Sean Doherty
Sean Doherty: “Girls Can Be Grommets Too!”, Pam Burridge in 1979

Sean Doherty: “Girls Can Be Grommets Too!”, Pam Burridge in 1979

An excerpt from the wonderful new book, Golden Days: The Best Years of Australian Surfing

4 8 Aug 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..."

10 30 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
Sean Doherty: How Surfboards – Not Dunny Paper – Became the Most Essential Items of the Corona Lockdown

Sean Doherty: How Surfboards – Not Dunny Paper – Became the Most Essential Items of the Corona Lockdown

Jason Stevenson of JS Surfboards talks to Seano about the unexpected boon

3 24 Jun 2020
“It Was the Day of Days” – Merewether Saturday was as Good as it Gets

“It Was the Day of Days” – Merewether Saturday was as Good as it Gets

“I’ve never surfed Merewether that perfect, but I’m wrecked."

4 25 May 2020
Sean Doherty: Wade Goodall's Pentacoastal Might Be the Last Film of its Kind

Sean Doherty: Wade Goodall's Pentacoastal Might Be the Last Film of its Kind

A thoughtful review of the best surf movie in yonks

7 20 May 2020
Sean Doherty: Coastal Estates in the Time of Corona

Sean Doherty: Coastal Estates in the Time of Corona

...jumbo-sized residential developments have bravely forged ahead in these most challenging times...

5 9 May 2020
Sean Doherty: This Might Be the Crisis the WSL Needed

Sean Doherty: This Might Be the Crisis the WSL Needed

What have they got to lose? Swing for the fences.

10 29 Apr 2020
Sean Doherty: Who Would Have Won Bells This Easter?

Sean Doherty: Who Would Have Won Bells This Easter?

The 2020 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach... That Wasn't

12 18 Apr 2020
Sean Doherty: The Bight Bites Back

Sean Doherty: The Bight Bites Back

"It certainly wasn’t the phone call I was expecting on a lazy Tuesday morning."

7 26 Feb 2020
Sean Doherty: Davey Cathels and the High Country Fire

Sean Doherty: Davey Cathels and the High Country Fire

“It's been a pretty strange start to the year, that’s for sure.”

3 14 Jan 2020
Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

NOPSEMA announced that they've given Equinor the nod to drill in the Bight

10 19 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Tyler Wright Returns to Shatter Lakey Peterson's World Title Dreams At Honolua Bay

Sean Doherty: Tyler Wright Returns to Shatter Lakey Peterson's World Title Dreams At Honolua Bay

Day 1 of the Title Showdown at the lululemon Maui Pto

1 2 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Bight Fight Goes Coast To Coast

Sean Doherty: Bight Fight Goes Coast To Coast

"These were coastal communities. Most of them had never protested anything before…"

28 Nov 2019
Sean Doherty: Italo Goes World No.1 and Carissa Moore Let's the World Title Slip as Caroline and Italo Win Portugal

Sean Doherty: Italo Goes World No.1 and Carissa Moore Let's the World Title Slip as Caroline and Italo Win Portugal

Feel the Feelings – 2019 MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal Finals Day

1 27 Oct 2019
Sean Doherty: Medina Loses With a Controversial Priority Call and The World Title Race Is Back On!

Sean Doherty: Medina Loses With a Controversial Priority Call and The World Title Race Is Back On!

Behind the Red Door – 2019 MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal Day 3

10 21 Oct 2019
Sean Doherty: Slater Hangs on to Olympic Dream and Medina Makes Tough Conditions Look Simple at Peniche

Sean Doherty: Slater Hangs on to Olympic Dream and Medina Makes Tough Conditions Look Simple at Peniche

The Gold and the Grease – 2019 MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal Day 2

10 19 Oct 2019
Sean Doherty: The Contenders Need Them to Lose, But Medina & Moore Top Score Day 1 at Peniche

Sean Doherty: The Contenders Need Them to Lose, But Medina & Moore Top Score Day 1 at Peniche

Historically Historic – 2019 MEP Rip Curl Pro Portugal Day 1

3 18 Oct 2019
Sean Doherty: Jeremy Flores and Carissa Moore Win France

Sean Doherty: Jeremy Flores and Carissa Moore Win France

The Quiksilver and Roxy Pros finish with pumping beachies, and Jeremy wins his home event for the first time.

1 12 Oct 2019
Sean Doherty: C'est La Vie

Sean Doherty: C'est La Vie

Filipe Crashes Out in the Round of 32 at the 2019 Quiksilver Pro France

2 8 Oct 2019
Sean Doherty: Lemoore to Lorenzo

Sean Doherty: Lemoore to Lorenzo

2019 Quiksilver and Roxy Pros France, The Early Rounds

1 6 Oct 2019
Sean Doherty: Perfect is the Enemy of Good

Sean Doherty: Perfect is the Enemy of Good

Gabriel Medina and Lakey Peterson win the 2019 Freshwater Pro

7 22 Sep 2019
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Maurice Cole: The Nightmare That’s Turned Into A Blessing

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

10 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

9 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

1 Jul 2020
Coco Ho Can Stomp Airs Now

Coco Ho Can Stomp Airs Now

30 Jun 2020
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