Author Archives: Gary Kewley

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

Rip Curl Women | Bethany Hamilton, Alana Blanchard and Nikki Van Dijk in Ep 3 of #MyBikini, Bali

Framegrab of smiles…who wouldn’t be? In Episode Two of My Bikini Bali, Bethany Hamilton, Alana Blanchard and Nikki van Dijk joined the rest of the …Read More »

Women hoping El Nino kicks in for Big Wave Riding Event!

YOU’RE INVITED + MEDIA ALERT: We invite you to take part in an opening ceremony today Thursday, September 27 at Waimea Bay The world’s best …Read More »

Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii Makua Cleanup Sept 2018

DAY1 (Sat 22) A humbling day of Aloha in celebration of this magical wahi pana. (A ‘sacred place’. Wahi is the word for place. In isolation, the word pana means …Read More »

Fitzgibbons Claims ISA Gold

WSL Saturday, September 22, 2018 In a preview of what may be to come, Sally Fitzgibbons has captured the gold medal in Japan in the 2018 ISA …Read More »

2018 WORLD SURF LEAGUE JUNIOR AND LONGBOARD CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED IN TAIWAN

FIRST TIME IN WSL HISTORY THE WORLD CHAMPIONS FROM SEPARATE DISCIPLINES WILL BE CROWNED AT THE SAME EVENT EVENT WINDOW TO RUN FROM NOVEMBER 26 – …Read More »

AUSTRALIAN TRIO CLAIM WORLD TITLES AT AZORES AIRLINES WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP 

The six finalists with winners Rob Bain, Dave Macaulay and Layne Beachley in red (left to right). ALL PHOTO Credit: © WSL / Masurel PRAIA DE …Read More »

Rip Curl Women | Reef Cuts, Monkeys And Barrels…

….Join In On The #MyBikini Mayhem, Episode 2

CRUNCH TIME AS THE AZORES AIRLINES WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP DECIDES FINALISTS

– PATERSON, BESCHEN, EGAN LOOK POISED TO FIGHT FOR MASTERS TITLE – GREAT SURFING ON THIRD CONSECUTIVE DAY OF ACTION  Jake Paterson (AUS) has been …Read More »

LEGENDARY FEMALE SURFERS MAKE HISTORIC DEBUT

Once a powerhouse always a powerhouse… Sunny Garcia (HAW) PHOTOGRAPHER: Laurent Masurel “AZORES AIRLINES WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP”  – FRIEDA ZAMBA AND LAYNE BEACHLEY DOMINATE PROCEEDINGS …Read More »

Best Of Gold Coast Wipeouts & Rock Jump Fails – Volume One

Why don’t wipeouts EVER get old?

OPENING DAY OF AZORES MASTERS

SURFING GREATS TAKE ON ATLANTIC SURF  – JAKE PATERSON CLAIMS FIRST EXCELLENT SCORE OF THE EVENT – ROB BAIN DOMINATES GRAND MASTERS DIVISION Rob Bain …Read More »

It’s that time again. Time for Dane’s Greatest Hits update.

The roundup 13 or so of my best Dane Reynolds clips shot from 2015 – 2018. These clips have appeared in Kai Neville’s CLUSTER, Dane …Read More »

Epic typhoon swell on opening day of 2018 UR ISA World Surfing Games

Portugal’s Pedro Henrique looks for an exit in the solid conditions at Long Beach in Tahara, Japan. Photo: ISA / Sean Evans Nearly 200 surfers …Read More »

North Shore, Oahu Hawaii | 13 SEPTEMBER 2018 | Dan Headed Haleiwa to Sunset Beach

A Play full head high NW peaked Thursday as forecasted. Dan was there.

MANGO ON THE MENTS…

…from a trip to the Mentawais on the Mangalui edited by Jon Spenser Music Tumble Down by Tavana Framegrabs show Matt’s got quite the rail …Read More »

Corey Lopez Talks About Losing Best Friend Andy Irons To The Opioid Epidemic

“Somebody’s makin’ a “shi# ton of money”… Cory Lopez Timeless & Vital. About 42,000 people (115 per day!) die from opioids…just in the US per year. …Read More »

Queens, Waikiki Beach | Surfing | Sept 11, 2018

The Front Page Cover Shot is not an optical illusion… Frame Grabbing for style… To sit or stand?  That is the question… Capturing a moment… Dan’s …Read More »

“My dream as a kid…” JJF ‘SPACE’

Framegrab may look similar to JJF Brain Waves. Here’s the World Champ’s return to surf cinema. “Space,” is a 6 minute short film featuring all …Read More »

SURFING LEGENDS PUT COMPETITION VEST BACK ON FOR UPCOMING AZORES AIRLINES WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP 

  – PERFECT SURF OF AZORES AWAITS 27 LEGENDS OF SURFING – BEACHLEY AND CURREN  TO HEADLINE FIELDS PRAIA DE SANTA BARBARA, Sao Miguel – …Read More »

Barrel Animal

Framegrabs show just how critical and thick Nias has become since the Tsunami and earthquakes of 2004-05 And how gutsy surfers must be now when …Read More »

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