1. Surf Legend Kelly Slater Saves Mother and Young Son from Freak Hawaii Wave

    Kelly Slater does it all. Eleven-time world surfing champion? Check. An occasional appearance on Baywatch ? No problem. Help a mother and son who were swept away by a wave? You got it...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 5 months ago 122,908 reads 6 comments

  2. Surfer Attempts to Ride Monster Wave, Gets Swallowed by the Water

    While some may be intimidated by the size of the famous "Jaws" wave in Peahi, Hawaii, no wave scares surfer Tom Dosland. But that doesn't mean his rides always go smoothly...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 5 months ago 418,985 reads 85 comments

  3. Kelly Slater Wave Company Creates 'Best Man-Made Wave Ever Made'

    "This is the best man-made wave ever made, for sure. No doubt about it." That's how surfer Kelly Slater described the masterpiece that his team managed to create. When you see it, you will realize that he's not exaggerating...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 6 months ago 27,155 reads 10 comments

  4. Shawn Dollar Suffers Broken Neck in Big-Wave Surfing Accident

    Shawn Dollar, who is among the top names and biggest risk takers in big-wave surfing, is in stable condition after suffering a broken neck and a concussion during a surfing accident Monday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 10 months ago 212,488 reads 0 comments

  5. Pro Surfer Hits the Water in High Heels, Makes It Look Easy

    Maud Le Car is a professional surfer from the French Caribbean. She must have lost a bet, because she recently hit the water wearing a pair of high heels. Some women can’t even walk smoothly in heels, let alone skillfully dominate the ocean...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 months ago 8,855 reads 11 comments

  6. Shark Takes Huge Chomp out of Surfer's Board

    Although her surfboard didn't make it back in one piece, Elinor Dempsey has to feel fortunate after her brush with death on Saturday. Off the coast of California's Morro Strand State Beach at around 10:15 a...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 10 months ago 14,408 reads 4 comments

  7. Incredible Drone Footage Shows Surfers in Action with Shark Nearby

    A cool surfing video was made even cooler when the drone taking footage captured an unexpected guest. A shark. A big shark. There was at least one shark, perhaps even two, spotted in the water by this drone...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 11 months ago 134,484 reads 26 comments

  8. Surfer Jordy Smith Goes Airborne for Incredible 360 While Riding Wave

    South African surfer Jordy Smith landed an insane 360 air maneuver while surfing the waters off Western Australia...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 11 months ago 44,209 reads 29 comments

  9. Surfer Mick Fanning Sees 2nd Shark in Return to Water After Attack

    Surfer Mick Fanning fended off a shark attack while competing at the J-Bay Open in South Africa on July 19. Fanning recently returned to the water—only to encounter yet another shark...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 months ago 30,360 reads 8 comments

  10. Surfer Lights Himself on Fire, Catches Wave off Tahitian Coast

    If you've never set your body on fire and gone surfing over a razor-sharp reef, have you ever really lived ? I haven't lived because I refuse to do what Jamie O'Brien recently did at the reef off Teahupo'o on Tahiti's southwestern coast...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 11 months ago 29,281 reads 31 comments

  11. Surfer Wipes Out, Gets Carried over the Top in Gigantic Wave

    For starters, no one was seriously injured in the fall that carried pro surfer Niccolo Porcella over the top of a massive wave near the shores of Teahupo'o—a village on the southwest coast of Tahiti...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 11 months ago 128,387 reads 64 comments

  12. Surfer Mick Fanning Attacked by Shark in Middle of Competition at J-Bay Open

    (Warning: NSFW language used above.) Australian surfer Mick Fanning is counting his blessings after escaping unharmed from a shark attack at the World Surf League’s J-Bay Open in South Africa...

    Arman Walia Written by Arman Walia about 12 months ago 1,648,272 reads 233 comments