From Painting Boards In 70’s California To Designing High Fashion In New York- Meet Mike & Courtenay

From Painting Boards In 70’s California To Designing High Fashion In New York- Meet Mike & Courtenay

Wheels and Waves festival is always a trip. Existing as unlikely bedfellows for seven years now, this fusion of two wheel transport and wave riding attracts such a varied, interesting and vibrant crowd it’s as difficult to work out where to look as it is to place yourself amongst the bustling crowds. Set between the […]

Should We Fight Against Cheap Imported Boards To Preserve The Livelihood Of Local Board Builders?

Should We Fight Against Cheap Imported Boards To Preserve The Livelihood Of Local Board Builders?

Ever since the first CNC machine made surfboard landed in the United States debate has been raging on the ethics of buying imported boards as opposed to those lovingly crafted by your local shaper. Last month Donald Trump took the first steps towards making good on his protectionist promises, slapping an import tax on washing […]

Beautiful 1970’s Surf Photos From A Forgotten Collection

Beautiful 1970’s Surf Photos From A Forgotten Collection

Back in 2007 film maker Doug Walker was trawling through a flea market in Pasadena when he came upon a remarkable discovery. Among the porcelain cats and dusty vinvyl were three file boxes containing 30 thousand moments deemed worthy of immortalisation from surfing’s golden age. The recovered archive, thought to have been discarded by Surfing […]

How Observing A Notoriously Angry Ex-Pro Surfer Taught Me About Mindfulness

How Observing A Notoriously Angry Ex-Pro Surfer Taught Me About Mindfulness

“Actions speak louder than words, but it’s the thought that counts” An action is evaluated by its motive, not by the action itself. In society today, the law can pardon a killing committed without pre-meditation, yet if a person plans a murder that never actually happens, they will go to prison purely for the thought […]

In Conversation With Adam ‘Bearman’ Griffiths; New Father, Restaurant Owner & The 5th Best Longboarder In The World

In Conversation With Adam ‘Bearman’ Griffiths; New Father, Restaurant Owner & The 5th Best Longboarder In The World

Twenty-seventeen was a big year for Newquay’s Adam ‘Bearman’ Griffiths. He came fifth in the world on the longboarding world tour, fathered his first child with his wife Holly and opened up a bar and kitchen at Great Western beach. He hit the ground running once again in 2018, chasing swells around his native coastline […]

Viral Surf Star Sabre Norris Reveals Struggle With Health Problems

Viral Surf Star Sabre Norris Reveals Struggle With Health Problems

The internet’s favourite cheeky Aussie grom has revealed that she is struggling with a rare growth disease, which may require surgery. The thirteen year old from Newcastle shot to viral fame in 2016 when she was interviewed on The Today Show, after being awarded a wildcard by Sally Fitzgibbons to the Sydney International Women’s pro. […]

Quiksilver CEO Pierre Agńes Missing After Boat Washes Up At La Graviere

Quiksilver CEO Pierre Agńes Missing After Boat Washes Up At La Graviere

Authorities are greatly concerned for the well-being of Quiksilver (and Boardriders Group) CEO Pierre Agńes after his boat washed ashore empty in South West France this morning. Agnes had been out fishing off the coast of Hossegor, home of the Quiksilver Pro France and just up the coast from the company’s France headquarters. The fifty-four […]