A schoolteacher in Hawaii connected with a student through skateboarding, only to find out he couldn't afford a board of his own. She started a grassroots organization to fix that.
Surfing often gives off an endless summer, meditative, chill vibe. But at the Olympics, athletes have to focus on skills, tricks and points, and, of course, looking for the perfect wave.
The league had come under fire for the pay gap in its prize money. "I honestly didn't see it coming," said Carissa Moore, a three-time world champion.
At Surf Ranch, built by 11-time World Surf League Champion Kelly Slater, waves are made by a machine, perfectly engineered for surfing.
Rodrigo Koxa tackled the goliath last November, but it wasn't until Saturday, upon winning biggest wave of the year, that his record was confirmed. Check out the ride and other Big Wave Award winners.
The World Surf League announced it was shutting down the Margaret River Pro in West Australia after two recreational surfers were attacked. The event was to have run through this weekend.
Brown, who died Sunday at the age of 80, revolutionized how the world viewed the sport with The Endless Summer. But first, he had to struggle to get his beloved movie seen.
Sarah Gerhardt is the first woman to ever surf Mavericks, the famously dangerous big-wave spot in northern California. Soon she will be part of the first women's heat in a surfing contest there.
Palestinian Sabah Abu Ghanim started surfing off Gaza's coast at age 5. She's featured in a documentary. She's 17 now, and her parents have arranged a marriage and told her it's time to stop surfing.
It took a lot of careful planning and specialized equipment to get Matt Bellina on the water again. But doctors say activity after an injury, no matter how severe, can be important for mental health.