Sammy_the_Explorer

Sammy the Explorer

Meet Sammy, the grommet from Sumba (an island in Indonesia). At one time early in his short life, his village lacked clean drinking water and suffered greatly as a result. When they discovered “ocean people” (surfers sponsored by Hurley and Surf Aid) their lives were changed forever. Now, Sammy has a goal to explore the…

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kepa in indo

Kepa Acero Finds a Secluded Swell in Indo

Kepa Acero might be our favorite surfing nomad. He’s on the road constantly, and he’s always in such high spirits. His latest video follows him to Indonesia, where he dons an army helmut and furiously rides his motorbike toward a swell “that will get you three barrels in one wave.” For more from Kepa Acero…

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Web Surfing: Nov. 30 - Dec. 6

Web Surfing: Nov. 30 – Dec. 6

Happy first-week-of-December! My how time flies. It goes really fast in one of these videos, where you witness the highlights of one year of Peter Mendia’s surf life, but then it slows down a bit when NRVL takes an inside look at artist Hector Menendez hard at work. There’s a (long) short about the trials…

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Web Surfing: Nov. 16-22

Web Surfing: Nov. 16-22

From useful things to outrageous things to mellow surfing in Indo and lots of time outdoors in Iceland, this week’s Web Surfing is quite nice if we do say so ourselves.  The Joy Machine “Why would you stop riding your bike just cuz you have a car?” Very interesting question. More interesting, however, is a…

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Web Surfing: Nov. 2-8

Web Surfing: Nov. 2-8

We start things off a little headier than usual, with a tribute to a lost legend, an exploration of drive and motivation and some thoughts on comeptition and sex appeal in surfing. But we round things out with a reminder about how gnarly Alaska is, how epic Mundaka barrels can be, and how fun it…

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