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Alex Gray

Alex Gray

From: South Bay, California Age: 29

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Birth Place: Palos Verdes, California

Currently Living: South Bay, CA

Years Surfing: 17

Sponsors: Volcom, Channel Islands, Body Glove, Spy, OAM, Mizu, Krugerfarms

Favorite Spot: Hawaii

Favorite Country: Any that I can share perfect, empty waves with friends

Surf With: the person having the most fun

Side Tracks: Diving, bowhunting, badminton

Goals: Continue to be an Eddie Aikau invitee. That means the world to me. And keep having fun. The reason surfing took over my life is because it was the most fun I'd ever had. I don't ever want to lose that feeling!

Inspirations: Chris Gray, Jim Miller, our dog LOLA, and the few who were stuck at a fork in the road and took the path less chosen


Alex Gray, Jay Davies, Laura Enever, George Bush, Asher Pacy, and Davie Cathels sit inside circular blue caverns at P-Pass in Micronesia. BONUS! Watch Alex's GoPro footage he filmed, included with a coconut in hand, inside an insane tube during this trip! Click here.   Visit Turkey Melt for more Alex Gray!
The ECOBOARD Project - Featuring Alex Gray
  We caught up with Alex Gray at the Volcom Pipe Pro this year to ask him about partner organization Sustainable Surf's ECOBOARD project. Alex has been riding an ECOBOARD - a surfboard verified to be using more sustainable materials - and loves it!   Learn more about Sustainable Surf here.
Alex Gray Scores The April Cover of Tracks Magazine!
From Alex: Wow beyond stoked to make the cover of this months @tracksmag! Thank you so much, especially to @swillpics for capturing the image from ‪#‎ppass‬. Funny thing is the only reason I'm on this wave is because one of these legends inspired me to go @lauraenever @chris_enever @mikeywright1 @asher_pacey @jaydavies @daveycathels @mattbanting @millenniumfoam @nuttynulty @andrewshields. The 5 hours during which this photo was taken will go down as the best waves I've ever seen. Everyone was charging. But watching people fly out of barrels screaming their brains out was the best part. It's a rare thing these days to fly halfway around the world and score perfect surf with a great crew. Saying I'm a lucky human is an understatement :) Click here to learn more about the April issue of Tracks.
The Inertia Presents - Icon - Alex Gray
“The master of life is the person that still smiles through the bad, and that’s what I try to practice…Out of the bad, there always comes a good. You just gotta trust in it.” – Alex Gray While Alex Gray is best known for his big-wave exploits and relentless positivity, his greatest achievements transcend deadly surf and two-wave hold downs. As a teenager, Alex lost his older brother and mentor, Chris, to a heroin overdose. The loss devastated the family – and for a period caused Alex to drop surfing altogether. But, in a turn that only life’s unpredictability can inspire, Alex and the Gray family channeled loss into a constructive outlet that honors a family legacy and enables an unflinching pursuit of greatness. ICON: Alex Gray paints an earnest portrait of the resilience of the human spirit in chasing the ocean’s outer limits. This piece was produced in loving memory of Christopher Gray with the generous hospitality and candor of the Gray family. Thank you so much for sharing your story and to Mike Nulty, Body Glove, and Volcom for your help in making this happen. ICON is The Inertia’s new profile series that highlights inspiring individuals making meaningful contributions to the ocean and outdoor culture. Read more: Follow: @the_inertia on Twitter | TheInertia on Facebook
Volcom presents True To This: "North Shore Household"
Volcom Stone presents… True To This: “North Shore Household” featuring the Volcom surf team getting shacked and shredding out front of the Volcom houses on the North Shore of Oahu. Riders: Gavin Beschen, Kawai Lindo, Dave Wassel, Carlos Goncalves, Balaram Stack, Alex Gray, Zeke Lau, Tom Dosland, JD Irons, Parker Coffin, Dusty Payne, Miguel Tudela, Tai Vandyke, Mitch Coleborn, Yago Dora, Carlos Muñoz, Kai Mana Henry Also check out the previous True To This videos featuring Dusty and Burch!: Volcom presents True To This: Dusty Payne "Sanctuary" Volcom presents True To This: Ryan Burch "The Rush of the Continuous Rhythm"
#GoSurfAlready Surfers in order of appearance: Andrew Doheny Carlos Muñoz Parker Coffin Zeke Lau Dusty Payne Alex Gray Balaram Stack Directed & Edited by Ryan Thomas Principal Camera by Matt Shuster Music: "Ripped at the Seam" performed by Hot Lunch Courtesy of Tee Pee Records