Author Archives: Gary Kewley

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

Makua Rothman vs Mark Mathews in first ever Red Bull Cape Fear match-up

Surf News Network, 9 July, 2015 – Cape Fear, Australia – As far as match-ups go at Red Bull Cape Fear, it doesn’t get any better than this. …Read More »

The Revolusun Sandy Beach Clean Up with Surfrider Oahu Saturday 10-12p

On Saturday July 11th, Surfrider Foundation – Oahu Chapter & RevoluSun return to Sandy Beach for our annual cleanup and day in the summer sun. Join …Read More »

Lay Day for J Bay, day 1

We may need to wait several days with windswell and onshores expected. But eventually Jeffreys Bay will play host to the world’s best surfers at …Read More »

The Neuroscience of Surf: How Your Brain Reads Waves

When you surf, your brain is going haywire, but in a coordinated fashion. Specifically, dozens of maps in your brain are coding the position of …Read More »

‘Phillip Read’ can do Go Pro at Nokandui

As good as our home breaks are…there’s always somewhere better. Here’s one example. GoPro of the World Powered by Surfline entry on 06.18.15 in Nokandui. …Read More »

Muniz Crowned 2015 Ballito Pro Champion

Sunday, July 5, 2015 Alejo Muniz (BRA) won the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong at Surfer’s Beach in KwaDukuza on Sunday to consolidate his lead …Read More »

Marcus Mariota hasn’t signed rookie deal because he wants to surf?

…. If so it’s good enough for us. 🙂 Marcus doesn’t want to give up surfing. It’s in his blood line. So that’s why the delay …Read More »

Kandui: Best Ever?

Published on Jul 2, 2015 June 2015 saw possibly the biggest Indian Ocean swell of the decade – sending perfect XXL waves to Indonesia. The …Read More »

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

HAVE A SAFE AND WET 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND! ALOHA, SNN TEAM Get a ton of 4th Facts HERE In the truest sense, freedom cannot be …Read More »

Multi-Talented shredder Kalani David joins 360fly + Video feature

  Kalani Chapman © 360fly 360fly cameras adds Kalani David to their growing team of athletes Surf News Network, 4 July, 2015. Seal Beach, California – 360fly, …Read More »

Expect sunshine, lite trades, tiny swell, tons of Stoke!

Come celebrate Independence Day this 4th of July up at the Fabled North Shore starting at Turtle Bay for the 37th Annual Da Hui Paddle …Read More »

WSL adds Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge to QS 2015 in August

Uluwatu pumping out perfect waves © Murphy Quiksilver Uluwatu Challeng presented by Coca Cola and the Australian Embassy WSL QS1000 Men’s Event Uluwatu, Bali 13 …Read More »

Padang Padang_June 28 2015 – Free Surf Session

Padang Padang_June 28 2015 – Free Surf Session from Bruno Koplin on Vimeo.

Wallace Frank Froiseth Dec 21, 1919 – June 29, 2015 Aloha Oe

Photo: Wally and George Downing. Wally Froiseth make it to Hawai`i as a kid in the mid-1920s and by age eight, he was riding his first board. While …Read More »

Tim Reyes & Jordy Smith out early as Ballito Pro kicks off

Alejo Muniz © WSL/Ballito Pro/Cestari Ballito Pro WSL QS10000 Men’s Event Willard Beach KwaDukuza, South Africa 28 June – 5 July 2015 High scores and upsets as …Read More »

Quiksilver unveils fresh creative direction

Quik’s new direction harkens back to brand’s roots Surf News Network, 29 June, 2015. Huntington Beach, California – Quiksilver is proud to unveil its future creative direction which …Read More »

Hook up with FreeSurf on Youtube

Mahalo for supporting an awesome Local Surf company! The FreeSurf Magazine Channel offers great action and stories from the surfing and board sports world. Based out …Read More »

The world’s best surfers are less than two weeks away…

….from competing at the acclaimed righthander of Supertubes at Jeffreys Bay for Stop No. 6 on the 2015 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship …Read More »

Pro surfer Malia Manuel stars in “Tiny Planet”

First episode of O’Neill’s Unreasonable Film Festival by Steven Briand’s with Hawaii’s Malia Manuel Surf News Network 27 June, 2015. Western Australia – The first film of O’Neill’s UNREASONABLE Film Festival, Tiny …Read More »

The Annual John “Pops” Ah Choy Surf Fest all weekend!

We’re going to score this weekend with plenty surf. Stoked! The John “Pops” Ah Choy Foundation was created on June 3, 2010 to honor one …Read More »

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