May 13, 2018

Peter Mel Peaking click here 

Go inside the life and mind of Peter Mel as he prepares to surf huge waves that could kill him.

By big-wave standards, Tuesday and Wednesday were pretty tame at Mavericks. Sure, there was the odd bomb or two, but by all accounts they were few and far between. But Thursday was an entirely different story, and one that won't soon be forgotten.

"There were 50- to 60-...

December 10, 2017

Inspired by all bodies of water and love for art, Slowtide is a collaboration of three friends who wanted to convey their lifestyle through unique products. Customer dyed fabrics, mixed paints, manipulated pixels, all collaborated with artists. Check out our holiday se...

December 5, 2017

Holiday Gift Guide for Surfers

December 5, 2017

With the Airlift vest, Quiksilver wants to help you survive your next surfing wipe-out. In collaboration with Scuba equipment experts Aqua Lung, they’ve built an inflatable bladder into a neoprene shirt, similar to a wetsuit top. Pull one of four tabs on the front and...

December 4, 2017

Don't miss out on this limited supply of the Quiksilver Airlift Vest powered by Aqualung. 

Walking into Aqua Lung’s US headquarters – or rather, cul-de-sac-straddling compound – it’s clear that the company lives up to its reputation: from the mad scientist product-testi...

November 2, 2017

Please join us for our first Fundraiser Friday to help displaced families of the Santa Rosa Fires.


July 20, 2015


Full Story: Mick Fanning Shark Attack


Just the other day I was joking with Peter Mel in the competitors area overlooking J-Bay, and he told me: “I hope I see a shark when I’m webcasting from the...

June 22, 2015



John Mel started off strong winning all of his heats leading up to the final at the 2015 Surfing America US Championships. It was a beautiful, hot and sunny day at Lower Trestles in San Clemente. Waves were pumping about 3-4 feet for the finals. Starting the final he...

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