Kohl Christensen and friends spend a few days in mainland Mexico hanging with local legends and barrel hunters Greg Russ, Brian Conley, Shannon “Hopper” Eichstaedt, & Nils Schweizer. Conditions were stormy and far from perfect but heaving tubes were found. Also featured is Nick Christensen, Danilo Couto, Orion Barels, Casey Goepel, and Jeff Denholm.
By Dusty Middleton She jogged down to Jim and Pono and interrupted their conversation. “Um, what about the safety meeting?” she asked. Pono looked back at the trees confused, he smiled at her, “That was it.” “oh,” she said quietly. “Should I know anything… ? I’ve never been on one of these boats.” Pono nodded, […]
Story and photos by Mark McInnis Let’s face it, waves are a finite resource. Even here in the Pacific Northwest, where most people think of empty lineups and peaks off the beaten path, the truth is that our waves get crowded. Granted, a crowd might look different up here than it does at Malibu, but […]
Categories: Deep Thoughts
This image was captured on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. It was early morning and the waves were pumping. The sun had just breached over the valley casting a strong shadow beyond the surfer. The beach was smooth and flat from large waves washing ashore. This provided a great layout to capture this image. […]
Photo by Rusty Russell Big wave surfers from all over the world had watched the low-pressure form off the East coast of Australia and start to push the south swell toward Fiji. Crew began flying in from all around the world as the official forecast was predicting massive surf. Almost imaginary conditions greeted us at […]