The US Open Is Upon Us

Lock up the teenagers, welcome the grinders and let's watch some surfing from the biggest surfing contest in the world.

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Who Is Niccolo Porcella?

The man who braved the heaviest wipeout at Teahupo’o, this past weekend.

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The Future Of Surfing, With Ozzie Wright

A conversation with the original freesurfing artist.

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Code... Something... At Teahupo'o

When French Polynesia lights up...

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The Founder Of Outerknown Is A Total Babe

Saying that Kelly’s clothing range is overpriced is like saying Kelly is over hot.

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Shark Attacks And Keyboard Warriors

When every man, woman and his/her keyboard has the answer. AND IT’S THE RIGHT ANSWER, DAMMIT!

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Surfing Life's Official WSL Event Guide App

Available for free download today.

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The 2015 Travel Bible

Your guide to a lifetime of surf travel

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Culture at its sophisticated, fluid best teaches apathetic Aussie a lesson.
With Damien Castera.

Aerials From The Aerial

Monday, 06 July 2015
Eyes in the sky.

Century Swell At Kandui Left

Monday, 06 July 2015
Unforgettable.
What's pulsing through Bennetts's speakers? His current playlist, inside.
It ain't pretty. That's for sure.
Not for the faint of heart.

Kelly Slater: True To This

Friday, 03 July 2015
Since '75.

Yago Dora In California

Friday, 03 July 2015
Chop-hopping the crowd.
The surfer has escaped, but the board hasn't.
A lesson in perfect barrel riding.

Pama Davies And The Love Buzz

Thursday, 02 July 2015
The first ride around the block.

The Big O

Thursday, 02 July 2015
From the pages of SL 323, Over The Edge – post 20/20 x 2 interview, and a look at Australia's inevitable surfing domination in 2015. 
A low-resolution glimpse at the swell of the season.
Bells? Wilki? JBay? "I'm freezing my tits off!"
Man suffers leg injuries.

» THE WIRE

  • A Petition For St Francis Bay

    Stop cage diving. Sign here.
  • The D'Blanc Perspective

    A new zine on the block. Check it out, here.
  • Barton Lynch Joins Komunity Project

    As ambassador/product developer.
  • Help Chris Abad Go Surfing Again

    A local pro from Oceanside, California, needs your help after a serious surfing injury.
  • 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?

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