World Surf League pivots to “indentured servant” model in job listing for Surf Ranch...

Opportunity knocks. Dreams about to come true for a lucky job seeker. A path set to radically change. For the World Surf League is officially hiring a Guest Experience Host at its Surf...

Bloodbath at World Surf League as surfing’s brightest creative talents shown door!

"The only thing repetitive contests has done is strip the magic and create the most conservative government funded sport on earth." A few years back, I wrote a story touting the launch of...

World surf champs Ian Cairns vs. Shaun Tomson criminal “kook case” takes sordid turn!

A new Waikiki surf school has Jamie O'Brien choking Ben Gravy's supply lines. As any surf watcher knows, the explosion in participation during, and since, the Great Coronavirus Pandemic (2019 – ) is…...

Cult surf horror film that had test audiences retching released on YouTube

But is our hero the solution? Two-time, and current, World Surf League champion Filipe Toledo’s shock announcement that he would take the year off after an embarrassing show at the 2024 season opener...

Shock as Kai Lenny reveals extent of brain injury following helmet-smashing Pipeline wipeout

Two months ago, the big-wave surfer Kai Lenny was hospitalised after a wipeout that destroyed his helmet during the Backdoor Shootout, Pipeline’s sixth scalp for the winter.  Addressing his myriad fans, which include legendary...

Surf legends Barton Lynch, Mark Richards overcome by gleeful spasms as hometown Manly named...

Tom and Nick Carroll, on the other hand, made furious. And imagine being in the homes of surf legends Barton Lynch, Mark Richards or Layne Beachley, this morning, if you can. Confetti everywhere....

World’s hardest sport debate heats up as Kelly Slater says skating more difficult than...

Epic Sunset Beach contest shows absurdity of a world title showdown in Trestles mush… Pipe and Sunset Beach done and dusted. Gender equality amidst stellar waves for a Finals Day once again. Victory...

The Curious Case of the Surfer’s Nose Run

Ever found yourself in the midst of a deeply romantic moment, only to be rudely interrupted by an unexpected gush of water from...

The 5 Surfer Personality Types: Which One Are You?

Last updated:February 6, 2024 Ever wondered about the unique blend of attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that make you who you are? It’s natural to...

Surfer Profile: Barton Lynch – Surfd

Barton Lynch, born in 1963, is an iconic Australian surfer best known for winning the World Surfing Championship in 1988. Starting his professional...

The Best Winter Wetsuits for Kids in 2024

Getting kids into the surf is both one of life’s joys and challenges. One bad wipeout can unravel months of progress, and the...

A Guide to the WSL and ISA

In the surf scene, the World Surf League (WSL) and the International Surfing Association (ISA) stand as the twin pillars, each playing a...