Roxy: Focus on Women Surfing

A now-controversial Roxy web video featured champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore doing lots of sexy stuff—but not surfing.

By Sally Smith-Weymouth

There is still lots of work to be done when it comes to women’s equality, not only in this great nation of ours but across the world over. 

Love Like Zeuf!

Robin "Zeuf" Janiszeufski Hesson, KPIG's longtime "Girl in the Curl," hosted a paddle-out life celebration at Pleasure Point.

The Zeuf Hesson paddleout was a powerful expression of community.

Heading Back Out

Morning came early on the first day back in the water after five dry years. Sally Smith-Weymouth photo.

Observations from a woman surfer returning to the line-up.

It Takes a Village

Laureen and Boogie Bill—reunited after 25 years.

Surfer girl finds love and money at Pleasure Point.

South Swell Weekend

Photo of Andrew Juiliano by Bruce Anderson/Magic Seaweed.

Chasing vacancy and laughs during a Santa Cruz surfing blitz.

Scott Creek

Sometimes blowy, never crowded—that's the beauty of Scott Creek. Photo by Josh Hallett.

Free parking, no people and a pretty consistent right.

West Cliff Drive

The Surf Museum at Lighthouse Point.

A sweet three-minute video by Michael Horn.

Waddell Beach

Strong northwesterly winds make Waddell Beach a major kitesurfing destination. (It glasses off, too, so surfers can have a shot.) Photo by Joe Gomez.

North Coast kiters paradise with surfing benefits.

Pleasure Point

Epic surfing on view at Pleasure Point. Photo credit: Chris Elmenhurst/

A big bowl of coldwater love on the Eastside.

Ventana Surfboards at Stripe Men Are Calling Your Name

Closeup of three Ventana Surf Co wood surfboards at Stripe MEN. Hilltromper photo.

Now you can ogle a bunch of Ventana Surf Co. boards up close and get your mantini too.