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Is this the biggest wave ever paddled on a bodyboard?

Last year, it was Kalani Lattazni paddling into oversized mountains in Puerto Escondido, before that it was Damian Boone, Miles Keauhaahaa and Alan Lamphere taking...
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Rest in peace Tyson Williams: A superman of our sport

It’s pretty hard to make sense of Superman dying. It’s simply not in the script. His invincibility is surely tested, yet we know that he will prevail.
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Is Noah Symmans Australia’s Best Grom?

After the graduation of the "three amigos" (Blackwell, Humphries and Finnegan) into adulthood, the next crop of West Australian grommets are looking just as...
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Far North: Ben Player’s latest project is more than just a bodyboarding film.

I've just finished watching Far North for the third time. I've also started writing this review for the third time, because I'm not even sure if...

Micro-Wave Mashup: Meet The Man Behind The Magic

We've all done it. Watching tiny rollers break on the edge of the sand and mind-surfing the shit out of them. Dom Bakarich was doing...

10 boards that shaped the sport

What is the most influential bodyboard of all time?Guest writer Rob Beaton from VintageBodyboards.com gives us, in his expert opinion, the 10 most...

Who the hell are Drag Board Co?

Formed by the twisted minds of Ryan Mattick and Dave Fox - chief operators of the Stoke Factory, Zion Wetsuits and I Am None...

The Five Most Important Waves of my Career with Ryan Hardy

As part of a new series by guest contributor Tim Leeson (former Riptide editor), we ask some of the biggest names in the bodyboarding...

Five Most Important Waves of my Career with Jeff Hubbard

As part of a new series by guest contributor Tim Leeson (former Riptide editor), we ask some of the biggest names in the bodyboarding...
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Review: Holding On – The Skid Kids Story

You’ve seen the trailers, you’ve funded the kickstarter campaign, and you have (hopefully) scored a ticket to the premiere. But does Holding On - The...

Opinion: No Place For Dirty Tactics

Return flights from Hawaii to Brazil: $2,000 Accommodation for two weeks in Itacoatiara: $800 Hire car for two weeks: $600 Pro Junior Entry Fee:...

The Other Side Of The Coin With Guilherme Tamega

In case you missed it, there was quite a bit of hoopla recently surrounding a controversial heat at the Itacoatiara Pro in Brazil. Long story...

The Dark Side of Competition

Words by Lewy Finnegan. Photo by Cayetano Gonzalez Competing can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. Sometimes you can be perfectly in sync with...
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“The biggest Shipsterns wave I’ve ever caught”

Shipsterns Bluff is certainly not like your local wave. There is no rocking up at the carpark and simply watching the waves roll in from...

Opinion: Is the Gold Coast’s artificial reef proposal a waste of money?

For bodyboarders on the Gold Coast, dealing with crowds is a part of life. It seems that whenever a swell rolls into the region, hordes...

The Five Most Important Waves of Nick Gornall’s Career

As part of our series by guest contributor Tim Leeson (former Riptide editor), we ask some of the biggest names in the bodyboarding industry what are the five...
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Riptide Presents: Who Cares?

West Australian dropknee soldier, Riptide issue 203 cover star, and all-round creative bloke, Kim Feast, thinks it is time to ditch the act and shred...

Bodyboarding in Madagascar

When you think of Madagascar you probably think of thick jungle and strange creatures, or you just think of hilarious singing lemur's in a...

The Five Most Important Waves of Ben Player’s Career

As part of our ongoing series by guest contributor Tim Leeson (former Riptide editor), we ask some of the biggest names in the bodyboarding industry what are the...
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Blood, sweat and slabs: The chequered history of California’s The Wedge

When people think of world famous waves they tend to think of the ones with natural beauty like Pipeline, Kirra, J-Bay, Cloudbreak and more...

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