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Shane Dorian @ Jaws – October 9th 2012
October 12, 2012

Shane Dorian @ Jaws – October 9th 2012

Shane Dorian at Jaws! The first swell of the season is in and Shane Dorian is now leading the Billabong XXL race with this monster paddle in wave at Pe’ahi (Jaws) off the north shore of Maui. Enjoy

Happy New Year – Big San Diego Swell
January 13, 2012

Happy New Year – Big San Diego Swell

Happy New Year Folks! We were lucky enough in beautiful San Diego to be blessed with a perfect NW swell for 5 days in a row over New Years. There is truly nothing better than paddling out with friends on a sunny New Years day with perfect waves. Make it a great year. Enjoy the…

The Selfish Surfer….
December 5, 2011

The Selfish Surfer….

The best surfer in the lineup, biggest spray or biggest smile? Let me begin by saying that I am surfer. Devout through and through. I’ve said that surfing is my temple, my sanity, why I do what I do. But from time to time, I have had the question pop into my head; are surfers…

The Biggest Wave Ever Surfed
November 12, 2011

The Biggest Wave Ever Surfed

Garrett McNamara has set a new world record, for The Biggest Wave Surfed in Nazare, Portugal.   This record was previously believed to be held by Mike Parsons and was recorded 100 off the coast of San Diego at a place called Cortez bank.  This wave in Portugal is estimated to have been 10-20 feet…

Andy Irons Tribute Video
November 5, 2011

Andy Irons Tribute Video

We have held off here at Memoires with an AI tribute until we could find something befitting of the man, the champion. Thanks to the crew over at SurferMag we now have it. Check out this extremely well put together short video showcasing some of Andy’s best surfing and words of remembrance from some of…

Kelly Slater Vs. Owen Wright – VIDEO Showdown
September 24, 2011

Kelly Slater Vs. Owen Wright – VIDEO Showdown

What an epic year it has been already on the ASP Tour. Kelly truly looks like he is in some of the best form of his life charging for his 11th World Title as newcomer Owen Wright is hot on his heals.  As a result of the new matchup we have been trated to 3…

Surfing The Mountain
August 21, 2011

Surfing The Mountain

We love seeing what we like to call crossovers, where you take the skills or equipment form one sport and make it functional in another. Recently we watched Chuck Patterson skiing big waves with specially designed Wave Ski’s. Today we bring you the opposite end of the spectrum as the Corey Smith and the boys…

Chuck Patterson Wave Skiing
July 28, 2011

Chuck Patterson Wave Skiing

You gotta love Chuck Patterson. Surfer, skier and all around waterman, Chuck is one of the guys pushing sports to a new level. So it should come as no surprise when your out tow-in surfing and Chuck wizzes by you on a pair of…..yup, you guessed it ski’s. For a few years now, Chuck has…

Billabong “Blow Up” Free Surf Movie Released
July 19, 2011

Billabong “Blow Up” Free Surf Movie Released

I love the way all the Surf Brands are now releasing their movies and videos for free over the internet. From a marketing standpoint it helps them immensely.  Sites (like this one) will pick up and distribute the videos to their audience and in turn, they will sell more boardshorts and ultimately it helps make…

The Billabong “I Surf Because” Campaign
June 29, 2011

The Billabong “I Surf Because” Campaign

I Surf Because…… It’s a statement that gets repeated thousands of times each day all over the world, but the words that follow are usually different and unique.  You see, for those of you who don’t surf, you might not fully understand this campaign, but if you do if will most likely move you and…