Craig Anderson Is Just Like You And Me

Surfing Life got on the phone with Craig Anderson thinking we’d talk about Cluster, but things went a different way...

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Russell Ord: One Shot

The one photo he wants is the one that'll kill him... so how far should he go?

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The Idol And The Hero

Thirty days. The period between two events of eurphoria and tragedy, that changed our modest microcosm forever.

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Surfing Life 319: Go Your Own Way

Get inspired to live your surfing life the way you want to. On sale today.

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Surfing Life's Official WSL Event Guide App

Available for free download today.

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Tear Offs: Billabong Bloodlines

A journey through the shallows of Teahupo'o and the depths of youth surfing.

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The 2015 Board Bible

Surf your way through a gorgeous quiver with Matt Meola, Andy Mooney, Twiggy Baker and Nick Carroll.

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How You Can Help Vanuatu

A nation devastated by Cyclone Pam.

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Palmera Express: Review

Welcome to the future of surfing. It looks a lot like the past, only funkier and more fuzzed out.

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Chris Bryan Films Phantom Reel

Monday, 12 September 2011
Everything looks better shot at 1000 frames per second: Dane Reynolds' airs, Kelly Slater's turns, a UFC fight, or a naked girl dousing herself in water...All images where shot with the Phantom HD Gold and Phantom Flex using Arri Ultra prime lenses and Chris Bryan Films custom underwater housing. Please visit my website

Show Me The Money!

Monday, 12 September 2011
ASL was on the beach to witness Owen Wright's Kelly Slater-smashing win at the Quiksilver Pro New York and was the first to pull him aside for an exclusive interview.

Life's A Beach...

Monday, 12 September 2011
ASL is working really hard on the Hot 100 trip in France. Wanna see how tough it is over there?
Owen Wright (AUS), 21, has claimed his maiden ASP Dream Tour victory, taking out the inaugural Quiksilver Pro New York over Kelly Slater (USA), 39, to earn the historic US $300,000 first-place prize purse in offshore three-to-five foot (1 -- 1.5 metre) surf at Long Beach, New York.More at:

Owen Wins

Saturday, 10 September 2011
Owen Wright won his maiden World Title event at the Quiksilver Pro NY, taking down Kelly Slater in the Final in dominant fashion. Updated with videos of all the action.

The End Game

Saturday, 10 September 2011
Move over Jay-Z, Owen Wright is the king of New York.

Rhythm Livin - Come Shot

Friday, 09 September 2011
Vid by Nick Chalmers with one of the best soundtracks ever recorded for a surfing clip.Rhythm Presents:a clip for the desk jockeys & boredfor no reason...seriouslystarring Harrison Roach & Dane PetersonCamera/Edit/Titles byNick Rhythm © 2011

Coming of Ageless Part 2

Friday, 09 September 2011
Dusty Payne and Gavin Beschen get barrelled out of their minds for part two of this little Volcom web series.
Highlights from the SriLankan Airlines Pro, ASP 6* World Tour event along with some great wildlife footage and interviews with the competitors.


Friday, 09 September 2011
ASL chats with Julian Wilson after his Round 5 win.

Bruce vs Laird

Friday, 09 September 2011
After some fierce internet debate, here's a neatly RE-cut and inspiring comparison between Laird Hamilton's "Millennium Wave" in 2000 and Bruce Irons' "Boardies Tearer" on his monumental Tow-In wave during the Code Red Session, Billabong Pro Tahiti, 27 August 2011.
A teaser of an excerpt from the upcoming film "Fighting Fear" starring Mark Mathews & Richie Vaculik who surfed one of the world's heaviest waves "Ours" (Sydney, Australia) from midnight till sunrise the next morning."Fighting Fear" follows the lives of these 2 best friends through their ups and down in pursuit of their...

Back Home

Friday, 09 September 2011
It's good to be home, as Beau Foster knows after a long flight from Shot and Edited by Nathan Foster.Music: Crystal Antlers - I Slept In An Arcade


Friday, 09 September 2011
Mitch Crews and the Electric team blows up in Long Island, NY...

Bobby Ain't No Corporate Puppet

Friday, 09 September 2011
ASL looks at Bobby Martinez' ASP spray in a Sesame Street way.

Ready To Rumble

Friday, 09 September 2011
One day to go at the Quiksilver Pro NY, and it’s anyone’s game.

Friday Fox: Samantha Cannon

Friday, 09 September 2011
Click here to download this foxy wallpaper.

Bobby Has A Point

Friday, 09 September 2011
UPDATE: The new ASP top 34 has been announced after New York. See who made the cut. The re-worked ASP rankings system is showing a few oddities. Nick Carroll explains how it all works.


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    One helluva lineup.
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