Liam is a 16 year old photographer who took up the craft in the last year or so. When we asked him if he often skips school if the surf’s good, he replied “of course”, as if it were the stupidest question he’d been asked all day. Here’s some of his shots from a recent trip to Florida.
Barcelona’s Secret Surf Scene
A stubborn surf scene is blowing up in Barcelona, and the culture’s flourishing like crazy. Photographer and designer Emil Kozak and the dudes at ACID magazine give us the scoop on how and why.
Nix Nic Nooley
The year is 2879… The ocean has dried up… The only way to surf is by time travel using a cybotactical head-unit.
PEOPLE: KASSIA MEADOR
Kassia Meador is a busy woman. Luckily she managed to find time to sit down with us in her downtown LA loft and talk about her new wetsuit line, what ignites her creativity, and of course, surfing.
180 DAYS ON WSL TOUR
If I made a short film documenting 180 Days at my job, it would be 178 shots of my computer screen, and 2 of my toes poking out of my bed cover while I was faking a sick day. The production crew for the WSL have it fucking made, if you ask me.
WATCH: BEAUTY POCKETS II
The world is a fucked up place with pockets of beauty.
MR SMITH IS A WORKING CLASS MAN
Jordy Smith’s ‘Working Class’ ticks all the boxes.
WATCH: I CAN ART – STERLING SPENCER
Arguably the best come back since Seabiscuit, Sterling Spencer is back and wants you to watch him surf.
ALL ABOARD THE PALMERA EXPRESS
Move over Endless Summer and Big Wednesday – theres a new surf adventure film in town. Grab your board, throw in a towel and find yourself a seat on the Palmera Express.
MOVING UNITS: THE ISLAND by SCOTT SINTON
When board bags find their way to the airport it’s always a winning formula. No matter how the waves are looking, the levels of excitement beforehand can sometimes outdo the trip itself. But it’s when the moment of anticipation arrives and exceeds those expectations.
KRISTINA PATTERSON: OUTTAKES
We featured some of the profile photos from Kristina’s upcoming book in our latest issue, and now she’s kindly shared some of her favorite outtakes from the shoots with us.
WATCH: ERIC GEISELMAN
Watch Eric’s multi-faceted approach gain him a spot with Vissla. Skate, Surf and Music. Kid’s winning.
LENS: Senegal with Nate Zoller
Recently, Nate Zoller traveled to Senegal courtesy of Roark armed with a board and a camera. Read about his travels and see his accompanying images here.
WATCH: JJF Break your internet, literally.
Bandwidth be gone!
JOHN JOHN FLORENCE WINS VOLCOM PIPE PRO!
LAST NIGHT’S CLUSTER PREMIERE
Last night, the world premiere of Cluster went down at the Ace Theatre in Los Angeles. Presented by HUF, the premiere held 800 people, which means there are 800 people with hangovers the size of a whale in LA today.
SAGE VAUGHN & ROB MACHADO: CONVERGENCE
On Jan 29, Convergence, an exhibit featuring the collaborative art of artist Sage Vaughn and surfer Rob Machado is going down at Flood Magazine Gallery in LA.
CRAIG ANDERSON TXOKO SHADES
Today, everyones favorite long-haired larrikin, Craig Anderson, introduced his new Electric sunglasses to America. We asked him why they were so special and he used the F word.
EXPENCIVE PORNO MOVIE: TONIGHT
If you are in the vicinity of the Northern Beaches area tonight and have 10 skin in your pocket, we suggest getting yourself along to the screening of Tin Ojeda’s latest surf feature Expencive Porno Movie at the Wild Things gallery, all part of the Sydney Surf Film Festival.
WATCH: CLUSTER TRAILER BY KAI NEVILLE
Cluster from Kai Neville and co. Featuring: Craig Anderson, Dane Reynolds, Chippa Wilson, Ryan Callinan, Mitch Coleborn, Jack Freestone, Noa Deane, Creed McTaggart, Conner Coffin, Dion Agius, and Dillon Perillo.