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Nick Carroll: The Travel Boom Lies Ahead

Nick Carroll: The Travel Boom Lies Ahead

As Far as Surf Travel Goes, There’ll Never Be Another 2020

9 3 Aug 2020
A WSL Wave Pool Event Is Coming in a Week, Italo Ferreira Is Still a Beast, and the Fantasy of Perfect Empty Kandui

A WSL Wave Pool Event Is Coming in a Week, Italo Ferreira Is Still a Beast, and the Fantasy of Perfect Empty Kandui

This Week In Surfing: Ten Things from Surfing & the Internet on the Week That Was August 1 2020

1 1 Aug 2020
Watch Tom Carroll, Nathan Hedge and More Pull Into Massive Tubes on This Sydney Beachie's "Day of Days"

Watch Tom Carroll, Nathan Hedge and More Pull Into Massive Tubes on This Sydney Beachie's "Day of Days"

"I think it's psycho, it's that thick and round..." says Nathan Hedge.

1 31 Jul 2020
Sean Doherty: The Offshore Gas Field Hiding in Plain Sight of Newcastle, Sydney and the Central Coast

Sean Doherty: The Offshore Gas Field Hiding in Plain Sight of Newcastle, Sydney and the Central Coast

"It feels like the PEP 11 showdown is coming to a head..."

8 30 Jul 2020
Paddle Bombs and Tow-Ins as East Coast Low Lights up Sydney Yet Again

Paddle Bombs and Tow-Ins as East Coast Low Lights up Sydney Yet Again

There had been barely a moment for to collect your breath before Monday hit, and now there's more coming!

29 Jul 2020
Video & Gallery: Locals Rule Day of the Year (So Far) at Padang Padang

Video & Gallery: Locals Rule Day of the Year (So Far) at Padang Padang

Firing Bali Is Equal Parts Stoke and Torture

1 28 Jul 2020
The Mission to Grow Surfing in Afghanistan

The Mission to Grow Surfing in Afghanistan

River waves and Olympic teams, Afghan surfer Afri Amu is making it happen

27 Jul 2020
What Is an Australian Grand Slam of Surfing? Pumping Bali, and POV Ride a One Minute Tube at Skeleton Bay

What Is an Australian Grand Slam of Surfing? Pumping Bali, and POV Ride a One Minute Tube at Skeleton Bay

This Week In Surfing: Ten Things from Surfing & the Internet on the Week That Was July 24 2020

25 Jul 2020
Sean Doherty: The Problem Is Bigger Than Wamberal

Sean Doherty: The Problem Is Bigger Than Wamberal

The Vexed Issue of Saving Beachside Property and the Undermining of Future Plans for Sea Level Rise

24 24 Jul 2020
Swell Alert: Deep East Coast Low to Deliver Another Hiding to the NSW Coast

Swell Alert: Deep East Coast Low to Deliver Another Hiding to the NSW Coast

Early to mid-next week it's highly likely we'll see yet another large to heavy swell event

23 Jul 2020
Swell Story: A Week To Remember

Swell Story: A Week To Remember

A Look Back at the Massive Swell That Smashed the East Coast of Aus

23 Jul 2020
One Week of Empty Perfection: A Video Diary from the Mentawai Islands

One Week of Empty Perfection: A Video Diary from the Mentawai Islands

Video line-ups of a ridiculous swell in an unprecedented time

4 22 Jul 2020
Nick Carroll: The New WSL Tour – Killer or Weird?

Nick Carroll: The New WSL Tour – Killer or Weird?

It may never happen, but it may save the whole thing

2 20 Jul 2020
93 World Champion and Pipe Master Derek Ho Has Died

93 World Champion and Pipe Master Derek Ho Has Died

R.I.P. Hawaii’s first ever world professional surfing champion

9 18 Jul 2020
The Best Clips From the Swell So Far, the WSL Will Never Be the Same, and Uncrowded Bali Perfection

The Best Clips From the Swell So Far, the WSL Will Never Be the Same, and Uncrowded Bali Perfection

This Week In Surfing: Ten Things from Surfing & the Internet on the Week That Was July 17 2020

1 17 Jul 2020
Swell Update: Conditions the "Icing on the Cake" of This Swell Event This Weekend

Swell Update: Conditions the "Icing on the Cake" of This Swell Event This Weekend

Over the course of the weekend and early next week we stand to benefit from a longer-range ESE/SE fetch that set up across the low’s south-eastern sector.

