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Mick Fanning Wins the J-Bay Open


Five snapshots from finals day at the J-Bay Open.



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Surfing the Eisbach

The perils and plunders of river surfing in München.

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The Discovery Of Lance's Right

A love story and a ripple effect.

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Surfing the Ends of the Earth

There's high reward in braving sub-zero temperatures.

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The Indonesia Issue

How to get out of Bali and into the best waves of your life. An exclusive preview.

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The Orangutan and The Manta Ray: Part Six

Where we meet Flo, Creepy Pete and the backyard of our dreams.

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2014 Winter Wetsuit Guide

We love the smell of neoprene in the morning. And the arvo. Midday too for that matter.

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Women's Tour Hits Sheepville

Monday, 19 April 2010
I feel like it's every Australian's birthright and duty to bag NZ until the cows (sheep?) come home. It's really just the way that things are, and always will be.

Surfer Dies On Gold Coast

Monday, 19 April 2010
Police are seeking public help to identify a surfer whose body was found in the water at Bilinga beach near the Queensland yesterday afternoon.

Kelly’s Day Spa

Monday, 19 April 2010
Slats meets Shippies for some much needed R&R...
Another cold day in Scotland with plenty of punchy pits.


Thursday, 15 April 2010
A trailer for Reef's new flick Cancer To Capricorn, Kustom Airstrike - Landscape Altered episode 1 & King Kelly on a makeup ad?...

Gilmore Sent Packing In NZ

Thursday, 15 April 2010
15-year-old local wildcard Sarah Mason caused the upset of the season today, eliminating three-time ASP Women's World Champ Steph Gilmore...
The O'Neill Cold Water Classic Scotland ran through the final 8 heats of round one and set the scene for the start of Round 2 with the remaining 96 seeded surfers.
When there's no surf pro surfers do what pro surfers do best, write each other off....

Carissa Moore Queen Of NZ

Thursday, 15 April 2010
Hawaiian super-grom Carissa Moore today won the TSB Bank Women's Surf Festival over Sally Fitzgibbons in pumping offshore barrels at Fitzroy Beach, New Zealand.

O'Neill CWC Scotland Day One

Wednesday, 14 April 2010
The first eight heats of the O'Neill Cold Water Classic Scotland were completed at the back-up location of Brims Ness where young New Zealand surfer Billy Stairmand lead the opening round charge of a strong international field.
The first eight heats of the O'Neill Cold Water Classic Scotland were completed at the back-up location of Brims Ness where young New Zealand surfer Billy Stairmand lead the opening round charge of a strong international field.

Rip Curl’s Latest PR Exercise

Wednesday, 14 April 2010
2010 Search Location Revealed - In amongst all the Clashes of the Icons, Kelly Slater madness, and fun, games and hoopla of the final day of Bells, you may have missed the revealing of this year’s Rip Curl Search event location...


Tuesday, 13 April 2010
Parko and Andy talk Bells, Big Wave wipouts, more Fishtales and finless fun...

Slater Rings Bell

Friday, 09 April 2010
Today Kelly Slater won his fourth Bell as the rest of the top 45 sigh "not again..."

Bede's Blog - Off To Brazil

Friday, 09 April 2010
From what I’ve seen from the first two events, if this year’s world title isn’t the most competitive ever I’ll be massively surprised. The Gold Coast and Bells events have been super competitive.
Late on Thursday arvo, bored out of our skull, ASL wandered down to Bells just to see if the surf had gone any flatter, and caught Mano Zuil, the ASP’s super IT hell man, packing up some of his many small yet expensive black boxes.

Bells Lay Day - Tour Of Town

Thursday, 08 April 2010
Torquay's favourite son Nic Muscroft shows ASL where to drink and surf in Torquay...

Belles At Bells

Thursday, 08 April 2010
Bells at Easter is so dangerous. Between the launch parties and chocolate eggs, everyone slips into a slyly hedonistic lifestyle not seen on the ASP Women's World Tour anymore.
It’s a picturesque sunrise down on the Winkipop cliffs this morning. A glassy ocean is throwing up solid four-foot sets and everyone concerned applauds the decision to run at Bell’s less fat sister.

Kelly Slater Injured! - Update

Wednesday, 07 April 2010
Last night Kelly Slater was rushed to Melbourne hospital after hurting his foot trying an air at Bells....  

Bells 2010 - Timing Man

Wednesday, 07 April 2010
OK enough of the nostalgia trip. This is a modern day world tour event for Chrissake. Let’s watch round three.

Macca’s Teenage Rampage

Wednesday, 07 April 2010
Macca’s Teenage Rampage got off to a flying start today with excellent surfing, fun and festivities at Cronulla.
It’s a muggy morning at Thirteenth Beach, where Rip Curl have decided to stage round two of their so-far unlucky contest.

Bells 2010

Tuesday, 06 April 2010
I’ve been watching this event from afar, deeply glad not to be caught up in what looked like one of the most tortuous opening weeks in Bells history.


  • Kelly Slater Launches New Health Drink

    Purps 4 lyfe.
  • Have You Seen A Surfboard?

    Lost near Nimmitabe and hand shaped by a 14-year-old boy.
  • ASP Raise Rhino Poaching Awareness

    Jordy Smith, Kelly Slater and Martin Potter jump on board.
  • Expression Session Slated for the Rip Curl Cup

    Tune in to Padang Padang this Thursday to watch live.
  • The 2014 Rip Curl Cup Trials

    Rahtu Suargita and Koki Hendrawan win an entry to the big leagues.
  • Luke Davis Joins Otis Eyewear

    A new ambassador on deck.
  • Surfer Dies at Tamarama

    A 40-year-old surfer died when he hit his head on the rocks at Tamarama, Wednesday afternoon.
  • Green Alert: Big Wave Event Live

    Watch live from Pico Alto, Peru, this Thursday.