The 2014 Hot 100

Australian junior surfing is the best in the world, and this is its greatest showcase.

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South Africa Testing New Electronic Shark Barrier Technology

A high-tech version of the "punch a shark in the nose" theory.

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Last Drinks, Episode Three: Kai Hing

Where Harry Bryant punches Kai Hing in the face on a plane.

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Sex, Drugs and Dick Tricks

So, whatever became of Australia’s party-boy culture of the 1980s and 1990s?

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Meet The Hottest of the Hot 100

Australia’s number one surfer, under-18, is none other than…

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Shark Attack In Hawaii

This makes five in one month.

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The Tale of Dusty Payne’s Magical Beard

How unruly face fluff led to his possible requalification.

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  • One Hot Minute

    Friday, 21 November 2014
    The best bits from the best DVD from the best guys on the best swell. It's the best.
  • The Days of Thunder

    Friday, 21 November 2014
    This is the age of Australian surfing's reckless, creative brilliance, when nobody could even get near us.
  • A Selfie-Snapped Guide to Pipe Dreams

    Thursday, 20 November 2014
    What everyone's been up to since Portugal, courtesy of the 'gram. 

The Billabong Rio Pro Final

Monday, 20 May 2013
Jordy Smith takes home $100,000 and a second place ranking on the WCT.

Round Three To Five

Sunday, 19 May 2013
Swell hits Barra Da Tijuca and competitors power through rounds three to five of the Billabong Rio Pro.

One Way To Spend A Lay Day

Saturday, 18 May 2013
Ricardo Dos Santos makes the most of his laydays at the Billabong Rio Pro and heads to Tahiti for the Tow session of his life.
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The Isle Two: Jaws

Friday, 17 May 2013
The Isle series returns with huge Jaws.

One And Only: Kolohe Andino

Friday, 17 May 2013
The second episode of Hurley's One & Only series featuring Kolohe Andino and pumping P-Pass.

All About Raoni Monteiro

Thursday, 16 May 2013
One of the most passionate surfers in the business.

Jervis Days

Thursday, 16 May 2013
Featuring Ty Watson at home on the South Coast of NSW.

Soli Bailey In Green

Thursday, 16 May 2013
Meanwhile in Australia...

Kelly Slater On Kelly Slater

Wednesday, 15 May 2013
ZoSea, wave pools, and other things that make Kelly, Kelly. 

Rio vs J Bay

Wednesday, 15 May 2013
With all the brouhaha surrounding the waves at Rio for the first day of competition we thought we’d better wade on in to the debate.

Island Hopping

Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Jay Davies inbetween islands, in the Telo Islands.

Flight To The Flats

Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Chippa Wilson's aerial competiton is live! 

One Word, Matt Wilkinson.

Wednesday, 15 May 2013
The world's best describe Wilko in one word.
Surfing Australia join the Australian Government's Be the Influence's Tackling Binge Drinking initiative.

Teahupoo As It Happens

Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Surfing Life's live feed straight from Tahiti.

Julian Wilson's Loop Revert

Monday, 13 May 2013
A new aerial added to the dictionary of surfing maneuvers. 
Just up the beach from the Rio Pro.


  • A History of Gold Coast Surfing

    From extreme to mainstream, by Tim Baker.
  • The Marion Bay Falls Festival

    Need NYE plans? How about a surf trip around Tassie, topped off with a three day music festival.
  • Dusty Payne Wins The Reef Hawaiian Pro

    More coming soon.
  • 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

  • Round One At Cascais Women's Pro

    A video recap.