The Surf Station in 2018. Commentary by shop owner Tory Strange: I remember when we added an internet surf report to our call-in surf report and the changes it brought. This was well over 10 years ago. First it was just text, then we changed and added 3 pictures across the top of the page. Later, a…Details
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A BIG CONGRATS to JJF – 2x World Champion!!! JJF’s big win came in front of a huge hometown crowd packing the beach Monday at the Billabong Pipe Masters. “I learned a lot about myself this year, with all the pressure,” added Florence, still processing the moment, “Gabriel [Medina] is so good out there, the…Details
John John Florence and Jeremy Flores battle in the final heat at the Billabong Pipe Masters 2017. Everyone thought that JJF had it, but Jeremy waited patiently for the wave to finally arrive. And when it did, it paid off as Jeremy sneaked past JJF to take the win. Congrats Jeremy!!!!
Admit it: Before Connor O’Leary blitzed the World Qualifying Series in 2016 — winning the whole damn thing and qualifying for the World Tour — you had no idea who he was. And that’s OK. Neither did we. The half-Irish, half-Japanese goofyfoot from Cronulla, Australia, has always flown under the radar. He never won a…Details
Winter is coming, and the water is beginning to dip into those dreaded icy temperatures. Here at the Surf Station in St. Augustine (and in Northeast Florida, in general), we don’t exactly experience how insanely and relentlessly cold Mother Nature can be, but those brisk winds that do occasionally blow in from the North, plummeting…Details
The Coffin brothers bring back their “Young Wise Tails” series, and we’re sure glad they did! So sit back and enjoy their latest episode from Hawaii! Both Parker and Conner have been riding a lot of Fever models, not only as shortboards, but also as step ups. Each with very similar dims but both have…Details
Endless Summer creator and legendary surf film maker Bruce Brown just passed at 80 years old. Bruce Brown’s ‘Endless Summer’ is arguably the most iconic surf film of all time. The Endless Summer was Brown’s sixth surfing film in his career. He continued to make films including the Academy Award nominated On Any Sunday.