Author Archives: Gary Kewley

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

‘Volunteer of the Month’ Congrads Beau Hodge! Saturday is Day at the Beach.

Mahalo Beau. Most of you have seen and heard contest announcer  Beau in action as a big part of our events with his water skills …Read More »

What the big wave world’s best say about fear & Eddie

Fear and Character Factors at Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Surf News Network, 27 December, 2014. How do surfers get over the fear factor …Read More »

Depactus: Men of Extraordinary Pursuits – Mark Healey

Depactus: Men of Extraordinary Pursuits – Mark Healey on Vimeo A life spent in the sea, Mark Healey’s relationship with his aquatic environments is innate. …Read More »

10 Years After: Revisiting the Boxing Day tsunami Indonesia

Photo: Aceh © RNW Revisiting Aceh and the Thai island of Koh Lanta  Surf News Network, 26 December, 2014 –  marked the 10th anniversary of one of …Read More »

Professional Bodyboard tour names 2015 event stops

Maldives & Portugal events added to tour schedule Surf News Network, 24 December, 2014. The 2015 APB Tour schedule is set for an epic year in …Read More »

Locals take ASP to court over Pipeline wildcards

Photo Pipeline @ Dan Devine Billabong Pipe Masters Law states surf contests must have four-person heats Surf News Network, 19 December, 2014. North Shore, Oahu …Read More »

WSL Men’s & Women’s World Championship Tour Class of 2015

Guess who has the target on their back? It’s going to be an amazing year. Will the new guard take over or will the ‘old …Read More »

Legendary Big Wave Charger Mark Foo drowned 20 years ago

It’s hard to believe its been two decades. Mark Foo was among the top most respected big wave riders of the day and thus no …Read More »

Heavy West steamrolls into Mavericks


T&C Surf hits AOL’s “This Built America” editorial series

T&C launched in a shuttered barbershop, but now they’re global Surf News Network, 22 December, 2014 Wahiawa, Hawaii – This week, T&C Surf Hawaii and …Read More »

Pipe a half century ago was the same as today. But that’s about the only thing.

Go to 1:05:30 on the video for the Pipe Story on Phil Edwards. Comparing today’s performances, surf boards and movie making can make you chuckle. And …Read More »

Remembering Highlights & Drama from the Pipe Masters!

Medina Wins 2014 Title; Wilson Wins Billabong Pipe Masters, Vans Triple Crown – ASP As the 2014 World Championship Tour (WCT) season drew to a …Read More »

Julian Wilson wins Billabong Pipe Masters & Vans Triple Crown

Julian Wilson @ ASP/Masurel Billabong Pipe Masters ASP Men’s World Tour Event Banzai Pipeline, Oahu Hawaii 8 – 20 December 2014 Surf News Network, 19 December, …Read More »

Historical Day: Gabriel Medina crowned 2014 ASP World Champion

Gabriel Medina @ ASP/Scholtz Medina the first ever Men’s South American Champion Surf News Network, 19 December, 2014. Gabriel Medina, 20, made history today, becoming …Read More »

Lets help those who save lives…

North Shore Lifeguard Association Winter Party! Presented by RVCA, Kona Brewing Company and @gr3en. This Saturday, December 20th at Waimea Valley, 6:30-10:30pm! Music and prizes! …Read More »

Vans Triple Crown: Payne vs. Bourez vs. Wilson

While three top surfers battle for the 2014 World Title, three others are contenders to earn another Hawaiian honor, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. …Read More »

A night at the movies like most surfers prefer

All at Hawaiian South Shore’s Makai Parking lot. 320 Ward Ave. What The Sea Gives Me from MISFIT PICTURES on Vimeo. Announcing back to back …Read More »

Slater out. Medina & Mick still in. The final day is going off. NW is 4-6′ local size and possibly some up to 8′ today, good clean offshore, nice weather.

GO ASP LIVE HERE Surf’s 4-6′ and hopefully up to 8′. Sand bars and angle not epic but it’s very contestable with barrels on the rights …Read More »

Dorian reports on Jaws and Steudtner on Nazare’

Here’s Ross Clarke Jones © Jose Pinto/ASP Big Wave Galore Surf News Network, 15 December, 2014. It’s been a huge week across the globe. Hawaii’s North …Read More »

In case you missed it: 83′ & 83′ World Champ, Tom Carroll dominates Heritage Heat at Pipeline

Tom Carroll © ASP/Kirstin Heritage Heat ASP Specialty Event Banzai Pipeline, Oahu Hawaii 12 December 2014 Carroll bests 2000 World Champ Garcia, 1993 W.C. Ho …Read More »


Seaspecs June-Nov 2017…2018
Surf n Sea Backporch 3/24/18
Hawaiian South Shore: Harely 2/15/18
Hawaiian South Shore CJ Nelson 2.15.18 Gif
Terry Young Smiling Bikini Girl
Pacific Diamond
FreeSurf Mag. Lopez Yoga.2.15.18
Cholos 200×250 wave
Seaspecs June-Nov 2017…2018

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