The Inspiring Journey Of Kaulana Apo & How Late Would You Surf Pipeline After Dark?

The Inspiring Journey Of Kaulana Apo & How Late Would You Surf Pipeline After Dark?

In this excerpt from Episode 4 of The Pick-Up, presented by Vans, the 2022 Vans Pipe Masters local star Kaulana Apo gets honest with us on the path he’s walked, the experiences that have led him to where he is…

The Magic Cure For Morning Sickness with Dr. Cliff Kapono & Noa Deane Rides A '70s Single Fin

The Magic Cure For Morning Sickness with Dr. Cliff Kapono & Noa Deane Rides A ’70s Single Fin

Everybody knows the waves in Hawaii are better once the sun comes up, but not everyone can explain why. Good thing we have Dr. Cliff Kapono and The MEGA Lab. Cliff gives us a bit of scientific and anecdotal evidence…

Climbing The Ranks Of Pipeline With Legend and Mananalu Chandler

Climbing The Ranks Of Pipeline With Legend and Mananalu Chandler

Remember that kid who serendipitously rode the Andy Irons rising sun board in Episode 1 of The Pick-Up? Well, turns out he and his brother have already been drawing comparisons to the Irons Bros in the Pipe lineup. Are you…

Kelly Slater Bails On Obama To Surf, Nate Florence Talks Sea Monsters, And Cortes Bank Strikes Again

Kelly Slater Bails On Obama To Surf, Nate Florence Talks Sea Monsters, And Cortes Bank Strikes Again

We’re back again with The Pick-Up, presented by Vans. In this excerpt from Episode 4, Nathan Florence joins Dylan Graves and Cori Stephens on set to talk 60-foot waves, the best Backdoor Shootout ever, Kelly Slater mind-gaming former president Barack…

Testing The John John Florence "One Board, All Waves" Theory With Kuio Young

Testing The John John Florence “One Board, All Waves” Theory With Kuio Young

In this excerpt from Episode 3 of The Pick-Up, presented by Vans, we field test the “one board, all waves” theory. Last year, Jon Pyzel told us that John Florence rides the same boards at all three Vans Triple Crown…

Evan Mock Radiates Aloha From His North Shore Roots To The Worldwide Stage

Evan Mock Radiates Aloha From His North Shore Roots To The Worldwide Stage

In this excerpt from Episode 3 of The Pick-Up, presented by Vans, we spend a day with Evan and he gives us his thoughts on a childhood spent amidst a clan of North Shore surf stars, as well as insight…

Noa Deane And His Fiberglass Inheritance (Part 1)

Noa Deane And His Fiberglass Inheritance (Part 1)

In this excerpt from Episode 3 of The Pick-Up, presented by Vans, we tag along with Noa Deane as he hunts down two boards that’ve been stowed in Dave Riddle’s garage — both of which happen to be handmade creations…

California Goes Huge, The Eddie (Almost) Went, Sharks At Pipeline, And Leash Hacks For Solid Surf

California Goes Huge, The Eddie (Almost) Went, Sharks At Pipeline, And Leash Hacks For Solid Surf

We’re back with The Pick-Up, presented by Vans. In this excerpt from Episode 3, we ask: Was it worth chasing California’s biggest swell in a decade? And what happened with the Eddie? We explore all things massive-swell related, and look…

Get To Know Ēweleiʻula Wong + Yago Dora Reveals His Surfer Of The Year Choices

Get To Know Ēweleiʻula Wong + Yago Dora Reveals His Surfer Of The Year Choices

The 2022 ISA World Junior Champion from Wahiawa invites us along for a tour of her deeply cultural upbringing — and does so speaking mostly Hawaiian. She takes us for a tour of the school she’s gone to for the…

Superstitions, Buzz Cuts, An Air Guy At Jaws, And A Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Breakdown

Superstitions, Buzz Cuts, An Air Guy At Jaws, And A Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Breakdown

After a two-week hiatus, we’re back with Episode 2 of The Pick-Up, presented by Vans.We’ll be dropping an episode each week from here on out. In this excerpt from Episode 2, we check in on some notable CT sticker swaps,…