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The Surf Channel
From the creator of The Ski Channel and The Tennis Channel, Steve Bellamy presents a new network dedicated to the surfing community. The Surf Channel will be free for consumers who have digital cable and will feature original series, surf films, competition coverage and travel programming. is the official website for the national television network dedicated to surfers, surfing and surf culture.

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VIDEO: Unbelievable Tandem Surfers in Hawaii

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 4:06 PM

Meet World Champion tandem surfers, Chuck Inman and Lauren Oiye. The two athletes met less than 10 years ago on the beach in Hawaii, and neither guessed that eventually, together, they would be the best in the sport.

Interestingly enough, neither Chuck or Lauren had any plans...

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Little Victories -- A California Surf Film

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2015 | 4:23 PM

Action sports filmmaker, Perry Gershkow, ventures along the California Coastline with some of surfing's best underground talent. Beginning with one of the most iconic locations in Santa Cruz, the boys score at eight different surf spots on their journey, to eventually top it off with some serious tube time in...

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New York Surfer Rides Massive Waves in Ireland

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2015 | 4:00 PM

When it comes to riding giants, big wave surfer Kurt Rist is no stranger to the gladiator sport. But how does one of North America's most promising big wave athletes hail from Southampton, New York, a place most known for wealth and luxury over anything else -- certainly not surfing....

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Caught on Tape: Top Surfer Braves Biggest Waves at Puerto Escondido, Mexico in Recent History

(1) Comments | Posted May 8, 2015 | 2:22 PM

While most people suffer the occasional big wave, open ocean nightmare here and there, surfers like Mark Healey dedicate their lives to hunting down the biggest, heaviest waves in the world to score the ride of a lifetime.

That's why it was no surprise that Healey was...

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Hawaiian Surf Goddess, Crystal Dzigas

(0) Comments | Posted February 19, 2015 | 11:30 PM

When your childhood memories are filled with swaying palm trees, warm tropical weather and white sandy beaches, life is good.

Growing up on the island of Oahu was a dream for professional longboarder, Crystal Dzigas. Her days were spent in the transparent blue water of the south shore, catching waves...

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Beyond Skiing Everest: Enduring a Bigger Challenge

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2014 | 2:32 PM

Mike Marolt, Steve Marolt and Jim Gile have over 25 years of expeditions to some 40 of the highest peaks in the world, without Sherpa, oxygen, drugs and all the amenities. They have gone to places so cold that most manufactured gear cannot tolerate the temperature, and are forced to...

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Life of Professional Surf Photographer Chris Burkard

(1) Comments | Posted September 26, 2014 | 11:19 AM

Written by Scott Bosco

Since he was a child, Chris Burkard had dreams of making the cover of Surfer Magazine as a photographer.
2014-09-25-ChrisBurkardPhotography_HuffingtonPost_ScreenShot20140925at1.51.03PM.png Photo: Chris Burkard Photography

Now at 28-years-old, the Central Coast...

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Visiting Bali, Indonesia: Earth's Paradise

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 7:18 PM

Written by Scott Bosco

If you have as much wanderlust as I do, then you could imagine how often I dream of Bali's Bukit Peninsula. Kneading my toes through the island's chalky-white sand beaches, while staring hypnotized at a sunset burning out over the sapphire and emerald waters. The image...

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Extreme Sport that Requires Athletes to Risk Their Lives

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 2:50 PM

By Amanda Curry

Big wave surfing is no joke, those who do it risk their lives on waves that are over 60 feet high and weigh as much as 400 tons (which is about the same as 315 small cars). The Mavericks Invitational, held in Northern...

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Ocean Photography Has Given this Man the Adventures of a Lifetime

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 6:02 PM

By Amanda Curry

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.

Noyle, like many others in...

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How Heavy Are the Biggest Waves in the Ocean?

(3) Comments | Posted June 28, 2014 | 12:44 PM

If you're an adrenaline junkie, or just like to watch people do INSANE things on YouTube, you've probably heard of Garrett McNamara and his world-record setting ride of a 100ft wave. That's about the size of a ten story building. The wave, however, might weigh even more.

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