Carnage in Lembongan

“He lifted his shirt and what was underneath looked like he had thrown himself onto a hand grenade filled with reef shrapnel.”

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Day One of the 2014 Billabong Tahiti Pro

Hammocks, hospitals and Hail Marys.

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The Big Wave Awards

Nick Carroll's forecast: August 19-26.

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The Teahupo'o Warm Up

It sure doesn't look like it, but compared to what the comp could be, this is child's play. A Surfing Life Exclusive.

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Jay Adams: The Price of Speed

"Going to Hell, it scares me. It's real."

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Issue 312, Pacific Playgrounds

Meet the Cover Boy, Jackson Baker.

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The Choice, Bro Chronicles

A mean as journey through the North Island of our frenemy across the ditch. Just like Australia without any boring bits, it's choice, bro!

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  • Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, See No Evil

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
    The SL Resident Doc checks in, this time for a case of Surfer's ear.
  • Technique: Jack Freestone

    Monday, 01 September 2014
    This is the heart of surfing. And you could do this move tomorrow. You’ve just gotta see it.
  • Objectify Me, Lucia Griggi

    Friday, 29 August 2014
    A globally renowned photographer who simply stumbled into the job of fantasies.

Outside The Box

Wednesday, 12 December 2012
Stuart Kennedy gives some unorthodox looking equipment by Tomo Surfboards a thorough testing while staying on the North Shore.

Bruce Irons Confirms Signing With Fox

Wednesday, 12 December 2012
"It is unreal to be part of such a diverse team of world class athletes. I am excited about a fresh start and big things to come."
The aeriel kid burying rail in Bali on Surfing Life's Hot 100 trip.

Josh Kerr At Pipe Masters

Tuesday, 11 December 2012
A behind the scenes of how Josh Kerr attacks his 3rd round heat at the Billabong Pipe Masters.Video: Rusty
John John Florence (North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii) pulls in smoothly on a big barrel at Cloudbreak, Fiji, during the maxed-out session during the Volcom Fiji Pro. Video by Talon Clemow. An entry in the Ride of the Year category of the 2013 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards. For more info see the event website at

GoPro: Searching for Slater...

Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Shot 100% on the HERO3® camera from ‪ Located. Find the elusive Kelly Slater as he rips through the perfect waters of Tahiti. Featuring the GoPro Array.Special Thanks to: Mike Taero Greg Nagel Todd GlaserMusic MxPx, "The Theme Fiasco" Buy at:
Parko and Kelly keep the 2012 World Title dreams alive.
The best waves were saved 'til after the first epic day of the Billabong Pipe Masters. Take a look at the view from up close.
The first day of the World Champion-deciding final WCT more than lived up to the hype.
Sally heads to the one of surfing's most unique spots, a wave pool in the middle of the desert. In her constant quest to improve, Sally aims to take to the air and nail her first ever air reverse, but first has to adjust to the hot conditions in Dubai.Previous Episode: Subscribe to the Show:

Lee Wilson: Happy Ending

Friday, 07 December 2012
Lee Wilson caps off a stellar 2012 Indonesian surf season with epic barrels in Bali and Java.Filmed by Carlo Coral, Ivan Tanjung, Nick Barclay, and H.Hump. Edited by Carlo Coral. Music: "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys.Watch more Indo surf vids on !!

Sunny Garcia Talks To Surfing Life

Friday, 07 December 2012
Want the low down on the North Shore? Who better to ask than six-time Triple Crown champ, Mr Sunny Garcia.
Alex Gray discusses how the loss of his older brother has pushed him to take on big waves.Music "Mooted" music by "Know It All" Tweakbird Undercover Crops Strange Brains Theme Song Written By Ozzie Wright & Mike Aho Performed By Ozzie Wright


Thursday, 06 December 2012
This section is pure energy.SURFER: Carlos Muñoz (Cali) is Costa Rica's massive destruction weapon.FILMMAKERS: Johan Pacheco, Roger Velasco, Agustín Muñoz, Martín Laborde , Newair Media, Jonathan Yonkers, Saúl García.EDITED: Saúl García.PRODUCED: 7Mares.SONG: The Grannies, "My middle finger says you're wrong".SPECIAL THANKS: Friends...
It's that time of the year again, when the best surfers in the world meet the best wave in the world. Get ready for the 2012 Billabong Pipeline Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, starting on December 8th.

Girls of Hawaii

Thursday, 06 December 2012 caught up with a few of the boys hanging out on the North Shore in Hawaii for the Prime and WCT Events. Evan Geiselman, Matt Wilkinson, Paul Fisher and Jack Freestone open up to Bottle about love, women, getting rejected and everything else they feel about the Girls of Hawaii...

Othmane Choufani Scores Indo

Thursday, 06 December 2012
Othmane Choufani the moroccan free surfer scores some nice Indonesian barrel with the Team Wild Boar.
With 10,000 winner's points on offer, anyone from this year's top 34 can requalify for next year.
Andrew Shield's focusses his long lens on the lineups in the lead up to the Billabong Pipe Masters.

Nightmare Avoided - But For How Long?

Thursday, 06 December 2012
Whatchya gonna do when good times go bad?
Chile's Ramon Navarro paddles in deep and pulls into a huge cavern at Cloudbreak, Tavarua, Fiji during the Volcom Fiji Pro in June. An entry in the Ride of the Year category of the 2013 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards. For more info see the event website at

ALDI - Surfin' Santas

Wednesday, 05 December 2012
The Germans are invading the waves ... dressed as Santas!Christmas in Australia. There's nothing like it. Sun, fun and Santa....on a surfboard.In ALDI's first major Christmas campaign, a jolly race of fun-loving Surfing Santas hit the waves with a scrumptious ALDI ham to celebrate the Perfect Aussie Christmas.

Andy Irons Golfing Blooper

Wednesday, 05 December 2012
AI goes golfing with Occy and runs into a little bit of trouble. Check out how it all went down...
Parko with his eye on the prize.


  • The Mad Hueys Now Have A QS

    The Komune Bali Pro, One Star.
  • Boogie Boards Banned at Rockaway Beach

    New York takes on big step away from the boogers.
  • ASP Yellow Alert

    Swell forming for Dungeons, South Africa.
  • Filipe Toledo and Tyler Wright Win the US Open

    Full wrap coming soon.
  • 13 People Struck with Lightning in Freak Venice Beach Storm

    One dead, several injured.
  • The Halftime Report

    With Sally Fitzgibbons.
  • 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.