The WSL secures access to North Point for the Margaret River Pro

Stu Nettle

It's taken a long time and included a few false starts but the WSL has just been given the green light to run at North Point during the Margaret River Pro. There are, however, a few caveats.

US Government shuts down the waves

Stu Nettle

Obamacare will lead to less crowded surf...maybe.

In news that will delight grizzled surf purists the world over, the United States budget debacle may shutdown weather prediction services, including every automated surf forecast that relies on them.

The inaugural International Surfing Symposium starts soon

Stu Nettle

​In just under a month world surf legends and the odd academic will converge on the Gold Coast for the Global Wave Conference. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Kelly says "It's not OK™" - video

Stu Nettle

Kelly opens a giant can of worms with his latest Outerknown campaign.

Jesse Adam // Nusa Tenggara - video

Stu Nettle

Fugazi provides the score, Misfits the fashion, while Jesse Adam commandeers the action on Sumbawa's verdant shore.

Another shark death on Reunion Island

Stu Nettle

A bodyboarder has been killed on Reunion's northwest coast. It's the 20th shark attack - eight of which have been fatal - off Reunion since 2011.

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Wave of the Day: Golden treasure beneath the Shipstern

Owen Wright is back in the saddle and winning

After missing a whole year of competition, Owen Wright has made a successful return winning his Round 2 heat at Newcastle.

Boat Lyfe // Happily Stoked - video

Stu Nettle

Sebastian Zietz launches his new web series and he's on a boat.

Peter Crawford enters the hall of fame


Two days ago the late Peter Crawford was inducted into Surfing Australia's Hall of Fame. Here, blindboy recalls the legacy of an artist who succesfully straddled the peaks of surfing, photography, and design.