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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Varispeed

A Surfing Life exclusive with Kai Hing and Harry Bryant.

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Episode 2 • The Drive. Determined to find waves, The Arnette team winds up on a long and terrible road. Dodging monkey feces they finally find waves deep in the jungle. Chippa Wilson, Fred Patacchia, Ford Archbold, Josh Kerr, Mason Ho and Ezekiel Lau all star.Shot/Edit: Lugo LugoMusic: Bad Brains

Kelly Slater In Ad For GoPro HERO3

Thursday, 18 October 2012
The new GoPro HERO3 takes P.O.V. filming to another level! And it helps to have the best action sports athletes to show it off. Check out Kelly Slater, Anthony Walsh and Manoa Drollet's barrels.Shot 100% on the new HERO3® camera from ‪http://GoPro.com.The Wi-Fi enabled HERO3: Black Edition is the most advanced GoPro, ever. No expense was spared during...
The best junior surfers in the world have gathered in Bali to battle it out for the world junior title, which will be decided on the black sand beaches of Canggu and Keramas over the next 10 days. Surfing Life caught up with Jack Robinson after he knocked out the former junior world champion.
The best junior surfers in the world have gathered in Bali to battle it out for the world junior title, which will be decided on the black sand beaches of Canggu and Keramas over the next 10 days. Surfing Life caught up with Nikki van Dijk after her early morning win against Bianca Buitendag in the final.

Oakley World Pro Junior - Round Four

Thursday, 18 October 2012
The best junior surfers in the world have gathered in Bali to battle it out for the world junior title, which will be decided on the black sand beaches of Canggu and Keramas over the next 10 days.
Jack Freestone secured his second Junior World title on the black sands of Keramas.

SkeletON

Thursday, 18 October 2012
Aritz Aranburu surfinfg loooooookg barrels on the Skeleton Coast, Namibia.
The ASP Weekly Pulse gives you the current rundown on all the happenings from the world's best surfers. This week's installment covers the newly-crowned ASP World Junior Champions as well as the latest from the Rip Curl Pro Portugal. Comments and questions for the show can be sent to weeklypulse@aspworldtour.com.
"I’ve put myself in situations where I question if this is where I want to be, if it’s really what I want to do. I was in over my head." One of the standouts from the most recent monster Jaws session talks to Surfing Life.
Sardine Moment at Rip Curl Pro Peniche 2012 with Mr. Hobgood. Close call my friend!

Seared Peahi

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Highlights from the Jaws (Peahi) paddle session on October 9 & 10, 2012. A truely spectacular moment of surfing at the worlds most iconic monster wave. Shane Dorian, you are the man!

Electric Candyman /// John Florence

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Flying Lotus "Electric Candyman" featuring Thom YorkeJohn Florence from Vans' "Get-N-Classic Vol. 2"a revibe of previous vibes

L'ETE INDIEN - FRANCE PART I

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
France, good surfing and a pumping swell. Need I say more?

Trio Of Jack Freestone Wallpapers

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Take your pick of three Wednesday Wallpapers of the 2012 Junior World Champion.
Epic new footage of Shane Dorian, Greg Long, Albee Layer, Ian Walsh and more from the first Hawaiian big wave session of the season.

How Good Is John John Florence?

Wednesday, 17 October 2012
There's a reason there's so much hype surrounding this 19 year old Hawaiian. He really is just that good.
Surfing Life sits down with Jack Freestone straight after his 2012 Junior World Title win in Bali.
The Gold Coast Ocean Terminal will ruin Kirra. But that's ok - developers are putting in a 250m wave pool to make up for it.

Freeride Raw: Sombrio Surf

Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Surfig in Northwest/British Columbia is cold! But University of British Columbia students make it fun.
2012 Oakley Pro Junior Andrew Doheny & Jack Freestone at perfect Keramas Bali.Footage courtesy Oakley Pro Junior, edit Kris HeinemanMusic: "Distractions" Bad Doctors baddoctors.bandcamp.com See more at oakleyprojunior.com

Matt Wilkinson For FCS

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Wilkos's Genuine FCS Video
John John Florence and Gabriel Medina took to the air to win the only two heats contested in Peniche on day three.

Matt Wilkinson For FCS

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He may have been bundled out of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal earier than expected, but if you needed a reminder of how much Matt Wilkinson rips, check out this clip.
The Gold Coast surfer claimed his second World Junior Title today with a win at the Oakley World Pro Junior Bali

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    Tune in to Padang Padang this Thursday to watch live.
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    Rahtu Suargita and Koki Hendrawan win an entry to the big leagues.
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