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Zeke Lau destroy's a Snapper pocket

THE SNAPPER SIX – Rookies rule the day.

The new crop of WSL rookies has had a bunch of hype since they were announced. Today was the day where the rubber hit the road on that hype.
Owen, vertical off the top

THE SNAPPER SIX – 6 things about the Quiksilver Pro today.

Day one of the Quiksilver Pro at Snapper is over. Action aplenty and coming up with just six things was hard... it could have easily been 26 things!
Impeccable Kirra from up high

WSL SEASON 2017 – Snapper Rocks Preview

On the eve of the first WSL event for season 2017, Surfing Life previews the Quiksilver and Roxy Pros at Snapper Rocks, Queensland.
Tahiti - Shell Bankier

The Surfing Life of … Photographer Shell Bankier

A broken back in a horrific car accident which claimed her Dad's life has not stopped Shell Bankier from a career in shooting the world's heaviest waves.

New Wavepool set for Melbourne in early 2018!

With new and improved technology, and a signed lease already in place in Melbourne, next up is Sydney and Perth. Welcome to the future, baby!
Surfing Life Issue 335


https://youtu.be/pVUYh6vqhmk Surfing Life’s Travel Issue is dedicated to those who want to get out and have a look around, with plenty of pointers from longtime road warriors...
Lennox Head Solitude

Surveillance Society – Steve Shearer

The recent surf cam installed at Lennox Head raises some serious questions to surfing's future. Are surf cams ruining surfing? Can we stop them?

Avoca Crowned 2017 Boardriders Battle Champions

Even with a five-point deduction in the final, Avoca could not be stopped in winning the Aussie Boardriders Battle

The surfing life of … The world’s greatest ever Swedish surfer. Tim Latte.

A surfing story like no other you have ever read. Meet Tim Latte, Sweden's best ever surfer.

The Surfing Life of … Chris Michalak

30-years old and going all out on the 2017 QS for the first time. Just like his surfing in the water, Chris Michalak is doing things a little bit differently out of it.

Edge of Oblivion – Tahiti Code Red Swell

Photographer, Ted Grambeau's gripping account of his front row seat in the channel while Teahupo'o roared on the day of days. The Code Red Swell.

Trigg Point Nightmare

Trigg Point and waves of consequence aren’t really words you find in the same sentence, so in order to do so … we must...

The Surfing Life of … Darcy Ward.

The latest in our 'Surfing Life of ... series', features Darcy Ward, a Gold Coast Film maker with big ideas and a big future.

Stranger Things …

Words: Gra Murdoch Despite first hand accounts, sequences and ‘irrefutable evidence’, White Horses Editor Gra Murdoch remains unconvinced, though he wishes not to be. Wow, this has been...


In a Surfing Life exclusive we can reveal the full sequence from Eden Hasson riding over a White shark in Port Stephens this week....

A Cynical Bastard’s Take on That Shark Photo

Words: Gra Murdoch Sharks are great fodder for the interwebs. Nothing gets the clicks and the polarised opinions going quite like a shark incident. For some...

The Death of the First Pororoca in Northern Brazil

The first tidal bore to ever be documented being surfed, and Surfing Life and Ross Clarke-Jones were there to capture it, is sadly no more. Pics: Rick Werneck

Meet Soren Molineux

Photos: Ben Osborne; Words: Chris Binns "I guess we developed all these internal questions," says Soren. "We were young and travelling through these fantastic regions where...

Gripping Footage of Kalani Chapman being brought back to life

Da Hui Backdoor Challenge which was won by Koa Rothman on the weekend, was not without its drama. Kalani Chapman had to be resuscitated...

The Surfing Life of … Jordy Lawler

The first of a new Surfing Life series for 2017, where we look at people in surfing. This week, one of North Narra's favourite sons, Jordy Lawler. 


The Six Most Interesting Surfers in 2017.

by braithy   Kelly's only genuine rival in 26 years     Kelly Slater In 1991 a shipping container filled with 28,000 rubber duckies...

Are the women worth more?

The 2017 WSL tour is still living in the 1950's. Why?

Is Ethan Ewing Australia’s surfing future?

Who's out and who's in. Looking at WSL season 2017 through decidely Australian glasses

Two things about the Pipeline Masters in Hawaii

Always, and we mean always, expect the unexpected on the North Shore.