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

Chris Burkard's photographs are about more than barrels, perfect point breaks, and carving radical lines – they capture a moment in which the surfer is a mere player and the real star is the scenery. Words: Dan Hamlin Photos: Chris Burkard

Surfboards come in all shapes and sizes, but none quite so unusual as the Meyerhoffer Peanut. Is this revolutionary design born of genius or madness? Chris Stevens finds out. [Photos 1, 3 & 8 by Chris Stevens; 4 & 7 by Nick Allen]

God Went Surfing with The Devil is a film by Alex Klein, which documents the war-torn region of Gaza. At a time when tensions are high, this film investigates the attitudes and aspirations of a small pocket of people where surfing removes socio-political divisions and lets the ocean carry their aspirations for peace.

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.

A sign on the 130-year-old pier at Saltburn-by-the-Sea warns people not to jump off it. On a big surf day surfers make their way to the end of the sturdy 206 metre structure and jump like lemmings into the cold, murky North Sea. Words: Simon Palmer Photos: Ian Forsyth


Seb Smart surfing Sumatra

April 08, 2014 | Words By: Howard

Seb Smart surfing Sumatra He’s a talented chap. And no one has told him to fcuk off back to England either! Which is always nice. Sorry…

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United surf film trailer

September 06, 2013 | Words By:

United Surf Film TrailerThe full trailer for the upcoming British surf film, United. Filmed in Devon, Cornwall and Costa Rica to showcase some of the UK’s top surfing talent. Featuring Stuart Campbell, Ben Haworth, Beau Bromham, Angus Murray, Jordan Reed, Ben Howey and more.

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Atlantic Bridge – Autumn

September 03, 2013 | Words By:

Atlantic Bridge - AutumnAtlantic Bridge are an acoustic guitar duo consisting of two surfing brothers from Cornwall playing indie, folk and rock.
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Cornwall through the eyes of…

July 12, 2013 | Words By:

Cornwall through the eyes of...Cornwall through the eyes of…is an art exhibition at Cafe Irie in Newquay with paintings by Lucy Smedley and photography by Alexa Poppe. The work on show is all inspired by the beautiful and ever changing landscape of Cornwall. The Exhibition opened on the 1st July and will run until the end of August. The opening night is on Friday 19th July.

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Ben Cook | Surfing Landscapes of Cornwall

April 23, 2013 | Words By:

A new book, Surfing Landscapes of Cornwall, by artist Ben Cook, takes the form of a sketchbook, and contains over thirty unidentified drawings of surf spots, or Surfing Landscapes, in Cornwall.

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Cornwall Movember @ Carnmarth Hotel

November 23, 2010 | Words By:

Get your freak on for a good cause at the Cornwall Movember bash this Saturday 27th November.

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What lies beneath

March 04, 2010 | Words By: Katy

opener2I seem to have  missed a lot of the decent swells this winter. I swear there’s been a recurring pattern of good waves during the hours of 9-5, then as soon as the weekend swings around so does the wind. Or it’s flat. Or choppy. You get my drift.
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Shoot from the hip

December 13, 2009 | Words By: Angela

opener4John Isaac and his crew of hot dogs and hep cats at the Revolver Surf Emporium have their fingers firmly on the pulse of Kernow’s surf culture.

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