JACK O'NEILL INVENTED THE WETSUIT IN 1952 IN SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA. HIS VISION AND INNOVATION FIXED THE PROBLEM OF HOW TO SURF IN COLD WATER. THIS BLOG HAS TALES FROM THE SEA AND THE ADVENTURES AROUND IT. FIRST IN. LAST OUT.

@bradgerlach showed some classic style to take down @mrpottz in the legends heat today. This image is from a free surf at the Gunston 500 event in Durban, SA 1991 // 📷 @joliphotos 👊 @tracksmag

@bradgerlach showed some classic style to take down @mrpottz in the legends heat today. This image is from a free surf at the Gunston 500 event in Durban, SA 1991 // 📷 @joliphotos 👊 @tracksmag

Who wants to win one of Jordy’s favourite Bunny Chow boards and all this loot?! It can be yours in 2 easy steps…
1. Follow @oneilloz
2. Repost this image and tag #jordyboard
Winner will be drawn at random on Friday 26 Sept. Aus & NZ residents only.

Who wants to win one of Jordy’s favourite Bunny Chow boards and all this loot?! It can be yours in 2 easy steps…
1. Follow @oneilloz
2. Repost this image and tag #jordyboard
Winner will be drawn at random on Friday 26 Sept. Aus & NZ residents only.

Engineered with 4 - Way stretch material for more comfort in movement #jordyfreak @jordysmith88

Engineered with 4 - Way stretch material for more comfort in movement #jordyfreak @jordysmith88

#mindsurfmondays // 📷 @repofoto

#mindsurfmondays // 📷 @repofoto

This image of @salsaberryfin from his travels through Mauritania and Morocco ended up on the new cover of the new @desillusion book. // 📷 Craig Allsop

This image of @salsaberryfin from his travels through Mauritania and Morocco ended up on the new cover of the new @desillusion book. // 📷 Craig Allsop

Despite being on safety duties whilst @markmathewssurf tried his hand at water photography at The Right, @taibuddha couldn’t resist this nugget - only went and scored the cover of @nzsurfingmag didn’t he! Chur Buddha!! 👍💣🌊

Despite being on safety duties whilst @markmathewssurf tried his hand at water photography at The Right, @taibuddha couldn’t resist this nugget - only went and scored the cover of @nzsurfingmag didn’t he! Chur Buddha!! 👍💣🌊

@jordysmith88 is back to winning ways! Safely through into Rd 3 after beating Tiago Pires and Josh Kerr. // 📷 @asp @kirstinscholtz #jordyfreak

@jordysmith88 is back to winning ways! Safely through into Rd 3 after beating Tiago Pires and Josh Kerr. // 📷 @asp @kirstinscholtz #jordyfreak

Innocence of youth @russellbierke // 📷 @mikeymcarthur

Innocence of youth @russellbierke // 📷 @mikeymcarthur

An epic little clip of @jordysmith88 by @nicktereen part of @stabsurf’s #filmlyfe series. More dropping soon!

@russellbierke and a whole lot of commitment // 📷 @leroybelletphoto

@russellbierke and a whole lot of commitment // 📷 @leroybelletphoto