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Take a bunch of Aussie frothers, put them on a surf charter up in the Mentawais, add some fresh fish, cold beers, tall tales and a whole lot of warm Indo tubes and this is what you get… Good friends and family sharing the stoke,…

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We catch up with one of the surfing world’s leading shapers Jon Pyzel on the North Shore of Hawaii. We talk about how he tailors crafts for Pipeline and has been working with John John Florence for the past 16 years building boards for his…

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For Aussie waterman Jamie Mitchell paddling into big waves and clocking up serious air miles in the hunt for them is all in a day’s work. Take four minutes, buckle up and join him for a wild ride through 6 days jammed with four flights,…

today is perfect tour bus

The longest day of the year has been and gone meaning summer is well underway and so is the ‘Today is Perfect’ Road Trip. Refitting an old school bus with reconditioned timber and seats made from recycled wetsuits to make a Motorhome, these guys are…

This month the Barrel crew checks in with some seriously talented groms in Bali. If you’ve not heard of Sonny Perrussel and Made Tedi, just wait. You soon will. For these frothers it sure helps to have someone like Tai “Buddha” Graham sharing his wisdom,…

A thick morning mist lay on the Cornish town of Perranporth – before long the sun burned through to reveal the ‘Today is Perfect’ tour bus in all its glory. Parked high up on Cliff Rd, the bus had the best view in town. Surfers and…

Surf fans will be making a splash for the next few months while the ‘Today is Perfect’ surfing road trip rolls from beach to beach along the UK’s southern coastline. Wannabe wave masters can get top tips and one-on-one coaching with iON surf legends Ben Skinner, Sam Lamiroy and the O’Neill…

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When the big winter swells roll towards Hawaii and California it’s a helluva show to see surfers pack their big kahunas (and often a few gas cannisters) tightly into their wetsuits and take on the might of the ocean. The rewards are big. Amazing barrels,…

win tickets and camera

British Summer time has finally landed! To celebrate this we have decided to give away 3 Cameras & 6 tickets to the Electric Beach Festival in Cornwall 7-8 June 2014. Surf, Sea, Sun and Fun are all things that you can expect to find on…

Ben Skinner and Adam Griffiths surfin in china

Like most pro surfers, UK longboarder Ben Skinner’s travel schedule would make anyone jealous. Yet his two recent trips to China to take part in the World Longboard Tour events at Hainan Island have been definite highlights. “Yeah, it’s a proper bit of travelling alright”…