Watch: Winkipop Warmups With Kelly, Mick, Gabs And More!
How to crush rights and influence filmers.
Ooft, Torquay. If your idea of Shangri-La is long-period, dextral pointbreaks aesthetically complemented by the finest sun-kissed, kangaroo-laden bush landscapes Victoria has to offer, it’s the type of place that’ll pique your interest. In episode two of the 2017 Rip Curl Pro, Bells edition of Beach Chair — Stab and Corona’s digital compendium of peripheral action — we fixated our attention, and thus, lens, on some particularly electrifying freesurfs at Bells’ neighbouring right.
With a fresh swell and clean conditions gracing Winkipop, pros were suiting up and group texts were filibustering, all relaying the same message: Get down here. Which we did, catching glimpses of Mick Fanning’s adept forehand; Kolohe Andino’s atmospheric pirouettes; Gabriel Medina’s backhand fusillade; a galvanized Jack Freestone (the consequence of a motivational surprise in the form of a hire car covered in “Good Luck, Jack!” stickers, thoughtfully provided by enthusiastic rental car agents? True story); Kelly Slater testing a plethora of boards; Sebastian Zietz stepping up, and more.
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Stephanie Gilmore And Filipe Toledo Are The 2022 Stab Surfers Of The Year
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WSL Tells Competitors: ‘You Better Like Them Apples’
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Stab Surfer of the Year: John John Florence, Italo Ferreira, Balaram Stack, Rolo Montes, and Shaun Manners
Day 9: "You can't do better than his year last year." - John John Florence
Full Moon Surfs, Impassable Puddles, And A Few Nights Spent Sleeping In A WSL Commentary Booth
A reader-submitted collection of nonconformist surf stories.
Kael Walsh Now Owns A Bitcoin, And Watched One Crypto Video
He’s officially your Stab Edit Of The Year champion.
Carissa Moore And Finn McGill Are Your 2023 Vans Triple Crown Of Surfing Champions
They both pocket $50k and tickets to this year’s Vans Pipe Masters.
The Pick-Up, Presented By Vans, Episode 5
Mason Ho helps us ring in our final week on the North Shore.
Goofyfoot Brazilian World Champion Stars In Stab’s Biggest Board-Testing Franchise
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Surf Community Rallies To Raise Funds For Eddie Winner And On-Duty Hawaiian Lifeguard Luke Shepardson
Because it's the right thing to do, of course.
Interview: Caity Simmers On Machete Wars, Rihanna, Personal Project Problems, And The Rise Of Female Surf Content.
A toast to ‘Toasted.’