Author Archives: Gary Kewley

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

CNN gets great insight from surfing’s great one.

Kelly Slater, less guarded than you’ve seen him. It feels a little like Kelly Slater is getting closer to something he has rarely allowed himself …Read More »

Kelly Slater is a man whose impressions of the world are always interesting.

Morgan Maassen is a man whose vision of the world is always beautiful. Pair the two and you have a digital short that’s ethereal and …Read More »

Joshua Moniz laying back Hawaiian style & nails a 9 at the World Juniors Portugal.

PLAYA DE RIBEIRA D’ILHAS, Ericeira/Portugal – The second day of the Allianz ASP World Junior Championships unfolded in pumping 4-to-6-foot surf at the iconic Ribeira D’Ilhas pointbreak …Read More »

The Kelly Slater show at the Cave

The Kelly Slater show at the Cave ‘It is the best stuff I’ve seen from neck deep in very long time’ By Ben Mondy. GrindTV. …Read More »

Get ready to throw shakas at the Kona Film Fest

11th Annual Kona Surf Film Festival presented by ALTRES  shaping up  Surf News Network, 25 October, 2014 : Hawaii’s premier international surf film showcase, the …Read More »

Vans Triple Crown (Nov 12-Dec 20) cash prizes totals $1.4 million

Pic of PipeMaster: Kelly Slater © ASP/Kristin Vans Final Jewel at Pipe and Honolua Bay decides ASP WCT Champions  Surf News Network, 24 October, 2014 …Read More »

Can you believe it’s been 38 years of ripping?

Some of the parents there in their 30’s 40’s and 50’s surfed in this family event going on almost 4 decades. We should pull it all …Read More »

Pro surfer Kaleo Roberson fights off tiger shark with board and fist.

Saturday morning around 11:30 AM HST, Kaleo Roberson fended off an attacking tiger shark while surfing with his children, their friends, and an estimated 20 …Read More »

Looking back on the summer of 2014.

“Summer Ends With A Bang” Sandy Beach showing its power with an iconic image by: MAURICE AUBUCHON PHOTO Long time TV personality and KHON morning …Read More »

Mick bests Jordy to take Rip Curl Pro Portugal win. Current ratings.

Sick Pic: Mick Fanning © ASP/Poullenot Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal ASP Men’s World Tour Event Supertubos, Peniche Portugal 12 – 23 October 2014 Fanning, …Read More »

Ana leaves the room but not before giving us a scare.

Surf has dropped a lot from the SE at 2′ now and weak. Kauai still has some sets but it’s not near what the peak …Read More »

Monster Moment: Surfing Big Waves in Peniche

2 part Question: how hard core is JJF and where were the other WCT’s?   With high-velocity wind blowing huge swell towards the city of …Read More »

The legend grows

Kelly Slater lands a 720 in Portugal with Brett Simpson and Kolohe Andino….where’s JJF?

Kai Lenny secures win at SUP World Series Finals at Turtle Bay Resort

Contests highlights include 10 foot plus surf and a photo finish Surf News Network, 14 October, 2014 : Kai Lenny (Naish) secures a well deserved …Read More »

Wind-blown surf kicks off Rip Curl Pro Portugal. Big surf coming.

Photo: Jordy Smith © ASP/Kirstin Tricky Barrels Score High on Opening Day at Supertubos. Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal ASP Men’s World Tour Event Supertubos, …Read More »

El Niño favored to begin in the next 1-2 months: meaning more and more intense storms

El Niño watch in effect for Northern Hemisphere Surf News Network, 9 October, 2014. Most models predict El Niño to develop during October-December 2014 and …Read More »

Can Medina clinch the World Title in Portugal? Here’s some numbers.

Four scenerios could send the title race to Pipeline Surf News Network, 11 October, 2014. The Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Event No. 10 of 11 …Read More »

Jadson Andre wins back-to-back Cascais titles

ASP Prime Cascais Billabong Pro ASP Men’s QS Prime  Cascais, Portugal  7 – 11 October, 2014 Andre now takes the ASP QS ratings lead   …Read More »

Ian Walsh highlights summer strike mission to Indo

RedBull cuts the bull and shows two minutes of hard surfing  Surf News Network, 11 October, 2014 : Ian Walsh grew up on Maui and …Read More »

The many common reasons to start surfing.

The most common reasons to start surfing Surfers will always remember their first real wave. But why did we start surfing? Was it a magazine, …Read More »


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