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It's a funny kinda paradise.

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Heading Down To Rio

Wednesday, 11 May 2011
The crew at Billabong are in the final throes of preparations for the Billabong Rio Pro, which kicks off tomorrow, May 11 (Rio time).

Near Drowning At South Straddie

Wednesday, 11 May 2011
23-year-old Gold Coast surfer Ben Goodwin was airlifted from South Stradbroke Island this morning after getting pitched into a sandbar, being hit in the back of the head by his board, and subsequently being held under for three waves.

Intentio - Trailer

Tuesday, 10 May 2011
This is a trailer for Intentio, a project by Loïc Wirth. It looks awesome.

Quik Re-Sign Reynolds

Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Dane Reynolds has been riding for Quiksilver since he was 17-years-old, and has just signed a contract to extend his alignment with the brand for a further six years.

Brazil Rising

Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Loïc is a half-Brazilian half-Belgian gypsy about to release his first feature, Intentio, starring Chippa Wilson, Craig Anderson and Gabriel Medina.
Scott Soens travels the world to photograph surfers, surfing, musicians and people of all stripes. He shares some of what he sees through the lens.
Johnny Abegg’s most recent film Two Weeks follows Abegg on an adventure of self-discovery as he leaves his boards at home and treks into the heart of the Tasmanian wilderness for two weeks of solitude.
This little clip turned up unannounced on Surfing Life’s Vimeo page overnight, courtesy of our new filmer Nick Pollet, who has since boarded a plane to the Maldives.

Pupo Wins The Golden Spike

Sunday, 08 May 2011
  It’s been an amazing week at the Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro in San Clemente, California which just wound up with young Brazilian Miguel Pupo taking the win over local standout Tanner Gudauskas.

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.

Mick And Jack

Friday, 06 May 2011
Jack Freestone, Mick Fanning and Brent Savage

Parko and Fanning

Friday, 06 May 2011
Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson slow-mo sessions at Snapper.

Julian 13th Beach

Friday, 06 May 2011
Julian Clearing his head after getting knocked @ Bells

Carissa Moore Back On Top

Friday, 06 May 2011
Today at Dee Why Carissa Moore claimed her second victory of the year. The win saw Carissa regain her position atop the Women’s World Tour ranking and 2011 is shaping up to be a two-horse race between her and Sally Fitzgibbons. 

Labour Day (It's A Holiday)

Friday, 06 May 2011
  On the first Monday in May, Queensland celebrates the economic and social achievements of its workers by giving them the day off.
O'Neill surfing stars Raine Jackson, Alize Arnaud and Amandine Sanchez hit the coast of Morocco for a week of surf, sun and adventure.

Yeah Parko!!!!! Bells champion

Thursday, 05 May 2011
Parko talks us through his win at the 2011 Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach


Thursday, 05 May 2011
On June 2, 2011 Julian Wilson, Alejo Muniz, Monyca Byrne-Wickey, Michel Bourez, Kolohe Andino and Malia Manuel take the stage in the Nike Chosen video. Here's a sample of what to expect.


  • Westerly Windina On The Today Show

    Does Westerly surf like Peter? No. But she does surf...
  • Burleigh Heads Back On The 'QS

    It's a beautiful thing.
  • Triple J's Beat The Drum Anniversary Concert

    One helluva lineup.
  • Gabriel Medina in the NY Times

    Fame! Fortune! Mainstream media!
  • A History of Gold Coast Surfing

    From extreme to mainstream, by Tim Baker.
  • The Marion Bay Falls Festival

    Need NYE plans? How about a surf trip around Tassie, topped off with a three day music festival.
  • Dusty Payne Wins The Reef Hawaiian Pro

    More coming soon.
  • NSW surfer attacked by shark

    20-year-old Ryan Hunt bitten on the foot by a shark at Wallabi Point