Channel Islands team rider Miguel Tudela ripping in the warm waters of Hawaii.
9 year old Australian Channel Islands team rider and Waves for Water ambassador Winter Vincent traveled to the Mentawai Islands in October 2014 to partnership with Kandui Villas and implement 50 water filtration systems, providing clean water for up to 5,000 inhabitants. This project was coordinated by Christian Driggs, Global Project Manager for Waves for […]
When the water temps drop in California, Taylor Knox perks up. Dormant breaks come to life, conditions switch offshore, and Taylor thrives off being in the right spot at the right time. Suit up with T Knox, and see why Surfing Is Everything to him. (Taylor’s personal Zeus surfboard is: 6’0 x 11.78 x 19 […]
Essential Equipment: Dane Reynolds’ Sperm Whale. “There is something incomprehensible, something a little mystical about this surfboard, something that makes it paradoxically easy to ride, but difficult to master. How did it appear? Let’s ask Reynolds, the shaper.” “Thomas (Campbell) was doing a book and wanted to take pictures of me shaping a board that […]
CI and Vans team rider Dane Gudauskas heads over to Hawaii to learn and participate in some of the sustainable practices at the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Pictured riding his experimental Rocket #9”. To Learn more visit: http://vanstriplecrownofsurfing.com/sustainability Music: “Beyond Extinct” by The Nucc, “Hazey” by EQ, “Back Off” by Diplomats of Solid Sound, […]
Channel Islands’ Travis Lee breaks down the board behind Slater’s groundbreaking aerial KELLY SLATER HEIGHT: 5’9″ (175 cm) WEIGHT: 159 lbs (72 kg) SHAPER: Al Merrick (Channel Islands Surfboards) MODEL: Rookie15 LENGTH: 5’11″ WIDTH: 18 3/8″ THICKNESS: 2 5/16″ VOLUME: 26.3L NOSE WIDTH: 11 3/4″ TAIL WIDTH: 14 3/8″ TAIL TYPE: Thumb CONCAVE: Single GLASSING: Single 4 oz deck/single 4 oz bottom FIN SETUP: Five plug, ridden as a […]