The 2014 Hot 100

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

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South Africa Testing New Electronic Shark Barrier Technology

A high-tech version of the "punch a shark in the nose" theory.

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Last Drinks, Episode Three: Kai Hing

Where Harry Bryant punches Kai Hing in the face on a plane.

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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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Shark Attack In Hawaii

This makes five in one month.

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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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  • 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 Days of Thunder

    Friday, 21 November 2014
    This is the age of Australian surfing's reckless, creative brilliance, when nobody could even get near us.
  • A Selfie-Snapped Guide to Pipe Dreams

    Thursday, 20 November 2014
    What everyone's been up to since Portugal, courtesy of the 'gram. 
In which the two time World Champ hand-picks two of Australia's most promising grommets to go on an Indonesian surf trip.
Peterson Crisanto takes his first major victory at the world-class righthand pointbreak of Punta Roca.
The perfect rights of El Salvador return in time for the final day of competition. 

No surfing, no sex. What's left?

Saturday, 13 July 2013
The ladies of the Roxy pro are left sitting in a waveless Biarritz. Controversy ensues...
El Salvador keeps on pumping for the third and four rounds of the Reef Pro.

Will Work for Surf

Friday, 12 July 2013
Professional surfing can be a difficult way to pay the rent. We take a look at how some of the top surfers are making ends meet.

Good Shit Pt. II

Friday, 12 July 2013
Surfing Life sorts the good from the bad, the unsightly from the stunning, the atrocious from the superb.

Reef Pro El Salvador: A Marathon

Thursday, 11 July 2013
The top seeds dominate in the long Latin American rights.
Our Junior Corespondent talks to the second place winner of the Under 16's Girl's.

#TOURNOTES: NSSA

Thursday, 11 July 2013
Hurley's Tournotes takes us behind the NSSA. 
The grommets turn it on for the final day of Australia's biggest grom comp.

Noa Deane - G Rated

Thursday, 11 July 2013
A candid look into the background and the current movements of Noa Deane.

Andy Irons And Shipstern Bluff

Wednesday, 10 July 2013
A peak into history...
Growing up in Bali will do good things for your surfing. 
Julz throws down a method alley-oop to win in South Africa.

Who is JOB 3.0: Episode Four

Monday, 08 July 2013
All of J.O.B's ussual antics, featuring big Pipe.

The Other Fiji

Monday, 08 July 2013
It ain't all about Cloudbreak and Restuarants...

The Candy Bank

Monday, 08 July 2013
In which the groms go for broke to make their part of Surfing Life's annual Hot 100.
 

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