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: Part Six

Where we meet Flo, Creepy Pete and the backyard of our dreams.

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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 Monster Lives On

    Friday, 25 July 2014
    Welcome to The Republic of Surfing, kids. Grab your pitchforks.
  • The Orangutan and The Manta Ray: Part Six

    Friday, 25 July 2014
    Where we meet Flo, Creepy Pete and the backyard of our dreams.
  • Where's The Real Value?

    Friday, 25 July 2014
    In rushing forward, could the ASP be missing gold under its nose?
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

Autumn Air

Friday, 12 October 2012
Autumn is in the air on the Outer Banks and Michael Powell took advantage of a quick run of waves and favorable winds.
The world's top 34 put on a show at Supertubos - sans contest jersey.
The first two days of the Hawaiian big wave season redefine paddle-in surfing.
The 17 year old Phillip Islander becomes the first Victorian to win the Junior World Title.

Matt Wilkinson Playing in Portugal

Friday, 12 October 2012
"Portuguese ladies have big booties, and I’m not a booty person." Surfing Life chats to Wilko as he awaits the start of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal.

Part 2, France

Thursday, 11 October 2012
The Journey must go on... It takes us to the other side of the world France. Where the waves are heavy and the gypsy van travelers flock in there thousands to visit one of the most beautiful parts of the world. Hossigore, France. This is the second part of our 6 week trip. The Quicksilver Pro France is the comp, and Le Gravier is the wave.
An epic day of cutthroat competition leaves just two contenders for the 2012 Women's Pro Junior World Champion.

13 Year Old Surfs Shipstern Bluff

Thursday, 11 October 2012
Grommet Riley Laing becomes the youngest person to charge one of the heaviest waves in the world. Local bodyboarder and Save Our Spit supporter Grant Davis takes us on a virtual tour of what it's like to get inside the barrel at South Stradbroke Island. The bulk of his shots here were shot there, at the very same break that is facing the threat of being wiped out by a cruise ship terminal and the associated dredging...

Harvest Z

Wednesday, 10 October 2012
The Final installment of the Harvest Series. A playfull all round surf vid to get you pumped for any kind of surf.Shot from Sep 20th - Oct 6th."The last few weeks of summer were pretty dismal around our area. Finding waves was comparable to finding a straight guy in a gay bar. Luckily for us we had our first northerly push from the great Gulf of...

On The Spit

Wednesday, 10 October 2012
The Spit1 Day2 SurfsJake Cumberland and Sam Brown
Episode 1 • The Beachie. Follow the Arnette Team as they enjoy the local beach break, Chippa breaks the car and Josh Kerr lets his wild out with Mason Ho and Ezekiel Lau.Shot/Edit: Lugo LugoMusic: Cosmonauts

Au Revoir France

Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Taj Burrow going to town on some rather nice looking french waves although you'd expect nothing less. A clip worth the view.
The pursuit of surfing the same wave twice is every surfer’s dream.Two surfers, Dave Rastovich and Craig Anderson, go the length of the planet in 8 days ( a total of 20000 miles) as they follow that dream chasing a single storm cell across the Pacific Rim.First the waves hit with never before scene force onto the legendary reef of Tahiti, then reeling...

Adam Melling Indo Wallpaper

Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Mello getting deep, inside Surfing Life 290 - The Indo Issue.
Watch episode one of Arnette's Multiple Personality Disorder.

Alana Blanchard's Bikini

Tuesday, 09 October 2012
2012 Global Spring and Summer bikinis shot in the beautiful surrounds of Namotu Island, Fiji. What's new now from Rip Curl.
Alana Blanchard explains how and why she's part of the Rip Curl My Bikini design process and why she loves the designers she works with and the bikinis that are the end result.


  • 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.
  • Surfer Dies at Tamarama

    A 40-year-old surfer died when he hit his head on the rocks at Tamarama, Wednesday afternoon.
  • Green Alert: Big Wave Event Live

    Watch live from Pico Alto, Peru, this Thursday.