The 2014 Hot 100

Australian junior surfing is the best in the world, and this is its greatest showcase.

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Sex, Drugs and Dick Tricks

So, whatever became of Australia’s party-boy culture of the 1980s and 1990s?

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Meet The Hottest of the Hot 100

Australia’s number one surfer, under-18, is none other than…

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The Tale of Dusty Payne’s Magical Beard

How unruly face fluff led to his possible requalification.

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Qualifying: Part Two

At the US Open of Surfing.

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Surfing Meets Hollywood, Again

And it's never been more cringe-worthy.

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Last Drinks, Episode Five: All About Locale

A behind-the-scenes look of where we stayed while filming for the Hot 100 movie, Playgrounds: Pitstop Hill

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Technique: The Jump Pump

"I love this turn, It’s sooo friggin' … modern." – Nick Carroll.

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  • A Rolling Freestone Gathers Some Points

    Wednesday, 26 November 2014
    Jack Freestone on the highs and lows of the 'QS, Hawaii, and being on the brink of World Tour qualification. 
  • Technique: The Jump Pump

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014
    "I love this turn, It’s sooo friggin' … modern." – Nick Carroll.
  • One Hot Minute

    Friday, 21 November 2014
    The best bits from the best DVD from the best guys on the best swell. It's the best.

Here Today, Gone To Cabo

Tuesday, 06 August 2013
Take a trip to the tip of Baja with Chris Ward.
John John Florence tells us how he feels about competing in one of the heaviest waves on the World Tour.

Surfing Life Cover Drop

Monday, 05 August 2013
300 issues mean 300 covers. 300 covers, most great – some dubious, displaying the state of surfing, as it stood, on the date the magazines were on newsagency shelves.
If you've ever wondered what the Mad Hueys get up to when the fish aren't biting, this one's for you.

Al Byrne In Coma

Monday, 05 August 2013
Al Byrne, legendary surfer/shaper of the six-channel, is in hospital in Bali after suffering a motorbike accident near Jimbaran in Friday night.

Ace Floats On

Monday, 05 August 2013
We catch up with Adrian Buchan coming off the back of the World Tour's longest break in competition for the year.

The Golden Coast

Saturday, 03 August 2013
We bring you the photos from the swell that was slated to outshine all the others.

21Days: Jordy Smith And CJ Hobgood

Saturday, 03 August 2013
Follow former World Champ CJ Hobgood and future World Champ Jordy Smith in the lead up to Tahiti.

The Billabong Pro Tahiti: Preview

Thursday, 01 August 2013
Stop number six of the World Tour is only a fortnight away. Click through to remind yourself why it's one of the best stops.

The Rip Curl Cup: Warm Up

Thursday, 01 August 2013
The local invitees put in some extra hours at the famous left-hander.
What happens when the Beast can’t handle the titillation? People start throwing chairs, that’s what.

Swell Of The Year On The Way

Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Dig out your biggest board and prepare your excuse to avoid any prior commitments.

Surfers Not Street Children

Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Introducing the street kids of Durban to the passion of surfing.

Meet Josh Hay

Tuesday, 30 July 2013
It's not an easy time to be an aspiring pro when image & Instagram followers carry almost as much weight as talent.
Boardriding clubs from Queensland battle it out for bragging rights, prizes and cash in the final day of competition of the three-event series.

The Hurley Winter Classic

Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Khai Adams and Tayla Hanak take out South Australia's inaugural 2013 Hurley Winter Classic.

Bad Poetry With Mikey Wright

Monday, 29 July 2013
Featuring anything but bad surfing...
Alejo Muniz walks away $100,000 richer and Carissa Moore takes the Women's WCT lead.


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    The first doctor to ever visit Lance's Right.
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    These days that'll get you 700 acres in Kauai.
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  • Round One At Cascais Women's Pro

    A video recap.