Profiles of the athletes competing on the WSL Championship Tour
As the first Italian to qualify for the CT, Leo walks us through his travels, setbacks, and aspirations as one of the world's best surfers.
From his early career up through Portugal, see the World Title contender through a new lens.
Some react to adversity; others respond. Defay's rise up the women's ranks was built on belief, hard work, and some beautiful friends.
A deep dive into how the surfer from Réunion Island became the accomplished and versatile competitor he is today.
Touring at 10. Heavily sponsored at 15. CT stardom at 20. Welcome to life under the microscope with grom for life, Kolohe Andino.
Dive deep with the South African World Longboard Champ in this edition of Covered.
The Malibu native and World Longboard Champion shows what it takes to win in this inaugural edition of Covered.
Robo leads the pack when things get heavy, which he proved during the 2019 Volcom Pipe Pro.
This Australian rookie has been one of the biggest surprises this season...but he shouldn't be.
The battle-tested Brazilian has been betting big on himself for years...and he's not done.
With his powerful brand of surfing and genuine aloha spirit Zeke Lau is a welcome addition to the Championship Tour.
Laura Enever has taken some hits in 2016, but as the women's CT star proved at the Pe'ahi Challenge, nothing can keep this girl down.
Rachael Tilly started impressing people early, but it was her education in shaping that was most formative for her longboard success.
Bianca Buitendag is one of the most beloved personalities on tour for very good reason.
While his priorities have undoubtedly evolved since falling off the CT, this family man has a lot more surfing left in the tank.
The Hawaiian phenom is aiming high this season, but the road to the top has never been tougher.
His path to the CT was far from ordinary, but Josh Kerr prefers doing things his own way.
For Adriano de Souza, a life of true meaning involves goals that are big, bold, and specific.
Barefoot and homeless at 10; landlocked vagabond at 12; couch surfer at 14. Watch what shaped surfing's latest star.
Brazil's rising star has surfing roots and passion that run deep.
After years of knocking on the door of a world championship, Tyler Wright feels more prepared than ever.
See what it took for the Brazilian rookie to make it to the big leagues.