“A Day in Port-A” … Your Next Surf Trip: Texas?

I’ve talked a bit about the Texas surf culture in the past (need a reminder? Click HERE). It’s an eclectic mix of weirdness and stoke. Having lived in the state for two years, you can believe me when I say that good surf is extremely rare, decent … [Read more...]

Hot Wax Surf Shop

In today's culture the surfing industry is exploding with new and inventive technology, progressive riding styles, and new companies and shops popping up all over the US. However, most surfers have their favorite local shop in their hometown that has … [Read more...]

Earth Day and Ocean Pollution Awareness

Today, 4/22/15, is a really special day. On Earth Day we pay homage to our home and planet. It is a day for recognizing and continuing our behavioral practice in protecting our environment. However, we have not really been on our best behavior with … [Read more...]

Disrupting The Industry- 3D Printed Surfboards

Shapers are modern day artists, they take a raw blank and sculpt it into the beautiful piece of art we call a surfboard. Think of Al Merrick as Michelangelo and Matt Biolos as Lorenzo Ghiberti, famous sculptors for those of you who haven't picked up … [Read more...]

Margies Fantasy Picks

Well, here we are again; fantasy surfer crunch time. Margaret River has to be my least favorite spot on tour. [Rio's a close second] Its a funky wave. Its got air sections, rail sections, the occasionally barrel section, but mostly bumpy sections. … [Read more...]

Passenger Clothing: A UK Surf and Adventure Company

As surfers we are also travelers, or in this case we are "Passengers". We become a Passenger each time we set out on a new adventure to uncover what is unknown to us. Surf trips are more than just sea-riding, its about the journey to your … [Read more...]

Why you should pay very close attention to Silvana Lima

Who? If you're a young reader, chances are she hasn't been on the tour since you've been paying attention to it. If you're like the rest of us, chance are you don't care about women's surfing anyway. It's cool, I agree… the guys are generally more … [Read more...]

The Time I Almost Fell Off A Cliff In Australia

Below is an anecdote about the time I nearly died at Grinders. 8 A.M: The sound of my alarm rings inches from ear. I blindly slap around to find my phone that's hidden deep in between the couch cushions. I roll off of the couch and put on the … [Read more...]

John John Florence Claims Volcom Pipe Pro Title

John John Florence is no stranger to Pipeline/Backdoor. I mean, it's essentially the kid's backyard. The 22-year-old north shore local used his intimate knowledge of the reef to take home his fourth Volcom Pipe Pro title in a stacked final heat this … [Read more...]

Tribute for Ricardo Dos Santos

At about noon on January 20, 2015, Ricardo Dos Santos passed away after fighting to stay alive from three fatal gunshot wounds. Dos Santos was only 24 years of age and had a bright surfing career in head of him. According to social media reports and … [Read more...]

Wave Works Surf Shop Review

Being apart of the surf industry and turning it into a reality is one of the ideal dreams almost every surfer has. Surfers attain this dream either at a young or old age. Some surfers want to be professional sponsored surfing athletes, others prefer … [Read more...]

Medina wins World Title; Wilson takes Pipe Masters

*** ALL PHOTOS BY THE AUTHOR (Tasha Rivard, instagram: @tasharivard) *** Well, that was exciting. Friday, December 20th marked the final day of the Billabong Pipe Masters and the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing in clean, classic 8-foot … [Read more...]

Gabriel Medina: 2014 WCT Champion

Pipeline ended the 2014 WCT title race resulting in the first ever Brazilian winning the title. Gabriel Medina clinched the title as well as a spot in the record books next to Kelly slater for the youngest surfer to win a WCT title. The emotions … [Read more...]

Surfing Sexism Overshadows Talent

    Have you ever heard of Alana Blanchard? What comes to mind when you think of her? Howbout Anastasia Ashley? Be honest guys. How many thought “dat a*s” before carves or hacks?   On the flip side, have you ever … [Read more...]

Why John John Should Be The Next World Champion, Not Medina

Medina has been getting a lot of hype lately fueling his already egotistical attitude. Yeah, he has the chance to win the world title. So what? So do a lot of other people, 7 if you want to be exact. If anyone should be winning their first world … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Every Surfer Should Visit Australia

Recently I had the privilege to do a semester abroad in Australia. During my 6-month stay in the land down under, I can confidently say I spent more time surfing than in the classroom. Don't get me wrong grades are important, but when the opportunity … [Read more...]

Will Gabriel Medina bring the WCT title to Brazil in 2014?

Gabriel Medina could possibly be the first Brazilian to bring the coveted WCT title home to Brazil, if he should best veterans Slater and Parko. Medina, at the ripe age of 20, has the chance to be on the same pedestal as the legend him self, Kelly … [Read more...]

Azores Surf Trip: Days 3 & 4 Cheezin’

Days 3 & 4 With a report worse than the first Waist high day, we decided to scour the west side of the island. What an awesome few days indeed! Same plan: drive until lost, find somewhere amazing to see, repeat until you get your bearings … [Read more...]

AZORES SURF TRIP DAYS 1&2: The Plan is to Have No Plan!

Dailystoke community members Kyle and Guillaume won a free trip to the Azores courtesy of Dailystoke!  Here is how Days 1 and 2 went.  Share the stoke…and note these guys got bumped to first class.  Not bad, fellas.  Dailystoke is the #1 site on the … [Read more...]

Writers / Bloggers Needed !!

The 'stoke.com needs some help covering events, interviewing surfers, reviewing gear, and blogging about anything surf related.  Flexible schedule and work from anywhere.  Email info@dailystoke.com with background. … [Read more...]