But the company will be saved by social media says Billabong chief.
So what's all this wavepool stuff about then?
So what's to be learnt from the dreadful overdevelopment of the Bukit Peninsula? Nothing! Welcome to the 'new Bali' in southern Lombok.
Swellnet visits the Glass Hut in Wollongong. A factory adapting to the changing surfboard industry.
Next year there'll be five QS events in Indonesia. When's the CT gonna revisit the best surf nation on Earth?
Tie Zhuang - known to his mates as TZ - is the best surfer to ever come out of Inner Mongolia.
In 2017 pro surfing is riding high on the goodwill of one man. It's not the first time we've got a leg up from a well-heeled stranger.
After two fruitless weeks it's become clear that the most important aspect of Mick's clip is not what was shown, but what wasn't.
He's been kidnapped by the KGB, started Surfrider Foundation, National Surfing Reserves, and World Surfing Reserves too, but Brad Farmer's advocacy is based on more than mere love for the ocean.
In 2013 FCS released FCS II, a new and updated version of their removable fin system. Yet three years later they still don't have the patent secured and the imitators are ready to pounce.
I had been to Noosa once before, in the days when the milk bar on the main drag was the social centre of a rather isolated coastal village.
Being green won't cut it unless you're innovative too. These surfers are turning pond scum, old plastic, and fishnets into stuff for you to surf.