Quiksilver, Inc. is an American retail sporting company, founded in Torquay (Australia), and based in Huntington Beach, California and one of the world's largest manufacturers of surfwear and other boardsport-related equipment. Its logo, designed by company founder Alan Green and John Law in Torquay, Victoria, Australia, in 1969, was inspired by Japanese painter Hokusai's woodcut The Great Wave off Kanagawa. It consists of a large wave with a mountain on a red background.

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  • Rio Waida And Len's Arancibia Let Loose In Bali

    One island. Two teenagers. Too many waves. Simple as the formula may be, it still equates to a grand result. Our boys Len's Arancibia and Rio Waida recently teamed up and rampaged around Bali. Need proof? See below. And take it as a reminder to start planning your next surf trip.  

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  • Gabriel Villaran Breaks Leg At Pipeline

    Playing with fire is one thing. But playing with Pipeline is a whole ‘nother beast. Where fire is predictable, Pipeline is spontaneous. You never know what the wave has in store for you. It could kill you. It could give you the best moment of your life. That’s what keeps us all playing the…

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  • Watch Travis Rice Win A Freeride World Tour Event

    Imagine blindfolding yourself and trying to snowboard down a mountain thick with trees and terrain. Sound fun? You into it?   Neither are we.   Travis Rice, on the other hand…   By now, you should already know that Travis is abnormal. He doesn’t see like the rest of us. He…

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  • The Ultimate Young Gun Travel Essentials

    Life ain’t too bad for a Young Gun. You surf pretty much all day long. And if you’re not surfing, you’re probably eating. And if you’re not eating, you’re probably mucking around and if you’re not mucking around, you’re probably sleeping so that you can wake…

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  • Kade Matson Is Torched

    Torched.   That’s what 14-year-old Kade Matson named his new edit. Maybe it was inspired by the state of his skin after long summer days surfing his homebreak of Lowers. Or maybe it’s a nod to his fiery approach. Or maybe it eludes to the older generation of San Clementians passing…

  • Travis Rice Wins Big Mountain Rider Of The Year

    ‘’He must be out of the fourth dimension or so...definitely out of another space-time continuum.’’   That’s an observation made by one of Travis Rice’s peers, Wolfgang Nyvelt. Wolfgang said it in regards to Travis’ riding – more specifically, his…

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  • Three Minutes Of Fire With Shane Sykes

    We don’t want to do it.   It’s just too obvious. Too corny.   We’re could sit here and say that this new edit of 19-year-old South African Shane Sykes will make you feel something phonetically similar to his last name.   Instead, we’ll say that it’s going…

  • Kanoa Igarashi Wins Shoe City Pro

    Rhthym.    It exists. Look around. Or better yet, listen. Or best yet, think about Kanoa Igarashi.   About a month ago, Kanoa went into Pipe Masters – the last CT of his rookie year - with all the pressure in the world on his back. He was sitting in a safe space on the good side…

  • How Austen Sweetin Became One Of The Top 10 Snowboarders In The World

    The results are in: according to a high-level list of snowboarding’s elite, Austen Sweetin is the 6th best snowboarder in the world right now. The results we speak of came from Snowboarder Magazine’s annual Peer Poll. Once you get voted in the Top 10, you get to vote for the Top 10. So a…

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  • Go Around The World With Jackson Butler

    Towards the end of the year, Jackson suffered a serious wipeout at Pipe and knocked a bunch of teeth out. His smile took a hit. But the source of his smile – a relentlessly positive outlook and enthusiasm for life – was still shining bright. After all, that’s what makes Jackson Jackson.…

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  • Getting Deep With Travis Rice

    Here’s an introduction to Travis Rice: _________________. That’s it. He doesn’t need one. He’s one of the greatest to ever set foot on a snowboard, and the man behind some of the best films in the history of the sport. The word legend doesn’t even do him justice. But this…

