Surfing legend Herbie Fletcher and legend-in-the-making Alex Knost by surfer/photographer Dane Peterson. San Onofre, California.
From photographer Nick Cook:“Every year, since taking up the planer, shaper Ryan Lovelace has made himself a ‘birthday board’ to enjoy for the rest of the year. But in all his years of shaping, the surf conditions had never come together for a birthday slide. [click to continue]
“The Lineup is about everyone who paddles out. Surfing is a great equalizer: The CEO of a Fortune 500 company could be sitting side by side with a penniless vagabond chasing the next swell. It’s the only sport where you could also find your own heroes [click to continue]
Iconic shot of George Greenough captured by photographer Art Brewer. Eccentric and innovative kneeboarder, designer, filmmaker from Montecito, California. From “The Encyclopedia of Surfing” by Matt Warshaw.
From Chris Grant: “I never met her in person as she was visiting from Japan with a few of her other friends. I’d just see her all of a sudden down the beach but with a couple of traveling companions. I don’t really think it needs a name though, it looks like “singlefin love” to me.” Japanese surfer Ryoko Maruyama photographed in California by Chris Grant/Jettygirl.
Matt Chojnacki x Andrew Gough.
Beauty shot courtesy of Spanish photographer Xabi Irure.