Surfpolitik

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.

Surfpolitik

A shift in the hunting grounds

Stu Nettle

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?

Ollie Brennan
Wave of the Day: Be like water
Isaac Bennett
Wave of the Day: Tyler Hollmer-Cross stuffed to the gunwales in Shippies trouble
Andrew Shield
Wave of the Day: Margo's physical graffiti
Swellnet Dispatch

Artificial hells

julioadler

Caught between neon technicolour and abject darkness, Brazil's return to pro surfing is a flop for the ages.