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.




  • So, SurfStitch Is Now Worth More Than Billabong

    Taking over the surf industry.

    more »
  • Meet The Moustache Riders

    Prostate cancer. Testicular cancer. Poor mental health. Physical inactivity.

    more »
  • Shippies Goes Mental

    All-star cast take down Shipsterns Bluff on a solid day.

    more »
  • Billabong Bloodlines: South Africa

    To be young and in the wild!

    more »
  • Billabong Melted Lo-Tides

    more »
  • Billabong Spinner X Pro

    more »
  • Billabong Fluid X

    more »
  • Billabong Pulse X

    more »
  • The Billabong Gals Do Hawaii

    Aloha, North Shore.

    more »


  • Aaron Lieber Wins REDirect Surf Film Contest

    For his entry, The Wild.
  • A Petition For St Francis Bay

    Stop cage diving. Sign here.
  • The D'Blanc Perspective

    A new zine on the block. Check it out, here.
  • Barton Lynch Joins Komunity Project

    As ambassador/product developer.
  • Help Chris Abad Go Surfing Again

    A local pro from Oceanside, California, needs your help after a serious surfing injury.
  • Surfer Injured In Northern NSW Shark Attack

    Currently in hospital in stable condition.
  • Makua Rothman's Acceptance Speech

    For the Big Wave Championship Trophy.
  • Shark Attack In South Australia

    Surfer remains in critical condition.
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