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LOCOS REDUX: The Lost LA Years

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 11.25.2014 | 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 11.24.2014 | 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 11.03.2014 | 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 10.31.2014 | 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...

'Mutant' Wave Knocks Beach Crowd Off Their Feet

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.05.2014 | Green

Oh, you wanted to take pictures at the beach? Mother Nature doesn't care about your sightseeing selfies. Especially when she's busy hurling hurricane-...

WATCH: These Guys Invented The Most Chill Sport Ever

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.26.2014 | Sports

If you want to find your inner balance while practicing your outer balance, try yoga on a stand-up paddleboard, or SUP. But if you're more of ...

10 Trek-Worthy Beaches Around The World

Cheapflights | Posted 10.25.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

No lazy beach days here! From crawling under boulders to swimming through caves and day-long hikes to horseback rides, the lengths travelers have to g...

WATCH: Dolphin Knocks Stand-Up Paddleboarder Off His Board

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.23.2014 | Green

Some say that seeing a dolphin in the water is a sign of good luck, but we're pretty sure this guy would not agree. As a pod of dolphins crashed th...

Surf's Up! 8 Top Destinations for Riding the Waves

Oyster | Posted 10.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you're a total pro or a complete amateur, there's nothing quite like the rush of surfing.

10 Best Surfing Spots in the U.S.

Fodor's | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

As surfing has become more and more popular over the decades, the number of spots known for great waves has grown as well. With summer's arrival, now'...

Stylification Series: Featuring Tamsin Lonsdale

Golriz Moeini | Posted 09.04.2014 | Style
Golriz Moeini

Tamsin Lonsdale, is most definitely not like any ordinary English rose. She is undeniably beyond intelligent, worldly by definition, unique and strikingly beautiful, jet-setting socialite with impeccable taste, witty as you'd expect from a refined English girl to be but yet she remains humble.

Ocean Photography Has Given this Man the Adventures of a Lifetime

The Surf Channel | Posted 09.01.2014 | Arts
The Surf Channel

Imagine getting drafted by your favorite sports team. Or being cast in a role alongside your favorite actor. While it sounds awesome, the chances are pretty slim. But for professional surf photographer, Zak Noyle, it was a dream come true.

How Heavy Are the Biggest Waves in the Ocean?

The Surf Channel | Posted 08.28.2014 | Sports
The Surf Channel

One thing they are deeply informed about are the waves themselves. It's difficult to deny how absolutely breathtaking a big wave can be, but what kind of power does it pack?

Surfers Impact Thousands With Autism

Lisa Masters | Posted 08.24.2014 | Impact
Lisa Masters

Last year, I attended a "Surfers for Autism" event at Ponce Inlet, Florida with my son. We did not register in time but went anyway so that my son could have a fun day at the beach with his friends. The event was huge.