October 2012

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Tame Impala- Jay Davies

October 19th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Jay Davies goes mental at his home break in Yallingup, Western Australia. Pay attention to the rotation and insane landing around the 0:36 mark. More »

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October 18th, 2012 by John Zanussi

Photographer Shawn Parkin put his 18 favorite barrel shots up on The Inertia. See the rest of them here. More »

Gabriel Medina Superboost at Supertubos

October 18th, 2012 by John Zanussi

Cheese and rice can this kid throw it down! More »

Evan, Beau, and Slater in Portugal

October 17th, 2012 by John Zanussi

There have been quite a few lay days at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal but that doesn’t mean no one is surfing over there. With the help of Garrett McNamara on a jet ski Evan Geiselman, Beau Foster, and Kelly Slater find some heavy waves right before dark. If only the beach breaks around here got as gnarly as this. More »

DC Shoes / Free For All

October 17th, 2012 by John Zanussi

This free mini-movie was shot over one week in Indonesia during DC’s team trip and features the likes of Craig Anderson, Mitch Coleborn Dillon Perillo and Ry Craike. More »

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Golden Indo Right

October 17th, 2012 by John Zanussi

Could it be any more perfect? More »

Seared Peahi

October 17th, 2012 by John Zanussi

Looks like the winter season has already started in Hawaii as Ian Walsh, Shane Dorian, Mark Healey, and a handful of other big wave surfers get in a good session at Jaws. More »

Events, Local

Lava Girl Surf Hosts Women’s Surf Workshop

October 13th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

For the first time ever, Rockaway- based surf training group Lava Girl Surf is hosting a women’s surf workshop Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Rockaway Beach Surf Club in Rockaway Beach, NY at 3:30 p.m. More »

Long Story Short

October 9th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Longboarding is undeniably a lost art form. Most shortboarders get annoyed when longboarders are in the lineup. But they are wave artists. They don’t need to speed down the line searching for a ramp to execute a slob grab. Longboarders slow it down and enjoy the ride. They are about style, flow and technique. It’s probably the purest form of surfing and it deserves a lot more credit than it receives. In a short film by Long Island-bred filmmaker Hayley Gordon, “Long Story Short” highlights female longboarding stars Kassia Meador, Jen Smith and Margaux Arramon-tucoo.  These ladies glide through the water […] More »


Rip Curl Pro Portugal Heat Match Up And Wildcards

October 9th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

RipCurl recently announced 22-year-old Dillon Perillo (USA) from California as the first wildcard for the event. PV Laborde (FRA) secured the other wildcard by taking first place in the Moche trials at Supertubes today. They will have a chance to take out reigning champion Adriano De Souza (BRA) as the waiting period for the contest begins tomorrow. More »

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RipCurl Pro Portugal 2011 Throwback

October 9th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Here’s a local sneaking in a few barrels before the crew for the RipCurl Pro Portugal arrived last year. Hopefully the waves will be just as explosive this year. Photo credit: Worldspoon.pt Source: Flickr More »


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