Nick Carroll
Nick Carroll: In the Wake of Yet Another Shark Death, Esperance Is a Town in Need

Nick Carroll: In the Wake of Yet Another Shark Death, Esperance Is a Town in Need

The WA Government hasn’t been stepping up in Esperance. It better start now.

20 13 Oct 2020
The Social Visa: Wondering How All These Surf Stars Are Cruising Around Indo? Here Ya Go

The Social Visa: Wondering How All These Surf Stars Are Cruising Around Indo? Here Ya Go

Remember when all this carnage started in March? And how briefly it looked like a whole Indo surf season would be going untravelled?

6 24 Sep 2020
Nick Carroll: After 30 Years of Thinking About It, Rabbit Hops Into Politics

Nick Carroll: After 30 Years of Thinking About It, Rabbit Hops Into Politics

“I’m Going To Bring All My Passion and Competitive Juices To This”

21 18 Aug 2020
Nick Carroll: They're Not Your Pets

Nick Carroll: They're Not Your Pets

More People in the Water, More Encounters of the Unplanned Kind

28 17 Aug 2020
Surfing’s Very Own Rescue Course Goes Online

Surfing’s Very Own Rescue Course Goes Online

The Things We Should All Know

12 Aug 2020
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

11 3 Aug 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
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
Seen the MP Doco 'Searching for Michael Peterson'? It's Online Here This Weekend

Seen the MP Doco 'Searching for Michael Peterson'? It's Online Here This Weekend

When young film-maker Jolyon Hoff decided to see if he could capture something of Australia’s mythical dark wizard of the 1970s, he didn’t really know what he was taking on…

5 25 Jun 2020
Nick Carroll: Don’t Let the White Shark Bite Turn Normal

Nick Carroll: Don’t Let the White Shark Bite Turn Normal

Understand the shark, yes. Accept a death toll, no

28 13 Jun 2020
Piles of Face Masks Are Washing up on NSW Beaches!

Piles of Face Masks Are Washing up on NSW Beaches!

Masking the Problem – Not

1 27 May 2020
Nick Carroll: What's the Real Reason Shark Encounters Have Declined on the North Coast?

Nick Carroll: What's the Real Reason Shark Encounters Have Declined on the North Coast?

Is it the sharks or is it the people? A new study looks at perhaps one reason why shark encounters are down

6 20 May 2020
Nick Carroll: Look Out, Here They Come! Surf Regions Brace For Frothing Visitors

Nick Carroll: Look Out, Here They Come! Surf Regions Brace For Frothing Visitors

After riding out the COVID’s first wave, Margaret River is readying for the inrush

5 16 May 2020
Surf Book Review: The Buzzy Kerbox Story and Dense Surf-Psych-Travel Lit

Surf Book Review: The Buzzy Kerbox Story and Dense Surf-Psych-Travel Lit

Nick Carroll: You know the surf culture is expanding when it can produce two books as wildly different as these

2 7 May 2020
Nick Carroll: COVID-19, The Aussie Experiment

Nick Carroll: COVID-19, The Aussie Experiment

Several weeks in, people are surfing and the Thing ain’t spreading. Why?

16 30 Apr 2020
Nick Carroll: What Will Indo, and Other Regional Surf Destinations, Look Like Once This Is Done?

Nick Carroll: What Will Indo, and Other Regional Surf Destinations, Look Like Once This Is Done?

The View From the Ments: “It’s Very Hard to Predict Anything”

17 17 Apr 2020
Nick Carroll: The Weirdest Easter Ever

Nick Carroll: The Weirdest Easter Ever

Surfing, like everything else right now, has never been in a stranger place.

76 8 Apr 2020
Nick Carroll: How to Cope With Suddenly Not Being Able to Surf

Nick Carroll: How to Cope With Suddenly Not Being Able to Surf

Richard Bennett, surfing’s best known psychologist, gives us a few ideas about how to cope with the moment

4 2 Apr 2020
Nick Carroll: We Asked a Scientist, Is Surfing Safe From COVID-19?

Nick Carroll: We Asked a Scientist, Is Surfing Safe From COVID-19?

