The Wave of the Future – Wavepools

The Wave of the Future – Wavepools

The world of Surfing just keeps on expanding. Seems like every year a new way to ride a wave becomes popular. Now technology has come full-circle to offer us a completely new wave to ride. Wavepools are not new, but the process of perfecting the wave … [Read more...]

First it was Surfing Dogs. Next, Surfing Cats. Now, Surfing Ducks. When will the fun end?

This is possibly the craziest surfing animal vid I've ever seen. First it was surfing dogs. Then came surfing cats. Soon, we'll have hot surfing chicks! ;) … [Read more...]

How to Duck Dive. With real live ducks!

How to Duck Dive. With real live ducks!

Hehehe. Too funny. … [Read more...]

GO SURF: Surfing Book Review

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Did you know Captain Kook, I mean Cook (with a C), discovered surfing for the Europeans in the 1700s?  The things we learn from instructional surf books....  I Just finished reading GO SURF and watching the 30-minute virtual coaching DVD that … [Read more...]

The story behind THIS Kelly Slater vid – Talking with Morgan Maassen

The story behind THIS Kelly Slater vid – Talking with Morgan Maassen

If you haven't seen this YouTube vid of Kelly Slater saying "Hello, Rincon", you should. We tracked down the dude who made it, and he just so happens to be Santa Barbara local, Morgan Maassen. What's more, and more important, is that this surf … [Read more...]

Dear Kate Bosworth

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Dear Kate. I loved Blue Crush. Don't you think, some six years after release, it's time for the sequel? Please don't make us wait like the Endless Summer II. … [Read more...]

Car surfing is like real surfing, except the wipeouts aren’t as fun

Car surfing is like real surfing, except the wipeouts aren’t as fun

There's a surfing-like activity that is all the rage for surfers that are battling flat conditions (ie. None of us, right now) and for dumb kids finding themselves far from surf: car surfing. Don't do it. Don't let your younger brother do it. The guy … [Read more...]

Have you got a surfing movie that needs some profile?

If you're a surfing filmmaker or know of one, we're looking for surfing movies to review. We've been contacted by a number of great filmmakers, and have done reviews of One Track Mind, the new film by Chris Malloy, Chasing the Dream, a story about … [Read more...]

Surf Nation by Alex Wade – Surfing Book Review

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"People surf in England?!?" You may never have given it any thought. Indeed, if you're anywhere other than Australia, California or Hawaii (or other popular surfing destinations), you'll have heard a similar question about your local break. In … [Read more...]

Guinness Surfer Commercial

Guinness Surfer Commercial

Is this supposed to be Irish surfers of lore? There's an ancient tribal feel to the content, but they’ve got fiberglass/single-fin Guns. The guys frolicking in their underwear has got me guessing too - not likely in the freezing North … [Read more...]

Non-surfer gets slammed by a wave

Non-surfer gets slammed by a wave

Submitted by our favorite user, Mike. You too can submit some surfing related stuff by emailing us a info [] dailystoke.com. Go nuts! … [Read more...]

Why you don’t lend your boards to Beginners

Why you don’t lend your boards to Beginners

For anyone planning to start surfing, it’s a good idea to buy a used or epoxy board that can take a beating. And, before you paddle out don’t be afraid to ask a local where to get in and out of the water. This dude’s next lesson will be in ding … [Read more...]

Surfing in Pensacola, Florida – Cop gets pummeled

Surfing in Pensacola, Florida – Cop gets pummeled

So, aside from the fact that the surfer in this vid is attempting to surf Hurricane Ike - complete with crazy winds and tons of whitewater - and is later seen "riding" closeout crap, the best part about this vid is the cop getting totally pummeled by … [Read more...]

Ever wondered how a machine shapes a surfboard?

Ever wondered how a machine shapes a surfboard?

This video gives a quick peak about just how your precious little surfboard was probably shaped, hopefully in the United States and America! It is pretty cool to see the machine in action, and the video touts the benefits of such an investment. … [Read more...]

What to do when the surf is flat – part 2

What to do when the surf is flat – part 2

Reader Alex sent us the following Youtube vid - what surfers do when it's flat. Sick barrels, dude! Props to Alex for finding this obscure surfing vid - and yeah, that's the kind of thing I'd like to do when it's flat. … [Read more...]

Wow. This surfing video is a must see – shacked in slo-mo

Wow. This surfing video is a must see – shacked in slo-mo

This is the most stunning surfing clip I've seen in a long time. The clip is an extract from a six-part series called South Pacific being broadcasted on BBC2. The vid shows Dylan Longbottom in super sloooooooooooooow motion and high definition, … [Read more...]

Ugh, I think I just barfed in my mouth a little – courtesy of tourists

WB 09 from Matias Ferrario on Vimeo. Yeah yeah, I know, "at least they're having fun." Well at least they could've kept their little vacation a secret by not making a movie on Vimeo. I was just searching for some cool local surfing vids, and … [Read more...]

Sex Wax displays a sense of humor

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Well, actually, they've always displayed a sense of humor - I mean, Sex Wax? How about Quick Humps? Anyways, I love Sex Wax Quick Humps and I religiously use it as my base-coat because it makes the most perfect little bumps so your little feet and … [Read more...]

Of course, Spongebob HAS to surf.

Of course, Spongebob HAS to surf.

He's an undersea creature. Why wouldn't he surf? He is in the water. Or actually, under the water. Think about that for a second. Do you see something wrong here? How is there water under the water? Hmmm. Oh well, Spongebob is beast, and if … [Read more...]

Longboarding just got a lot scarier – Bear Invitational

Longboarding just got a lot scarier – Bear Invitational

Watch this video and tell me how these guys pull off those moves on logs in 15 foot surf! I would crap in my socks riding those waves with longboards! I probably would decapitated by the fin or something. I liked to think that longboards are for … [Read more...]