Surfing News

Test-Ride: The FCS H-4’s – Genuine Speed or Marketing Spin?

Test-Ride: The FCS H-4’s – Genuine Speed or Marketing Spin?

Layman’s verdict on the fin which promises to be ‘So fine-tuned, nothing is left to chance’ 7 Aug 2020
WSL Dream-slayer Part 2

WSL Dream-slayer Part 2

The WSL's return to competition is going to be a little bit underwhelming, to be fair.  7 Aug 2020
20 Years Since Tracks Broke Shipsterns

20 Years Since Tracks Broke Shipsterns

We talk to the key players on a trip that changed surfing.  6 Aug 2020
Charge Like a Girl

Charge Like a Girl

Boomerang Beach surfer, Chaz Everitt, wins big wave award and sets her sights on the ultimate challenge: Jaws. 4 Aug 2020
WSL’s Rumble at the Ranch: Yeah or Nah?

WSL’s Rumble at the Ranch: Yeah or Nah?

Will you be watching WSL’s first comeback event? 4 Aug 2020
Breaking: Pro Surfing’s Burn Book Scandal Implicates ‘Mean Girls’

Breaking: Pro Surfing’s Burn Book Scandal Implicates ‘Mean Girls’

Amidst surfing’s fixation on the death of etiquette and waxing nostalgic for the “good old days” when surf breaks were regulated by local heavies, a ‘Burn Book’ has been discovered. 3 Aug 2020
Apocalypse Now: The Most Exclusive Surf Club in the World

Apocalypse Now: The Most Exclusive Surf Club in the World

The Californian Servicemen who spend their days staring down the barrel 31 Jul 2020
The Mind is Willing, but the Flesh is Weak.

The Mind is Willing, but the Flesh is Weak.

 Finding your way back to surfing, yet again. 31 Jul 2020
The Slap: When Surf Rage Escalates

The Slap: When Surf Rage Escalates

Beneath a thin veneer of civility, violence lurks in us all. 30 Jul 2020
The emptiest Mentawai season in 20 years – Part 1

The emptiest Mentawai season in 20 years – Part 1

Jungle treks to empty lineups and waves too isolated to get hurt on. 30 Jul 2020
Did Kobi Clements Ride the Wave of the Swell?

Did Kobi Clements Ride the Wave of the Swell?

Clements creates internet hysteria with a yawning cavern in his backyard. 30 Jul 2020
Can Jordy Smith’s ‘New’ Shaper Balance Past and Future?

Can Jordy Smith’s ‘New’ Shaper Balance Past and Future?

Plus, a newly released Morgan Maassen clip featuring the South-African. 27 Jul 2020
Dangerous shore breaks and mushy shakes in Bali

Dangerous shore breaks and mushy shakes in Bali

Magic-infused Bali moments, in a time before COVID 24 Jul 2020
Opinion: WSL, Dream Slayer Report

Opinion: WSL, Dream Slayer Report

Hate to be the one telling you this, but… 24 Jul 2020
The Tracks Small Wave Awards

The Tracks Small Wave Awards

The awards where size really matters 24 Jul 2020
How Do You Like the New WSL Tour?

How Do You Like the New WSL Tour?

What to make of the wholesale changes and current WSL top brass.   22 Jul 2020
Waves That Mattered: Machado's High Five

Waves That Mattered: Machado's High Five

"You have to have that warrior in you, especially in Hawaii!" 21 Jul 2020
Remembering Derek Ho

Remembering Derek Ho

The Hawaiian who conquered surfing’s power brigade with style and panache. 20 Jul 2020
WSL Uses 2020 Cancellation to Make Lemonade

WSL Uses 2020 Cancellation to Make Lemonade

Every new surf clip claims to change the game, but the World Surf League used the lockdown to drop an edit that did. 20 Jul 2020
WSL Cancels 2020 Season, Outlines New Tour Format for 2021

WSL Cancels 2020 Season, Outlines New Tour Format for 2021

New season set to start in Hawaii in November this year. 18 Jul 2020
EDDIE AIKAU’S SOUTH AFRICAN EXPERIENCE AND The OZ FAMILY Who Took Him In.

EDDIE AIKAU’S SOUTH AFRICAN EXPERIENCE AND The OZ FAMILY Who Took Him In.

How the Holmes Family formed a great friendship with Hawaii's most famous waterman. 16 Jul 2020