We don’t have any idea, yet.

14 28 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: Surf School's Out

Nick Carroll: Surf School's Out

With the steady closure of many surf schools thanks to COVID-19, Australian surfing approaches a state it’s never experienced

27 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: How are the Boardmakers Coping?

Nick Carroll: How are the Boardmakers Coping?

An Ongoing Series on How the Pandemic Affects Our Coastal Lives

3 25 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: WTF, Closed Beaches?

Nick Carroll: WTF, Closed Beaches?

An Ongoing Series on How the Pandemic Affects Our Coastal Lives

25 24 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: How Surfers Around the World Are Doing Amid COVID-19

Nick Carroll: How Surfers Around the World Are Doing Amid COVID-19

What’s it like right now being a surfer in Spain, Bali, The Ments?

9 19 Mar 2020
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Watch: Episode 10 of RIVALS – Parko, Mick and Dingo Reflect on the Life and Careers of the "Cooly Kids"

Including some necessary carpark banter as the get ready for pumping Snapper

18 Oct 2020
Is This the Best Wave Pool in the World?

Is This the Best Wave Pool in the World?

1 17 Oct 2020
The Wonderfully Weird Clay Marzo Backhand Tube Approach, Slater at Uluwatu, and a New (Not Good...) Wave Pool!

The Wonderfully Weird Clay Marzo Backhand Tube Approach, Slater at Uluwatu, and a New (Not Good...) Wave Pool!

16 Oct 2020
Watch Tom Carroll & Matt Grainger Break Down Tow-Foiling and Glide an Empty Outside Sydney Reef

Watch Tom Carroll & Matt Grainger Break Down Tow-Foiling and Glide an Empty Outside Sydney Reef

3 14 Oct 2020
Nick Carroll: In the Wake of Yet Another Shark Death, Esperance Is a Town in Need

Nick Carroll: In the Wake of Yet Another Shark Death, Esperance Is a Town in Need

20 13 Oct 2020
Watch: Episode 9 of Rivals – Kai Otton at Home on the NSW Far South Coast

Watch: Episode 9 of Rivals – Kai Otton at Home on the NSW Far South Coast

3 12 Oct 2020
From 'Mad Wax', To Winning the Eddie, To Australian Survivor – Ross Clarke Jones Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

From 'Mad Wax', To Winning the Eddie, To Australian Survivor – Ross Clarke Jones Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

11 Oct 2020
Watch: Local Chargers Take On East Coast Outer Slab

Watch: Local Chargers Take On East Coast Outer Slab

10 Oct 2020
Surfer Missing On WA South Coast, Suspected Fatal Shark Attack

Surfer Missing On WA South Coast, Suspected Fatal Shark Attack

7 9 Oct 2020
Night Surfing Pumping Noosa, Wilko's Shark Scare, and Ever Seen a Whale Bodysurf?

Night Surfing Pumping Noosa, Wilko's Shark Scare, and Ever Seen a Whale Bodysurf?

3 9 Oct 2020
Get Around It: A 10-Kilometre Paddle To Provide Food To the Struggling People of Bali

Get Around It: A 10-Kilometre Paddle To Provide Food To the Struggling People of Bali

8 Oct 2020
Lockdown Diaries: How a Teacher and His 14-Year-Old Daughter Have Waited Out the Pandemic on Nias

Lockdown Diaries: How a Teacher and His 14-Year-Old Daughter Have Waited Out the Pandemic on Nias

1 6 Oct 2020
Surf Lakes Are Going Smaller, More Adaptable, and Ready For Your Suburb

Surf Lakes Are Going Smaller, More Adaptable, and Ready For Your Suburb

6 5 Oct 2020
Surfer Magazine is No Longer: 1960-2020

Surfer Magazine is No Longer: 1960-2020

15 4 Oct 2020
Sean Doherty: "I Was Always Trying to Do Stuff That No One Else Could Do", Col Smith in 1977

Sean Doherty: "I Was Always Trying to Do Stuff That No One Else Could Do", Col Smith in 1977

3 3 Oct 2020
Jack Robbo Is on Fire, a New Wave Pool in South Korea, and Sierra Kerr's Got Mega Hops!

