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Features, Photography

Summer on the South Shore of Oahu

June 1st, 2013 by Phil LeRoy

A trolley painted to look like a whale is packed with Japanese tourists as they extend their arms out of the side toward the ocean holding cameras.  A family wearing matching Aloha shirts j-walks in front of the bus- the screeching sound of worn out brakes and the smell of burnt rubber, but everyone unscathed.  A few cute girls in skimpy bikinis sip on tropical drinks with umbrellas in them, disinterested in the near fatal collision.  Everyone’s attention is toward the ocean, where there is solid double overhead surf avalanching throughout a string of picture-perfect peaks as far as the eye can see. It’s summer on the South Shore of Oahu. More »


Heather Brown Wins Verizon 4G for Hope

April 15th, 2013 by Phil LeRoy

As a renowned surf artist, it’s no surprise that Heather Brown’s passion for nature and sustainability helped her win the $10,000 grand prize for the Verizon 4G For Hope competition on behalf of the Kokua Hawaii Foundation. More »

Features, Interviews

Glenn Hall Interview // The Veteran-Rookie

March 11th, 2013 by Phil LeRoy

Recently, we had the opportunity to chat with 31-year-old WCT rookie Glenn “Micro” Hall. The Irish-Australian talked about his new sponsorship deal with C-Skins Wetsuits, the perks of being a veteran rookie on tour, his decision to surf under the Irish flag and the luck of the Irish. What we learned: real men make their own luck. More »


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