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No White Bears: How to Turn off Your Brain When it Counts

No White Bears: How to Turn off Your Brain When it Counts

Hilary Achauer  09.17.2015
I went surfing recently with my husband and some friends. After I caught a wave, I paddled back to the group and started talking about...
Silent Mentors: Quietly Go It Alone Without Being Alone

Silent Mentors: Quietly Go It Alone Without Being Alone

Wallace J Nichols  09.15.2015
The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves....
Kelly Slater's 'Freakish' Stunt Starts Fight Over Rules Of Surfing

Kelly Slater's 'Freakish' Stunt Starts Fight Over Rules Of Surfing

Carla Herreria  09.14.2015
After 25 years of professional, record-breaking surfing, you'd think Kelly Slater would eventually run out of new tricks.  Nope....
Dolphin Body-Slams Surfer, Proves They're Just As Clumsy As We Are

Dolphin Body-Slams Surfer, Proves They're Just As Clumsy As We Are

Carla Herreria  09.10.2015
Some dolphins, it seems, are cursed with two left flippers. This past Labor Day, Matt Minich was stand-up paddle-boarding with his buddy...
Dreamy Dolphin Surf Squad Has Us Longing For An Endless Summer

Dreamy Dolphin Surf Squad Has Us Longing For An Endless Summer

Landess Kearns  09.10.2015
Forget Taylor Swift and Gigi Hadid, these surfing dolphins are our new definition of #squadgoals. YouTube user Jaimen Hudson filmed the...
Maud Le Car Surfs In Heels And A Dress, Puts Us All To Shame

Maud Le Car Surfs In Heels And A Dress, Puts Us All To Shame

Carly Ledbetter  09. 3.2015
Surfing is hard enough for some people, but doing it in high heels? For pro surfer Maud Le Car, it ain't no thing.  In the...
Wet and Loud: The History of Humor in the Surf Film

Wet and Loud: The History of Humor in the Surf Film

Gordy Grundy  09. 2.2015
The wild changes in the short history of the modern surf culture are widely debated, evidenced and documented, yet little has been written...
Tandem Surfing Couples Are The Definition Of #RelationshipGoals

Tandem Surfing Couples Are The Definition Of #RelationshipGoals

Landess Kearns  08.26.2015
Surfing and romance, it turns out, go hand in hand.  In ancient Hawaii, catching the same wave on separate boards was considered a...
Hawaii Artist Turns Her Surf Sessions Into Delightful Doodles

Hawaii Artist Turns Her Surf Sessions Into Delightful Doodles

Chloe Fox  08.24.2015
For Hawaii-based artist Kris Goto, even the smallest experiences warrant an illustration. Take a hankering for a spam musubi while...
Why One Of The Best Athletes In The World Refuses To Compete

Why One Of The Best Athletes In The World Refuses To Compete

Sasha Bronner  08.19.2015
In 2000, Laird Hamilton infamously surfed the most dangerous wave in the world. It was as tall as a seven-story building. He was 36 years...

HULA MOON, Vol. XXIV: Old Farts and Surfing Legends

Gordy Grundy  08.19.2015
Such an august panel is to be cherished, for time is fleeting. The ancient legends will soon give way to the Baby Boomer legends and they...
What Surfing Can Teach You About Overcoming Adversity

What Surfing Can Teach You About Overcoming Adversity

Landess Kearns  08.13.2015
Surfing is frequently associated with long-haired goofballs on an endless search for the perfect wave. But as counterintuitive as it sounds,...
Carissa Moore Was A World Champion Surfer, But That Didn't Protect Her From Body-Shamers

Carissa Moore Was A World Champion Surfer, But That Didn't Protect Her From Body-Shamers

Landess Kearns  08.12.2015
In 2011, at age 18, Carissa Moore became the youngest person -- male or female -- to ever win a world title in surfing.  She was...

Dana Point: A Beachy Southern California Enclave

Jeryl Brunner  08. 4.2015
"Surfin' Safari" and "Surfing USA" are great Beach Boys tunes. But what else do those iconic surfing songs have in common? They both mention...