Behind The Cover

Friday, 03 May 2013

*Slideshow will play automatically in time with audio. 

Photos: Andrew Chisholm

By now you've heard all about this session at Shipstern Bluff, you've seen the cover of the latest Surfing Life and even possibly the footage but what you haven't heard about is this one wave. We thought we'd ask cover boy Laurie Towner to drop past the SL office and talk us through the beast of a wave from start to finish. 

 For more on what's inside Surfing Life 297, click here.

297-newissue

Comments


Related


  • This Weekend, At Teahupo'o

    Where triumph and tragedy collide.

    more »
  • From the Obscene Living Files: Tasmania

    Where art and philosophy meets the noble pursuit of slab surfing, featuring Marti Paradisis.

    more »
  • The Big Wave Awards

    Nick Carroll's forecast: August 19-26.

    more »
  • The Joy of Boardshorts

    A highlight reel, sans rubber.

    more »
  • Flames and Frost at Shipsterns Bluff

    12-15ft lumps of ocean buckling their way down the reef.

    more »
  • Triumph and Tragedy

    Tuamata Puhetini wins the 2014 Air Tahiti Nui Billabong Pro Trials.

    more »
  • Groms Take on Teahupo'o

    The Billabong Bloodlines trip has just made history.

    more »
  • The 11th Annual Billabong Occy's From Comp

    Champions are crowned.

    more »
  • Day Five of the Billabong Occy's Grom Comp

    The stoke is visible.

    more »

» THE WIRE

  • ASP To Be World Surf League

    Name change, game change.
  • The Mad Hueys Now Have A QS

    The Komune Bali Pro, One Star.
  • Boogie Boards Banned at Rockaway Beach

    New York takes on big step away from the boogers.
  • ASP Yellow Alert

    Swell forming for Dungeons, South Africa.
  • Filipe Toledo and Tyler Wright Win the US Open

    Full wrap coming soon.
  • 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.