Reviews
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

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

5 5 Sep 2020
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

10 8 Aug 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
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
Tested: FCS’s New H4 Fin Set Is Scary Good.

Tested: FCS’s New H4 Fin Set Is Scary Good.

Nick Carroll on the Space Fighter Smart-Fin

11 18 Mar 2020
Tested: G-Lite Fun Machines

Tested: G-Lite Fun Machines

Softboards for when you’re feeling hard

13 Dec 2019
Tested: Quiksilver Mens Highline Pro 1mm Zipperless Steamer Wetsuit

Tested: Quiksilver Mens Highline Pro 1mm Zipperless Steamer Wetsuit

The world’s most expensive wetsuit

10 22 Oct 2019
Tested: Flashbomb Heat Seeker 3/2mm Zip Free Steamer

Tested: Flashbomb Heat Seeker 3/2mm Zip Free Steamer

The Maserati of wetsuits

6 1 Jul 2019
A Wear and Tear Follow-Up Review of the O'Neill PSYCHOFREAK Zen Zip 3/2

A Wear and Tear Follow-Up Review of the O'Neill PSYCHOFREAK Zen Zip 3/2

How Did This Wetsuit Hold Up Ten Months Down The Track?

7 13 Mar 2019
Two New Surf Books, Richo and Lennox, Different Worlds – Nick Carroll

Two New Surf Books, Richo and Lennox, Different Worlds – Nick Carroll

Richo! The Terry Richardson Story and Surfing Lennox, From Then To Now

1 Oct 2018
Reviewed:Three Ladies Wetsuits For Winter

Reviewed:Three Ladies Wetsuits For Winter

Brrrrrr, three of the best wetsuits for women

15 Aug 2018
Four Mid-to-North Coast National Parks To Hit This Long Weekend

Four Mid-to-North Coast National Parks To Hit This Long Weekend

Score some waves, save some coin

1 5 Jun 2018
Nick Carroll On: The Andy Irons Doco and The Ian Cairns Book

Nick Carroll On: The Andy Irons Doco and The Ian Cairns Book

Days of thunder and tragedy recalled in very different ways by two new and pretty epic stories.

1 May 2018
Jock Serong On: The Island at the End of the World

Jock Serong On: The Island at the End of the World

A review of a glorious, heavy hardcover feast of photography and storytelling.

2 23 Mar 2018
Nick Carroll On: The Waterboys

Nick Carroll On: The Waterboys

Kai Lenny vs. Laird Hamilton

4 5 Oct 2017
4 Boards For 4 Dads Who Shred

4 Boards For 4 Dads Who Shred

Are you a dad in your 30's, 40's, 50's or 60's?

7 29 Aug 2017
South Swell Board Test: How Did These Boards Run?

South Swell Board Test: How Did These Boards Run?

Lost Mayhem Proformance Series

25 Aug 2017
The Ultimate 2017 Maldives Board Guide

The Ultimate 2017 Maldives Board Guide

The quiver to make your trip unimaginable

17 Jul 2017
Nick Carroll On: Tim's Excellent Adventures

Nick Carroll On: Tim's Excellent Adventures

The Big Wave Project Unveiled

16 May 2017
The May South Swell Board Test

The May South Swell Board Test

How these three boards went when we took them out

4 16 May 2017
P R O X I M I T Y : The Review

P R O X I M I T Y : The Review

More than just another webisode

2 10 May 2017
The Ultimate Indonesian Surfboard Guide 2017

The Ultimate Indonesian Surfboard Guide 2017

If it's your first trip or 100th we've got the board selection

3 8 May 2017
These Are The Best 9 Boards To Take To Indo This Season

These Are The Best 9 Boards To Take To Indo This Season

If it's your first trip or 100th we've got the board selection

25 Apr 2017
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Billabong's Australiana Surf Clip of Gold, Fresh Dane and John John Vids, and a Korean Wave Pool Super Edit!

This Week In Surfing: Ten Things from Surfing & the Internet on the Week That Was October 30 2020

30 Oct 2020
Nick Carroll: Can Rabbit Really Win Burleigh This Saturday?

Nick Carroll: Can Rabbit Really Win Burleigh This Saturday?

2 30 Oct 2020
Watch: The History of the World's Most Elusive and Long Lefthander

Watch: The History of the World's Most Elusive and Long Lefthander

1 29 Oct 2020
Nick Carroll: Maurice Cole and the Surf Coast Showdown

Nick Carroll: Maurice Cole and the Surf Coast Showdown

1 27 Oct 2020
We're Hiring: Camera Operations Technician

We're Hiring: Camera Operations Technician

27 Oct 2020
Watch: Episode 11 of RIVALS – Mick, Parko and Dingo Face-Off In Pumping Snapper Superheat!

Watch: Episode 11 of RIVALS – Mick, Parko and Dingo Face-Off In Pumping Snapper Superheat!

2 24 Oct 2020
Remembering Biggest Wednesday, Pumping Empty Cokes, and Can You Go Finless at Teahupo'o?

Remembering Biggest Wednesday, Pumping Empty Cokes, and Can You Go Finless at Teahupo'o?

22 Oct 2020
Brazil's Beachies Look Fun as Hell and Gabriel Medina Is Making the Most of Them

Brazil's Beachies Look Fun as Hell and Gabriel Medina Is Making the Most of Them

1 22 Oct 2020
Watch: Episode 10 of RIVALS – Parko, Mick and Dingo Reflect on the Life and Careers of the "Cooly Kids"

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

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

Is This the Best Wave Pool in the World?

6 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!

2 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

23 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!

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"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

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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

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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

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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

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Mick Fanning: Save This Shark

Mick Fanning: Save This Shark

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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

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

80 12 Sep 2020
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99 9 Sep 2020
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