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Sterling Spencer scores Outer Banks
[2 Sep 2009 | 4 Comments | 1,272 views]

Sterling Spencer and crew scored some Tropical Storm Danny (or Hurricane Bill, not sure which) at the outer banks the other week. Scott Aichner was there to get some photos.

Billabong Crew in Mexico
[10 Aug 2009 | No Comment | 1,764 views]

The Billabong crew was down in Mexico the other month filming for the Still Filthy movie. If you’re not already frothing over this movie, you better start, Billabong knows how to throw down the best surf videos you’ll ever see.

Backyard Barrels
[9 Aug 2009 | No Comment | 2,969 views]

Pro surfer, big wave charger, Tavarua boatman, Johnny Maher got some fun barrels in his backyard this past south swell. Maher runs one of my favorite surf blogs over at The Hungry Walrus. Photos are from Peter Tares and Anthony Giglia of Surfing and Surfer magazine.

Somewhere in Algarve
[16 Jun 2009 | 5 Comments | 1,761 views]

Portuguese photographer, Marco Domingos went on a little boat trip and brought back a few pictures.

Papua New Guinea locals
[2 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 1,197 views]

Ernie Higgins stumbled upon this group of surfers in the south pacific, riding hand shaped Alaias. There’s an article and photo gallery of the trip.

Layne Beachley at Ours
[2 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 3,165 views]

Layne Beachley paddled into a couple bombs at Ours with the Bra Boys before taking the tow rope herself. Frame grabs from Tim Bonython’s video of the session.

Brian Nevins scores Indo
[1 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | 3,072 views]

Stevie O’Hara and Buck Rowley over at my old stomping ground, Pioneers Boardshop, have gotten word from Brian Nevins who’s just spent a couple weeks in indo scoring crazy waves and photos.

“Just getting back to Singapore and taking in some reflection time from the past couple weeks cruising around Indo. What a trip. I can’t remember ever seeing waves this good, here… or anywhere. Cruising around with Brad Gerlach and the Marcotti clan walking into 12 straight days of perfect waves… Hope all is well.”

– Brian Nevins

Southern Gold
[19 May 2009 | No Comment | 1,950 views]

Surfline has two epic photo series of a recent trip to an unknown location somewhere off the coast of Chile. Chris Buckard is the photographer with surfers Pete Mendia, Hank Gaskell, Christian Merello, Diego Medina, Nate Tyler, and Rodrigo Farias rounding out the crew.

The Alley from above
[30 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1,615 views]

The Alley Fish Fry has some shots of clear glassy conditions down in Australia. Doesn’t get much more perfect than this.

Central America madness
[29 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1,425 views]

Peter Mendia and Shea Lopez score some epic waves down in Central America (might as well be Indo). Greg Panas and Strangeday Productions were there to get the video.

“There are still some secret nooks and quiet crannies to be found between Mexico and Columbia. Recently, Gator State homeboys Peter Mendia and Shea Lopez went hunting one of these olas mysteriosos.”