Author Archives: Gary Kewley

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

Lets paddle, drop, drive & survive

Published on Dec 11, 2014 Jaws Big Wave Paddle Surfing Maui @ The Most Famous Big Wave Spot On The Planet. Full Version Video Coming …Read More »

Braddah Mel Puu’s Canoe, Stand Up & FlHi Girls TV Tandem Pro Am Sat &Sunday Dec 13-14 at Makaha!

Mel Puu grew up about a mile from Makaha, the west side’s legendary surfing beach. He did all kinds of watersports and has won titles …Read More »

Turtle Bay Resort hosts the 3nd Annual Maui Ola Foudation (MOF)

When: Saturday, December 13, 2014 – 6:00pm to Sunday, December 14, 2014 – 12:00am Where: Kuilima Ballroom Join a host of the world’s greatest surfers, …Read More »

2014 ASP world title contenders talk about the tension

3 generations: Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning, Gabriel Medina  © ASP/Scholtz Event organizers will reconvene Aloha Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. to assess conditions and make …Read More »

Nic Lamb (USA) has won the Punta Galea Challenge, Makuakai Rothman 2nd

World’s Best Big Wave Surfers Take on Massive Waves in the Basque Country podium shot of the 2014 Punta Galea Challenge Image: ASP/Poullenot  Punta Galea …Read More »

Hawaii Born: noRep Boardshorts collaborates with Sean Davey

“The North Shore Collection” launches this week  Surf News Network, 9 December, 2014 – noRep Boardshorts have teamed up with photographer Sean Davey for limited edition …Read More »

Pipe Masters if postponed for Wednesday. Tuesday: Finalists Decided at Men’s Pipe Masters Invitational

Photo: Pipe Master, Jamie O’Brien will face Maui’s Hank Gaskell, and the North Shore’s Makai McNamara and Reef McIntosh in the Final of the Men’s Pipe …Read More »

Pipe: Battle for Wildcards in Heavy Barrels

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 The 2014 Men’s Pipe Invitational ran in double to triple overhead waves as a 32-man field battled to earn the final two …Read More »

Vans Triple Crown’s 3rd and final Jewel day one: McIntosh, O’Brien, McNamara, Gaskell finalists at Trials

A great day of comp in 6-8+ Pipe until the onshore winds and Ehukai current caused final heat to go on hold at about 345pm HI time.   Talk about stacked …Read More »

Chelsea Williams Wins ASP World Longboard Title in China, Kelia Moniz in 2nd

Monday Gold Coast surfer Chelsea Williams (AUS) claimed her maiden ASP World Longboard Title. PIC ASP/Will H-S WANNING, Hainan/CHINA (Tuesday, December 9, 2014) – Chelsea Williams …Read More »

Robert Redford and Will Ferrell with Kelly Slater hilarious debate

A little laughing never hurts unless it’s too hard a laugh. Shall we move the Ocean like Will wants? Kelly thinks so.

One surfer’s take on the fake wave debate

Faking it? A closer look at the artificial waves. Surf News Network, 4 December, 2014.  I sat in in the dark, damp, attic room of …Read More »

Talk Story with pro Surfer Jamie O’Brien Wednesday night at Surfer, the Bar

When: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 – 8:00pm to 9:00pm Where: Surfer, The Bar EVENTS: Arts & Culture Community O’Brien was born on June 9, 1983 …Read More »

John Florence and Steph Gilmore take home the top trophies at Turtle Bay Resort

History was made at the 45th annual Surfer Poll Awards tonight with John Florence ousting long-time fan favorite Kelly Slater from the top of the …Read More »

Hawaii placing 1st in early round of GoPro World Longboard Champs in China

GoPro World Longboard Championship, China presented by Wanning World’s Best Dominate Riyue Bay Point at GoPro WLC Sunday, December 7, 2014 It was ladies day …Read More »

Garcia, Carroll, Elkerton, Ho to stare down eachother at Pipe

Martin Potter & Brad Gerlach have the stare down wired before their Heritage Heat at Lowers last September ASP Heritage Series ASP Speciality Event Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii …Read More »

The quest for qualification is an interesting way to live.

Ask Zeke, Evan, Hedgey, Damien and Pat…A Redbull Video Story Author: Brian Roddy Surfing’s World Qualifying Series knows no season. It starts in January, ends in …Read More »

Increased Odds for El Niño to form through winter, spring hit 65%

Subsurface heat content anomalies increase in Pacific Ocean Surf News Network, 4 December, 2014 – During November 2014, sea surface temperature (SST) anomalies increased across the …Read More »

30 Year Milestone Celebration for Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau

Invitees gather for the Opening Ceremony of the 30th Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau. Image: ASP / Ed Sloane Surf News Network Hawaii WAIMEA BAY, Oahu/Hawaii …Read More »

Tahiti’s Bourez Wins Vans World Cup of Surfing

Payne Runner-Up, On Track To Take Vans Triple Crown Title Michel Bourez (PYF) wins the Vans World Cup of Surfing, scoring a 9.93 in the …Read More »

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