  • The Honest Guide To Caring For Your Wetsuit

    A lot of people know what it's like to put on a new wetsuit — but nobody knows what's it like to read the care tag on a new wetsuit.   The truth is, most of us don't treat our wetsuits the way we should. We toss them on the ground. We leave them out in the freezing cold. We put them in driers.…

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  • Nightmare: Travis Rice VS Alaskan Avalanche

    It's the deepest fear of anyone who digs riding powder. A wildly terrifying scenario that exists someone out there in the dark realm of chance. It's a nightmare.    But, for Travis Rice, it became a reality.    While filming for The Fourth Phase in the backcountry of Alaska, Travis…

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  • Afonso Antunes And The Joy Of California

    Palm trees. Sunny skies. Fun waves. And a whole lot of kale — you know, if that's your thing.    California has a reputation larger than its land mass. It's a fine place for dreamin' but we'd say it's even better for reality. Afonso Antunes agrees.    The 13-year-old Portuguese…

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  • Ride Powder? Here’s Why You Should Take An Avalanche Class

    Accidents can happen. And accidents do happen.    Above all else, Quiksilver exists to inspire you to make the most out of life and have a radical time at every twist, bend and turn. But we want you to have a good time, and then be able to wake up the next day and do it all over again. …

  • Every Moment Counts: Zeke Lau's Winning Mindset

    Lines of swell explode up and down the coast, far too big for most of the reefs to make sense out of. The sun is baking into the pale skin of confused tourists piling out of those hibiscus-painted busses at Sunset Beach. Luscious smoke escapes from small food truck kitchens and dances off into the breeze.…

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  • Mesmerizing Mundaka, Ft. Kepa Acero And Aritz Aranburu

    Most people use the birth of a new year as a reason to get together with loved ones and have one hell of a time. Or they use it to make promises to re-invent themselves. Or they use it as an excuse to take down an entire bottle of champagne at breakfast.    Our Basque boys Kepa Acero and Artiz…

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  • King Island: Dangerously Perfect

    Real quick. Imagine you’re in your early twenties. You’ve just arrived at the biggest accomplishment of your life — something that you’ve been working towards forever, something few people will ever feel, a dream truly realized. Now you’ve got a few months to kick back…

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  • It’s Going To Be A White Winter

    Tis the season, friends.    To be jolly, sure — but it’s also the season to be on a snow-smothered mountain with a board in your hands or, better yet, under your feet. That’s the plan, right?    Right.    Good news: the winter outlooks seems to play right…

  • How Mat Crepel Won The Legendary Banked Slalom

    It’s one of the best events in snowboarding.    Historic doesn’t do it justice. Iconic might. Legendary definitely does.    The Legendary Banked Slalom, held at Mount Baker in Washington State, has been around since 1985. It has crowned some of the best names in snowboarding…

  • Wild In The Alps

    Snowboarding is supposed to be fun.  It’s a simple concept, and it should go without saying. But in today’s world, that sentiment somehow gets lost in all the seriousness. But the Almo crew…let’s just say they didn’t get the memo.    Here’s another…

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  • Radical Times in Hawaii

    Hawaii. It’s big, it’s bold, and it’s reputation may be even bigger and bolder than itself. But all that aside, the enchanted island is diverse. From Muay Thai to Mai Tais, Waimea to Waikiki, Pipeline walls to highline stalls…there is something to suit everyone. This year, our team attacked every angle. They stayed out late at night and paddled out before the sun. They did turns, punted airs and...

