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 ASP Situation Room

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Post Brazil qualification rankings.

Dusty Payne: Sanctuary

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
And Indonesian daydream where everything is blue.

Steve Pittman, Growing Pains

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Three inches and 11 kilos later.  
All about the son of the Insty famous family, Jackson Coffey, and his almost trip ending wave. 

Melbourne's Getting A Wave Pool?

Monday, 10 November 2014
Plans were just revealed for a floating beach in the Melbourne CBD.
How one fin cut is changing more than one surfer's fate.
Claiming the Original Source Australian Boardriders.
And the qualification race tightens...

Nic Von Rupp: The My Road Series

Monday, 10 November 2014
A tantalising teaser.

Metal Neck in Portugal

Monday, 10 November 2014
Andrew Doheny, Creed McTaggart and Wade Goodall.
From eye tracking goggles to brain sensors to instant replay waves.

Video, Or It Didn't Happen

Monday, 10 November 2014
A worldly montage, featuring the GoPro shark phenomenon.

The Road To Qualification

Monday, 10 November 2014
Look inside the lives of five diverse surfers all trying to "make it". 

In The Golden Hole

Monday, 10 November 2014
With Bottle, Bede and friends.

When Kelly Slater’s 540 Was A 720

Monday, 10 November 2014
And vice versa.
Australia's future stars talk contest surfing, babes, drugs, money, war, famine and...

Swamp Duck

Friday, 07 November 2014
A pretty incredible clip for a guy who might not re-qualify.

The Nowhere Left

Friday, 07 November 2014
Chasing the black holes of Sumbawa.
 

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