September 2012

Quiksilver Pro France 2012 Day 1 Highlights

September 29th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

It’s a lay day today at the Quik Pro France in Hossegor, but yesterday was pumping. Here’s a look at the highlights from Day 1’s competition and it’s all barrels, barrels, barrels. More »

Clothing, Features, Product Review

Surf Bling: Tara Wolf Chakra Jewelry

September 21st, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Surfers are naturally expressive people and fashion is undoubtedly an extension of their creativity. Tara Wolf Jewelry in Australia seeks to embody the style of each person by offering a wide range of unique pieces from various brands to fit any wardrobe. Tara Wolf’s most notable collection is its exclusive line of Chakra and Zodiac inspired jewelry, a favorite among female surfers. More »

The Photographers Journal / Ryan Struck

September 18th, 2012 by John Zanussi

A great video from The Photographers Journal about New Jersey photographer Ryan Struck. More »

Outer Banks Autumn Air

September 18th, 2012 by John Zanussi

A little Outer Banks action from the Leslie swell that lit up the entire East Coast. More »

Photo of the Day

Sunset Over NYC

September 13th, 2012 by John Zanussi

The cool thing about living on Long Island is that on some clear days we’ve got a great view of the New York City skyline. After surfing, on my way home from the beach last week I stopped off on the side of the road and shot this photo. More »

Features, Local, Photography, Swell Events

Hurricane Leslie Photo Dump

September 13th, 2012 by John Zanussi

September in New York is, was, and forever will be my favorite month of the year. Warm water, amazing weather, and usually great waves. Last year Hurricane Katia provided the East Coast, and more importantly, the Quiksilver Pro New York, with a ton of great waves. This year’s wave maker was Hurricane Leslie and she did a fantastic job at delivering the goods. Leslie sent swell from Puerto Rico to the Canadian Maritimes and everywhere in between. Lucky for us here in New York we had a week or so worth of waves with a few days of offshore winds making for some great conditions. Picking and choosing my days to not go into work I was able to score a handful of good sessions and take some photos. More »

Winter Bliss

September 13th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Winter is South Africa is not much of a winter at all, at least not by New York standards. It doesn’t snow and the coldest average temperature in Cape Town in the winter is 7 degrees Celcius (about 44 degrees Farenheit) and 11 degrees Celcius (51 degrees Farenheit) in Durban. To us, that’s “praise the lord” warm. However, winter in South Africa also means long, fast barrels and clean ramps. Keep an eye on the barrel around the 1:40 mark as the surfer squeezes out of it. Enjoy some “Winter Bliss.” Music: Toro Y Moi- Still SoundMore »

Local, Surf Movies

New York Surf Film Festival Outlines 2012 Official Program

September 13th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

The New York Surf Film Festival (NYSFF) recently revealed its final list of selections for the 2012 film program. There are 13 feature films and 17 short films by various directors from all over the world.The fifth annual NYSFF kicks off at NiteHawk Cinema, Brooklyn, NY on Wednesday, Sept. 19 and Thursday Sept. 20, 2012 from 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. More »

Photo of the Day

Backdoor Lip

September 5th, 2012 by John Zanussi

B-e-a-utiful. More »

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