Melbourne, Famous for Inner City Surfing?
Melbourne, Australia; famous for Trams, fine cuisine, people wearing black and inner city surfing. Wait? What? Inner city surfing! That's right, a proposal has been made to build a 130m long wave pool in the middle of the city, floating off Docklands in M
Miss Reef is back.
It's November, and you know what that means! The Miss Reef Calendar is back for 2015, meaning surfers all over the world can gawk at butts, boobs and Reef bikini's on their man-cave walls for another year.
Massive surfboard demo day in WA
Star Surf+Skate giving you the chance to try out surfboards
The Hollywood Shuffle by John John Florence.
Ever wonder how the pro's manage to pop up meters ahead of you on the paddle out? A surfers duckdiving technique is the stuff legends are made of, but did you hear about the guy that can duckdive the entire length of a swimming pool?
Worlds First Inflatable Reef to be installed in Perth
Does your local break suffer from a case of close-out-itis? Do you wish that mother nature would rearrange the sandbanks to form beautiful peeling beachies like you see in the magazines? This kickerstarter campaign might just be the thing you're looking f
CJ Hopgood takes one on the chin
While freesurfing with his mates at the Cascais Billabong Pro this week, CJ Hopgood was a little too focused on throwing shakas, and ended up with his face (well, actually his chest) smooshed all over a giant rock.
Surfing ruled out of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
Despite the sport of surfing being one of the Gold Coasts biggest attractions, this week it has been ruled out as an exhibition sport in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Australian Longboard Surfing Open Now accepting Entries
Longboarding & SUP Surfing and Racing at Kingscliff
The Heartland of the Counter-Culture
Always trust a local, especially when that local is Ed Sinnott. This guy has been a local for the past 30 years, and if you haven't worked out where the above-mentioned place is, it's Byron Bay.
Keahi De Photographer - Longboards at Noosa.
Since the Noosa Waterman Keahi De Aboitiz shattered his ankle earlier in the year, he's been chomping at the bit to get back into the waves. The Ex kitesurfing world champ, and one of the leaders in the stand up paddle surfing world still has a few months
Surfing for Millionaires, when there's no swell.
What's a millionaire to do when there's no swell? Get the boat, hook up the jetski, launch the helicopter or invite the pretty ladies around? The choices are endless, or you could choose to do all of the above, which is exactly what this lot did.
The king can sing?
Who knew! Kelly Slater isn't bad behind the mic, he's just released a song called 'Feelin' the Feelings' with Brazilian beauty Karina Zeviani. There's a music video, a possible record deal and rumours of a solo album. This is the real deal.
What's that board you're paddling mate?
A review of some of the more different board shapes in circulation
Switching boards at the Wedge
A crazy back breaking wave at best, how about we take two boards out?
Tips for surfing in a crowded line-up.
With the first decent swell of summer upon us (if you haven't missed it already!), it's time for the annual 'be a nice guy' public service announcement. Crowded line-ups are a sure thing this weekend, and to get the most enjoyment out of them, there's a f
"The Best I've ever seen it" Says Kelly Slater
When Mr Slater speaks, everyone listens. So when he says Round Three of competition at Teahupoo was possibly the best day ever, it must have been good.
Cleanup at Chopes: Judges tower gets barrelled.
You know the feeling. Looking at the horizon you spot a monster, it's building fast and you know you're stuck on the inside. Arms burning, you reach as far as you can in a desperate bid to make it before the lip throws.
Aussie Surfer Dies on Scar Reef, Sumbawa
The tragic death of an Australian Surfer in Western Sumbawa this week shines a spotlight on the dangers of surfing, both locally and overseas in bigger swells. Peter Luke, 27, died while surfing Scar Reef in a swell reported to be around five meters.
5 kids that shaped a town
Peter Townend, the grandson of the local Publican was one of two standouts of the era, him and Rabbit Bartolemew, world champ of 1978 and known for being 'that guy' everyone knew was crazy. In contrast to Peter, known as 'PT' who was polished, professiona
"Dad used to pay me to come surfing"
After some encouragement, we paddled out and took our place in the lineup. The session itself was alright, but the outcome was what I had hoped for. Son two and three were stoked, chatty, smiling, and they had had fun. They had given it a go, which was al
Surfs like a million bucks...
Over the ditch in New Zealand, a 54 year old guy named Roy Stuart has made headlines all over the world by slapping an exorbitant price tag on one of his hand-made paulownia surfboards. Named 'The Rampant', this marvel is hand carved from Paulownia, with
70's Singles with Alex Knost
Back in the 70s, surfboards were made with stiff single fins and rolled bottoms. Not the tamest beasts underfoot, but when done right, surfing these babies looks quite majestic.
Surf a wave that lasts for a kilometer and a half
Ride a wave that seems too perfect to be true
Winter Warmer, Surfing in the Mentawais
While Queensland's surfers wake up to a dawn patrol at 5 degree temperates this week, fortunate surfers from all over the world are chilling out in a different way, they're hitting the Mentawai Islands. We're jealous.
Big Waves in Peru - the Billabong Pico Alto is ON!
After a team of 30 analyzed the forecast, it was determined that Peru was a go, and the green light was issued for the first round of the Big Wave World Tour on July 3.