Surfing

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Black Sand is the California surf crew fighting for justice on the water

Brick, Gage and Tre’lan met through their mutual love of surfing. Now they’re determined to change the status quo of LA’s white-washed surf culture.
Frank Nesbitt
5.20.21
Culture

Meet Benny’s Surf Club, New York’s queer, BIPOC surfing collective

Founders Johnny Cappetta and Momo Hudes on their efforts to make the sport less white, less straight and more inclusive.
David Aaron Brake
10.1.20
Photography

Vava Ribeiro's intimate photos capture Hawaii's surfing community

The photographer's new book 'North Shore' features portraits of legendary surfers, dramatic landscapes, and wild animals.
Sarah Gooding
1.7.20
Culture

keala naihe wants to preserve the oceans for future generations

i-D talks to the artist and surfer about perpetuating his Hawaiian culture by caring for the land and advocating for clean water.
J.L. Sirisuk
4.23.19
Culture

joni sternbach's photographs chronicle surf style around the world

Joni Sternbach’s ‘Surfland’ series captures surfers of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and abilities using photography techniques from the 1850s. We catch up about the evolution of surf culture and why we need to fight for the future of our oceans.
Emily Manning
11.17.16
Culture

capturing the surf spots that bring lebanon's youth together

Follow Charles Thiefaine's lens to the beaches of Lebanon, as the young French photographer documents how surfing unites people during turbulent times.
Charles Thiefaine
10.19.16
i-D

a new show brings basketball to the beach

Meet the designer behind the surreal, summer-ready photo series now on view at Colette.
Emily Manning
i-D Staff
6.2.15