Athlete Spotlight

GabrielMedinaCostaRicaFPomper342
  • 479382547XX016_Fiji_Pro_Sur
  • CM_2014Mar11_0261
  • CM_2014Mar11_0305
  • CM_2014Mar10_9671

Favorite Gear

5011d55eea553
Garage Rock - Polished Black/Grey (OO9175-01)

Gabriel Medina

Action Sports

When you’re a young surfer capable of completing near-impossible aerial tricks with ease (like a backflip[above]), the YouTube community is going to stop and take notice. When you’re capable of transitioning that limitless aerial repertoire to the contest scene, which is being broadcast to millions around the world, and taking down the top surfers in the process, everyone will stop and take notice. Such is the story of Gabriel Medina, the wunderkind from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Upon qualifying for the WCT during ...

Read more about Gabriel Medina

Recent Action Sports News

  • The Wait is Over: Backcountry Savant Jake Blauvelt's Two-Year Project, "Naturally," Has Arrived

    fb cover story 1

    Posted 10 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    It took two years of searching and filming, but Jake Blauvelt finally has the project he wants. After all the strike missions and heli drops, long flights and failed weather projections, injuries and rehabilitation, Blauvelt and Friday Productions finally get to share “Jake Blauvelt: Naturally” with the global snowboarding community.

  • Snowboarding and Environmental Awareness Star in Marie-France Roy's "The Little Things"

    RH-130126-127294

    Posted 10 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    You know Marie-France Roy (or MFR) as the female backcountry slayer who has seemingly no limitations on her talent. And you should know her for that part of her portfolio. She’s also all about living and promoting a sustainable lifestyle. (We like and support that part of her existence too!) In her new film project, “The Little Things,” MFR paired the two parts of her life in one cohesive bit of movie-making artistry. Imagine that: a snowboarding movie with a message.

  • Catching Up With Wakeskater Danny Hampson: 'Graceland,' 2013 and More

    CM_2013Aug27_4727

    Posted 11 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    It’s been a busy year for Danny Hampson. Heaps of traveling, tons of riding and filming, and a huge personal achievement: buying his first home. (Due to all the travel, he hasn’t been home to work on the place since he bought it in April.) All the long hours and hard work has paid off. The Floridian has had some big wins (Wake Games and Nationals) and he’s put together a new edit that has the entire industry talking (“Graceland”). Since he was passing through California, we took the opportunity to sit down and get some insight on everything that’s been going on in Hampson’s life.

Recent Photo Albums