"A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away," there were surfers wearing Star Wars costumes... The galactic film series have conquered a legion of fans in the surfing world. Let's find out how they express their passion for Jedi and Sith.
The Stormtrooper armor is a true classic. The complete 18-piece set won't replace a high-end wetsuit, but if you're catching waves in tropical waters, it can be a useful and attractive option.
Star Wars enthusiasts have done their best to impress. What's your favorite surfer?
A Stormtrooper eyes the line-up.
"Do. Or do not. There is no try," says Yoda.
Darth Vader prepares to Hang Ten.
Chewbacca, the Hawaiian surf master.
A Stormtrooper shares the Aloha spirit.
Boba Fett carves his board like Tom Curren.
Darth Vader rides Al Merrick.
The Dark Force was always good in propaganda.
Style is everything in the Surf Wars.
Greg Mungall was a Star Wars fan. Picture by Jeff Divine.
A Stormtrooper forgets his full wetsuit.
Surfboard shaper Bill Stewart is a fan of Yoda.
It's closing out. Better get back to the Death Star.
Yoda's hang loose.
Never trust a Stormtrooper. Not even with a surfboard, and a beautiful sunset as background.
Finalists of the Stormtroopers Surf Invitational 34 ABY.
Darth Vaders fights for priority.
James Palpatine goes surfing with a personal security team.
The latest surfboard shapes by Sith.
Darth Vader presents his signature boardshort model.