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Surfing Life #339 – Surfers ’17

Sink into your beanbag, curl up your toes and turn the pages of these surfing lives. Raw and intimate encounters with surfers who are just as remarkable out of the water, as they are in it.

Recent Features

339 Surfers Issue

Dive into the deep lives of these Surfers. Intimate tell all interviews with a collection of handpicked surfers who are are ripping in and out of the water!

ARCHIPELAGO – Sheldon Simkus

Our 2017 Board Test tester, Sheldon Simkus just brought out a pumping edit from his time in Indonesia this season just gone. Giddy up!!

Nazaré – Andrew Cotty.

A look into the the Nazaré swell and scenes where Andrew Cotty broke his back.

Noa Deane – Candle

CANDLE. Featuring NOA DEANE - Filmed mostly around home in Oz with a few waves in the tropics. Enjoy.

Mentawais on Speed Dial

Mentawais have been cooking this season ... here's a quick mind-bender from Icaro Ronchi to get you booking your next air tickets and ordering step ups!

How To...

SURFING LIFE GUIDES
TIPS & TRICKS
John John duck diving

John John Florence School of Duck-diving

Class is in, today's teacher is John John; and the subject is duck-diving.

How To – Pick a surf car for under 10 G’s

Australia, the great sunburnt land and it's vast amount of waves and beaches. They're just waiting for you ... but first you need the wheels to get there.
Surfing Sweden

HOW TO – Chasing Swell and Shadows in Sweden

Surfing in Sweden is for the brave. And, possibly the insane. Icy water, icier winds and long drives combine for hotly contested waves. What's not to love!
Mikala Jones inside the barrel

How To: Film inside the barrel with Mikala Jones

Mikala Jones is one of the best barrel riders in the world. He also pioneered GoPro POV angles inside the barrel. So there's no person better qualified to teach you as to how it's done.
Vicco Lineup shot

If you’ve ever had shoulder pain while surfing. Read this!

How many times have the waves been excellent, but the paddle out is beyond you? Read this, and do this for stronger paddling shoulders.

HOW TO: Beating Out Back Injuries and Surfing Better

Cara-Lee Goullée from Stoke Physio, gives us the good oil on protecting our back from injury and looking after it once it is hurt.

How To: Get Strong Ankles for Strong Surfing

As a surfer, the contact between your feet and your board is one of the most crucial aspects of wave riding.

The Truth About Your Ruined Knees

A look into the vast world of surfing and knee injuries. Part one.

Technique: The Classic Pro Turn

On automatic, somewhere in north-west Sumatra.

Stretching The Truth

Breaking down the generic pre-surf warm-up, and why it just doesn't work. But, what does?