Surfing Life 313, Slabs and Punts

At the pointy end of surfing, nothing else matters.

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WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Heaps, actually. That's why the ASP is changing it.

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Kelly Slater Gets An Eight For A Bunch Of Turns

And admits that even he is surprised.

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The 17-Point Wave

As far as we know this is the first time in WCT history that 17 points have been scored on the one wave.

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The Plage du Jour

Where the cheese, wine and nudes are the same, but the French beachbreaks better resemble Bondi.

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Featured

  • You People Are Fucking Nuts And We Love It

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
    An Ode to the French.
  • Women’s Surfing Just Changed Forever

    Monday, 29 September 2014
    After something like this, you can’t look back – and if you do, you’ll be stuck there forever.
  • Wade's Round Two Gravy

    Sunday, 28 September 2014
    Someone’s gotta feed the babies. 

Alex Maniatis' Mineral Water

Monday, 25 February 2013
Four very long, but entertaining months with Alex Maniatis.

Ross Out Of Water

Monday, 25 February 2013
We all know Ross Clarke-Jones can tame monstrous waves but what happens when you take the man out of the water? Click through to see. 
The rains cleared over night and spectators were treated to a sunny finals day, and later treated even more when two Australians won. 

A Surfest Inside The Habour

Saturday, 23 February 2013
What happens when the main competition site is a washing machine? You move it inside a boat harbour. 

21Days: Episode Two

Saturday, 23 February 2013
Red Bull bring us the second episode of 21Days, another one you do not want to miss.

Kirra Returns, Briefly

Friday, 22 February 2013
Don't know if you've heard but Kirra has been trying to do it's thing the past couple of days. 

From Canada, With Love

Friday, 22 February 2013
This videographer is putting in the hard yards to capture the best of the Great White North.

Sally Fitzgibbons On Urge Footwear

Friday, 22 February 2013
Sally Fitzgibbons has kicked her year off with a first and a second, and that's before theres even been a World Tour event. She's also got some new kicks on her feet and that's what this video is all about. 

Ali's Day With Alana Blanchard

Thursday, 21 February 2013
Alana Blanchard spends a day with Ironman Ali Day during the Breaka Burleigh Pro.

The Australian Surfing Awards

Thursday, 21 February 2013
Australian surfing celebrated its champions last night with Mark Richards and Stephanie Gilmore honoured at the Australian Surfing Awards in Sydney. 

Tanner Hendrickson Can Do

Thursday, 21 February 2013
Tanner Hendrickson shows us what he can do with his time on the North Shore. 

Donavon On Tour

Thursday, 21 February 2013
Donavon Frankenreiter is in Australia on tour. We caught up with the Californian minstrel in-between gigs, at Snapper Rocks. 

Luke Hynd's Sweet 16

Wednesday, 20 February 2013
Luke Hynd spent the last days of being 16 doing what he does best. 

Wednesday Wallpaper: Josh Kerr At Home

Wednesday, 20 February 2013
Josh Kerr couldn't have timed his arrival back to his home town any better. It's not often that you'll see Kirra like this...

The Most Southern Desert

Tuesday, 19 February 2013
A short while ago Noa Deane and Dion Atkinson headed south, to the desert. We gave Dion a call and asked him to talk us through this gallery of gleaming South Australian gold. 

Alpine Seeing Red

Tuesday, 19 February 2013
Alpine head to La Casa to play Seeing Red. 

Flashback: That Japanese Wave Pool

Monday, 18 February 2013
With all this talk about wavepools Surfing Life figured we might go for a paddle at memory point, back to 2007 and the Ocean Dome in Japan.

21Days: Parkinson And Fanning

Saturday, 16 February 2013
The first episode of Red Bull's 21Days tells the story of Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson heading into 2013's first event, the Quiksilver Pro at Snapper Rocks.
The Surfing Life Oakley Big Wave Awards were last night hijacked by a bunch of nuts from Australia's deep, deep south...
Why not freshen up your desktop with Marti Paradisis' $20k winning monster wave at Pedra Branca. Click through to download it now. 

The Dragon Tales Final Chapter

Wednesday, 13 February 2013
The final installment of Dragon Tales features Beau Foster, Noa Deane and more fun than they have Instagram followers.

Dane Reynolds Enjoys The Freedom

Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Dane does Mexico and the rest of us get to watch. Holy shit!

Alana Blanchard X Sports Illustrated

Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Brace yourself, Alana Blanchard just made Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Edition for 2013.

Breaka Burleigh Pro: Owen Wins

Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Owen Wright kicks 2013 off winning the four-star Breaka Burleigh Pro.

» THE WIRE

  • Dane Reynolds and Matt Banting Are In France

    And they're competing at the Quiksilver Pro.
  • ASP To Be World Surf League

    Name change, game change.
  • 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.