News and Articles About Surfing

Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture
Obituaries

Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture

Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard.
Geoff Weiss
How a Cafe Chain Rebranded With a Pro Surfer
Marketing

How a Cafe Chain Rebranded With a Pro Surfer

A chain rebrands with a local focus, a surf theme and a celebrity endorsement.
Jennifer Wang
'Soul Surfer' Bethany Hamilton on Overcoming Challenges
Entrepreneurs

'Soul Surfer' Bethany Hamilton on Overcoming Challenges

Meet the teenage surfer who survived a shark attack, got back in the water three weeks later and went on to surf professionally. She talks with Bryan Elliott in 'Behind the Brand.'