Mark Croker
Wave of the Day: Rhys Bombaci is perfectly slotted
Dominic Dixon
Wave of the Day: Weekday suburban perfection
Nicolas Risch
Wave of the Day: Tom Carroll turns back the clock at Padang Padang

Revolution Undermine

Surfpolitik

Revolution Undermine

Surfpolitik
Stu Nettle

When Curren surfed 12 foot waves on a bizarre 5'7" board it sent metaphorical shockwaves around the world. In the recent Surfline feature, author Marcus Sanders, called it 'The Quiet Revolution' attributing the session to the subsequent resurgence of fish surfboards and a wholesale reduction in board length.

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Ronny 'Skull' Hill drops the throttle during a motorised surf session at North Cronulla yesterday. With the advent of motorised surfboards and their movement into the marketplace, will this become a more regular sight on our beaches?

Progress, eh?

Photos Darryl Menzies.

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Ronny 'Skull' Hill drops the throttle during a motorised surf session at North Cronulla yesterday. With the advent of motorised surfboards and their movement into the marketplace, will this become a more regular sight on our beaches?

Progress, eh?

Photos Darryl Menzies.

Grant Molony
Wave of the Day: Nahual Amalfitano locked in at Puerto Escondido

Quiksilver on the Road to Mandalay

Surfpolitik

Quiksilver on the Road to Mandalay

Surfpolitik
Stu Nettle

Quiksilver recently opened its first store in Myanmar and it chose the location well. Situated in Yangon on the east side of Inya Road, a prosperous upmarket neighbourhood. The United States and German embassies are nearby, as is the University of Foreign Languages. Into this auspicious environment the Mountain and the Wave have made their latest foray.

Steve Clements is: Raising Kobi

Surfpolitik

Steve Clements is: Raising Kobi

Surfpolitik
Stu Nettle

Competitive surfing has a chequered history when it comes to child prodigies. For every teenage sensation that successfully made the leap to a professional career there are hundreds who fell by the wayside. Swellnet speaks to Steve Clements, father of Kobi, who at just 8-years-old is the latest - and perhaps the youngest - surfer to have the spotlight fall his way.