Thursday, March 17, 2011


Sian Miloski at an undisclosed north shore wave earlier this winter 
                                               RIP: SIAN MILOSKI

Yesterday acclaimed big wave surfer Sian Miloski died at Mavericks after wiping out on a giant wave and then he was hit by the next equally giant wave.
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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Surfing Jaws by Jimmie Hepp

Here are some photos from our friend and photographer, Jimmie Hepp
Some sic shots and you can find more at his facebook page: Jimmie Hepp on Facebook

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Kelly Slater Foundation

Maui Surfing is proud to support the The Kelly Slater Foundation's efforts to save the our oceans!

2011 Surfersvillage Awards officially launched......

Surfersvillage Awards 2011

Surf Journalists, Photographers, Videographers, Bloggers, and Webcasters eligible for awards

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 8 March, 2011 : - - The 2011 Surfersvillage Awards have been inaugurated with the launching of the official 2011 Surfersvillage Awards website. The Awards offers journalists, photographers, videographers, bloggers, and webcasters, the opportunity to submit entries to be voted on, and win an Award, and more......

Thursday, March 3, 2011

THE PERFECT WAVE by Shel Silverstein

 In this photo:Darrick Doerner at Jaws


Dave McGunn was a surfin' bum, half-crazed by the blazin' sun.
From Waikiki to the Bering Sea, he rode 'em one by one.
Now he hung offshore 'bout a mile or more, out where the dolphins played,
And his wild eyes gleamed as he schemed and dreamed
To ride the perfect wave.
Oh, ride the perfect wave, Dave, ride the perfect wave.
If you wait it out and you don't sell out, you may ride
The perfect wave.
He crouched in the spray and he waited all day till the sun gave way to the moon,
And his legs grew cold and he grew old and wrinkled like a prune.
And the years rolled by and the surf broke high and the 40-foot breakers sprayed.
But he sneered at 'em all, sayin', "Too damn small; I'm waitin'
For the perfect wave."

He was sleepin' on his board when he woke to a roar as thunder shook the sea.
'Twas the dreaded California quake of 1973.
And he stared at the reef in disbelief, then paddled with tremblin' hands
As a monstrous crashin' tidal wave came roarin' 'cross the land.

It was 12 miles high and it filled the sky, the color of boilin' blood.
And cities fell beneath its swell and mountains turned to mud.
Its deadly surf engulfed the earth and left not a thing alive.
And high on the tip with a smile on his lip was Davey hangin' five.
He hit the top of the Golden Gate at a thousand miles an hour,
Over the top of the Empire State and the tip of the Eiffel Tower.
And as he wiped out, you could hear him shout as he plunged to a watery grave,
"Hey hi dee hi, I'm glad to die -- I've rode
The perfect wave."
Shel Silverstein