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Bethany Hamilton & Family Welcome New Son

Bethany Hamilton had some big family news to share on Instagram Tuesday afternoon. As it turns out, the surfer is now a mother of two. "We are overjoyed to welcome our son Wesley Phillip Dirks into the world!" she shared on Instagram. "It's been a beautiful...

Join Us! The 2018 Beach & Board Buyer’s Guide

Freesurf’s Beach and Board Buyers Guide returns this May for a print and digital media blitz that celebrates and highlights the products and designs that make our beach and ocean culture so unique!   Freesurf w...

RIP George Downing

Pioneer big wave rider, chief surf forecaster, groundbreaking surfboard shaper, and developer of the interchangeable fin system. RIP George Downing. Our condolences to the Downing Ohana....

SHELDON PAISHON EARNS MAIDEN WSL VICTORY AT AIR TAHITI RANGIROA PRO

RANGIROA, Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia – (Tuesday, March 6, 2018) -- Sheldon Paishon (HAW) of Makaha, Oahu won the Air Tahiti Rangiroa Pro today, a World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 event, against good friend Michael O’Shaughnessy (HAW)...

Kemper and Alms Win 2018 Big Wave Tour Titles

Maui big wave surfers Billy Kemper and Paige Alms officially earned the World Surf League Big Wave Tour men’s and women’s titles for the 2017/2018 season. Hawaiʻi’s Billy Kemper and Paige Alms earn 2017/...

Mick Fanning announces retirement

Much Aloha Mick It’s time. I’ve decided the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach will be my last event as a full-time competitor on the World Surf League Championship Tour. The tour has given me so much but I need a ...

Permit Issues Jeopardize 2019 Pipe Masters Contest

by Kyveli Diener The World Surf League has announced that a permitting dispute may jeopardize the important contest season hosted on Oahu's North Shore every winter. The announcement from the global competitive surfing association comes on the heels of an e...

Keanu Signs With Carve

A key signing for 2018 & beyond. “The Underdog” this is the perfect analogy for Carve & it’s latest team signing Keanu Asing. Carve is going from strength to strength,  building it’s worldwide footp...

Josh Moniz Takes 2018 Volcom Pipe Pro

Finals Day at the 2018 Volcom Pipe Pro welcomed everyone with pumping 8-12 foot Pipeline and Backdoor with light offshore winds. The swell backed off a bit from the day before, which was a good thing, and...