Matt Dunbar
Wave of the Day: Damien Hardman, shooting fish in a barrel - Narrabeen
Stu Nettle

Allow Julian Wilson to illustrate the difference between the best freesurfers and 'CT-level surfers.


"A substantial work that easily eclipses anything comparable and instantly achieves classic status. Anyone seeking to understand surfing across the last 50 years will turn here first."

Blindboy reviews the highly anticipated surfing memoir of William Finnegan.

Clarrie Bouma
Wave of the Day: Sunday lineup south of Sydney
Craig Brokensha

For the first time ever, three concurrent Category 4 hurricanes have developed within Hawaii's forecast region.

Coloured Perth

"It's been a terrible winter here in Perth," said Mike Maxted forlornly, yet immediately after uttering those word he quickly pepped up. "However I managed a little swim this arvo with some fun results."

Mike Maxted
Wave of the Day: Phil 'Choppa' Read racing the remains of the day - Perth

William Finnegan is a staff writer at The New Yorker. In 1978 he travelled through Samoa, Tonga, and Fiji, where he and his travel partner, Bryan Di Salvatore, were among the first to surf Tavarua. In this excerpt from 'Barbarian Days', Finnegan's surfing memoir, he and Di Salvatore have just landed in Australia, a nation of "smart-mouthed diggers with no respect for authority." Best of all, Kirra is just beginning to break....Read full feature

Stu Nettle

A short documentary on the recent history and current state of the funnest left in the world, Macaronis.

Damea Dorsey
Wave of the Day: A view to a thrill - Mentawai Islands
Stu Nettle

The biggest swell since the infamous 'Muzza Swell' of June is currently bearing down on the Indonesian islands. Time to roll some unseen footage from the best session of that swell - Kandui.

Rowan Walker
Wave of the Day: Tom Dosland aboard the Kandui Express

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