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Uluwatu on fire

Stu Nettle

Fire has broken out on the cliffs above Uluwatu

Guns, Germs, and Surfboards

Stu Nettle

The day after a Gnaraloo contest is howled down a Nias contest is announced.

Watch: Big Ulus and Balangan

Stu Nettle

Big waves and warm water as the first XXL swell strikes Bali.

Organisers look north for Margaret River Pro solution

Stu Nettle

Mayor says it will be great for the region!

Watch: Not quite the Fifty Year Storm at Bells Beach

Stu Nettle

But still a damn good free surf.

Crinkle cuts and the great Macaroni fin experiment

Stu Nettle

Science friction from the world's most mechanical reef.

Jack Robinson wins Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang

Finals days recap plus video highlights.

Watch: Dane Reynolds // Copacetic

Stu Nettle

Dane in excellent order.

Indonesia swell: Bigger than Muzza

Craig Brokensha

You know how it goes with lemons and pies.

Surfing without legropes like 'driving without brakes'

Bruce Mackenzie

Tough regulations mooted for surfing leggy-free in Byron, legal action explored.

Waverley Council considers banning surfing at North Bondi

Ben Matson

Surfers at Bondi Beach have reacted furiously to suggestions they could be banned from using its northern end, with one surfer dismissing it as "overkill".

Surfers tow dead whale out to sea to protect Angourie from Great White Sharks

Gemma Sapwell

Surfers have used a boat's anchor to drag a "monster" dead whale 50 metres out to sea to protect Angourie from great white sharks feeding on its carcass.