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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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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  • The Final Day Of The 2014 Season

    Saturday, 20 December 2014
    Suddenly, everything feels different.
  • What Are They Waiting For??

    Friday, 19 December 2014
    Sitting around at Pipeline.
  • The Bones Of Pipeline's Past

    Thursday, 18 December 2014
    It’s the ultimate modern surf spot, but it was back in 1971, too. Nick Carroll takes a look back...

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.

Surfing Life Cover Drop

Monday, 05 August 2013
300 issues mean 300 covers. 300 covers, most great – some dubious, displaying the state of surfing, as it stood, on the date the magazines were on newsagency shelves.
If you've ever wondered what the Mad Hueys get up to when the fish aren't biting, this one's for you.

Al Byrne In Coma

Monday, 05 August 2013
Al Byrne, legendary surfer/shaper of the six-channel, is in hospital in Bali after suffering a motorbike accident near Jimbaran in Friday night.

Ace Floats On

Monday, 05 August 2013
We catch up with Adrian Buchan coming off the back of the World Tour's longest break in competition for the year.

The Golden Coast

Saturday, 03 August 2013
We bring you the photos from the swell that was slated to outshine all the others.

21Days: Jordy Smith And CJ Hobgood

Saturday, 03 August 2013
Follow former World Champ CJ Hobgood and future World Champ Jordy Smith in the lead up to Tahiti.

The Billabong Pro Tahiti: Preview

Thursday, 01 August 2013
Stop number six of the World Tour is only a fortnight away. Click through to remind yourself why it's one of the best stops.

The Rip Curl Cup: Warm Up

Thursday, 01 August 2013
The local invitees put in some extra hours at the famous left-hander.
What happens when the Beast can’t handle the titillation? People start throwing chairs, that’s what.

Swell Of The Year On The Way

Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Dig out your biggest board and prepare your excuse to avoid any prior commitments.

Surfers Not Street Children

Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Introducing the street kids of Durban to the passion of surfing.

Meet Josh Hay

Tuesday, 30 July 2013
It's not an easy time to be an aspiring pro when image & Instagram followers carry almost as much weight as talent.
Boardriding clubs from Queensland battle it out for bragging rights, prizes and cash in the final day of competition of the three-event series.

The Hurley Winter Classic

Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Khai Adams and Tayla Hanak take out South Australia's inaugural 2013 Hurley Winter Classic.

Bad Poetry With Mikey Wright

Monday, 29 July 2013
Featuring anything but bad surfing...


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  • 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