Those of us who live outside of Africa don’t typically associate the continent with surfing. Lea and Roberto Colombo’s vibrant short film gives us a peek into Africans’ passion for riding the waves with a colorful montage of soothing surf footage juxtaposed with energetic scenes of life on the land.
Australia’s Surf Lakes has developed this amazing wave machine that works in concert with man-made shorelines to break waves at multiple sizes and shapes with each pulse, so it can accommodate numerous surfers of different skill levels at the same time. Check out more footage of the machine in action here.
This triangular tool is a great accessory for any surfer, combining seven fold-out tools into one. It has a wax comb + scraper, a universal fin key, a fin file, Phillips and flat screwdrivers, and bottle openers for both twist-off and pop-off caps. Made from long-lasting stainless steel.
Designed for surfers, the G-LIDE GBX100 series has an LCD screen that can show high tide, low tide, and levels for 3,300 surf spots around the world. It offers sunrise and sunset times, lunar data, step tracking, and Bluetooth smartphone integration. For long life, it’s shock resistant and water resistant to 200m.
VICE introduces us to Daniel Schetter, also known as “Surfer Dan,” a local legend in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, who, along with his friends, have made a name for themselves by surfing the frigid winter waves of Lake Superior, and for the amazing ice formations that gather on their exaggerated facial hair.
Trevor Gordon found an abandoned tiny fishing boat in a field, and reconstructed it in the hopes of using it to find surfing spots. Ian Durkin and his crew chronicled the rebirth of the Camel in an endearing short film that is a sweet tribute to both making and surfing.
Take a smooth ride through the waters of Miami, Florida in this beautifully-shot promo video for the Lift eFoil, an electric hydrofoil that lets you glide effortlessly above the surface with no need for wind, waves, or towing. Sadly, it’s only for those with very deep pockets.
Who here among us doesn’t love the amazingly athletic World Surf League pro Lakey Peterson? You will adore her even more in Aaron Lieber’s black and white clip of her destroying the waves in Central America. She makes it look so easy you know, for a girl and all.
Stylish and heavy duty board bags. The Siesta bag accommodates boards up to 6’1″ in length. The Solitary bag, on the other hand can be adjusted to fit boards between 5’6” to 7′. They have a zipper at the back so you can fit single fin boards without removing the fin.