surf photos by chris grant Archive

Surf Photo Friday – A Special Surf Session with Ashley Lloyd Thompson, Julie Cox, Alex Thompson, Chris Cuevas & Sheri Crummer

Surf Photo Friday – A Special Surf Session with Ashley Lloyd Thompson, Julie Cox, Alex Thompson & Sheri Crummer Several months ago I received a call from my good friend, Julie Cox, that she was heading up

Surf Photo Friday – Kelly Nicely and the Pelican Session

Surf Photo Friday – Kelly Nicely and the Pelican Session When it comes to favorite animals, birds in particular, the choice nearest my heart is the pelican. The awkward bird glides along waves with a grace that’s

Surf Photo Friday – Kelia Moniz, Megan Godinez, Geodee Clark & Bruna Schmitz

Last November when Kelia Moniz won the ASP Women’s Longboard World Title for the first time, it really didn’t come as a surprise to us. The day before she headed over to China, we had the opportunity

Throwback Thursday with Sarah Beardmore, Bec Woods, Kim Mayer, Chelsea Williams, Paige Hareb & Jenna Balester

So blessed to answer the phone each summer and hear accents from around the world. This crew is awesome! I hope the girl groms in the background are taking notes. Pictured from left to right: Sarah Beardmore,

Surf Photo Friday – Bodyboarding with Hawaii’s Kamalehua Keohokapu

It seems wholly appropriate in this strangest of seasons to mix it up a bit. One day the water temp is bikini-worthy and a few hours later a fullsuit and booties are necessary. Similarly, the surf itself

Throwback Thursday with Julie Cox and an Explosion of Light

Rolling back seven years and as we were driving back down the coast from one of Julie’s favorite secret spots, we passed Malibu and saw a few lines breaking on a glassy, moonless night. I had just

Throwback Thursday with Alana Blanchard and a Baby Opossum

(Facebook Post – 2012.08.08) A kind-hearted Alana Blanchard guides a wet, baby opossum safely back to dry sand after it took an unexpected ocean swim at Oceanside Pier. * Read comments from the original Jettygirl Facebook post

Notes from the Sand: The 2013 Ford Supergirl Pro Lives Up to Its Name

[ WORDS & PHOTOS BY CHRIS GRANT ] When the final autographs had been signed and the tents were beginning to come down, I sat in my car and wrote the following post on Facebook: “We’ve been

Throwback Thursday with Summer Romero: Few longboarders I’ve ever met…

(Facebook Post – 2011.11.24) Few longboarders I’ve ever seen can cross-step to the nose as quickly and smoothly as 2004 World Champion, Summer Romero. And I love to watch her surf. While getting ready for the upcoming

Photo Friday: Our Summer Begins with Claire Bevilacqua

Although summer is roughly at the midway point by mid-July, ours doesn’t officially begin until we cross paths with Western Australia’s Claire Bevilacqua. We’ve known Claire for about seven years now and although following the Tour isn’t

Throwback Thursday with Alexa Frantz: Her eyes reflect…

Her eyes reflect the sadness of the loss of a loved one along with the wisdom of someone who has had to keep walking through a painful stretch of time. Yet her heart beats strong, so strong

Throwback Thursday with Dimity Stoyle: Dear Surf Industry…

Dear Surf Industry, You missed one. The girl on the virtually sticker-less purple board is one of the best surfers I’ve ever seen. If you don’t believe me, believe the legendary Jay Adams who I could hear