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

Portugal explodes onto the global big wave circuit with a handful of household names and a freakish wave canyon. Photos: Jorge Leal and Wilson Ribeiro.

Jimmy Newitt pays homage to one of South Devon's treasures - not a break but a surfer who stands tall in the crowd. Words: Jimmy Newitt Photos: Ollie Howe

Richard James and his brother Andrew recently finished shooting their first film, a surf trip of 30,000 kilometres along the west cost of Africa. Words and photos: Richard James

From Gerry Lopez to machine shaping and the retro scene, Tim Stafford chews the fat with UK surf veteran - and mighty leader of the Foam Asylum - Nigel Semmens

The Mentawais have given a lot to surfers; now it's time to give something back. Kate and Luke Gerson celebrate the beauty of these islands and highlight the continued need for aid following the recent earthquake.


New playlist online now

January 12, 2010 | Words By: Rich

playlistA brand spanking new Drift playlist is now available, featuring the talents of the folk at Friend of Mine

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eye on the prize

July 22, 2009 | Words By: Rich

eye-on-the-prize-openerWe’ve all spent moments staring out to sea, and even if you don’t frequent the big blue for adventures I’m sure you have caressed the horizon for answers. No? Well, you’re a tough crowd!
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Substituted by blue

July 17, 2009 | Words By: Angela

belinda-hangs-fiveIf you haven’t already, check out our feature by Dane Peterson and Belinda Peterson-Baggs, ‘Substituted by blue’. In association with Patagonia, they also documented their trip on film, and it’s well worth a watch simply to revel in the beauty of Belinda’s graceful noseriding.

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