Surfing has been a boon for Nazare, businesses have flourished, real estate rocketed, but its popularity backfired last week when a huge swell coincided with the second-wave of COVID. The result? Surfing is now banned there.
Those Brazilian surfers, how did they get so damn good? Júlio Adler and João Valente - AKA the Buoy Brothers - know why.
Twenty years ago Cameron Bayes and Jevan Wright were killed on consecutive days in the shark capital of Australia. What's changed for Australian surfers since then?
Pro surfing is languishing while recreational surfing is booming. What purpose does pro surfing currently serve?
China recently held their national titles in a wavepool. They may be serious about entering the competitive sphere, but can they succeed in a biosphere?
To say that we’re in at time of unprecedented upheaval seems kinda irrelevant now.
This year, change has been foisted on the world, but surfing - when we all return - is still in our hands.
Today's stakeholder meeting in Queensland is the first serious attempt to legislate for surf break protection since Bells Beach in 1971.
A public service announcement from our man in the south.
“We’d consider surfers to be key stakeholders. So why haven’t they spoken to us?”
By scrapping the Big Wave Tour, the WSL can increase the exposure of big wave surfers. What might that mean for some of our more secretive waves?