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Features, iPhone, Technology

Surfr, A Mobile App for Surfers, Launches Social Good Feature

April 1st, 2014 by Samantha Rupert

Surfr, the first social surfing iOS app that provides a way for surfers to document and share their sessions, unveiled a new feature that raises awareness for underserved communities near surf spots across the globe. More »

Wave Pools

Kelly Slater Wave Company Preview

January 15th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

Surfers know exactly what tropical paradise looks like just from traveling to the most exotic locations. The Kelly Slater Wave Company aims to bring that to the masses. The company recently launched its website, revealing the ideas and innovative engineering behind the first ever circular wave pool designed for an endless surfing experience. More »

iPhone, Technology

Surfr App // A New Social Media Tool For Surfers

January 11th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

If anyone remembers the short-lived Swellster social network from the early 2000s, you’ll be happy to know that a similar, but way improved, social media tool for surfers is about to be unleashed. And it’s the first of its kind! Surfr, developed by award winning design company Pixil Agency , is a new app for iPhone that logs surfing experiences. It displays your mobile uploads, spot check-ins and swell info in one easily navigatable package. Unfortunately, its release is currently halted due to funding hardships and it needs help to be completed. More »


Coming to a TV Near You: The Surf Channel

August 6th, 2012 by John Zanussi

This September, the creator of The Tennis Channel and The Ski Channel is launching something that should make all surfers who watch television pretty happy, The Surf Channel. Following the success of the first two on-demand channels, The Surf Channel will focus on showing surf movies and documentaries. More »

Technology Hacked / 35k Passwords Leaked

July 16th, 2012 by John Zanussi

If you follow any bit of tech news you’ve probably heard of websites recently being hacked and then thousands of username and passwords being leaked on the internet. It’s happened to sites like LinkedIn,, and even Yahoo. Usually these things stay within tech news and don’t warrant us posting about it. However, last week I read that had been hacked and 35,000 emails and passwords had been leaked and that certainly qualifies for a post on this site. More »

Events, Web Sites

Vimeo Awards Action Sports Category

April 27th, 2012 by John Zanussi

Most all surf videos you see on the internet these days are uploaded to either YouTube or Vimeo. Vimeo has taken their videos to the next level by creating the Vimeo Festival + Awards. An annual event that started in 2010, it is a multi-day event here in New York city with workshops, talks, screenings, and you guessed it, awards. This year Vimeo has added Action Sports to the list of categories and in the pool of nominees are two really cool surf videos. More »


Friday Link Lineup (April 27th, 2012)

April 27th, 2012 by John Zanussi

It’s Friday! Here are some things that made they’re way around the web this week. More »


Friday Link Lineup (April 13th, 2012)

April 13th, 2012 by John Zanussi

Remember the link lineup? If you don’t, it’s a post where we blast off a handful of links to worth-while stuff around the web. The Link Lineup’s new home will be every Friday. More »


Vans Waffle Sole iPhone Case Back in Stock

April 4th, 2012 by John Zanussi

We must sound like a broken record with all the talk and posts about the Vans iPhone cases but they are in super high demand and I felt obligated to let everyone know that they are back in stock and available to buy right now from the Vans online shop. More »


Surf World on Instagram // The Ultimate List

April 4th, 2012 by John Zanussi

It’s no secret that we love Instagram. We’re not the only ones though. Instagram has over 27 million users and up until yesterday those 27 mil were all iPhone users. Well Instagram finally got around to releasing an app for the Android platform and as a welcome to all the new users we’ve got the definitive list of whom to follow in the surf world. More »

Features, Technology

Sound Off: ASP Pay-Per-View Webcasts

March 15th, 2012 by John Zanussi

The buzz around the online surf community is that the ASP is discussing a pay-per-view model for the live webcasts of tour events. Times are still tough these days, and if industry leaders like Quiksilver and Billabong are having trouble making a profit, how can anyone expect the problem-riddled Association of Surfing Professionals to stay afloat? Charging users to watch live webcasts is a good idea in theory, but will it be successful in the long run? More »

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