Santa Cruz, Calif.-based filmmaker/photographer Patrick Trefz surveys the people and places that make up the unique surf world in which we paddle
On Dec. 21, 2012 Santa Cruz's Shawn Dollar rode what's been measured in at 61 feet -- enough for a new world record and the XXL Awards' "Biggest Wave" title.
Josh Mulcoy calls Santa Cruz home, but when the winter season comes to a close he's on the road. The more remote the destination the better.
Highlights from mid-winter in California
Autumn action from California and Hawaii
World title races tightens for Parko, Slater, Fanning
Taj Burrow wins the Coldwater Classic in epic 6-foot surf.
Parkinson, Wilkinson make their moves at Coldwater Classic
Slater slips by to keep world title hopes alive
Slater, Fanning, Florence stumble in round one of Cold Water Classic
ASP world title race heats up in Santa Cruz
Jason "Ratboy" Collins gets wildcard into O'Neill Cold Water Classic
Behind the scenes of Hollywood's latest surf film "Chasing Mavericks"
Looking at photographer Patrick Trefz's latest book "Surfers' Blood"
Looking ahead at who's coming up in Santa Cruz
Anthony Ruffo gets 730 days for selling meth