• Shawn Griggs


    Shawn Griggs has been creating art for as long as he can remember. During his early years and throughout college, he focused solely on pen and ink and drawing, being influenced by ... Read more

  • Gary Griggs

    Director, Institute of Marine Sciences and Distinguished Professor of Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz

    Gary Griggs' research is focused on the coastal zone and ranges from coastal evolution and development, through shoreline processes, coastal hazards and coastal engineering, and se... Read more

  • Chris Grippo

    Outdoor Junkie

    Raised in the frozen hills and cold waters of Northern New England, Chris developed a passion for all things slide and glide related; surfing, skiing, snowboarding, windsurfing, an... Read more

  • Nicole Grodesky


    While traveling and competing, Nicole took her camera along and decided to document other female athletes during her downtime on the WQS. After her competitive surfing career, Ni... Read more

  • Kyle Gronostajski


    I'm a 23 year old photographer living in Surf City, NJ on Long Beach Island. I've been shooting for 8 years but have only recently gotten serious over the past few years. A lot of ... Read more

  • Tomas Grootveld

    Tomas has been surfing for the past decade, living in the Netherlands and trying to see as much of the world as possible. Through his study in Media & Journalism he has got a l... Read more

  • Kirsten Grorud-Colvert

    Assistant Professor, Oregon State University

    I am interested in the ecology of marine systems, the impact of humans on those systems, and how best to share that information with non-scientists. My current research is driven ... Read more

  • Zach Grossfield

    Zach grew up in NY and studied business at the University of Richmond. He jumped into journalism two years ago while on a trip to Cuba with the baseball team. Since then, he has wr... Read more

  • Luise Grossmann

    Luise fell in love with surfing in her early 20s and she then followed the waves around the globe. Being born and raised in Germany, she has lived in Réunion Island, France, and n... Read more

  • Chris Grow

    Host of The Wire

    Before joining Firewire Surfboards, Chris Grow may have already been, "surfing’s only bonafide YouTube celebrity," according to The Inertia’s Associate Editor, Dylan Heyden. Hi... Read more