John John Florence is between homes right now. He gave us a tour of the garden and treehouse at his old place, and then a walk-through of the beautiful North Shore abode he's about to move into.
We met Carissa Moore at the ass crack of dawn to go surfing and make some sandwiches, but she forced us to come to her trainer's house and work out before feeding us.
California-based pro surfer Alek Parker travels the world in search of monster waves caused by hurricanes. He recently visited Japan to catch the big waves that only happen once a year during typhoon season, and we followed him around with a camera.