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  • Jamie Mitchell wins WSL Nazaré Challenge

    Skill. Commitment. A little bit of luck, and a whole lot of flare. That's what it takes to win a Big Wave World Tour event. And that's exactly what Jamie Mitchell did today at Nazaré.  Photo Credit @ricarbravo       The waves at the Portuguese phenomenon were huge. Scary huge.…

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  • Natxo González Wins La Vaca Gigante Big Wave Contest

    Success in big wave surfing is all about boldness. It’s about acknowledging risk and subsequently ignoring it. It’s about making eye contact with a bull and charging at its horns — which is exactly what Natxo González did a few days ago during a big wave event at La Vaca…

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  • The Enchanted Life Of Stanley Eric Norman

    The mind of a 13-year-old is a beautiful thing.   It’s full of energy, excitement, curiosity and the occasional pubescent urge to, like, set a random object on fire. It’s an enchanted mind, really. Especially on someone like Stanley Eric Norman.    Stan is a 13-year-old from…

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  • Drink Water Double Tap: Your New Favorite Race

    Two dudes. One double-sided course. Race and repeat. That’s the Double Tap.    The event brought some of best riders in the Pacific Northwest together to hang out, high-five and go really, really fast. Over 200 competitors showed up last weekend to do just that. Some set records. Some…

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  • Snowboarding: Into The Wild

    Earn your turn — that’s the sentiment of the second chapter in Crétin Des Alpes.    In this day and age, most backcountry riding starts with an environmentally-destructive helicopter dropping you off on the perfect perch of a snow-covered summit. So for this trip, the Almo…

  • Mat Crepel And Friends VS La Catapulta

    They call it La Catapulta. You don’t need to have a degree in linguistics to translate that. And you don’t need to have a degree in physics to figure out why.   La Catapulta is a ramp that Mat Crepel and the crétins built in the Alps. Crétin, by the way, means “idiot”…

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  • Jackson Butler Cuts His Teeth At Pipeline…Literally

    Pipeline ain’t a playground. It’s a proving ground. A pivotal place where you can show your peers that you’re not afraid of an 8-foot swell meeting a sharp chunk of reef and exploding into one of the heaviest barrels known to man (and woman). It’s where reputations are born.…

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  • Snaketales: Sunset Beach

    This is it. The last stop. After forty-nine events in twenty different countries, the 2017 WQS season is officially behind up. Want to see how it all ended? The latest edition of Snaketales has you covered, friends.    Go behind the scenes (and into the lineup) at Sunset Beach for the Vans…

  • Mongrel Mike

     The world needs more attitude. More fang. More character. More grit. More...MONGREL! 

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  • Quiksilver X Stab Present - Mongrel Mike

    The world needs more attitude. More fang. More character. More grit. More…mongrel — that’s where Mongrel Mike comes in. Quiksilver and Stab present a cinematic journey into the core of mongrelity starring Mikey Wright. It was filmed in a desert. Edited in a snake pit. And is best served with a ice cold beer. Mongrel Mike is complimented by a limited edition pair of boardshorts that come in four ...

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  • Video - Eddie Opening Ceremony

    The opening ceremony for the Quiksilver In Memory Of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational is one of surfing’s grandest gatherings. The best big wave riders in the world all converge at Waimea Bay. They come with boards, they come with respect, and they take part in native ceremonies there in the…

  • Connor O’Leary And Leonardo Fioravanti Qualify For 2017 World Tour

    A season on the World Qualifying Series means a long year. Like, forty-nine events in twenty different nations long. And while not all of those events are must-dos, the relentless pace of the schedule is still enough to drive a man insane. It does, in fact, drive some men insane. But it drives other…

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  • Five Things You Should Know About Pipeline

    Pipeline. It’s the most notorious stretch of sea in the world — and for damn good reason.  The wave has produced some of the most memorable moments in the history of our beloved surfing. It has also taken a dozen lives, fractured hundreds of bones, broken thousands of boards and completely…

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  • The Eddie Opening Ceremony 16|17

    http://quiksilver.com/eddie The opening ceremony for the Quiksilver In Memory Of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational is one of surfing’s grandest gatherings. The best big wave riders in the world all converge at Waimea Bay. They come with boards, they come with respect, and they take part in native ceremonies there in the sacred sand. Eventually, they paddle out and form a prayer circle in the line...

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