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Travel keeps us young, alive, keeps our minds curious & active. Most importantly travel helps us get really, tubed.

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Surfing Life's Exclusive WCT Guide


The Official Aussie Leg 2014 ASP World Championship Tour Guide.



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Michel Le Magnifique

We talk to our new Margaret River Pro champion about winning, the unimportance of money and ghosts.

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A Short Documentary of a Young Israeli Surfer

What it's really like to live in Tel Aviv.

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As it Happens: 2014 Rip Curl Pro

Surfing Life's live event coverage of the 2014 Rip Curl Pro.

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Rangiroa Without The Jersey

Young, free, and in Rangiroa.

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Recent efforts by American TV and management people to float a pro surfing super-tour beyond the current WT seems to have kick-started changes within the ASP, if the results of an ASP WT “stakeholders’ summit” are any guide.
A 25-year-old man who was attacked by a shark while surfing at Glentana Bay, South Africa has died.


Thursday, 27 August 2009
Rasta on Channel 10's 7pm Project from last night, Josh Kerr taking on solid wedges in Newport and Cj Hobgood enjoys the spoils of Hurricane Bill...

Wade’s New Heights in New Hampshire

Wednesday, 26 August 2009
The much-hyped swell from Hurricane Bill had every surfer in the US booking flights for the East Coast. Wade Goodall and crew left California behind and upon arriving in New Hampshire found the beaches closed due to the “dangerous” five foot surf.

Bede's Blog

Tuesday, 25 August 2009
J-Bay turned it on for the most recent event on tour. It was absolutely pumping. The key swell only lasted three days, but it was epic. There was a lot of sand on the rocks so it was barrelling more then normally it does there. I loved it because I felt like I was surfing a pointbreak back on the Gold Coast.

ASL Nominated For Surfer Poll

Tuesday, 25 August 2009
Who knew the Seppos had a great sense of humour? Not us, but we’re prepared to give them the benefit of the doubt, as Surfer mag have nominated Hitler’s Surf Trip Ruined for Web Clip Of The Year at the Surfer Poll.

Sponsor Me Hawaii

Friday, 21 August 2009
It was where surfing was born, and it has been the centre of the surfing universe ever since. It make heroes out of nobodies and cuts down established shredders with its perfect ferociousness. Hawaii is a surfing icon. But why is it playing host this week to a 1-star WQS named Sponsor Me?

Snapper Or Kirra, Take Your Pick

Friday, 21 August 2009
Just over a year ago in issue 237 of ASL, Nick Carroll wrote an essay entitled Goodbye Superbank. Is it curtains for Australia’s favourite wave? Nick described how in May last year, the amount of sand pumped south of Snapper would be cut in half, which would more than likely signal the beginning of the end of the Superbank.

Rossy Re-qualifies

Thursday, 20 August 2009
Dan Ross is the complete model for every honest Aussie battler in surfing. After a few years slogging it out on the WQS he qualified for the 2008 Dream tour, and as the story goes for most rookies, at year’s end he was sitting below the cut.

Steph Watches Herself Win on TV

Thursday, 20 August 2009
Aussie icon and current World Number One Steph Gilmore has won Americas Teen Choice Awards', "Female Action Sports Athlete of the Year". But there was something not quite right about this year’s ceremony. Steph didn’t have to make an appearance.
August 30th will mark the launch of Nixon’s second limited edition watch collection of 2009, with the introduction of The Fluro Rubber Player.

Work For Oakley...

Wednesday, 19 August 2009
Oakley, a progressive, driven and dynamic organization seeks to employ an energetic and talented PR & Alternative Marketing Manager.

Keep Following The Money, Guys

Wednesday, 19 August 2009
The ASP Board is meeting over the next coupla days. One can only imagine what they might be discussing. The crew may not have had time to read a fascinating report from accountancy company Deloitte on the growing value of sporting media rights.


Tuesday, 18 August 2009
Kelly Slater interviewed by his new buddies ESPN, a sneak peek at Modern Collective Robbo and Mushy in their backyard at pumping Winkipop and Paul Fisher tells us what Fishtales is...

Stirling Casts His Web

Monday, 17 August 2009
Stirling Howland is Billabong’s Digital Marketing Manager; the brains behind their website, event webcasts and various other forms of media. He has been working at Bong since he did work experience in their Burleigh store at 15.

Pat O's Hurley Pro Lowdown

Friday, 14 August 2009
The Hurley Pro kicks off next month in California. After the runaway riot of success that was the US Open WQS at Huntington this year, this event is Hurley’s first run at a World Tour event. We gave Pat O’Connell, contest director, star of the Drive Thru series and ’90s World Tour campaigner, a call to see how things are shaping up.

Mary Jane’s Relaxing Soda

Friday, 14 August 2009
Every milk bar in the country presents you with many choices of high-energy beverages, designed to improve ones mental alertness and physical performance. There’s Redbull, V, Mother, Rockstar, Monster … even Spring Valley has one.
ON A MISSION have announced the addition of the up and coming Coolangatta sensation, Brent Dorrington to their global team.


  • One of the Biggest Great Whites Ever Tagged off the Coast of WA

    At 5.04 metres, Jaws lives!
  • Alana and Sally Sign Personal Endorsement Deals

    Helloooo Samsung and Ripcurl.
  • Kelly Slater On The Project

    Kelly Slater talks competing, quiting and motivation on Australia's talk show "The Project". Skip to the 35-minute mark.
  • Shark Attack in NSW

    A woman died in Tathra this morning when she was attacked by a shark during her daily swim.
  • Diver Remains Found in WA With Shark Bites

    Alarms were raised Saturday afternoon when a man went missing off the coast of Mandurah. His remains were found last night with visible shark bites.
  • Quiksilver's CEO weighs in on Slater's departure

    Explains the impact of Slater's exit on Quik's marketing plans.
  • Fatal Shark Attack in South Africa

    The ninth attack in seven years at Port St Johns kills a 72-year-old Austrian tourist.
  • Surfer Girl Attacked

    "It was a mackerel. She's been bitten by a fish. She's fine, she's OK."