ed and Sofie of Soul and Surf in Kerala, he soon found himself surfing uncharted waves to an audience of school children and fisherman. Words and Photos: Tom Birmingham

Photographer Ben Thouard joins the Oxbow team aboard the Windward as they trawl pristine Pacific atolls in search of adventure, virgin waves and new opportunities.


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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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