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The heroes, weirdos, prodigies and trailblazers tell it in their own words.

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Tech Test

Five cutting edge boards, one tech savvy surfer, here are the results

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Breaking stories, exclusives, opinions.

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The latest, greatest clips, right here.

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A feast for your salty eyeballs

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How To: Paint Like a Pro

Give your board a facelift - Louis Gervais shows you how.

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Parko, Bede and Hippo back from Fiji and straight into a heavy jetski-assisted session at the GC's famed point break. 


Friday, 27 April 2012
Would you paddle out on a surfboard to drop a bait line to great whie sharks? These guys did.What do you need to hunt the world's greatest hunter? How about some fishing line and a six-pack.Directed by Gary Doust Tropfest Australia 20083rd Prize WinnerAlso by Gary Doust, see:

Michael Peterson

Thursday, 29 March 2012
Nick Carroll remembering the man, the myth, the legend...

RIP Michael Peterson

Thursday, 29 March 2012
Michael Peterson's iconic cutback image was immortalised by some street artists on the carpark wall right opposite Surfing Life's office window years ago. And with today's news about the passing of MP the image takes on extra significance.

Andy Irons Tribute by Surfer Magazine

Wednesday, 16 November 2011
Andy Irons was awarded the No.6 position in the Surfer Poll 2010. Watch this 3 part special tribute to the Peoples Champ' The best ever tribute of Andy Irons by Matt BeauchesneSongs: Florence & The Machine - Dog Days Are Over Muse - Knights of Cydonia M83 - Lower Your Eyelids to Die with the Sun

How I Remember Andy

Thursday, 03 November 2011
On the eve of his 11th World Title Kelly Slater took the time to write down his thoughts about Andy Irons and his death 12 months ago.

Bruce Irons on TMZ

Friday, 16 September 2011
Surfing goes mainstream and Bruce Irons makes TMZ

Hitler's Surf Trip Ruined

Tuesday, 02 August 2011
Hitler armed with an unglassed semi gun is an angry Hitler. 
Longest Tube Ride Ever Recorded! Cory Lopez surfing perfect wave he is in the tube for thirty seconds! Also includes some waves of Andy Irons (RIP).

Surfer Dies At The Alley

Sunday, 08 May 2011
A surfer was killed today after being run over by a boat at Currumbin Alley. The 41 year old surfer was paddling back out into the line-up when he was struck by a man returning from a fishing trip in an aluminium runabout.
About 200 friends and family of Andy Irons this morning celebrated the fallen surfer’s incredible life with a moving paddle out at the site of the Rip Curl Pro Search event in Puerto Rico...
According to sources close to Andy, AI was en route to his home in Hawaii following the onset of a bout of dengue fever in Puerto Rico, where he was competing in the Rip Curl Search event.


Tuesday, 02 November 2010
A must see short film from renowned surf photographer Mickey Smith.

Tim Curran Backflip

Saturday, 21 August 2010
Californian's Timmy Curran puts up a Hail Mary and lands a backflip...

Eye Witness To A Tragedy

Tuesday, 17 August 2010
When Ed Kilgallon got up and went for his morning constitutional surf in Gracetown today, he had no idea of the horrible episode he was about to become part of.

An ASL Reader Pays Tribute to a Mate

Tuesday, 22 September 2009
RIP Matthew Peter Hamblin30th August 1983 – 29th July 2009
If you’re in Sydney this Saturday and bored shitless by the forecast near-flat surf, you could do WAY worse than find your way to Maroubra Beach, where at 10:15 am, you’ll get to watch a Celebrity Drop-in. Bullshit! you cry, celebrities don’t drop in on each other! 

ASL DIY! Wrapping Up May 10

Thursday, 14 May 2009
OK surf kings, May 10 is done and dusted. The results are in…and while they didn’t add up quite the way that mad original forecast chart suggested, the storm did form, it did sling a lot of swell at the coast we expected it to sling at, the winds were good (better than expected actually), and many disgustingly sick waves were ridden.
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