Author: Derek Rielly

Californian surf cities on the brink as death threats allegedly fly after mild breach of surf etiquette by popular world tour veteran, “Dude acts like this and has the whole city ready to fight or kill for him” – BeachGrit
Surfing California

Californian surf cities on the brink as death threats allegedly fly after mild breach of surf etiquette by popular world tour veteran, “Dude acts like this and has the whole city ready to fight or kill for him” – BeachGrit

“This guy’s a hometown hero does whatever he wants and has the whole city sending me threats and how they are gunna get me.” The rivalry between Californian “surf cities” Santa Cruz and Huntington Beach, a tinderbox since a 2008 settlement that gave the Surf City trademark to HB, has exploded following a low-level breach […]

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Hawaii’s queen of shlock surf Mason Ho is nothing short of remarkable in unmissable new film, “Multiple Maniacs!” – BeachGrit
Surfing Hawaii

Hawaii’s queen of shlock surf Mason Ho is nothing short of remarkable in unmissable new film, “Multiple Maniacs!” – BeachGrit

“Look at me! I’m the most famous person you’ve ever met!” When Mason Ho, the mid-thirties surfer from Sunset Beach, Hawaii, hits his stride it’s with the force of a terrifying gale that strikes in the middle of an otherwise placid summer. “With a baby pulse of swell showing and some sunlight left, Mason Ho […]

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Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans! – BeachGrit
Surfing Hawaii

Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans! – BeachGrit

As well, “table and chairs for dining”! It is difficult not to ladle superlative upon superlative when describing Nathan Florence, the middle brother of that storied clan, which also includes his two-time world champion and Olympian brother John John and little bro, the skate shredder Ivan. Nathan Florence, who is twenty-eight and named after the […]

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Hawaiian surf great John John Florence gives glimpse into wild trans-Pacific crossing in rare interview, “Lots of wind, lots of wave action…scary moments… Why do I put myself through this stress? I’m selling the boat…we’re done!” – BeachGrit
Surfing Hawaii

Hawaiian surf great John John Florence gives glimpse into wild trans-Pacific crossing in rare interview, “Lots of wind, lots of wave action…scary moments… Why do I put myself through this stress? I’m selling the boat…we’re done!” – BeachGrit

“My relationship with the boat is love, hate. Sometimes it’s the most amazing thing ever. When something breaks, it’s the worst.” The just-turned thirty-year-old twice world champion John John Florence has given a rare long-form interview with Outside magazine concerning his knee injury that forced him to abdicate from the back end of the tour […]

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Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans! – BeachGrit
Surfing Hawaii

Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans! – BeachGrit

As well, “table and chairs for dining”! It is difficult not to ladle superlative upon superlative when describing Nathan Florence, the middle brother of that storied clan, which also includes his two-time world champion and Olympian brother John John and little bro, the skate shredder Ivan. Nathan Florence, who is twenty-eight and named after the […]

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Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans! – BeachGrit
Surfing Hawaii

Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans! – BeachGrit

As well, “table and chairs for dining”! It is difficult not to ladle superlative upon superlative when describing Nathan Florence, the middle brother of that storied clan, which also includes his two-time world champion and Olympian brother John John and little bro, the skate shredder Ivan. Nathan Florence, who is twenty-eight and named after the […]

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Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans! – BeachGrit
Surfing Hawaii

Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans! – BeachGrit

As well, “table and chairs for dining”! It is difficult not to ladle superlative upon superlative when describing Nathan Florence, the middle brother of that storied clan, which also includes his two-time world champion and Olympian brother John John and little bro, the skate shredder Ivan. Nathan Florence, who is twenty-eight and named after the […]

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Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans! – BeachGrit
Surfing Hawaii

Hawaiian big-wave superstar dubbed “world’s smartest surfer” lists million-dollar North Shore loft with golf-course frontage for rent, features “incredible amenities” including TV, couch and ceiling fans! – BeachGrit

As well, “table and chairs for dining”! It is difficult not to ladle superlative upon superlative when describing Nathan Florence, the middle brother of that storied clan, which also includes his two-time world champion and Olympian brother John John and little bro, the skate shredder Ivan. Nathan Florence, who is twenty-eight and named after the […]

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Man accused of killing surfing great Chris Davison hit with second charge of “intentionally choking person without consent” as Kelly Slater writes moving tribute, “Lost another soldier yesterday. One of the most naturally talented surfers I ever knew.” – BeachGrit
Surfing Hawaii

Man accused of killing surfing great Chris Davison hit with second charge of “intentionally choking person without consent” as Kelly Slater writes moving tribute, “Lost another soldier yesterday. One of the most naturally talented surfers I ever knew.” – BeachGrit

Tough minimum sentencing laws mean Grant “Grub” Coleman faces a minimum sixteen years if found guilty of killing the surf star. The man arrested over the alleged one-punch killing of the wildly talented surf prodigy Chris Davidson has been hit with a second charge of “intentionally choking a person without consent”.  Davidson, forty-five, was allegedly […]

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Wavepool maestro Tom Lochtefeld fires back at claims hotly anticipated Palm Springs Surf Club tank has been shelved, “We’ll be filling her with water at the beginning of 2023!” – BeachGrit
Surfing Hawaii

Wavepool maestro Tom Lochtefeld fires back at claims hotly anticipated Palm Springs Surf Club tank has been shelved, “We’ll be filling her with water at the beginning of 2023!” – BeachGrit

But no sign of wave-creating virtuoso Cheyne Magnusson nor his guy-pal, the hot Hawaiian eye-candy Kalani Robb! Two years ago, the world’s best surfers were lining up to jiggle their thumb tips against the Palm Springs Surf Club’s pygmy dingus, a proto-wavepool built on the site of the old Wet N Wild in that storied […]

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