Surfing News

The surf trip turns train wreck in Bogota, Colombia

The surf trip turns train wreck in Bogota, Colombia

When in Columbia do as the Columbians do, but there will be consequences. 15 May 2020
Behind the Shot: Bainy's First Big Win

Behind the Shot: Bainy's First Big Win

How one win in Wollongong changed it all for Rob Bain. 15 May 2020
Johanne Defay: Between a rock and a hard place

Johanne Defay: Between a rock and a hard place

The World No. 8 has had two months of lockdown in Reunion Island. But even if measures are relaxed, surfing is still banned due to sharks. 15 May 2020
Covid Restrictions Seriously Hardcore in South Africa

Covid Restrictions Seriously Hardcore in South Africa

Can’t Drink, Can’t Smoke and Definitely Can’t Surf 15 May 2020
Tracks Columnist, Emily Brugman, Earns Literary Accolade

Tracks Columnist, Emily Brugman, Earns Literary Accolade

Brugman is riding high after securing a publishing deal and being shortlisted for the 2020 Vogel Literary Award 14 May 2020
Have You Noticed More Surfers in the lineup since Covid-19?

Have You Noticed More Surfers in the lineup since Covid-19?

Emerging Trend: The part-time surfer transitions to full-time devotee. 14 May 2020
Five Surfers Drown in The Netherlands

Five Surfers Drown in The Netherlands

Storm swell and excess foam thought to be the cause. 13 May 2020
Where exactly does one hold a surf-off?

Where exactly does one hold a surf-off?

Some pros, both past and present, weigh in. 12 May 2020
Interview: Justin Gane’s era-defining video chronicles.

Interview: Justin Gane’s era-defining video chronicles.

Why 90s power and style never gets old on the Pulse Surf Insta account. 8 May 2020
The surf trip gets messy in Montanita, Ecuador

The surf trip gets messy in Montanita, Ecuador

The futility of revenge is revealed to our soul-searching journeyman 8 May 2020
Waves That Mattered: Jordy’s JBay 10 in 2017

Waves That Mattered: Jordy’s JBay 10 in 2017

Beware the wounded Beast 8 May 2020
Liberté, égalité, fraternité – But No Surfing

Liberté, égalité, fraternité – But No Surfing

French surfers plan rebel paddle out while the Portuguese are back in the brine. 7 May 2020
Premiere: ‘Riss’ the Carissa Moore Documentary

Premiere: ‘Riss’ the Carissa Moore Documentary

Check out RISS. A Film About More Love with Carissa Kainani Moore. 6 May 2020
Mark Richards weighs in on the WSL Surf-Off Concept

Mark Richards weighs in on the WSL Surf-Off Concept

A perspective from a four-time world champion 1 May 2020
Waves That Mattered: Tom Curren at JBay.

Waves That Mattered: Tom Curren at JBay.

Curren’s first wave at JBay, and his 10-pointer Heritage Heat ride about 20 years later. 1 May 2020
Shaman and Plant Medicine in the mountains of Ecuador

Shaman and Plant Medicine in the mountains of Ecuador

What really goes down on a South American Ayahuasca retreat. 30 Apr 2020
Quotes Of The Month

Quotes Of The Month

Covid-19 couldn’t stop the waves, but it changed the world forever. Here’s what was said as surfers dealt with the pandemic.  30 Apr 2020
The WSL Power Play: Surf-Offs to Crown the Champs in 2021.

The WSL Power Play: Surf-Offs to Crown the Champs in 2021.

What do we think about the changes to the system that crowns world-champions? 29 Apr 2020
WSL Announces Sweeping Changes for 2021 & Puts 2020 Tour on Hold

WSL Announces Sweeping Changes for 2021 & Puts 2020 Tour on Hold

World Titles will now be decided in a single day. 29 Apr 2020
Barrels in Lobitos – Big nights in Mancora

Barrels in Lobitos – Big nights in Mancora

Desert tubes and after-dark decadence, in another part of Peru 24 Apr 2020
Waves That Mattered: Bruce Irons, 100-point Ride, Eddie Contest, Waimea 2004

Waves That Mattered: Bruce Irons, 100-point Ride, Eddie Contest, Waimea 2004

The most crowd-pleasing shorey ever ridden. 24 Apr 2020