One Must Keep The Nose Up On This Evil Irish Roll-In
But will our protagonist oblige?
Have you ever tried to surf in full winter gear?
We’re talking hood, boots, gloves, and 5-4-3 or thicker rubber.
It’s a real sonofabitch. You feel slow, clumsy, and detached from your limbs, making surfing not only colder and more tiring (on account of the extra weight and stiffness), but also a lot more difficult from a technical standpoint.
Pop-ups are beleaguered, turns feel (and look) ugly, and hi-fi maneuvers are all but impossible.
Air-drops too become a Herculean feat, especially when you can’t feel your homonyms of the latter.
Hit play to see if Rob Kelly (Irish by name, Hawaiian by blood, Joisey by choice!) can survive a harrowing ledge-hop on a massive reefy roller, or if all that rubber will have him greeting the nearby sea floor.
The newest Numbskulls edit comes from Ireland and it packs a punch.
How Much Would You Pay For A Session Like This?
A cost-per-vision breakdown of Kian Martin and Tai Buddha's latest strike mission.
Ongoing Dialogue: Jack Freestone And Album’s Matt Parker On How They Get Sparks To Fly
"Nowadays, a standard thruster feels pretty alt to me." -Jack
Davo’s Death Strikes At Surfing’s Core
The underground icon battled demons til the end. His untimely demise is yet another cautionary…
Introducing A Brand New Travel Series (With A Familiar Name)
Watch the first New York episode of Stab & Red Bull's No Contest Off Tour.
Leandro Dora: Pro Surfer, Businessman, Punk Rock Festival Organizer, Spiritual Mentor, And World Title Winning Surf Coach
Meet one of the most beloved and effective individuals in the athlete's zone.
Long Read: An Angel At My Table
From Stab Issue 15, October 2006: Chris Davidson has one more shot at the big…
Watch: Kalani David’s Last Dance
A final surf part from the Hawaiian surf/skate prodigy.
Taylor Steele Won’t Let Surf Filmmaking Die Without a Fight
Movies shown, filmmaking advice, punk rock at the 2022 Solento Surf Festival.
Wait, Are We Going To See Moana Jones In The Olympics At Teahupo’o?
Team USA (women) and Japan (men) should be able to choose anyone they want to…
Donald Brink and Matt Biolos Win Mick Fanning’s Electric Acid Surfboard Test
And we had a party in Oceanside to celebrate.
Kanoa Igarashi and Kirra Pinkerton Answer Call Of Duty, Win Medals Of Honor In 2022 ISA World Games
Teams Japan, USA, and France move into Victor’s Village.
The Best Euro Surf Trips That Mightn’t Be On Your Radar
Want to know which less-trodden nation offers the most potential?
Former CT Surfer Chris Davidson Passes Away At Age 45
A radical life tragically ends outside a bar in New South Wales.
The Team Ukraine Interview
“There are mines near the shore, and already a lot of people have died…so it’s…