The Surf Channel just published a really great interview from CI team rider Bianca Buitendag. She is an amazing athlete, and an impressively mature young woman. 2013 ASP Rookie of the Year!
The Channel Islands Surfboards Los Angeles Flagship store invites all of our loyal customers to our annual surf event, Friday October 17th. This year’s event will feature the LA premiere of Globe’s highly touted new surf film “Strange Rumblings in Shangri La” shown on our rooftop! Join us for Rasta Tacos, drinks, music and meet […]
Channel Islands Bali team cleans up at the annual Surftime Magazine industry awards in Bali/ South East Asia. List of Awards: 1. Channel Islands Surfboards Bali store, best new surf shop in South East Asia 2. Pua Johnson best female surfer 3. Sonny Perrussel environmental award 4. Tai “Buddha” graham best barrel award 5. Tai […]
We spent 12 days down in Indonesia with Jay Davies, Yadin Nicol, Parker, and myself. Here’s the full length video of “Wildfire.” Thank you so much to everyone who put work into and supported this film. Ryan perry did such an amazing job filming and editing this. We had a blast making this and look […]
Travis Lee of Channel Islands breaks down Jordy’s winning Lowers board Jordy Smith Height: 6’3” (190.5 cm) Weight: 189 lbs. (85.73 kg) Shaper: Channel Islands Model: Girabbit Length: 6’1” Width: 19.25” Thickness: 2.63” Volume: 31.8 Tail: Squash Fins: Futures Am-2 Height: 4.73″ Base: 4.64″ Area: 15.98″ Foil: Flat Was Jordy’s board made specifically for the Hurley Pro? […]
There was a moment in his post-Semi interview when Jordy Smith’s will almost seemed to buckle. He was clearly relieved to be in the Final—against John John Florence, who’d just smacked Kelly Slater in their Semifinal—and the close observer might have thought: “Ah, Jordy you’re a little too happy to be there.” Probably not the […]
Greatest Contest Surfing Ever? Kelly says, YES. The ocean was alive for the final day of the Billabong Pro Tahiti at the End of the Road, and heat after heat the ocean and competitors joined forces for a wondrous spectacle. The most anticipated heat of the day Kelly Slater vs. John Florence was all that […]