Welcome to Paradise Now Go to Hell
Welcome to Paradise Now Go to Hell
Welcome to Paradise Now Go to Hell
Welcome to Paradise Now Go to Hell

Welcome to Paradise Now Go to Hell

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Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell, is surfer and former war reporter Chas Smith’s wild and unflinching look at the high-stakes world of surfing on Oahu’s North Shore—a riveting, often humorous, account of beauty, greed, danger, and crime.

For two months every winter, when Pacific storms make landfall, swarms of mainlanders, Brazilians, Australians, and Europeans flock to Oahu’s paradisiacal North Shore in pursuit of some of the greatest waves on earth for surfing’s Triple Crown competition. Chas Smith reveals how this influx transforms a sleepy, laid-back strip of coast into a lawless, violent, drug-addled, and adrenaline-soaked mecca.

Smith captures this exciting and dangerous place where locals, outsiders, the surf industry, and criminal elements clash in a fascinating look at class, race, power, money, and crime, set within one of the most beautiful places on earth. The result is a breathtaking blend of crime and adventure that captures the allure and wickedness of this idyllic golden world.

GREATER TORONTO AREA (GTA)

FREE Curbside Pickup
FREE Orders over $100, excluding boards (shipped with Canada Post)
$20 Next-day delivery by our staff (includes all products, even surfboards!)

Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Surf the Greats Delivery Zone

 

CANADA

FREE Orders over $100, excluding boards
$30 Surfskates, iSUPs, balance boards, skimboards, bodyboards, travel board bags
$100 Surfboards shorter than 8 foot
$200 Surfboards 8 foot and longer

CONTINENTAL USA*

FREE Orders over $200, excluding boards
$50 Surfskates, iSUPs, balance boards, skimboards, bodyboards, travel board bags
$250 Surfboards shorter than 8 foot
$500 Surfboards 8 foot and longer

* Additional charges may apply for shipments to Hawaii and Alaska


INTERNATIONAL

We proudly ship worldwide and have shipped products to over 25 countries. International shipping rates are calculated by weight and are shown at checkout. Additional international shipping fees will apply to surfboards and oversized items.

Orders will be packaged and ship out within 2 business days (our shop is closed Sundays and Mondays)

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