This Is What It Feels Like To Fight For CT Spot In Hawaii
Most people go home.
Every year, a hundred-or-so CT hopefuls descend on Oahu for the Vans Triple Crown.
Most of them will only surf in two of those events—Haleiwa and Sunset—before returning home with tails between their legs, licking wounds etc.
This year, our friends at Red Bull followed four of these qualification stories: Cam Richards, Benji Brand, Barron Mamiya, and Jack Robinson. The first episode of “Inflection Point” features the surfers’ performances at Haleiwa, their penultimate event to qualify for the big leagues.
While we already know the outcomes, we find their stories engaging nonetheless.
Why Did Sawyer Lindblad Get A Paddling Interference Today At Sunset, If Jack Robbo Didn’t In 2019?
A critical analysis of WSL judging past and present.
Brisa Hennessy Has The Best Sunset Rizz, Caity + BLSJ Sample New Sticks
Day three recap of the Hurley Pro.
Stab In The Dark With Kolohe Andino, Episode 3
Four boards face off for two Finals spots and Jon Pyzel infiltrates the set to…
Can We Reverse Engineer The 100-Foot Wave?
We calculated the buoy reading for the surf to reach triple digits.
Stab High Site + World Surfing Reserve Playa Hermosa Is Under Threat
What’s happening in Costa Rica?
Brazil + San Clemente Crumble, Florence Puts The Mandoline To Work
Ewing, Slater and Medina sliced on day two of the Hurley Pro @ Sunset.
Soupy Sunset Skewers Three Wildcards, Jordy Smith Nicks Top Score Donning A Single Bootie
Day one recap of the Hurley Pro.
What The Super Bowl Taught Us About Filipe, Carissa, And Steph
And how the WSL Finals may cost us even more champions.
Nathan Florence, Matt Meola, Rob Machado Start All-American Light Beer Company
"It's cheap, it's light, and you can drink it all day if you want. We’re…
Stab Edit Of The Year 2024: Sierra Kerr In “Pre-Kerrsor”
Plus, we ask Sierra if World Titles belong exclusively to Gen Z now.
Watch: The Emphatic Progression Of A 21-Year-Old Australian Surf/Skate Talent
Oscar Berry floats lofty rotations, compares boardsports, and reflects on the Melbourne wavepool contest.
A Pipe Hangover, A Mega-Swell, And An Old Guard Desperate For Validation
This is your 2024 Hurley Pro Sunset preview.
Full Frame: Two Nearby Spectators Ended Up On Kook Slams Shortly After This
James McKean tail taps Shippies’ bottom stair, image by Paul Hoelen.
Post-Pipe Predictions: Millennial Women Won’t Win Another World Title + If It Swells (XXL) The Woz Is Riding It
The Stab team waxes prophetic.
Breaking: Filipe Toledo Withdraws From 2024 CT
“Competing at the highest level for the past decade has taken a toll on me,…