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Oh! To Pet the Pilous Puffy Paunch of a Peaceful Pachydermal Pinniped Parked by the Purple Pebbles

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Then we heard the burst of wings as they jumped in the ocean from the rocks on the shore. We were lucky that a bright moon finally highlighted the beach, and we saw a multitude of little ones having their fun in the water. We did not move, they never saw us. We were stealth.

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.12.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

Triple Amputee Veteran Beats The Odds, Surfs With The Best Of Them

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living

After an improvised explosive devise took both of Martin Pollock's legs and part of his left arm in 2010, he did everything he could to get his active...

Surf's Up: Five Leadership Lessons I Learned From Surfing

Anne Loehr | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

Not surprisingly, I also began to notice how all of the surfing lessons I learned also applied to leadership. Just like learning leadership lessons in the kitchen, it turns out I also learned leadership lessons in the ocean. Here are five of those lessons...

The Non-Surfer's Guide To Mexican Surf Mecca Puerto Escondido

Fathom | Posted 03.30.2015 | Travel
Fathom

A small cove just west of Zicatela where a reef break causes waves break farther out, resulting in few, if any, waves on the shore. This spot is great for swimming and beginner surf lessons.

This Is What Hawaii Looks Like Right Now

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 01.27.2015 | Sports

Warning: The video below may incite extreme levels of jealousy, despair, and even rage. East-coasters, watch at your own risk. That's because last ...

Surfing's Most Hallowed (And Beautiful) Ritual

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.12.2014 | Sports

Last week, the world’s most revered big wave surfers joined hands in a floating circle at the mouth of Oahu’s Waimea Bay while hundreds of people ...

Surfers Need Your Signature to Create N. Baja's 1st State Park!!!

Kyle Thiermann | Posted 02.07.2015 | Impact
Kyle Thiermann

Protecting the place you prize begins with reflection. The next time you paddle out, take a moment to contemplate what makes up the wave you love. It may be the clean water, the fish, or even the kelp.

Daredevil Ties Wakeboard To Ferrari And Films Stunt; Cops Take Notice

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.04.2014 | Sports

If you ever happen to have both a Ferrari and a wakeboard sitting around, we beg you to not try this at home. While holding a rope tied to the spoi...

Stacey Moore: Curiosity Rover

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 01.30.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Stacey Moore is a voracious autodidact with a near-pathological appetite for trying new things. If she had a motto, she jokingly but knowingly admits it would be, "I wonder what would happen if I..."

LOCOS REDUX: The Lost LA Years

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 01.24.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Jack Kerouac said in On the Road that "Somebody tipped the American continent like a pinball machine and all the goofballs came rolling to LA in the southwest corner." And that seems pretty accurate. But what about those who were raised here? Are they the children of Kerouac's tilt, or something else entirely?

WaXed Episode 26 - Jamie O'Brien

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 01.24.2015 | Hawaii
Cyrus Saatsaz

This week's episode features an exclusive interview with North Shore native Jamie O'Brien AKA James Duncan O'Brien who talked about his incredibly popular web series Who is JOB.

Be Amazed As Surfer Slays Maui's Monster Wave

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports

Hawaii's famous surf season just started, but one daring surfing legend may have already won it. On Nov. 12, the remnants of Typhoon Nuri sent a c...

Bethany Hamilton Makes Surfing With One Arm Sound Easy

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.13.2014 | Sports

Anyone who has attempted to surf knows how tough it can be. The sport requires stamina, strength, balance and agility. But Bethany Hamilton makes s...

Watch This 6-Year-Old Surfing Prodigy Show The Grown-Ups How It's Done

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.11.2014 | Parents

Move over Kelly Slater, there's a new guy running the surfing scene -- and he just graduated from kindergarten. Meet "Baby Steve" Roberson, a 6-yea...

Skate for Cleaner Waves: Patagonia Invests in Recycled Skateboard Startup

Lauren Daley | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green
Lauren Daley

With the motto "Skateboards for plastic-free oceans," and the slogan "Ride your Footprint," Bureo aims to reduce the amount of sea pollution by recycling discarded fishing nets -- which make up 10 percent of the world's ocean pollution -- into skateboard decks.

Time to Celebrate the Bravest of the Brave: Orphans

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 12.31.2014 | World
Rebecca Tinsley

The UN AIDS agency estimates there are 132 million orphans -- children younger than 18 who have one parent dead. Thirteen million have neither parent alive.

This Surfing Video Is Exactly What You Need To Calm Down And Zen Out

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.30.2014 | Travel

Surfing is known for being a meditative sport, but cinematographer Chris Bryan just took its calming nature to the next level. Shot at 1,000 frame...

Kelly Slater Lands Surfing's First 540, Confirms He's A God

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports

Kelly Slater just proved -- yet again -- why he is the best surfer the world has ever seen. On Friday, a lay day during the Moche Rip Curl Pro Port...

These Surfing Pooches Prove They're Capable Of So Much More Than Just The Doggie Paddle

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.01.2014 | Good News

These precious pooches may look cute, but don't underestimate them: They happen to be experts at getting big air and making serious waves. Last Su...

What Surfers Can Teach Us About Living Well

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Surfers seem to have something the rest of the world does not. After all, their hair seems to hang a little looser and their smiles seem to stretch a ...

The Coral Reef Challenge Is Here

Caroline Cushing Graham | Posted 11.26.2014 | Green
Caroline Cushing Graham

Surfers are a surprising and small international group of very fit men and women, who understand and care deeply about the state of the ocean, not just the size of the waves and the health of marine life, but the ocean floor.

Life of Professional Surf Photographer Chris Burkard

The Surf Channel | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
The Surf Channel

"That was always one of my goals as a kid," Burkard said about making the cover of Surfer Magazine. "To be able to slowly climb the ranks, I felt like I finally made it."

WaXed Episode 25 -- Coco Ho

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 11.19.2014 | Hawaii
Cyrus Saatsaz

This week's episode features an exclusive interview with the amazingly beautiful and incredibly talented Coco Ho who talked about being featured in the ESPN The Magazine Body Issue and being a member of surfing royalty.

LOOK: Killer Whale Crashes Surfing Line-Up

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.19.2014 | Green

If a giant fin popped up next to you in the ocean, what would you do: Swim away as fast as you can or erupt in spontaneous applause? A group of sur...