Liana Carson Profile

Age: 25
Home break: Banyans, Magic Sands
Years riding: 12
Board size: 41″
Favorite thing about Congo boards: its not too stiff so it flexes when needs too
Dream surf trip: would be to surf the Mexican Pipeline
Favorite Quote: “I know I can, be what I wanna be, If I work hard at it, Ill be where I wanna be” a song I sing to myself from time to time
Current Boards: CB Team Edition
Travels: Oahu, Kauai, New Jersey
Sponsors: Congo Bodyboards
Favorite Movie: Surfs Up


Sports Camera

MADE MY FIRST MAG APPEARANCE IN RIPTIDE MAG!!!!!!!!!!! So stoked!!! Not only is it my first shot ever in the mag but its in between two pictures of Sacha Specker (Spex)!! As if that wasn’t enough my name is also included on the same list as Dave (Winny) Winchester who has been my idol growing up and is one of the biggest names in the sport!! Big Shout out to Sports Camera Australia for the gear to capture this great shot and my other sponsors Congo Boards and Atlantic Shoals Surf Shop along with all my friends and family!!! Without you guys none of this would be possible!! Stoked on life


Team Rider Questionnaire’

Name: Pat Cronshaw
Age: 21
Home break: Dumps
Years riding: 5 years
Board size: 44″
Favorite thing about Congo Boards: The stoke factor of the East Coast team!
Dream surf trip: Ireland and Canaries
Favorite Quote: “yeaaa broda”
Current board: custom 44
Travels: east coast, puerto rico, brazil
Sponsors: Congo, Atlantic Shoals Surf Shop,
Fav. surf movie: M.I.A (missing in the atlantic)


The Champ

I caught up with 2x World Champion…and currently ranked #1 in the world…Ben Player at the 2013 IBA Itacoatiara Pro Trials in Brasil over the weekend. Stoked…YEEEWWW!!!


Congo Apparel

Take Congo to the Streets this summer! A variety of Congo Tees are now available in the online shop. All tees are Hand Screen printed on Next Level Apparel, 60% Cotton 40% Poly, Machine wash cold, Tumble dry low. Available in M, L and XL.


DK All Day

DK all day with Team Rider Pat “TheViking” Hemenway. Here he is taking the Gorilla 42.5″ Custom PP with Rocker Nose on a test run through a solid East Coast tunnel.


Bring the Action

Sao Jorge Day session in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Steve “Action” Jackson at Copacabana Shorebreak. Don’t let the name of this place fool you. It actually breaks over a super shallow, razor sharp reef! GoPro photo by Felipe Watson.


Cabo Freak Fest

This pretty much sums up the chaos that is Cabo Freak Fest. Team Rider Kenny Lawrence drops in left at Lovers Beach while Manny Vargas gets the shot and onlooker claims the barrel! Riding the Gorilla 42″ PP PRO Kenny Lawrence Model.


Standup at Crash Boat

Check out these clips of James Russell enjoying a playful session at Crash Boat in Puerto Rico. Riding the Gorilla 44″ PP with Square edge.