1 17 Jul 2020
Video: Is This the Greatest Wave You've Ever Seen Surfed In Sydney?

Video: Is This the Greatest Wave You've Ever Seen Surfed In Sydney?

The Deadman's clip you've been waiting for is here!

7 17 Jul 2020
More Raw Footage From That Incredible Deadman's Session Wednesday

More Raw Footage From That Incredible Deadman's Session Wednesday

Like being there on the headland

2 16 Jul 2020
Swell Update: This Is Just the First of Several Days of Heavy East Coast Surf

Swell Update: This Is Just the First of Several Days of Heavy East Coast Surf

Although it's set to ease a bit overnight, there will still be no shortage of size and power.

15 Jul 2020
Forecaster Blog: Tasman Low Hammers the East Coast All Week

Forecaster Blog: Tasman Low Hammers the East Coast All Week

A deep low is dropping anchor over the central Tasman Sea..

14 Jul 2020
Russell Bierke Stays Employed With O'Neill

Russell Bierke Stays Employed With O'Neill

The South Coast NSW core-lord re-signs, keeps charging

14 Jul 2020
Teen Surfer Dies in Shark Attack on Mid-North Coast

Teen Surfer Dies in Shark Attack on Mid-North Coast

The 15-year-old had been surfing at Wooli Beach, just north of Coffs Harbour

20 11 Jul 2020
Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

A gallery of perfect Padang Padang awakening the day COVID lockdowns lift

11 Jul 2020
Will this Be the Best Surf Clip of 2020? The Melbourne Wave-Pool Shuts Again, and Pumping Padang Padang

Will this Be the Best Surf Clip of 2020? The Melbourne Wave-Pool Shuts Again, and Pumping Padang Padang

Ten Things from Surfing & the Internet on the Week That Was July 10 2020

1 10 Jul 2020
Forecaster Blog: Deep East Coast Low Wreaks Havoc Next Week

Forecaster Blog: Deep East Coast Low Wreaks Havoc Next Week

An impending East Coast Low looms large for the NSW coast next week.

9 Jul 2020
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Maurice Cole: The Nightmare That’s Turned Into A Blessing

A video message from the legendary surfer and shaper

4 Aug 2020
Nick Carroll: The Travel Boom Lies Ahead

Nick Carroll: The Travel Boom Lies Ahead

9 3 Aug 2020
Watch Tom Carroll, Nathan Hedge and More Pull Into Massive Tubes on This Sydney Beachie's "Day of Days"

Watch Tom Carroll, Nathan Hedge and More Pull Into Massive Tubes on This Sydney Beachie's "Day of Days"

1 31 Jul 2020
Video: Rainbow Bay Last Saturday Was an A-Grade Tube Machine

Video: Rainbow Bay Last Saturday Was an A-Grade Tube Machine

4 31 Jul 2020
Sean Doherty: The Offshore Gas Field Hiding in Plain Sight of Newcastle, Sydney and the Central Coast

Sean Doherty: The Offshore Gas Field Hiding in Plain Sight of Newcastle, Sydney and the Central Coast

8 30 Jul 2020
Paddle Bombs and Tow-Ins as East Coast Low Lights up Sydney Yet Again

Paddle Bombs and Tow-Ins as East Coast Low Lights up Sydney Yet Again

29 Jul 2020
Grom Comps Are On! – Rip Curl GromSearch Series Announced for 2020

Grom Comps Are On! – Rip Curl GromSearch Series Announced for 2020

28 Jul 2020
Video & Gallery: Locals Rule Day of the Year (So Far) at Padang Padang

Video & Gallery: Locals Rule Day of the Year (So Far) at Padang Padang

1 28 Jul 2020
There's a Digital Surf Comp Coming to South Africa – the Rip Curl E-Pro

