First Name Basis

Talk Story: Sunny Garcia

By Chris Latronic Talking story with Sunny Garcia is always a tumultuous delight. Just like his power surfing, Sunny will cutback at you with the raw truth regardless of the question, while adding his own flar...

Catching Up with Makua Rothman

We recently sat down with Makua Rothman, Big Wave World Champ and music recording artist to talk about music, life, family, respect, fear, and of course surfing. Music: "Empowered" by Reaktor Productions PremiumBeat.com "Beautiful Life" by Makua Rothman ...

Interview / Adriano De Souza

Adriano De Souza became the second consecutive Brazilian to take out the WSL Championship Tour Title in 2015. With a close year filled with ups and downs and a tight race coming down to the last event, Adriano ...

First Name Basis- Eala Stewart

First surfing memory? I can't even remember probably when I was 3 or 4 years old surfing Waikiki with my Mom and Dad When/how did competition come into play? Was competing something you always wanted t...

10 Questions with Brent Bielmann

  Interview by: Tony Heff   You'd be hard pressed to find another photographer who works as hard as Brent Bielmann does. He's been to ends of the earth and has the photos to prove it. I got the chance to sit down with Mr. B...

First Name Basis: Luke Shepardson

First surfing memory? My first surfing memory was my dad took me out to Freddie's on his longboard and I was on a bodyboard on top of it, he caught a wave and pushed the body board off the long board and I w...

Pau Maui Vodka presents Isaac Stant

Pau Maui Vodka presents Maui's own Isaac Stant. From Honolua to Jaws, you can find Isaac putting it on rail with style or navigating the lengthy drops on mountains of water....

Gavin Beschen / North Shore

Rocky Rights, Pipeline, Backdoor, Foodland and the bike path: where haven't you seen Gavin Beschen? The 39 year old, known for his long blonde hair and humble, friendly nature is a frequent in our Norh Shore sc...

Evan Valiere: Qi Gong and Yoga Training

By Dan House Photos: Bryce Johnson Surfing isn’t easy. Anyone attempting the sport for the very first time is going to be gassed in under an hour. Surfing greenhorns will use muscles they didn’t e...

Fred Pattachia Interview

Hawaii's own Fred Patacchia has been a world tour staple for the last 10 years. But mid-way through this season, Fred came to the decision that he was ready to withdrawal from the competitive scene and focus on life back home with his wife and two young kids. ...