• Simon Bates


    Simon Bates is a freelance photographer based in Southeast Ireland where the waves are average and inconsistent. In between swells, he can be seen pointing his camera at people, pl... Read more

  • Kathryn Bates


    Kathryn is a 21-year-old, London-based Psychology student. She spent her childhood summer vacations traveling through Europe and surfing with her family. Now she tries to get salty... Read more

  • Ian Battrick

    Professional Surfer

    Ian is as close to a "surfer's surfer" as you'll find. Willing to go feral just about anywhere in search of a perfect wave, constantly on the search for the best waves he can find,... Read more

  • Matt Bauer

    TheInertia.com Art Director

    Matt Bauer is TheInertia.com's Art Director. Located in Newport Beach, California, Bauer grew up surfing on the Jersey Shore and worked as the Online Editor at Surfing and Skateboa... Read more

  • Gordon Bauer

    Gordon is a visiting scholar at the University of Oslo, where he does research on the relationship between electric car driving patterns and carbon emissions. Starting in the fall,... Read more

  • Jeff Bautista


    Jeff is a 17 year old surf photographer from Oahu, Hawaii. The ocean has always been home to him. Picture perfect moments from surreal surf sessions will forever be in his head. ... Read more

  • Lisa Be


    Lisa Be is an artist from Long Beach, New York, who spends her days protecting and advocating on behalf of our most important resource: water. Upon returning to the barrier island ... Read more

  • Dagan Beach


    Living in Whistler for 20 years, Dagan originally focused on the ski/snowboard and snowmobile side of lifestyle and action sport photography and video. That shifted as his attentio... Read more

  • Matt Beacham

    Surfer/Laugh-maker/iPhone Carrier

    Matt realized his weakness for cheese early on. Pizza, nachos, with crackers, and salami, maybe some olives too. He even loves cheesy comedy. Absorbing cheesy comedy, while eati... Read more

  • Layne Beachley

    7x Women's World Champion

    Layne Beachley is widely regarded as the most successful female surfer in history--the only surfer, male or female, to claim six consecutive world titles (1998-2003). Layne then we... Read more