North Shore

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Breaking The Surface: The Journey of a Beginner

Posted October 14, 2018 by Dan Fitzpatrick

What is it like to try surfing for the first time at age 52? Charlotte Slivka decided to find out. (more…)

Warren Harlow photo

Seeing Red

Posted December 4, 2016 by Dan Fitzpatrick

For more than half a century Warren Harlow has been watching Pipeline from his front porch, offering him a rare view of the wave’s potential for extreme violence. (more…)

Editor’s Note – The Pipeline Issue

Posted by Dan Fitzpatrick

Fear. It’s a central part of the surfing experience, even if it’s seldom acknowledged. From pros to beginners, all who enter the water know what it’s like to encounter a situation beyond their abilities. We hope to overcome our jitters in that moment. But how? (more…)

Illustration by Ignacio Serrano

Facing Pipeline

Posted November 28, 2016 by Dan Fitzpatrick

Eleven accomplished surfers recall their first encounters with the world’s most dangerous wave. (more…)