Jack Robbo Is on Fire, a New Wave Pool in South Korea, and Sierra Kerr's Got Mega Hops!

2 Oct 2020
"You Can Usually Stop People From Dying With Very Basic Equipment and Very Simple Techniques" – What To Do in the Event of a Shark Attack

"You Can Usually Stop People From Dying With Very Basic Equipment and Very Simple Techniques" – What To Do in the Event of a Shark Attack

6 1 Oct 2020
The Evolution of a Modern Big Wave Surfer, Felicity Palmateer Tells Her Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

The Evolution of a Modern Big Wave Surfer, Felicity Palmateer Tells Her Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

30 Sep 2020
Watch: Episode 8 of Rivals – Danny Wills at Home on the NSW North Coast

Watch: Episode 8 of Rivals – Danny Wills at Home on the NSW North Coast

1 29 Sep 2020
Watch: Episode 7 of Rivals – Bede Durbidge at Home in 4-5ft Straddie Barrels

Watch: Episode 7 of Rivals – Bede Durbidge at Home in 4-5ft Straddie Barrels

25 Sep 2020
Forecaster Blog: La Niña conditions are here, what does it mean for Surf?

Forecaster Blog: La Niña conditions are here, what does it mean for Surf?

8 24 Sep 2020
Smashed In Vicco: A Couple Of The Lockdown State’s Finest Get Caught In The Mangler

Smashed In Vicco: A Couple Of The Lockdown State’s Finest Get Caught In The Mangler

2 22 Sep 2020
Master and Apprentice: Bethany Hamilton and Erin Brooks

Master and Apprentice: Bethany Hamilton and Erin Brooks

21 Sep 2020
Mick Fanning: Save This Shark

Mick Fanning: Save This Shark

23 16 Sep 2020
Watch: Episode 6 of Rivals – Shaun Cansdell at Home on the Coffs Coast

Watch: Episode 6 of Rivals – Shaun Cansdell at Home on the Coffs Coast

13 Sep 2020
Sean Doherty: The East Coast White Attacks – Where To From Here

Sean Doherty: The East Coast White Attacks – Where To From Here

79 12 Sep 2020
Nick Carroll: The Terrible Attack at Greenmount Will Blow the Shark Narrative To Pieces, Again

Nick Carroll: The Terrible Attack at Greenmount Will Blow the Shark Narrative To Pieces, Again

99 9 Sep 2020
A Statement Regarding Coastalwatch Surf Cams and the Fatal Shark Incident at Rainbow Bay

A Statement Regarding Coastalwatch Surf Cams and the Fatal Shark Incident at Rainbow Bay

4 9 Sep 2020
Watch Soli Bailey Ride Beautiful North Coast Surf and Talk Surfboards, Career, and Growing Up

Watch Soli Bailey Ride Beautiful North Coast Surf and Talk Surfboards, Career, and Growing Up

1 9 Sep 2020
Shane Dorian On Mexican Surf Trips Under Covid

Shane Dorian On Mexican Surf Trips Under Covid

9 Sep 2020
Local Surfer Dies in Coolangatta Shark Attack

Local Surfer Dies in Coolangatta Shark Attack

35 8 Sep 2020
Watch: Episode 5 of Rivals – Glen 'Micro' Hall at Home on the Central Coast

Watch: Episode 5 of Rivals – Glen 'Micro' Hall at Home on the Central Coast

7 Sep 2020
Clint Kimmins Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

Clint Kimmins Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

1 6 Sep 2020
Sean Doherty: "The Guys at Narrabeen Really Set a Direction in My Life", Mark Richards in 1971

Sean Doherty: "The Guys at Narrabeen Really Set a Direction in My Life", Mark Richards in 1971

5 5 Sep 2020
Nick Carroll: The WSL Is Still Planning a Pipe/Maui Kickoff this Hawaiian Winter, but How?

Nick Carroll: The WSL Is Still Planning a Pipe/Maui Kickoff this Hawaiian Winter, but How?

1 4 Sep 2020
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