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WATCH: #HAWAIILIVE - EP. 4

WATCH: #HAWAIILIVE - EP. 4

O'Neill
The North Shore continues to provide. The boys scored some fun waves throughout the week and Soli Bailey closed out the 2018 season with a qualifying spot on the WSL World Championship Tour. Hawaii Live - Episode 4 is a go. Enjoy.

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CONGRATULATIONS SOLI BAILEY - 2019 WCT ROOKIE

CONGRATULATIONS SOLI BAILEY - 2019 WCT ROOKIE

O'Neill
It's been a big year for Soli Bailey. With a quarterfinal finish at the Hawaiian Pro and a semifinal finish at the Vans World Cup, Soli clinched his qualification spot for the 2019 WSL World Championship Tour. Here's to mixing it up with the worlds best surfers in 2019. #UpTheSol

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WATCH: #HAWAIILIVE - EP. 3

WATCH: #HAWAIILIVE - EP. 3

O'Neill
The stoke continues to rise at an alarming rate as week three in Hawaii comes to a close. Eli Olson found himself paddling into a massive outer reef behemoth and continues to surf at the top of his game. The rest of the team had their fill of hollow slabs, making the most of the winter season's first sizable swell.

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A CONVERSATION WITH ELI OLSON

A CONVERSATION WITH ELI OLSON

O'Neill
Eli Olson's passion for surfing and training in Jiu-Jitsu has given him a unique lifestyle. He's carved out his own niche charging huge waves on the North Shore and beyond, not taking anything for granted.

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WATCH: #HAWAIILIVE - EP. 2

WATCH: #HAWAIILIVE - EP. 2

O'Neill
Week two in Hawaii proved to be sloppy and fun. The crew found some waves despite inconsistent conditions and strung together a few quality airs, turns, and hacks. Check out Episode 2 of Hawaii Live and witness all of the action for yourself.

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WATCH: #HAWAIILIVE - EP. 1

WATCH: #HAWAIILIVE - EP. 1

O'Neill
Team O'Neill is back on the North Shore for the winter season. We'll be covering all the action from free surf sessions, event highlights, and behind the scenes happenings that will surely keep you entertained. Here Jordy Smith, Ian Crane, Soli Bailey, Brett Barley, Eli Olson, Sam Coffey make the most out of their first week on the North Shore.

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WATCH: DARKHORSE

WATCH: DARKHORSE

Russ Bierke is a surfer's surfer. Quietly spoken, but someone who let's his actions do the talking. He's also someone that now finds himself as the youngest competitor on the WSL Big Wave World Tour. With an ability to remain calm in serious situations and a surfing maturity that belies his years, Russ is a darkhorse. A strong bond with his surfer/shaper father Kirk, and years raised on reefs of consequence, it is no surprise to those close that Russ has stepped into the world's big wave riding elite.

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FREAK SHOW PRO RECAP

FREAK SHOW PRO RECAP

This past weekend, the 2018 Freak Show Pro got underway with pristine 2-4 ft. conditions at Steamer Lane. With a stacked field of 64 surfers, it came down to the final 4 local Santa Cruz surfers battling it out for the $2,500 first place cash prize. Randy "The Kid" Bonds started things off strong grabbing the first 2 waves of the final. With under 10 minutes left, local boy Nat Young found a quick score and backed it up straight away to take home the title.

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WAVE OF THE WINTER KICKOFF - 2018/19

WAVE OF THE WINTER KICKOFF - 2018/19

The Wave of the Winter is more than a contest. It’s a nod of respect, one of the ultimate honors in the surfing world. To join the list of legends that have graced it’s winning lineage is a true privilege, and not earned without total commitment to the sport. Some of the craziest, most intense rides of the year go down on the North Shore of Oahu. Surfers from across the world push themselves to the limit in an attempt to ride the craziest wave of the season. Only one will succeed and be awarded the Wave of the Winter. 

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WATCH: BEYOND THE TOUR - EUROPE

WATCH: BEYOND THE TOUR - EUROPE

O'Neill
Watch Jordy Smith threading French tubes and rip into some Peniche walls in the latest episode of Beyond The Tour: Europe.

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A CONVERSATION WITH CHRIS CHRISTENSON

A CONVERSATION WITH CHRIS CHRISTENSON

Chris Christenson has blazed his own unique trail in the surf industry since shaping and selling boards out of his college dorm room over twenty years ago. Since then, he’s garnered respect and notoriety as one of the premier shapers in the world, creating a style and aesthetic that blends modern progression with a timeless look and ethos. Chris is somewhat of a renaissance man, pursuing a number of passions both directly and indirectly involved with surfing. We took a trip down to his shop and had a few questions to ask...

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IDLE HANDS WITH CHRIS CHRISTENSON

IDLE HANDS WITH CHRIS CHRISTENSON

O’Neill is proud to present "Idle Hands with Chris Christenson," a new series of short films that dives into Chris Christenson's story as a shaper, business owner and his many other hobbies in life.

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FREAK SHOW PRO

FREAK SHOW PRO

O'Neill
The O'Neill Freak Show Pro. November 1st - 4th at Steamer Lane, Santa Cruz, California.

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STAB HIGH LIVE EVENT FEATURING IAN CRANE

STAB HIGH LIVE EVENT FEATURING IAN CRANE

Tim Willey

Stab High is a contest like no other, creating a competitive platform to push the boundaries of aerial surfing like...

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HURRICANE FLORENCE RELIEF

HURRICANE FLORENCE RELIEF

Tim Willey

HURRICANE FLORENCE RELIEF A portion of all purchases made between 9/16 - 9/19 will be donated to Hurricane Relief efforts...

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A CONVERSATION WITH HONOLUA BLOMFIELD

A CONVERSATION WITH HONOLUA BLOMFIELD

O'Neill
The nineteen year old North Shore native is a current World Longboard Champion and just recently won the first ever Women’s Duct Tape Invitational. We caught up with her in Huntington Beach after the U.S. Open madness had died down.

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WATCH: NOAH HILL IN 'STRIPLING'

WATCH: NOAH HILL IN 'STRIPLING'

O'Neill
Watch Noah Hill get weird in, "Stripling." He took matters into his own hands and put together the entire edit, showcasing his unique approach to ripping waves from Mexico to Australia. The surfing is on point and the footage is extremely entertaining.

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WATCH: SHOP CHRONICLES - PROOF LAB

WATCH: SHOP CHRONICLES - PROOF LAB

O'Neill
What other surf shop houses an indoor skate ramp, a native plant nursery, and a world-class coffee shop all on the same lot? Set back in the forested hills just north of the Golden Gate Bridge, Proof Lab has become a cultural hub centered around the local surf community. Watch the full story in this second installment of Shop Chronicles.

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A CONVERSATION WITH LEVI PRAIRIE

A CONVERSATION WITH LEVI PRAIRIE

Levi Prairie is an artist, musician, and surfer that emits his own style and approach into every creative avenue of practice. We hung out a few weeks back and chatted about the Duct Tape Invitational, his love for The Cramps, and much more.

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WATCH: BEYOND THE TOUR - SOUTH AFRICA

WATCH: BEYOND THE TOUR - SOUTH AFRICA

Jordy Smith at home in South Africa during the recent J-Bay contest. From long open walls to some powerful, hollow...

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