The Paddle Out – Ep 011

In this episode we welcome Mitch Parkinson to the Podcast and talk about where things are at for him, what he's looking to achieve...

The Paddle Out – Ep 010

In this episode we talk to the legendary surf photographer Ted Grambeau. Ted's journey is long and illustrious, being one of the first guys...

The Paddle Out – Ep 009

This episode we are joined by underground shaper and legend Steve Del Roso from Clearwater surfboards. We go deep into shaping, surfing and so...

The Paddle Out – Ep 008

This episode of The Paddle Out we are joined by the 2018 Rookie of the Year and number nine in the World Wade Carmichael...

The Paddle Out – Ep 007

It's that time of year when the tour wraps up and we have a good hard look at what has gone down this year,...

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!

Aint That Swell!

Strap yourselves in, you're about to go on a little journey of self-discovery!

Nikki Van Dijk – High Snobiety

Who is Nikki Van Dijk? Come in, and meet Australia's newest surfing Starlet! 

Jordy Smith – Beyond the Tour

We know Jordy surfs hard enough to make the baby Jesus weep. But we we rarely get a look into his his life outta the water. But here, we get just that.
Mikey Wright on a freight train

When the comp’s not on – Beach break Nirvana with Andrew Shield.

Away from loud speakers and a priority system, but close enough to hear and see them. See what West Oz is dishing up away from the contest scene.
WIlcox Climbing

Margs Pro Day two – Wildcard Wilcox

More Margaret River upsets than a week of the Bold and the Beautiful™. Medina, Wilkinson, Fanning and Kerr all sent to the Vineyards to count their losses.
North Point Contest Site

WSL North Point – Day 1 of the Margs River Pro in Pictures

The very first WSL heats ever surfed at the famous North Point in Gracetown. It didn't live up to the hype at all. And then Seabass happened!
Owen floats the Snapper ceiling.


There's no words to describe what Owen Wright just did. From the lowest point of a full mental and physical reset, to the highest. Owen scaled the spectrum.
Slater punches the lip


The full spectrum of pro surfing. Offshore, excellent waves turned grey and onshore. The judges blew it and the surfers soared, as we approach finals day.
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.
Ethan Ewing, Vans Open

Come and get to know Ethan Ewing on the eve of the Snapper Pro!

Ethan Ewing is Australia's newest surfing hope. The World Junior Champ steps into the WSL this year and he's someone we all can scream for!
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.

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.

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. 

WSL / Cestari

3 Quick Hitters from Day Two at the Pipeline Masters

A closer look at Rounds 2 and 3 of the Billabong Pipeline Masters

Saca – A Tiago Pires Film

A compelling documentary looking into the inner core of one of the Tour's favourite surfers, Tiago Pires.