Exploring remote locations and chasing winter swells has always been apart of the O'Neill DNA.Every year when Fall comes around, Timmy Reyes finds himself departing north to chase NW swells up the coast.Joining him on this trip is Brett Barley and Ben Coffey where they find secluded lineups and cold water slabs while testing the newest TRVLR Series gear.
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Solamon Storm Bailey was born and raised in the quiet town of Byron Bay, Australia.A young indigenous man with a deep connection to his country and coastline.Through his humble, but also fiercely motivated nature, Soli's small-town roots shine through.Dedicated from an early age, Soli left the cozy confines of Byron for his quest to qualify for the World Championship Tour.From the outside, we saw a new face arrive and seemingly burst onto the scene to win an event at Pipeline and qualify for the 2019 Championship Tour.What we don't see is the non-stop grind, years of persistence, exhausting travel, some wins, but lots of losses.When you strip all of this away, we see a very talented surfer in his element.Soli at a perfect righthander, showcasing his surfing talents and proudly flying the flag for indigenous Australians.Hit the link in bio for the full video - shot and edited by Morgan Maassen.
Jordy from Morgan Maassen on Vimeo.For anyone who has seen Jordy in full flight, they soon realize that they are witnessing greatness.His surfing is virtually unmatched: power, flow, progression, and style all rolled into one large wrecking ball of serious commitment to the rail.In the new short film, 'JORDY SMITH' shot and edited by Morgan Maassen,the perennial world title contender shares personal insights on his performance mindset, the world title chase,and the future direction of surfing. Above all, the film is evidence of Jordy's incredible ability and relentless drive.Oh, and flawless rail surfing.
Like many young surfers aspiring to rise up through the pro ranks, Noah “Waggy” Wegrich’s path sprouted out of the competitive landscape.That was until he saw a different avenue through the lens of free surfing. Noah's eclectic approach follows him every time he jumps into the ocean.Whether he's threading tubes, launching huge airs, or drawing unique lines, Noah has a wide array of tricks up his sleeve.As he mentions, “It’s a blank canvas.Every time you go surfing, you can do something new." At age 26,Noah continues to reside in Santa Cruz, California, ready to chase down any surfing adventure that presents itself.
As “Shelter-in-Place” restrictions are slowly lifting in the United States, all of us have an opportunity to help the future success of our local surf shops.The surf shop remains a crucial part of every surf community, offering a sense of kinship and belonging outside of the water.With doors opening once again, we encourage everyone to check in with their local shop for store hours and updated social distance guidelines.Let’s get back to being First Name in the Water and support them as they have supported us.
Victoria Vergara’s love for the ocean comes as no surprise.Born in France and then raised on the French island of Réunion, it was early on that Victoria discovered her passion for surfing.At age 18, Victoria relocated back to France to pursue a career in surfing and modeling.Currently living in the small town of Hossegor, Victoria finds herself traveling the globe most days of the year.Shot and edited by Morgan Maassen.
After placing 3rd on the 2019 Championship Tour, Jordy Smith went straight to work in preparing for the 2020 season.A part-time resident of Hawaii, Jordy took full advantage of what life on the North Shore offers.From Ginastica training with Kid Peligro, dialing in his equipment, and surfing world-class waves,Jordy was ready for the upcoming 2020 WCT....but the world had other plans.Due to the impact of COVID-19, all WSL events were canceled.Watch how Jordy spent his time as a late-season west swell headed for the North Shore in "Beyond The Tour: Hawaii."
Inspired by the ‘stay at home order’ under which California currently lives, "ADAPT?" takes advantage of Santa Cruz’s empty streets to imagine a dystopian world where ‘Surf City’ becomes a surrealistic ghost town. Directed / Shot / Edited: Kyle Buthman Surfing: Sam CoffeyCamera Operator: Nick Alheit Color: Trevor Durtschi & Killian Mullen Sound: William Storkson Graphics: Reilly SauerMusic: Mica Levi Special Thanks: Ian Shiller, Toby & Eric Thiermann, Perry Gerkshow
We are proud to present the short film, ‘HONOLUA BLOMFIELD’, by Morgan Maassen.The film is a glimpse into the two-time World Longboard Champion’s Hawaiian surfing roots and her elegant surfingcaptured in Indonesia and her beloved North Shore of Oahu. The Blomfield’s Hawaiian surfing heritage runs deep.Honolua’s grandfather and his brother were a part of the first generation to surf the notorious Pipeline.Her grandmother and mother both surfed, and her father, Kolohe, was a professional surfer in the late 80’s.Surfing and a strong connection to the ocean would become a way of life for Honolua.She started surfing at the age of two, was a Team O’Neill rider before the age of ten, joined the world tour at fifteen,and won her second world title in 2019 at age twenty.
When you’re in a place of darkness, you’re in a powerful place of change. ‘Transmutation’ is a celebration of growth.The 19/20 Australian bushfire season as of March 9th, 2020 burnt an estimated 18.6 million hectares and destroyed over 2,779 homes.Lachie Rombouts lives on the south coast of NSW, which was one of the greatest affected areas.Lachie chose to leave money for happiness many moons ago.Surfing through the bushfire season not only helped him avoid familiar darkness, but it brought clarity towards a common goal.He is doing what he can to help by planting new vegetation for local elders and homes in these decimated areas.“Transmutation. Grapes must be crushed to make wine. Diamonds from under pressure.Olives are pressed to release oil. Seeds grow in darkness.Whenever you feel crushed, under pressure, pressed, or in darkness, you’re in a powerful place of transformation/transmutation."- Lalah Deliah Film and Edit: Thibault Upton Additional Footage: Max Zappas, Andrew Kaineder, Nick Colclough, Shane Fletcher.Music: Landon Trimble and the Pist Idiots. Graphics: Jerson Cherry Grade: Sean Mac
SURFING IS OUR PASSION. IT BRINGS US JOY AND ENRICHES OUR LIVES BUT ALSO HAS THE POWER TO BRING US TOGETHER. THAT'S WHY WE BELIEVE IT’S IMPORTANT TO PLAY OUR PART NOT ONLY FOR OUR SURF COMMUNITY BUT FOR THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY AS WELL. #WEWILLSURFAGAIN, BUT BEFORE WE CAN GET BACK TO BEING THE FIRST NAME IN THE WATER, WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO SHOW US THE CREATIVE WAYS ARE YOU ARE EXPERIENCING STAYING AT HOME AND WHY YOU BELIEVE IT’S IMPORTANT. WHETHER IT BE YOUR WFH OFFICE, NEW FOUND CREATIVE SPACE OR HOW YOU ARE KEEPING THE STOKE ALIVE FROM HOME, WE WANT TO SEE YOUR #STAYHOME EXPERIENCES AND WHY YOU BELIEVE IT'S IMPORTANT. SUBMIT A PHOTO OR SHORT VIDEO ON INSTAGRAM, USE THE HASHTAG #WEWILLSURFAGAIN AND TAG @ONEILLUSA FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $500 STORE CREDIT TO US.ONEILL.COM.