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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Featured

  • 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.

The US Open Of Surfing: Friday

Saturday, 27 July 2013
In which Kelly Slater is knocked by Michel "Spartan" Bourez.

Wallpaper: The Waiting Game

Friday, 26 July 2013
Waiting in Bali ain't such a bad time. Click through to download our latest wallpaper.

Live From Uluwatu

Friday, 26 July 2013
Watch a pumping session at Uluwatu happen in real time with the Rip Curl team.
Or is it? Our US correspondent deciphers the surroundings of the US Open, on the fifth day of competition.

Walls Of Skulls

Thursday, 25 July 2013
Come take a trip to the end of the road with Laurie Towner and Wade Goodall.
The second day of competition resumes and our man on the ground brings you all the details.

Dean "Djingo" Morrison

Wednesday, 24 July 2013
Dean Morrison unchained out of the archives...
There are many beasts that prowl this terrain, as our brave correspondent discovers.

Six Waves With Kevin Bourez

Tuesday, 23 July 2013
Quality over quantity, right? 
Where it seems our Seppo scribe becomes quite enamoured with the Australian WQS superstar.

Stuey And That Board

Monday, 22 July 2013
And you thought it was all about the aerials.

Who Is JOB 3.0: Episode Five

Monday, 22 July 2013
In which JOB talks about his soft top step offs.
It seems that our brave Orange County correspondent is being overwhelmed by something far greater than the sum of all of us.

Julian Wilson On Competing

Sunday, 21 July 2013
Whilst hitting the ramps of Canggu, Bali.
The waves show for the opening weekend of the US Open of Surfing. We bring you all the details from on the grounds.
The third episode of our DIY series is a walkthrough on fixing a nose ding.
All the technical surfing you could possibly dream of.
Bec Woods has spent the last eight years of her life as one of the elite female surfers in the world. She’s seen the tour progress, digress, and everything in between, and in light of recent French shenanigans, she has something to say about it.
 

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