Author Archives: Gary Kewley

CSO (Chief Surfing Officer) of SNN (Surf News Network). Reporting surf for over 3 decades for the Aloha State.

Aerial Bombs Reign Down on Pe’ahi, Maui Jan. 13th &14th 2018

Humans were in there… Aerial Video Maui- Bombs on Hawaii (Pe’ahi, Maui) Jan. 13th&14th 2018 from Aerial Video Maui on Vimeo. It’s quite a different …Read More »

TOWING STILL HAS A PLACE AT THE WORLDS BEST BIG WAVE VENUE

PE’AHI MORE PACKED THAN EVER HEAVY MOMENTS WHICH LUCKILY DID NOT RESULT IN TRADEGY BEAUTIFUL SCENES FROM ALL ANGLES Kai Lenny, John John Florence, Jamie …Read More »

BIG ENOUGH: Pe’ahi Saturday 1.13.18 but like it was for Peahi Challenge.

LARGE,YES, GIANT, NO. This NW could have hit 60′ crest to trough at Peahi and Waimea could have closed out but the downgrade still left …Read More »

FILIPE TOLEDO – THE ISLAND-INCLUDING SOME WAIMEA BAY

THE ISLAND, IS A NEW SHORT MOVIE FROM BRUNO BARONI WITH FILIPE TOLEDO AT HAWAII. ENJOY THE POWER SURF AND A GOOD MUSIC. FILIPE TOLEDO …Read More »

Surf Spots are more than just for Surfing

This is a story about a ‘semi-secret’ Pointbreak in Java that’s changing the Local Culture and spawning superb longboarders…Produced by Dare Jennings & Carby Tuckwell, …Read More »

The 42nd Annual Buffalo Big Board Surfing Classic presented by Quiksilver

Day 4 of the Da Hui Backdoor Shoot-Out is On & Frothing 8-12′ plus NW with glassy conditions…The Ehukai Beach Clean Up Saturday the 13th…click in for vid and more…

Consistent, heavy and some near-perfect waves. The scale is up to 12 points and Nathan Florence has already nailed one. There have been plenty 10+ …Read More »

“It’s Big, It’s Big…Juicy too!” Clark Little (Feb 26th 2016)

  The morning of the ‘The Eddie’ was heavy but somehow surfers kept it light. It’s been almost 2 years. It’s time to prepare again …Read More »

Pipe’s packed in & out of the line up. And recently, also a reminder why it’s the most dangerous stretch of beach in the world.

Mahalo Dan!

Former Pro Surfer Glen Jeans dies surfing at Rocky Pt.,the same day Dusty Payne nearly died at Backdoor.

(Image: Tom Boyle) Family, friends and the surf community are remembering the surfer who died Monday the 8th on Oahu’s North Shore. It was a day …Read More »

HAWAII’S FINN MCGILL & VAHINE FIERRO (FRENCH POLYNESIA) WIN WSL WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS IN AUSTRALIA!

FINN MCGILL AND VAHINE FIERRO TAKE OUT THE 2017 JEEP WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP IN KIAMA – THE TWO BECOME WSL WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONS FOR 2017 …Read More »

First Vid was 15-20+’ NAZARE’ but it was just practice…for the next swell 1.1.18

LETS GET READY FOR SOME OF OUR OWN WITH SOME BIG NAZ VID  Nazaré Session | 30.Dez | Training for Nazaré Challenge from EDP …Read More »

Update with Video. It could happen to anyone, anytime…

Special thanks to North Shore photographer Keoki Saguibo who was capturing the session when near tragedy struck and was on hand to help save Dusty. This …Read More »

Dan having fun capturing surfers having fun last Tuesday the 2nd

HAWAII’S-NO. 1 SEED CODY YOUNG DOMINATES HIS ROUND THREE HEAT

INTERNATIONAL FIELD FIRES UP AT JEEP WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP IN KIAMA – HIGH SEEDS MATEUS HERDY (BRA) AND COLE HOUSHMAND (USA) ELIMINATED IN RD 3 …Read More »

Ocean Macedo (HAW) caused the biggest upset so far the WSL Jeep World Junior Championship

  Ocean Macedo takes it on in Kiama when he eliminated Aussie hopeful Reef Heazlewood (AUS) in Round Two Heat 3. Credit: © WSL /  Matt Dunba Fin …Read More »

LST: One Advisory, One Warning, One XXL NW’r on the way.

Powered by Hawaiian South Shore BIG PICTURE: Saturday 1.6.18 NPAC: The consolidated powerful Jet Pattern continues fairly low off Japan with 190-200+kts pockets ranging ~30-40n Lat. …Read More »

“I Just Want to Get Better”

Anyone on the WCT might feel a twinge of nerves hearing this from John John Florence….the World Best and Most Popular Surfer on planet earth. …Read More »

North Shore community supporting shark attack victim

Shark attack rattles and unites the close-knit NS community Surf News Network 4 January 2018 Longtime local and hardcore surfer Marjorie Mariano is usually stoked and …Read More »

2018 Backdoor Shootout with SUP +LONGBOARD Divisions so far…all lefts…few rights. Some backwash. Building but inconsistent WNW-NW is now near 6′ with stiff sideoffshores. Peaks near 6-8′ later. SNN.

Holding Period: Jan 4-16, 2018. 8am to 4pm. The contest will run on the best 3-4 competition days. Watch it live on Spectrum Hawai’i Surf …Read More »

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