How Dangerous Is Surfing?

How Dangerous Is Surfing?

Every year, when the World Surf League releases its entries for the wipeout of the year awards, the same words pass across thousands of lips: ‘How on earth didn’t they die?!’ While there have been several high profile deaths over the past few decades, surfing, even in giant waves, is actually nowhere near as deadly […]

Vans Surf Introduces the Paradoxxx, Designed and Inspired by Surf Team Rider Dane Reynolds

Vans Surf Introduces the Paradoxxx, Designed and Inspired by Surf Team Rider Dane Reynolds

Vans partners with global surf team rider Dane Reynolds to create an all-new surf lifestyle footwear model that celebrates modern design inspired by Dane’s passion for skateboarding growing up. Available now, the all-new Paradoxxx blends the best of both surf and skate worlds to offer a minimalist silhouette that combines Dane’s creative concepts with Vans’ […]

Europe’s Largest Wooden Surfboard Meet Up Is Returning To Spain This Summer

Europe’s Largest Wooden Surfboard Meet Up Is Returning To Spain This Summer

Last year saw the first ever European surfboard meet go down in Cantabria, Northern Spain and after an amazing response, it’s gearing up for its second incarnation, due to take place from the 24th – 25th August. The event sees wooden board builders from around Europe gather, show off their handy work, talk materials, construction […]

Catching up with Andrew Cotton; Wisdom Gleaned From An Ongoing Recovery

Catching up with Andrew Cotton; Wisdom Gleaned From An Ongoing Recovery

Seven months ago Andrew Cotton towed into a giant wedge at Nazaré. He faded deep, bottom turning on his backhand and setting his line going left. Then the lip fell, it’s full weight landing directly on Cotty and catapulting him high into the air with the whitewash. After a few milliseconds airborne, he slammed back […]