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One Roll 022: From Gerry’s Place Nate Leal shoots the faces who pass through the Volcom House on the North Shore

I was recently walking along the houses on the North Shore, each with it’s own hum of humans drinking and...
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Zeke Lau is “Goin’ to Da League” Meet the tour’s new Hawaiian power source

I met Zeke Lau when he was 12 years old. It was my first trip to Indo and it was...
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Surfing out front with your friends Final installment of the RVCALOHA Series from the North Shore

There’s nothing in the world quite like running out in front of the house for a surf. In trunks. In...
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Watch RVCAloha: “Alex And Ellis” Alex Knost and Ellis Ericson and some jazz poetry at V Land

Regardless of where you sit on spectrum of surfing hipsterism and nostalgia, you’d be hard pressed to not be at...

One Roll 019: Tom Carey One unedited roll of film shot behind the scenes on the North Shore

The North Shore is a bizarre and beautiful place. On the surface it can look like a surf mecca with...
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A North Shore gathering for Dylan RVCA and Mark Oblow create a Hawaiian night that can only happen on the North Shore

Things happen on the North Shore that don’t and can’t happen anywhere else. I’m now thoroughly convinced of that. The...
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4 Cities: Gavin Beschen Episode 3: On The North Shore of Oahu I Presented by Volcom

Gavin Beschen is a giver. Aside from giving us all a few decades of that one of a kind mantis-like...
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What Youth on the North Shore “We are not Subway”

We land in Honolulu before midnight and immediately make our way to the Thrifty Car Rental place to grab our car. Everything was...
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What Youth Fire Update: We’re good Can’t say the same for some of our neighbors

Early Friday morning we got word that the units behind our building had caught fire. Assuming it was merely a...
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Andy: The Untold Story of Andy Irons Watch the very powerful trailer and see how you can contribute to make the film happen

No shortage of emotion running through the halls this week. And we hope if nothing else we’re all reminded at just...
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Watch John John Florence in “Twelve” Episode 4: Sailing around Hawaii

John John Florence has it all figured out it seems. Gold jersey in comps. A sailboat docked in Hawaii. And...
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Skip McCullough is having a great start to fall Salem’s Pot is always a nice touch

What you’re hearing is Salem’s Pot. We were lucky enough to see these dudes a few months back at the...
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Scott Oblow, Kahala Hawaii, 1987 Back Den 100

Editor’s note: Today is the 100th Back Den we’ve done with photographer Mark Oblow. It’s really an honor to get...
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Nathan Fletcher, Hawaii, 2012 Back Den 099

“nathan fletcher is one of my all time favorites. this is his way of posing for a clothing photo shoot....
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Brian “Apes” Boyle, Hawaii, Circa 1986 Back Den 098

“brian boyle aka “apes” pulls the classic stand up frontside grind at (off the walls) in hawaii kai, on oahu....
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Austyn Gillette and Craig Anderson, Hawaii, 2015 Back Den 097

“september 19 2015 hawaii huf tour. austyn gearing up for what they call getting down, about to take bodysurfing to...
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“License to Chill” Starring Mason Ho More weird waves with Mason and Burger “Hawaiian Hurricanes”

These dudes really have the ocean and all her peculiarities figured out. So when Hawaii got hit by back to...
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“License to Chill” Starring Mason Ho Mason dances with rocks again in Episode 5 “Rock Lobsters”

This might be the most dangerous surfing ever done. I mean, seriously right? I don’t know even know if it’s...
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“License to Chill” starring Mason Ho Waimea Bay: Inside and way outside

“I had to pack the shorebreak, it’s what I live for.”—Mason Ho. Episode 3 and they’re still amazing. Inside, outside...
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Watch “Conner Coffin x YWT” Classic lines done perfectly

Conner Coffin is a throwback. He’s well-rounded. He carves and charges and has found a way to please the judges...
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Christian Hosoi, Hawaii Circa 1986 Back Den 086

“christian hosoi skating off the walls in hawaii kai, on oahu hawaii. with steve caballero pressed against the fence laughing....
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Watch 100% Alohamade Featuring Dusty Payne, Kelly Slater, and Clay Marzo

Eli Hanneman. If you don’t know the name by now, your excuses for not knowing just ran out. He’s only...
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Watch “RVCAloha Montage” With Bruce Irons, Danny Fuller, Jay Davies, Makua Rothman, and More

The North Shore’s El Niño season is coming to a close and here’s what you’re left with: a packed montage of...
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Watch “Kai Bagah No Wundah” Kai Barger and his Maui boys love to be way above water, and aren’t afraid to be way underwater either

Kai Barger is an interesting member of the Maui crew. When he was younger, he was probably the most well-known...
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Watch The SOTY “MAXED OUT” Video #AVE4HAOLE

Evan Mock documented the behind the scenes of the SOTY trip with Ave and Terp, all on his iPhone, in...
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Mikey Wright, Pipeline 2014 Collected Thoughts 096

“In 2014 I only knew Mikey Wright as Owen’s little brother. Even though he was doing stuff like you see...
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Watch Koa Rothman’s Massive Winter Highlights Pretty hectic and heavy

The Rothman gene pool runs deep. And Koa is only the latest to step in and prove himself to be one of the...
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Watch Welcome to Water Volcom is still ground zero on the North Shore

Volcom has put their stamp on the North Shore. Plain and simple, there’s no denying that. Each winter numerous amounts of...

All those Eddie Highlights Too good to be true at Waimea Bay

Quiksilver definitely needed this, but we all fucking needed this. After much anticipation of whether the Eddie would run or not, the...
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Watch Yago Dora in “O Cabra” Kid is really, really good

Throughout the past few months you’ve seen a ton of Yago, mostly because we had him featured in our This is...
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Watch “The Chain” Starring Seth Moniz and a Fleetwood Mac track

After watching 20-year-old Makai McNamara nearly take down two surfing legends (Kelly and Bruce) and one of Pipeline’s princes (JOB) at...

Watch Huli Huli With John John Florence, Dusty Payne, Mason Ho, Jamie O’Brien and More

The Hawaii clips keep coming in. And for all intents and purposes because if the waves are there so are...