There's a Digital Surf Comp Coming to South Africa – the Rip Curl E-Pro

27 Jul 2020
Trailer: Torren Martyn's Next Movie is a Motorcycle Surf Roadie Through New Zealand

Trailer: Torren Martyn's Next Movie is a Motorcycle Surf Roadie Through New Zealand

2 24 Jul 2020
Sean Doherty: The Problem Is Bigger Than Wamberal

Sean Doherty: The Problem Is Bigger Than Wamberal

24 24 Jul 2020
Swell Story: A Week To Remember

Swell Story: A Week To Remember

23 Jul 2020
We're Hiring

We're Hiring

22 Jul 2020
Sean Doherty: SMART Drumlines Were Phenomenally Successful in Targeting White Sharks, So Why Were They Pulled Out?

Sean Doherty: SMART Drumlines Were Phenomenally Successful in Targeting White Sharks, So Why Were They Pulled Out?

20 21 Jul 2020
Nick Carroll: The New WSL Tour – Killer or Weird?

Nick Carroll: The New WSL Tour – Killer or Weird?

2 20 Jul 2020
Watch: Unseen Incredible Surf Movie, 'The Africa Project Documentary'

Watch: Unseen Incredible Surf Movie, 'The Africa Project Documentary'

4 19 Jul 2020
93 World Champion and Pipe Master Derek Ho Has Died

93 World Champion and Pipe Master Derek Ho Has Died

9 18 Jul 2020
WSL Makes Massive Announcement: No 2020 World Champs, Huge CT Restructure For 2021 and Beyond

WSL Makes Massive Announcement: No 2020 World Champs, Huge CT Restructure For 2021 and Beyond

7 17 Jul 2020
Swell Update: Conditions the "Icing on the Cake" of This Swell Event This Weekend

Swell Update: Conditions the "Icing on the Cake" of This Swell Event This Weekend

1 17 Jul 2020
Video: Is This the Greatest Wave You've Ever Seen Surfed In Sydney?

Video: Is This the Greatest Wave You've Ever Seen Surfed In Sydney?

7 17 Jul 2020
Video: They Were Surfing Inside Newcastle Harbour Wednesday

Video: They Were Surfing Inside Newcastle Harbour Wednesday

1 16 Jul 2020
Video: Two Minutes of Raw, Ridiculous Deadman's Manly From Wednesday

Video: Two Minutes of Raw, Ridiculous Deadman's Manly From Wednesday

3 15 Jul 2020
Swell Update: This Is Just the First of Several Days of Heavy East Coast Surf

Swell Update: This Is Just the First of Several Days of Heavy East Coast Surf

15 Jul 2020
Russell Bierke Stays Employed With O'Neill

Russell Bierke Stays Employed With O'Neill

14 Jul 2020
Teen Surfer Dies in Shark Attack on Mid-North Coast

Teen Surfer Dies in Shark Attack on Mid-North Coast

20 11 Jul 2020
Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

11 Jul 2020
Occy and Sons Shred Glassy, Fun Snapper

Occy and Sons Shred Glassy, Fun Snapper

1 10 Jul 2020
West Aussie Kael Walsh Has Officially Arrived With This Monster of an Edit

West Aussie Kael Walsh Has Officially Arrived With This Monster of an Edit

8 8 Jul 2020
Watch: Asher Pacey Has Sand-Bottom Points Absolutely Wired on a Twin Fin

Watch: Asher Pacey Has Sand-Bottom Points Absolutely Wired on a Twin Fin

7 Jul 2020
Biggest Padang Padang of the Year So Far, 6 Minutes of Dreamy Tubes

Biggest Padang Padang of the Year So Far, 6 Minutes of Dreamy Tubes

1 6 Jul 2020
When COVID Shut Down the US, This American Photog Was 'Stuck' in Pumping Aotearoa

When COVID Shut Down the US, This American Photog Was 'Stuck' in Pumping Aotearoa

2 6 Jul 2020
 Last Friday and Saturday at Cape Solander, It Was On

Last Friday and Saturday at Cape Solander, It Was On

1 4 Jul 2020
Letty Mortensen Has Been Ripping

Letty Mortensen Has Been Ripping

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Coco Ho Can Stomp Airs Now

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Land of the Long Cold Tube? Beau Young and Ricardo Christie Surf Beautiful Aotearoa

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