The Final Day Of The 2014 Season

Suddenly, everything feels different.

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Gabriel Medina's Best Waves Of 2014

This kid deserves it. Here's the proof.

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It's All About Design

Meet Surfing Life 316, on sale today.

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The 2015 Board Bible

Surf your way through a gorgeous quiver with Matt Meola, Andy Mooney, Twiggy Baker and Nick Carroll.

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Need Some Summer Sunnies?

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Objectify Me, Imogen Caldwell

We’re calling Your Bluff.

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How to Survive Being Held Under At Nazare

Three monsters later, Andrew Cotton gives away his secrets.

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The Non-Stop Thrills of Pitstop Hill

In the middle of paradise, the Hot 100 finds its best waves yet.

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  • Tear Offs: Billabong Bloodlines

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014
    A journey through the shallows of Teahupo'o and the depths of youth surfing.
  • Meet Your 2015 World Tour Roster

    Monday, 22 December 2014
    Bubble be gone!
  • "I Love To Win"

    Sunday, 21 December 2014
    The new world champ is still kind of a grommet at heart. An interview with Nick Carroll...  

The Rip Curl Cup: Event Wrap

Friday, 16 August 2013
All the highlights of Bali's best barrel competitions, the Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang.
Jordy and CJ take the final steps in readying themselves for the big blue barrels of Tahiti.
From the pages of Surfing Life #300, Steph Gilmore enjoying perfect Central American pointbreaks.
Mega Semadhi wins the prestigious 10th aniversary Rip Curl Cup at pumping Padang Padang.
The World Champ gives us an insight into time after his win.

AB’s Salute

Saturday, 10 August 2013
People from around the world came together at Padang Padang today to pay tribute to master shaper and surfer Allan Byrne. 

Allan Byrne 1950 - 2013

Friday, 09 August 2013
Remembering Allan Byrne…

Uncommon Thread

Friday, 09 August 2013
Featuring Asher Pacey in the first part of Otis' new series. 

Cody Robinson At Home

Friday, 09 August 2013
Never mind the cold, Cody Robinson is all about the heat. 
The surfers give their two cents on how not to surf Teahupo'o.

21Days: Jordy and CJ, Episode Two

Thursday, 08 August 2013
With Tahiti just around that corner known as the Pacific, their approaches couldn't be less alike.

The Making Of A Cover

Thursday, 08 August 2013
One World Champ, one surfboard with LED lights, one Jetski. Our 300th Issue... check out what went down behind the scenes of our cover.
Surfer and surfboard design legend Allan Byrne, 64, has died in a Balinese hospital after a motorcycle accident.

The Rip Curl Cup: Expression Session

Wednesday, 07 August 2013
Five hours of almost perfect Padang Padang. No contest but just as entertaining. 

Our Kind With Josh Kerr

Wednesday, 07 August 2013
Step inside the life of Josh Kerr during a lay day at the Rip Curl Pro, Bells Beach.

Protection Money

Wednesday, 07 August 2013
Japanese surfers paying tough guys to kick you out of the water? That’s one side of Bali they don’t tell you about.

Here Today, Gone To Cabo

Tuesday, 06 August 2013
Take a trip to the tip of Baja with Chris Ward.
John John Florence tells us how he feels about competing in one of the heaviest waves on the World Tour.


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  • NSW surfer attacked by shark

    20-year-old Ryan Hunt bitten on the foot by a shark at Wallabi Point
  • Dr Dave Jenkins reflects on 15 years of SurfAid

    The first doctor to ever visit Lance's Right.
  • Mark Zuckerberg Buys $100 Million Dollars Of Hawaii

    These days that'll get you 700 acres in Kauai.
  • Jacob Willcox And Nic Von Rupp Are The Peniche Wildcards