The 2015 Travel Bible

Your guide to a lifetime of surf travel

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The Changing Of The Seasons

From summer slop to offshore beachies. This is Anzac Day.

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Travel Porn For Every Type Of Surfer

Welcome to the 2015 Travel Bible.

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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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From The Obscene Living Files

Wyong, a weird kind of paradise.

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The World’s First Public Wavegarden Is About To Open

Three months from now in the North of Wales.

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Objectify Me, Janni Honscheid

From charging at Chopes to posing for Playboy. Meet German surfer and model, Janni Honscheid.

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Pure Fascination

Thursday, 22 September 2011
Some nice winter waves on the Vicco Surf Coastfilmed on a sunny day at bells.filmed edited blake mellross

Fighting Fear - Official Trailer [HD]

Thursday, 22 September 2011
In Australian cinemas 10th Nov 2011. International release info coming soon.Mark is a Big Wave Surfer. He dreams of being the best. Richie, Mark's best mate shares his love of Big Wave Surfing but has his own ambitions. A carpet layer by day, Richie dreams of becoming a MMA Cage-Fighting Champion. Both are fearless, living life on the edge, daring each...

Las Palmeras Surf Resort

Thursday, 22 September 2011
Epic swell from June of 2011 with Josh Mulcoy, Dane Reynolds, Mick Fanning and Tim Reyes surfing one of the best sandbars in a long time.

2011 Boardshort Guide

Thursday, 22 September 2011
Don't get caught short this summer ... check out ASL's 2011 Ultimate Boardshort Test to see which set of shorts will suit you best.

Slater's Revenge

Thursday, 22 September 2011
The numbers say it all. It's almost as if it was planned from the start as World Number 1 Kelly Slater took on Owen Wright for the third contest in a row ... and won.

Kenta Ishikawa short film

Wednesday, 21 September 2011
A short film of Kenta Ishikawa. Filmed at Lacey beach over a period of 1 week. Shot on a Canon EOS 550d.

Josh Johnson- Baxters Cache.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011
Filmed x Edited by Jakob Flynn.Surfed by Josh Johnson- Baxter.Music by Lykke Li- Little Bit (AutoErotique Bootleg Remix).A Cache of the past few x Enjoy.

Matt Banting | SMF Carbon Flex

Wednesday, 21 September 2011
Matt shares his feedback on the SMF Fin range over a fun little sessions around home.

Lowers Warm Up - Day 2

Wednesday, 21 September 2011
From before sun up, the boys are out
August 27th, 2011 Nathan Fletcher pulled in to the biggest closeout in surfing history as the world watched in horror. Here, in an SME LIVE exclusive Nathan tells Matt Patterson the story in his own words.For more exclusive content head to, follow us on twitter @smelive or like us

It's Heating Up...

Wednesday, 21 September 2011
Rounds Three and Four of the Hurley Pro at Trestles saw some hi-fi action and nail-biting finishes as the remaining surfers jostle for the final eight spots.

A New York Minute

Wednesday, 21 September 2011
Wonder what New York looks like through the eyes of a surf magazine editor? Wonder no more...

From Where You'd Rather Be...

Wednesday, 21 September 2011
You wanna know where?You're kidding yaself...Photo: Tom Dawson


Tuesday, 20 September 2011
Featuring Oliver Kurtz | Shot in North Carolina and FloridaI decided to take a fairly different approach with editing this time around. I've become bored with my normal editing process and tried to do something different. Oliver chose the song himself and this is what I came up with.

Looking for Parkes,Venice beach

Tuesday, 20 September 2011
Garrett Parkes and friends begin their road trip to NYC,Surfing waves and driving on up the open road.A day of surfing before the hurricane hit and we were evacuated to a school for the night.and the infamous VB streaker..25th till the 28th of August Diary
Aussie surfer Matt Wilkinson worked with sponsor Rip Curl to custom-make a surfing wetsuit covered in $100 bills for an event in New York last week, proving life is really All About The Benjamins... The money wetsuit was a cracker and earned Matt the nickname "Dollar Dollar Bilko". MONEY!

Round Two Rolls On

Tuesday, 20 September 2011
The two new faces on the World Tour are through to Round Three and Fanning fought off his surfing hero at the Hurley Pro at Trestles.

Big Waves And A Big Bird

Tuesday, 20 September 2011
Jeff Rowley broke records late last week by surfing a monster reported 50-foot wave at a Victorian break he named “Albatross” in honour of the giant sea bird that swooped him far off the coastline.


  • Surfer Injured In Northern NSW Shark Attack

    Currently in hospital in stable condition.
  • Makua Rothman's Acceptance Speech

    For the Big Wave Championship Trophy.
  • Shark Attack In South Australia

    Surfer remains in critical condition.
  • Stephanie Gilmore Out Of Margies Pro

    Ankle injuries, aye?
  • Kai Hing Wins Taranaki Pro Junior

    The Hot 100 sure knows how to pick 'em!
  • How You Can Help Vanuatu

    In the wake of Cyclone Pam.
  • Komune Bali Pro Is Back On The QS Calendar

    Only time will tell... who is the Maddest Huey of them all?
  • Westerly Windina On The Today Show

    Does Westerly surf like Peter? No. But she does surf...