Will Skudin who put it all on the line at the Nazare Challenge 12/20/16. With the final Big Wave Tour event at Isla Todos Santos in Baja has a waiting period stretching until February 28, 2017. Should it run, that event will decide both the 2016 Big Wave World Champion and the top 8 full-time
Will Skudin finishes 6th in Pe’ahi Big Wave World Tour Event and is now 5th in the World Title Race.admin
The field consisted of 24 elite international surfers at Pe’ahi (aka “Jaws”) Hawaii. With $100,000 on the line all the competitors were beyond stoked to get started. Years of training and hard work as been leading to this moment for Will and was huge accomplishment to be on this list of 24. With Will's finish
A2Z Cinematographer/Editor About four years ago, my friend Dylan Hronec decided that he wouldn’t let his cerebral palsy stop him from learning to surf. Since then, Dylan, also known as “The Surfing Samurai,” has, against all odds, progressed immensely. And perhaps the most amazing part of it all is how he maintains such a positive attitude. But wait, there’s
Dylan Heyden The Inertia Associate Editor lived on Long Island for two years of my life. And before you question that preposition, let me assure you that locals are emphatic: it’s “on” Long Island not “in”. A California purebred, it was tough getting accustomed to surfing in the Mid-Atlantic. Getting waves can literally come down
Leif Engstrom wins fourth NYSEA Open title; event included Surf for All outing By Anthony Mitthauer-Orza Despite the overcast and poor wave conditions for this year’s open surf contest, NYSEA’s seventh annual Surf Week took over Long Beach last week, and kept spectators busy with a five-day, jam-packed lineup of events. Thousands of spectators came out to Long Beach to celebrate the summer event. The event, which honors the memory of Long Beach surfer George “Geeza” Geiser, ran from July 13-17 and featured surf and skate contests, parties, concerts and children’s events, and took another step toward publicizing Long Beach and its thriving surf culture. This year’s event — sponsored by Hurley, Clif Bar, Honest Tea, Vintage Seltzer, 3 Water, and Skudin Surf — featured a “vending village” on the boardwalk between National and Edwards boulevards, offering food and products from the sponsors as well as clothing and accessories from local vendors.