Technique: Adam Melling

Welcome to the Land of Throwing Buckets, with Nick Carroll.

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Mick Fanning Wins the J-Bay Open


Five snapshots from finals day at the J-Bay Open.



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Surfing the Eisbach

The perils and plunders of river surfing in München.

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The Discovery Of Lance's Right

A love story and a ripple effect.

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Surfing the Ends of the Earth

There's high reward in braving sub-zero temperatures.

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The Indonesia Issue

How to get out of Bali and into the best waves of your life. An exclusive preview.

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The Orangutan and The Manta Ray: Video

"This is the best adventure I've ever been on, in my life." – Asher Wales

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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 Orangutan and The Manta Ray: Video

    Friday, 25 July 2014
    "This is the best adventure I've ever been on, in my life." – Asher Wales
  • A Greenbush Frothfest

    Monday, 28 July 2014
    Glassy perfection like you wouldn't believe.
  • The Monster Lives On

    Friday, 25 July 2014
    Welcome to The Republic of Surfing, kids. Grab your pitchforks.


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 See more at

Matt Wilkinson For FCS

Tuesday, 16 October 2012
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

Tuesday, 16 October 2012
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
There were flying sardines and a few unhappy surfers as the first round of eliminations was completed at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal.
Find out how to win yourself a double pass to Q&A premiere screenings with the famous director in Sydney, Melbourne or the Gold Coast.

Surfing Life Essentials

Monday, 15 October 2012
Did you see the Boardshort Guide in Surfing Life 290? For all the gear you just gotta have, check out Surfing Life's new gear guide website.
sIt was worth the wait at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal with an epic first day of competition.
The young Victorian tells Surfing Life about the extra personal significance her win had on the 10th anniversary of the Bali bombing.

Night Surfing at Uluwatu, Bali

Friday, 12 October 2012
Vestal X Single Fin presents 'Light Up The Night' - A historic night surfing pool party at Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia.
Day 1 of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal saw some small and glassy peaks on offer at Supertubos, but it wasn't enough to start competition. Instead, the ASP Top 34 went to town in the playful waves and put on a morning freesurf show for the crowd on the beach.Film & Edit by Blake McKinnonMusic: Rochard Mowatt Track: Which Editor? Source: Getty Images

Master Puppets

Friday, 12 October 2012
A few fun days in Bali with grommets Mikey Wright & Leonardo Fioravanti.MUSIC:"Reaching Out" by NERO

Indo With Flynn & Merle

Friday, 12 October 2012
Flynn Novak and Jesse Merle-Jones talk about there summer pilgrimage to Indonesia where they scored waves in Bali and Benji's Bad Brain Chase Wiggs
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. Check the best of the Aussie action as the girls get up to the final at the Oakley World Pro Junior.See more at

Do You Like Barrels?

Friday, 12 October 2012
6min of GoPro barrels view filmed by Hugues Oyarzabal.The footages come from the movie "Peace and Left 3".You can watch it here


  • 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.
  • ASP Raise Rhino Poaching Awareness

    Jordy Smith, Kelly Slater and Martin Potter jump on board.
  • Expression Session Slated for the Rip Curl Cup

    Tune in to Padang Padang this Thursday to watch live.
  • The 2014 Rip Curl Cup Trials

    Rahtu Suargita and Koki Hendrawan win an entry to the big leagues.
  • Luke Davis Joins Otis Eyewear

    A new ambassador on deck.