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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  • Surfer Rage

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
    Shoulder charging at it's worst/finest.
  • Addiction Medicine

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
    Your foolproof guide to dealing with coral cuts, brought to you by resident doctor Joel Menzies.
  • The Discovery Of Lance's Right

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

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.
Craig Anderson gives the inside scoop on the making of Steele's newly released once-in-a-lifetime film, This Time Tomorrow.
Kelly Slater, Joel Parkinson, Andrew Cotton, Garrett McNamara, Joa Mercado, Sylvio Mancusi and Eric Rebiere surfing big waves in Praia do Norte Nazare during the month of October.

Our Friend the Sea

Friday, 02 November 2012
When Cyrus was 19, Donavon Frankenreiter gave him the album "The Sea" by the San Sebastian Strings. This homage to that album's opening song was all taken from Cy's hour long swim with his new Go Pro Hero 3. The waves barely breaking, the birds migrating, no surfers out, just you and the sea...Camera/EditCyrus SuttonMusic"My Friend the...
There is only 1 Mick Fanning. World Champion. Lightning fast. Performance driven. He demands excellence in the products he wears and no other product gets more use than his boardshort. Introducing the Mirage MF1. The Ultimate Boardshort in comfort. The first boardshort ever to use a revolutionary one piece construction fused together with STL illusion...
Mick taking to the surf at some of his local beaches on the Gold Coast Australia
There was no time for Halloween hangovers as day one of The O’Neill Coldwater Classic kicked off with a bang ... and quite a few Round One upsets.

Hurricane Sandy - South Florida

Thursday, 01 November 2012
A quick teaser of some of the footage shot of the Sandy swell. Shot over a few days in south Florida.Film and Edit: Cavin Surfers: Evan Geiselman, Tayler Brothers, Jesse Heilman, Oliver Kurtz, Chris Ward, Cory Lopez, Shea Lopez, Asher Nolan, Pete MendiaMusic: Flight Facilities - Crave You (Adventure Club Remix)

Rubber Souls: Dillon Perillo

Thursday, 01 November 2012
Rip Curl's latest feature vid.

O'Neill CWC 2012 - Steamer Lane

Thursday, 01 November 2012
Get to know Santa Cruz ahead of it's return to the WCT.Location: Santa Cruz, California, USA Venue: Steamer Lane, Santa Cruz Holding Period: November 1-11, 2012 Event duration: 11-Day Contest Trials: October 31EVENT ELEMENTS: Rating: ASP WORLDTOUR EVENT Prize Purse: $ 425,000 prize purse

Sandy Britches - Dave Rastovich

Thursday, 01 November 2012
Dave gets a few tubes courtesy of Hurricane Sandy. Filmed in St. Augustine, Florida.


Thursday, 01 November 2012
An extended edit of the credits section from the Analog surf film ( C H R O M A T I C ) Shot in Santa Cruz and Newport Beach, California.Director / Cinematographer / Editor - Riley BlakewayStarring Chippa Wilson & Nathan Fletcher"HUMAN"Written by Zachary Cole SmithPerformed by DIIVCourtesy of Captured...

Cracking Santa Cruz

Thursday, 01 November 2012
The O’Neill Coldwater Classic could live up to every part of its name. With the first day's draw finalised, who's your tip to win it all?

Adam Melling’s Still Going Strong

Thursday, 01 November 2012
Heat scores and WCT rankings don't tell the full story. Surfing Life chatted to Mello in Byron Bay ahead of the O'Neill Coldwater Classic.

Weather Beaten Bastards

Wednesday, 31 October 2012
In 2056 the sun shines brighter, the fish are few, but the bond of Queensland's most infamous oceanmen holds strong. The Weather Beaten Bastards is an insight into a day in the life with Ol' man Brady as he reflects on the glory days with his best mate Sterns.An independent short film from the makers of Creative Destruction.Directed & Produced by...

OAKLEY Euro Campaign

Wednesday, 31 October 2012
The Oakley-sponsored WCT surfers in Euroland.
Over the course of 11 days, 48 of the best male junior surfers in the world fought to attain the coveted ASP World Junior Championship title. Jack Freestone and Ezekiel Lau were engaged in some tough heats and laid down some of the performances of the event -- including two perfect 10s -- which is how and why they found themselves in the final of the...

Lee Wilson Indonesia Wallpaper

Wednesday, 31 October 2012
The Indo-Aussie getting deep into the blue...

It's Not Hurrican Weather in Hawaii

Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Kauai-native, pro surfer and model Alana Blanchard, along with her close friends, Leila Hurst and Camille Brady, take you on a journey. In this episode, Alana reflects on her experiences growing up in Kauai. The girls then pack in a full day of surfing, diving with the local boys, and swimming with sea turtles in this premiere episode. Check back every...
Coco Ho descends from a legendary Hawaiian surf family and is now coming up through the ranks stamping the family name on the women's division. Often traveling the world for competitive surfing, Coco gets a break from the tour to visit a friend and trek out and about on first New York City adventure. Hang out with Coco Ho and Quincy Davis as they explore...


Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Dusty Payne shredding through Europe.
National Surfing Reserve's Brad Farmer warns about “the mother of all campaigns” threatening Gold Coast surf.


  • 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.