Why you should care about women’s pro-surfing

The first day of the Rip Curl Bells Beach Pro kicked off yesterday and for many of you it would have passed by unnoticed....

Nature’s Own Rhythm

I could sit on the shore and say that the tide’s all wrong, the wind is up, it’s about to pour with rain and...



Reelers 2017

Reelers, the world's most prestigious surf film competition, is on again in 2017 and here's why you should vote. As with much of the surfing world,...

Summer Lullaby




Sidewalk surfer



Cold Lines: Lee-Ann Curren in Iceland

There's been a heatwave across Australia in the past week, and it's hard to remember that much of the world is in the grips...

Getting lost

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A Wild Mentawai Escape


Wish you were here…

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Beyond the Water


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2016 Wetsuit Reviews – Steamers

As the the weather and the water begin to cool down, we've again put our bodies on the line to bring you the low...

Hotline Amalfi

Full custom fit Front zip Flexible armpit rubber and stitching Flexible stitching through the groin Water drain holes on the shoulder blades Narrow...

Zee Hot Candy Steamer

Rip Curl Flash Bomb

Environment/Social Good

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The Grass Skirt Project – Helping the Women of PNG

Papua New Guinea, Australia's closest neighbour, seems like a tropical oasis with its warm waters and swaying palm trees. For many women though, living...

Challenge yourself, challenge society and Rise Above Plastic

Do you love to lurk around 2nd Hand stores? Do you recycle and lean toward old school? Are you an ocean lover? If you've...

Plastic free July


Proyecto Sofia

Editor's Picks

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The perfect beach body

As the days start to get longer and warm up a bit, it's a time when many of us start think about summer and how to get...

Who run the world? Girls! Yes, that's right. Women are taking over the waves. While young men are turning their backs on the beach in growing numbers, a recent...

Challenges In Paradise

How far would you go to ride the wave of your dreams? This is a question I asked myself while on a 14 hour...