Author Archives: Gary Kewley

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

Airs Barrels and Carnage at Jaws: Kai doin’ his job

This isnt your classic BIG beautiful Peahi but this IS Peahi. Watch onshore Jaws clamp down.  Kai Lenny and Mark Visser show why their hard …Read More »

Surfing at Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore. December 24, 2017. Double to triple overhead surf with swell directions come from WNW, NW, N & NNE. Wind NNE SIDE-ON. DAN.

Dan gives us an early Christmas Present…Enjoy! And Mahalo Dan for 2017 Action! Aloha! GQ/SNN Team

How is this possible? Hawaii’s lifeguards face (impossible) liability burden

Mahalo to The Inertia and Olukai for bringing awareness. It’s hard to fathom that our very own Hawaiian lifeguards could now legally liable for many …Read More »

One Wave At Pipeline… As only Mason Ho can Explain it

Believe us when we say, after 3:25 seconds of watching Mason Ho’s interview, he’s one of the funniest guys on-camera. El Natural’ Talent in the …Read More »

Sidelines – Pipe & Backdoor Sessions

Good days at Pipe & Backdoor have been few and far between this winter in Hawaii but we had eyes on it when there were …Read More »

INTERNATIONAL SURFING ASSOCIATION & WORLD SURF LEAGUE REACH LANDMARK AGREEMENT ON OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION

– ISA AND WSL AGREE ON PROPOSED PROCESS TO ENSURE PARTICIPATION OF TOP WSL PROFESSIONAL SURFERS – ISA UNDERLINES COMMITMENT TO GLOBAL REPRESENTATION FOR SURFERS …Read More »

Here’s who made the grade for 2018

Clean cuts & close calls for the Women’s & Men’s CT rosters Women’s CT sees return of Lima, Men’s CT welcomes back Asing and Gudauskas …Read More »

JOHN JOHN FLORENCE | 2X WORLD CHAMPION

This short film celebrates John John Florence’s incredible year and what lies ahead for the 2017 WSL World Champion. Screen shot

All the latest from the Billabong Pipe Masters

All the latest from the Billabong Pipe Masters: MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR John John Florence Clinches Second Straight World Title The Hawaiian makes history before Jeremy …Read More »

JOHN JOHN FLORENCE WINS HIS 2nd WORLD TITLE! 335PM. JEREMY FLORENCE UPSETS GABRIEL MEDINA’S HOPES IN THE QUARTERS.

NOT SINCE SLATER WON BACK TO BACK IN 2010-11 HAS ANYONE WON 2 IN A ROW. “ITS JUST BEEN AN AWESOME YEAR, IM SO STOKED” …Read More »

EMOTIONS RUN HIGH AFTER FULL DAY AT BILLABONG PIPE MASTERS. 12 LEFT.

DAY 2: SURF WAS GOOD BUT NOT CONSISTENT: 3-5′ WNW-NW WITH SOME OLD NORTH. CONDITIONS EXCELLENT OFFSHORE SOUTH WINDS EARLY THEN GLASSY THEN SW….  BOTH …Read More »

Layne Stratton Filmmaker / Photographer

Guys like this keep the surf world entertained and give talented guys exposure who might not otherwise… While we wait for good surf in paradise …Read More »

New World Longboard Champ enjoys a free sesh at 3-5′ offshore on the beautiful wild west side

| Honolua Blomfield 14 DEC 2017 Dans Surf Videos Hawaii’s newly crowned World Longboarding Champ Honolua Blomfield and other fellow surfers free surfing at Makaha …Read More »

BILLABONG PIPE MASTERS COMPLETES ROUND 1, ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS SET + FORECAST.

 WORLD TITLE RACE ON THE LINE IN ELIMINATION ROUND 2 EVENT CALLED OFF @ 11:15Am due to fading surf. The Buzzer Blew 945am…Surf’ as 3-5′ …Read More »

Untitled

Today was not ‘normal’ Pipe but still high performance. Back Door and Gums offered up some fun. We needed to get these last heats at …Read More »

Occy & Iggy

How cool is the 1999 World Champ’s job?! Occ-Cast Episode 27 featuring Iggy Pop | Billabong Occy is lucky enough to be joined by an …Read More »

WEDNESDAY’S LATE SESSION AT HONOLUA BAY

Definitely better late than never…. If you liked it…see this one from January 25th 2017 HONOLUA BAY – WHITE BOARD WEDNESDAY from ACL Productions on …Read More »

Pipe & Backdoor On The Pump

MysurfTV 1:43 John John Florence continued his dominance in free surf sessions at Pipe & Backdoor this week as he eyes off a second title. …Read More »

No one comes close to the King’s Pipeline accomplisments

Slater was all smiles after his Round One win at Pipeline on Monday. It was his first time competing since July, when he broke his …Read More »

In just a few days….019 Snaketales Sunset 2017 got over 12K views …see why

Anyone who still might think the new generation has issues with power gauging can stop thinking…SNN This was the last QS event for the year. …Read More »

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