The Indonesia Issue

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

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Building A Surfboard, Episode Five: Glassing, Sanding & Finishing

The final touches you'll need to do before taking your newly shaped stick out for a shred.

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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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The Biggest Wave Ever Ridden On A Skimboard

Brad Domke made history in Puerto Escondido this past weekend.

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The Orangutan and The Manta Ray: Part Five

Four days of emotional and physical exhaustion, and we've finally arrived on an island empty of civilisation and full of waves. 

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A Surfing Life exclusive with Kai Hing and Harry Bryant.

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  • Addiction Medicine

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
    Your foolproof guide to dealing with coral cuts, brought to you be resident doctor Joel Menzies.
  • The Orangutan and The Manta Ray: Part Five

    Monday, 14 July 2014
    Four days of emotional and physical exhaustion, and we've finally arrived on an island empty of civilisation and full of waves. 
  • The Discovery Of Lance's Right

    Monday, 21 July 2014
    A love story and a ripple effect.

Rubber Souls: Taylor Knox

Thursday, 08 November 2012
Rip Curl's latest profile clip.
O'Neill Coldwater Classic 2012 - Taj Burrow.Video from

Hurricane Sandy vs The Jersey Shore

Thursday, 08 November 2012
The personal stories of New Jersey surfers' lives thrown into turmoil by Hurricane Sandy.
Watch all of the best action from the finals of the O'Neill Coldwater Classic 2012 at Steamer lane, California, USA. Congrats to winner Taj Burrow and runner-up Matt Wilkinson.
Surfing Life speaks with winner Taj Burrow and runner-up Matt Wilkinson after the final at Santa Cruz.For more go to:

MAYOR TOM TATE on ABC 7:30 report

Wednesday, 07 November 2012
"Not in pacific terms" - Tom Tate"The birds wouldn't be there if it wasn't for man" - Tom TateGold Coasters are dumbfounded that their mayor is devoid of the fundamental understanding of our coastline. Exposed as clearly completely wrong on numerous facts - Gold Coasters are left bemused how this man got elected! Fools rush in where...
The HoyShow team caught up with Ryan Callinan and Craig Anderson just home to Newcastle, after surfing round the world for their jobs. the veritable good life, except for Ando getting a punch in the face on the French beach breaks.Shot/cut by Mic Simpson.
The party boys of the WCT celebrated atop the Santa Cruz podium after a final that went right down to the wire... And then they stopped by for a chat with Surfing Life.
It's tight at the top ... and Joel Parkinson will have to be looking over his shoulder at the Billabong Pipeline Masters if he wants to win the World Title.
Watch all the best action from day 4 of the O'Neill Coldwater Classic 2012. Round 2 completed and heat 1 to 8 of round 3.
Taj, Parko and Wilko win straight through to the final eight ... and Wilko has the wild Santa Cruz crowd behind him.
The Cabarita Kid launches off page one. Find out what else is inside this bumper issue...


Monday, 05 November 2012
"Out Of Bounds" an original short by Shane Fletcher.Alongside Chippa Wilson and Jack Freestone, photographer Matthew O'Brien and Shane Fletcher ventured into the Middle East. This is what they found...A production supported by Monster Energy and Waves Magazine.Additional footage coming soon with Waves Magazine.Surfers: Chris "Chippa"...

Long Road to the Friendly Abode

Monday, 05 November 2012
This is a clip Staring Jake Fissenden, Luke Hynd and Oney Anwar they all like riding waves and they aren't bad at doing so. This is just what Darcy Ward captured of them over 2 days. Film / Edit Darcy Ward

Half Price Bento Box

Monday, 05 November 2012
Noa Deane in Japan.Filmed and Edited by - Michael MallalieuMusic - Time by Ty Segall & White Fence
Local hero Nat Young chats to Surfing Life at Santa Cruz on day two of the Coldwater Classic.For more:

Straddie Assault 2012

Monday, 05 November 2012
All the action from North Stradbroke Island.
With Mick and John John knocked out it's a two-horse race for the title.


  • 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.