In Conversation With Duct Tape Invitational Winner Kaneila Stewart

In Conversation With Duct Tape Invitational Winner Kaneila Stewart

[This conversation was recorded at the 2019 Vans Duct Tape Invitational as part of our series exploring contemporary longboarding’s most interesting characters. See more from the event here.] Seventeen year-old Hawaiian Kaneila Stewart, known as Kani for short, has had a barnstorming start to 2019 by any measure. First, he snapped up an invite to […]

WATCH: Highlights From The 2019 Vans Duct Tape Invitational In Ericeira

WATCH: Highlights From The 2019 Vans Duct Tape Invitational In Ericeira

Last weekend saw 16 of the world’s best male and female loggers convene on the sunny shores of Portugal for the 18th Joel Tudor Vans Duct Tape Invitational. Among a jam-packed Euro comp circuit of low ranked QS’ and drawn out CT’s, the three-day extravaganza that is the DT is a breath of fresh air. […]

Want To Own A Wave Pool? Bournemouth’s £35 Million Lagoon Project Is ‘Seeking Investors’

Want To Own A Wave Pool? Bournemouth’s £35 Million Lagoon Project Is ‘Seeking Investors’

Plans have been revealed for a £35million development called The Lagoon for the south coast town of Bournemouth, including a wave pool capable of generating 2400 waves/hour. The 15 acre site is set to include a 145 bedroom hotel and glamping site, all part an of “energy neutral… environmentally friendly solution”. Building work is set to […]

How Not To Surf The South West

How Not To Surf The South West

When spring has properly sprung, the ocean curious Briton’s conscience turns instinctively down and left, towards the granite index finger fringed in foaming surf known as the South West Peninsula. Sure, there are great waves elsewhere on our island, like the brave NE, or perhaps the charismatic Wales. Scotland has some of the very finest reef breaks in Europe […]

Why Do Aussies Call Brits Poms?

Why Do Aussies Call Brits Poms?

[This article is part of our ‘Life’s Many Mysteries’ series, where we try and answer burning questions that (at least vaguely) relate to surfing. Got a question you’d like the team to have a crack at? Email us at editor@wavelengthmag.com] Any brit who’s travelled in the Antipodes will likely recognise the following refrain, drawled at […]

The Best Summer Wetsuits | 2019

The Best Summer Wetsuits | 2019

Surfing – just like life itself – is defined by moments of release. Liberating, exonerating, redemptive, casting ourselves free from the shackles to revel in the stoke-lit uplands are surely our very finest moments of all. I don’t know about you, but the day, the very special day, that I get to shed winter’s weighty hooded rubber […]

2000 World Champ Sunny Garcia In Intensive Care After Suicide Attempt

2000 World Champ Sunny Garcia In Intensive Care After Suicide Attempt

2000 World Champion and 6-time Triple Crown Winner Vincent Sennen ‘Sunny’ Garcia is reportedly recovering in hospital in Oregon, after what has been reported – but not confirmed by official sources – as an attempted suicide. Garcia went public with mental health issues including depression in 2014, and regularly uses his Instagram as a place to […]

It’s Not The Length Podcast Episode 4: Nic von Rupp, Indo’s & Indon’ts & Moan At Mondy

It’s Not The Length Podcast Episode 4: Nic von Rupp, Indo’s & Indon’ts & Moan At Mondy

Your very fave surf podcast is back for another rollicking instalment of surf mirth, another deep, explorative cavity search up wave-riding’s hindquarters. Hosts Paul Evans & Ben Mondy were begged to help save the World Surf League’s Qualifying Series by anchoring two live events in Portugal this April, the Pro Santa Cruz and Caparica Surf […]

Listen: “I Think I Deserve A (BWT) Spot, I’ve Given It My Best, I’ve Been On Every Swell”

Listen: “I Think I Deserve A (BWT) Spot, I’ve Given It My Best, I’ve Been On Every Swell”

Did you help lock down London Town on the Extinction Rebellion protest lately? We sure hope so. Do you dump unnecessary plastic packaging plastic at the Tesco check out in attempt to help clean our seas? Right on brothers and sisters. Right on. Now we need to call upon your activism once again, for another very worthy cause. We […]