DailyStoke.com Has a New Look!!


We have a new look!  We redesigned our site to bring you even more stoke.  To celebrate, we will be having one big mofo of a giveaway session.  Over the next few months, we will be giving away some cool stuff including surf gear, boardshorts, DVDs, … [Read more...]

Surfing Barbados – paradise found

The world headquarters for Malibu Rum sits on the west coast of Barbados, 100 feet from the Caribbean sea. The water there is flat as lake, as if the surfing gods punished the spot for knocking off the name of a secret spot in California. And while … [Read more...]

I don’t even know how to spell Corilois – Misunderstandings about Surf Forecasting – Ask a Surf Forecaster


DailyStoke.com: What is the most frequently misunderstood element of surf forecasting made by regular surfers who are trying to understand the forecasts? Socalsurf.com: That is sort of a hard one to pin down...there are a lot of confusing … [Read more...]

Seen on Craigslist – Surfboard Bag Shoulder Strap for $10!


It never ceases to amaze what people will do to earn surfing gas money. On Craigslist, you can get some sweet deals. It's the tool of choice for selling a used surfboard. Apparently for a Santa Monica surfer, it's also a place to sell a Surfboard Bag … [Read more...]

Isle Surfboards: An interview with DailyStoke.com


If you go to Google, and type in the word surfboard, you'd be surprised at what you'll find. The usual suspects won't show up. Channel Islands? Lost? Rusty? No, the winner is Isle Surfboards, a company you may never have heard of, but your local … [Read more...]

Surfer gives up surfing too early


Well that just sucks. Saw this on Craigslist Newport beach the other day. Land lover indeed. It's a sign of the end of summer. Poor ex-surfer gets frustrated at a sport that requires a serious commitment to fail, failure, fail again, can't paddle … [Read more...]

Umm, no thanks


This is just ridiculous. Do marketing folks think this is actually interesting? It's boring, and even the clothes are ridiculous. Nice surf hats though - that'll keep the sun away. … [Read more...]

Quiksilver’s Hurricane Chasers

Quiksilver’s Hurricane Chasers

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Introducing Sonia Garcia – the world’s hottest competitive surfer?


Plenty of magazines and online sites (Dailystoke included) have written articles about this or that up and coming hot professional surfing chick.  Up-and-coming stars like Bruna Schmitz (hot), Alana Blanchard (hot), Kassia Meador (hot) and Erica … [Read more...]

A Kook’s Guide to: Not looking like a kook while walking up to your break


(Sorry Mr. Kook, I know that kookiness is your domain, but I had to do this subject - Feel free to put up any posts using the title "A Kook's Guide to" if you want...) Disclaimer: This is a parody meant to be read by real surfers. But read this as … [Read more...]

Surfboard Fins to the Front of the Car

Surboard straps

Ok, so maybe I'm being a bit harsh on the dude pictured here, who has committed the error of putting his fins on the back of his...errr...Italian beach vehicle. But for new surfers, it's always a weird feeling seeing someone drive by in their … [Read more...]

KOOK by Peter Heller, Book Review


"You f%cking kook, get out of the water!...were you born on planet kook?!".  The answer is yes, at least initially.  This book was written by a Kook, Peter Heller is his name.  He never surfed a day in his life until he was 45yrs old and after … [Read more...]

Mine! — World Tour priority rules, part one


In an ASP World Tour event, who has the right of way in a three man heat?  Once again, I turn to my trusty ASP Rulebook.  Though the man on man heats following Round 1 of a given World Tour competition have a completely different set of rules … [Read more...]

Perils of pearling while “surfing”

Perils of pearling while “surfing”

Ahh yes. Goat boats. We're sure it's quite a rush to surf down the face of a wave in a big mofo of a boat. But, as any kook knows, pearling happens from time to time. It can be rescued. You've got to push yourself off of the deck of your board etc. … [Read more...]

SUP hottie – I guess Stand-up Paddleboarding isn’t SOOO bad…


This is one of the only positives that comes to mind with respect to SUP and summertime. Is it summer yet? … [Read more...]

Intel Shows Off a Web-Surfing Surfboard


I came across this bizarre display of ridiculous surf consumerism during a random Google search this morning.  The article was originally published by ABC News on Oct 8, 2004 ...the headline screaming: "Intel Shows Off a Web-Surfing Surfboard"...a … [Read more...]

Celebrities who can stand next to surfboards: Kardashian #2

Celebrikook Kourtney Kardashian

Do we really have to start caring about all the Kardashians now? It's like celebrity Reagan economics. I mean, I could make some really obvious "trickle down" jokes stemming from why Kim Kardashian is famous, but I'm gonna be a lady and … [Read more...]

I can’t believe they had the balls to make the drop on those logs

I can’t believe they had the balls to make the drop on those logs

Some vintage footage of surfers at Sunset, Pipe, Waiamea in the 1960s, including George Downing, Ricky Grigg, Greg Noll and Mike Doyle. As the narrator says a couple of looooooong rides into this video: "And that's what you call really getting … [Read more...]

How close to the water can I get my head?

It's like yoga, and surfing.

Wipeout of the week … [Read more...]

Time Lapse surfboard shaping is really, really cool

Watching a surfboard get shaped is pretty fun - it just goes to show you what goes into to making a custom made surfboard. There's! a! lot! of! flipping!! This time lapse shaping vid is brought to you by Rick Malwitz surfboards. … [Read more...]