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2014 in Review

As 2014 nears an end, we here at the Surfrider Foundation reflect on our mission, what we’ve accomplished and what lies ahead for our oceans, waves and beaches in 2015.

Happening Tonight: PF GAllery & Yuri Shimojo & State Of Wonder

If you're not going to El Mar Mi Alma tonight, and you should be... stop by the Picture Farm Gallery Headquarters Main Space. Tonight at Picture Farm Gallery HQ : a lovely evening with this incredible artist, and a few lesser, if enthusiastic...Show More Summary

Nixon + Surfline = Smartest Tide Watch Ever

We’ve often given our friends at Nixon grief for the fact that all their watches really do is tell time. And time of day really isn’t all that important of a metric when compared to all the other data points we use to run our lives. Sure the SuperTide kicks down a great overview of […]

Last Minute Gifts: Mission Belt Co

It is getting down to the wire. If you weren’t paying attention when we listed out our 12 Days Of Gifts and you didn’t take action on any of those ideas, not to worry. We’re still rocking this gift game and the good news is you still have time to help the one you love […]

Today's Thought

There are many nice things about this clip. The surfing is fun looking. The photography is very, very good. The sound? Perfect. Thanks R. Olive for this.

Backloop Crash – Philip Köster

To crash is human. Sometimes even Philip Köster crashes his Backloops...

This is the best clip of women's surfing I've ever seen

Check out this beautiful clip by Morgan Maassen of Stephanie Gilmore surfing in France. It's gorgeous. Stephanie from Morgan Maassen on Vimeo.Watching this, my first thought was, 'What the hell was Roxy thinking in that stupid sexualised...Show More Summary

Funnell – Thiseas Kambas

Funnell by the Greek freestyle windsurfer Thiseas Kambas.

Wisdom, world's oldest albatross, is a mom-to-be once more

Wisdom, who is at least 63, incubates her egg on Midway Atoll; photo by Greg Joder By Pete Thomas/GrindTv Midway Atoll, in the middle of the Pacific, is extremely remote but steeped in history. It was the last link in a worldwide telegraph system that was launched with a message from President Theodore Roosevelt on July 4, 1903. Show More Summary

Jeff Ho

The very elusive Jeff Ho has a selection of boards on display at C. Nichols Project, and they are that good that they deserve the gallery setting. Incredible work, the photos barely do it justice. If you're in the LA area go and see them in person- 12613 1/2 Venice Blvd, Mar Vista 90066. Monday to Saturday, noon til 6. Epic.

Today's Thoughts

"How does one find happiness throughout a winter when the sun barely makes an appearance? This source of curiosity took us to Nordland - a mystical Viking land of changing light, deep fjords and mountainous archipelagos. We arrived in the small town of Kjerringøy, where had we heard there was a man who built traditional boats. Show More Summary

A tangential story about UKIP (as welcome as a hole in the head)

Ten years ago I went to interview a bloke called Lord Neidpath. He is an aristocrat who owns Stanway House. His Lorship wanted to publicise the amazing single-jet fountain at the house. It's a big old thing that goes a...


Beautiful, three to four hundred yards long, Hanalei Point is a right hander fronting Hanalei Bay's Easterly point over a quarter-mile from shore. The wave is broken in to three separate take-off zones. “The Point”, the beginning of the wave that is usually stocked with wave hungry locals. Then a hundred yards down the reef […]

Korhan Baran from Alacati – Video

Watch the Turkish freestyle addict from Alacati. He released the clip "Part of life", filmed at his homespots.

Beach Water Testing Programs Saved Again

Funding for the EPA BEACH Grants program was saved by Congress for the third year in a row, with the passage of the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill this week. State and local beach water quality monitoring and public notification programs remain in business for at least another year. Show More Summary

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