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Sal Fitz wins Bells

Posted 07 Apr 2012

In what was a kinda wave-starved final at bumpy Bells, Sal Fitz has won the Rip Curl Pro over Steph Gilmore. It’s Steph’s second consecutive final this year and Sal’s second consecutive Bells win. Ms Gilmore continues to lead the WT ratings points. Gals surfing continues to be more awesome than it’s ever been.


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Chasing Rhythm.

Posted 3 days ago

Here’s 4.30′ of reasoning to go to Mozambique. Made especially enticing by the surfing that Beyrick de Vries and Matt Bromley are doing.

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Surfaid’s Surfify

Posted 4 days ago

In partnership with Spotify, SurfAid has released a revolutionary new fundraising campaign called ‘Surfify.’ Surfify’s an album available on Spotify featuring the relaxing sounds of the ocean so you can donate while you sleep. Each time the track is played, Spotify donates a small royalty fee to SurfAid.

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The Pipeline’s Surf Wrap

Posted 4 days ago

Everyone’s favourite surfing wrap show The Pipeline is back once again with surfing’s most humorous, ludicrous, and unscrupulous happenings of late. In this episode Jed Smith and the gang pay homage to the brave daredevils who take to the skies in the name of progression; The pioneers of punt. Whoopa!

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Venice, Then and Now.

Posted 4 days ago

Venice Beach is known for Muscle Beach, The Board Walk and more recently a trendy little street called Abbot Kinney. Before all the rich moved in it was Los Angeles ghetto and was more known for its skating than surfing. Here’s an inside glimpse into the lives of Venice Beach’s two best surfers.

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Vissla’s newest trunk.

Posted 4 days ago

A fair few of these board short commercials land in our mail box daily. Usually we pass on posting them but this one piqued our interest, so we thought we’d share. It’s worth a minute of your life.

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More from the Mexican Pipeline

Posted 6 days ago

Holy shmokes the stretch of sand known as Puerto Escondido has been delivering some sand-filled visions to the brave matadors of late. Here we see the Mexican Pipeline at less than death defying size, but in black and white with atmospheric local tunes. Timmy Reyes, Nic Lamb, Derek Dunfee, Jappy and Oscar Moncado are the stars i... read more

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TCSS: Welcome to Peaceville

Posted 7 days ago

The cold is cruising in and the days are short. Ya clobber becomes functional, lookin’ flash & keepin‘ cosy are mandatory. With this in mind The Critical Slide Society have given their winter range a good old roadtest. They packed up the ol motor and headed down the coast, and documented their travels. Too cool to surf t... read more

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Makai McNamara’s Hawaiian Winter

Posted 7 days ago

Makai McNamara got a bit done during the Hawaiian winter season. Here’s his highlights from the more intense months on The Rock…

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Portugal’s full spread

Posted 8 days ago

Portugal’s one of the chicest world surf destinations at the moment, and it’s not hard to see why. Old world European culture, with a smorgasbord of world class waves thrown in for good measure. It’s enough to maketh a man board the nearest galleon!

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Punta De Lobos From A Drone

Posted 8 days ago

Punta De Lobos in Chile, home of the WSL Big Wave Tour's Quiksilver Ceremonial, looks beautiful from a drone. The marine blue drainpipes peeling behind the rock look manageable and picturesque to say the least. But wait, those aren't funboards that the gents are sitting on. They're guns. Guns that belong to thick-stubbled, dark-... read more