Under the guidance of Hawaii's best watermen, 21-year-old Kai Lenny was born for big-wave greatness.
He's one of the gnarliest watermen in the world, yet for some reason Maui's Kai Lenny doesn't get his due. Maybe it's because he's such a nice guy?
Hours after the birth of his daughter Hawaii's Makua Rothman jumped on a plane to Peru to compete in heavy 30-foot surf. Inspired, he came away with the biggest win of his career.
The Kamehameha Surf Team just won the NSSA National High School Team Championship, becoming the first all-Native Hawaiian squad to take the title.
Motivated by what he sees as a system failing the island's people, former ASP World Tour surfer Dustin Barca has entered the race for mayor of Kauai County.
From Maui to Nazare, Half Moon Bay to Teahupoo, 2014 was a good year for big-wave surfing. Look no further than the winning waves for proof.
It was yet another epic year of surf celebrated at the annual XXL Global Big Wave Awards, and stealing the show was none other than Greg Long and Grant Baker.
Be it in big waves or on the pro tour, the popularity of women's surfing is reaching never-before-seen heights. The following is a handful of the most key influencers driving the sport forward.
As Team Hawaii rolled to gold at the recent ISA World Junior Championships, young Mahina Maeda and Tatiana Weston-Webb proved the future of women's surfing in the islands is in good hands.
After a stumble in Round 2 of the Quiksilver Pro Australia, John John Florence didn't start his 2014 campaign the way he'd hoped, so we probed him about Slater, the ASP and Pipeline
With more events in better locations, an infusion of significantly more prize money, and an extremely hungry group of women, the 2014 ASP Women's World Tour is poised to take the sport to an entirely new level.
As the ASP World Tour undergoes an ambitious restructuring, the first event of the year, the Quiksilver Pro, is here. And all eyes are on the tour organizers instead of the pros.
In winning the Volcom Pipeline Pro, Kelly Slater affirmed that he's the best surfer ever. The scary thing is, as the 2014 season looms, he seems to actually be getting better.
Over the last few weeks, every big-wave spot from Hawaii to California saw some of the best swells in recent memory, and some lucky surfers found the right spots.
When a solid Northwest swell hit Maui on Jan. 19, the infamous Jaws roared to life, Albee Layer, Jamie O'brien and rest of the big-wave crew had a field day.
O swell de Hercules