SURFING

The New + the Next

Catching a Wave for Black Female Surfers

A former marketing consultant, GiGi Lucas found a home on the waves — and wants more Black women to join her.
The New + the Next

River Surfing Makes a Splash in the Midwest

Shannon Thomas is fueling a rising tide of river surfing and paddling in the Midwest.
The New + the Next

Will Inland Parks Become the World's Best Surfing Spots?

Man-made facilities are democratizing surfing by reaching landlocked athletes worldwide.
The New + the Next

New Wave Surfers Are Catching Greener Boards

Surfboard makers big and small are seeing that sustainability can also be good for business, but it’s not smooth sailing just yet.
OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
Good Sh*t

Snow Surfing Is Not Snowboarding. It's a State of Mind

There’s a laid-back mountain ease to this sport, more about creativity than speed.
Good Sh*t

The Beachside French Cathedral With Nearby Kitesurfing and Nude Sunbathing

Sand-covered visitors could be forgiven for not noticing this hidden, ancient church.
True Stories

Singing the Song of the Surf

Paul Schmidt’s love of surfing has fed an ambition to build the best boards for the best surf breaks.
The New + the Next

From Rome, to Shred: Italy's Surfing Phenom Beats the Odds on Tour

Leonardo Fioravanti has world championship aspirations, and Kelly Slater is showing him the way.
Around the World

Bali's Teen Surfing Sensation Has Olympic Dreams

Rio Waida hopes to make his home a place of pro surfers and not just pro waves.
The New + the Next

Is Canada's Young Surfing Prodigy Heading for the Olympics?

Mathea Olin started surfing six years ago and is already a national champ.
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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
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Where Surfers Can Ride Massive Waves for Over an Hour ... Inland

Tidal phenomena create amazing waves that sweep up some rivers for miles.
Good Sh*t

The Surf Spot That Will Make Your Knees Shake in Fear

Surfing here may be a dance with death — but a beautiful one.

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