Shayne Nienaber
Wave of the Day: James Woods breaking on through to the other side

When it comes to evolution - surfboard design evolution, that is - people tend to think professional surfers have the most influence in the process. In this thought piece, blindboy proposes that the average punter has just as much bearing on the design path.

Stu Nettle

The Paddle Against Poverty is an annual ocean paddle held north of Wollongong to raise money for charity. It's on again this Saturday so Swellnet had a chat with one of the organisers, Aaron Hughes.

Nico Beighton
Wave of the Day: Pits and giggles - Daman Weir, Sunshine Coast
Stu Nettle

Ex-South Oz, now Bondi native Teale Vanner hit the bitumen with filmer Kane Overall a few weeks back, and dialed themselves into some epic waves. Check these six minutes of autumnal gold. 

Luke Clements
Wave of the Day: Beauty and the beast - Paul Stanton, NSW South Coast
Darryl Menzies
Wave of the Day: Lest we forget

ā€œIā€™ve just beaten the best surfer on the planet!ā€ said De Souza after his win against John John Florence.

Stu Nettle

Dusty campfires, a didge, and the waves of the South Oz desert. Max Longhurst combines 'em all in this clip with down home flavour.

Jordan Barta
Wave of the Day: Ben Kiggins caught in the maw of Cape Solander
Stu Nettle

Once considered a design suited only to perfect waves, more and more channel bottoms are finding their way into the board bags of pro surfers. Swellnet finds that new twists are being put on the classic old design.

Craig Brokensha

It wasn't just rainfall that broke records during the recent East Coast Low. The Sydney Wave Buoy put in a couple of Personal Bests recording its largest ever wave and longest period of significant wave heights.

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