Swell Recap
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
Swell Diary: Bali 1 September 2015

Swell Diary: Bali 1 September 2015

Hayden O'neill reports from Bali where the latest swell has hit from the Southern Indian Ocean

1 Sep 2015
Video & Gallery: All Cylinders Firing, Mentawais June 2015

Video & Gallery: All Cylinders Firing, Mentawais June 2015

Broken boards and best waves of lives

24 Jun 2015
Gallery: Maldives – March 2015

Gallery: Maldives – March 2015

Where the surf ain't nothing but fun.

1 7 Apr 2015
Gallery: John John Surfs Big Papoa – Rip Curl Pro Portugal Lay-Day

Gallery: John John Surfs Big Papoa – Rip Curl Pro Portugal Lay-Day

Around the corner from the contest, J-Flow goes for a big ol' paddle.

17 Oct 2014
22 Photos From Around Australia – Easter Weekend, 2014

22 Photos From Around Australia – Easter Weekend, 2014

Gallery: A four day weekend and it was pumping pretty much everywhere.

24 Apr 2014
Gallery: Cyclone Lusi Delivers

Gallery: Cyclone Lusi Delivers

Cyclone Lusi tracked rapidly southward towards the north island of New Zealand late last week delivering thick, overhead, long – period lines right up and down the East Coast from Saturday afternoon March 15 onwards.

19 Mar 2014
Gallery: Above Ours - March 16, 2014

Gallery: Above Ours - March 16, 2014

Photographers Matt Dunbar and Ian Bird capture aerial shots from the famous Cape Solander.

1 14 Mar 2014
Gallery: Snapper Rocks Super Session, March 4, 2014

Gallery: Snapper Rocks Super Session, March 4, 2014

A Divine Comedy takes place with the world greatest and a pumping superbank.

5 6 Mar 2014
Video & Gallery: Indonesia 2013 Highlights

Video & Gallery: Indonesia 2013 Highlights

The Perfect Wave reflects on last year's epic season.

10 Jan 2014
Gallery: Hercules and Papoa, Peniche, Portugal – January 8, 2014

Gallery: Hercules and Papoa, Peniche, Portugal – January 8, 2014

Another big wave session from Europe thanks to the storm Hercules. This one's a tow session from Portugal.

10 Jan 2014
Gallery: Sydney Swell Recap – December 10, 2013

Gallery: Sydney Swell Recap – December 10, 2013

Sydney gets a dose of swell over the weekend... in December.

1 10 Dec 2013
Video & Gallery: Indian Ocean Swell Recap - October 2013

Video & Gallery: Indian Ocean Swell Recap - October 2013

Did the tail-end of the season pump? Click and daydream here. Photo: Surftravelphotos.com

6 Nov 2013
Gallery: Mick, Parko, Kelly and Dane Hit Cloudbreak, October 30, 2013

Gallery: Mick, Parko, Kelly and Dane Hit Cloudbreak, October 30, 2013

With a Title bout looming, superstars of the World Tour coincidentally score the same Cloudbreak swell.

31 Oct 2013
Video & Gallery: Indian Ocean Swell Recap – September & October 2013

Video & Gallery: Indian Ocean Swell Recap – September & October 2013

Gallery & Video: Dive in, it's been pumping.

15 Oct 2013
Indian Ocean Swell Recap – August/September, 2013

Indian Ocean Swell Recap – August/September, 2013

Gallery: Where in the Indian Ocean has been pumping of late? Photo: Melroy D’Bora/The Perfect Wave

30 Sep 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds - Early August, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds - Early August, 2013

Winter, what Winter? Have a flick through our mega gallery from Sydney this past weekend. Conditions were very nice indeed.

5 Aug 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Surf Coast Victoria - Early July, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Surf Coast Victoria - Early July, 2013

Day after day of offshores and swell, what a week it's been in Victoria. Click through our west coast mega gallery of pulsing wintery bliss. Photo: Scanlon.

8 Jul 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Sydney - Early July, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Sydney - Early July, 2013

July has begun with some stellar conditions for Sydney surfers. Click through our shots from the last couple of days to see for yourself.

5 Jul 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Sydney - June, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Sydney - June, 2013

Winter At Last! Your thirst for photos of rippable walls and round barrels, both empty and ridden,is quenched. Click through and enjoy.

21 Jun 2013
Gallery and Recap: Western Australia - Late May, 2013

Gallery and Recap: Western Australia - Late May, 2013

Check out our gallery of a pretty dang good week in the West.

28 May 2013
Gallery: D-Bah Fun – May 3, 2013

Gallery: D-Bah Fun – May 3, 2013

Some dreamy beachbreak peaks for Fanning, Crews and Co this past Friday.

6 May 2013
Gallery and Recap: Late April Vicco Pulse – April 24-28, 2013

Gallery and Recap: Late April Vicco Pulse – April 24-28, 2013

The last four or five days have been stellar in the Garden State. Click through our gallery and see for yourself.

29 Apr 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds – April 21-22, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds – April 21-22, 2013

The beginning of the second week of school holidays around Sydney delivered. Click through and see for yourself. Photo: Oneshuteye

23 Apr 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds – April 15-18, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds – April 15-18, 2013

Autumn Appetiser: Sydney got its its first swell in weeks, click through to check it out.

18 Apr 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Surf Coast, Victoria – April 13-14, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Surf Coast, Victoria – April 13-14, 2013

Click through our photos of the best weekend on the Surf Coast since Easter. Photo: Scanlon

16 Apr 2013
Gallery and Recap: Kirra - April 14, 2013

Gallery and Recap: Kirra - April 14, 2013

Sunday morning Queenlsanders woke up to the classic Autumn surfing conditions. Click through and see for yourself. Photo: Muirhead

15 Apr 2013
Gallery: Jack Robbo and Chris Ross, West Oz - April 7, 2013

Gallery: Jack Robbo and Chris Ross, West Oz - April 7, 2013

Check out Jack Robinson and Chris Ross's weekend shack-a-roo. Photo: Hankinson

12 Apr 2013
Gallery and Recap: West Oz - April 9-10, 2013

Gallery and Recap: West Oz - April 9-10, 2013

South West Oz pumps as Autumn welcomes us with its cool embrace. Photo: Dan Wyer

11 Apr 2013
Gallery: Taj and Kolohe, West Aus – March 20, 2013

Gallery: Taj and Kolohe, West Aus – March 20, 2013

Heaving Beachies On A Drug Aware Margaret River Pro Lay Day

21 Mar 2013
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Watch: Episode 10 of RIVALS – Parko, Mick and Dingo Reflect on the Life and Careers of the "Cooly Kids"

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

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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

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

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10 Oct 2020
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7 9 Oct 2020
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3 9 Oct 2020
Get Around It: A 10-Kilometre Paddle To Provide Food To the Struggling People of Bali

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

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

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

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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!

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

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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

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

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21 Sep 2020
Mick Fanning: Save This Shark

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

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

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

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

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

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1 9 Sep 2020
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9 Sep 2020
Local Surfer Dies in Coolangatta Shark Attack

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

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

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5 5 Sep 2020
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