Mt Woodgee and the Zoo that makes the magic happen.

Is that a little harsh? A zoo? I made a statement to the guys in there just recently, that if you don’t have to look after your creatives with kit gloves then you don’t have the right creatives, of this statement I got a nod of approval from Ian.

Surfing Australia – HPC

I was asked to join the guys at the High Performance Centre (HPC) for a days coaching and I was pumped. I’d been to the HPS three years ago almost to the day and had a cracking time with the coaching staff. My wife had bought me a two day “Adult Surf Camp” for my birthday… what a great gift. Had I have known how good it was I would have just booked it myself, but a lovely gift to be sure.

347 Technique Issue

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4 safety tips for your first surfing experience!

Hitting a wave right is one of the best feelings in the world. At that moment, it’s nothing but you, the sea and your board. Everything else tends to switch off and you can fully appreciate the moment and beauty that’s around you.

Hidden Bay is a hidden gem!

A trip to the Mentawai Islands is one that needs to be on the bucket list of every surfer. Towards the top of the list. It is an experience without comparison. A true feast for the senses.

TRAINING TO CONNECT – Part 2

In PART 2 we teach a new model for looking at movement of the human body. The exercises at the bottom will train your body to move with connection and flow.

346 Waves Issue

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TRAINING TO CONNECT – Part 1

In PART 1 we will introduce the foundations of neuroscience (brain science). This will help to understand how your thoughts, actions and habits influence the body.

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Live SEVENFRIDAY

When Dan Johnson’s mum moved to Crescent Head from Sydney, he couldn’t believe his good fortune. The classic point was now his front yard and with no holiday crowds, he had the place to himself. Perfect!

Ryan is Ridiculous

When Dan Johnson’s mum moved to Crescent Head from Sydney, he couldn’t believe his good fortune. The classic point was now his front yard and with no holiday crowds, he had the place to himself. Perfect!

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Puntorama 3.0 – Air Comp

Stylish aerial wizardry fuelled by genius innovation laced with a dash of madness.If this sounds like you, it’s time for… PUNTORAMA 3.0A surfing aerial event in search of Australia’s very own lord of the skies!

Stay Sharp – CameraPro Tips

A life story about early surf exploration in the Mentawais and juggling home and domestic life in suburbia while the inner wild child tugs at your heart.

343 Board Issue

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The Originals – Dan Johnson

When Dan Johnson’s mum moved to Crescent Head from Sydney, he couldn’t believe his good fortune. The classic point was now his front yard and with no holiday crowds, he had the place to himself. Perfect!

Jamie O’Brien and his new signature fins.

MORE SPEED, MORE HOLD. This is what the new Jamie O'Brien signature series promises you.

Parko’s Last Lap: Tahiti | Billabong

Now his 17th and final year, Joel has had plenty of Perfect 10's out at Teahupo’o, made multiple finals, and had one close 2nd against his best mate, Mick Fanning...

The Originals – Lachie Rombouts

Lachie Rombouts grew up a two-hour bus ride from the beach and never flinched about grabbing his board and making the journey at every opportunity...

The Originals – Billy Bain

In an alternate universe, Billy Bain may have gone on to be an elite professional surfer. He cut his teeth in junior contests and enjoyed success, the thrill of sponsorship and even a few magazine spreads...

342 Technique Issue

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341 Waves Issue

Surfing Life 340 Travel Issue. On sale now!

The Crystal Ball

In the digital age, with everyone being spoon-fed internet swell forecasts, it's still possible to use some old school weather forecasting and avoid the rest of the herd.
Ice and Sea

Sea & Ice

Let it be clear: the surf here has to be chased, and even when you find it, it probably will be nothing that resembles what was expected.