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YOUTH – Patrick Franklyn

Patrick is a 15 year old bodyboarder from Fremantle, WA. He is keen to take the sport as far as he possibly could, whilst...

Youth – Luke Bonello

Another of the Central Coast's ripping youngsters speaks up. Above: Luke, 21, at home in the shot that nabbed him some printed ink in Riptide...

Youth – Marshall Watson

We chat with #196 Youth Marshall Watson with some bonus images from the South Oz's local wedge. Hi Marshall, thanks for taking the time...

Road Trippin’ on the South Coast

Is there anything better than a road trip in search of waves? While it's always wise to spend the long hours getting your local dialled...

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...

For all The Right reasons…

It's not often that we see images as amazing as this come across our computer/phone/tablet screens. And what is even rarer is that the photographer doesn't want...

Youth – Elliot Williams

We get to know the Kingscliff native.Those of you who have laid eyes on Riptide #195 may recall that the explosive reverse above...

YOUTH – Slater Thompson

Slater Thompson is a 16 year old passionate bodyboarder, from Huntington Beach. Check out the waves he scores and big moves he pulls on his...

Michelle Rozzen Interview

If you're interested to know what kind of gig you could get as a physio, see what we wrangled out of the IBA's...

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:...

Lessons In The West

Three sun-kissed twenty-somethings and a fairer-skinned 18-year-old are rambling down a dusty highway in a nondescript station wagon. The driver can barely see out...

Weekend bodyboarding forecast: Western Australia

We have teamed up with Coastalwatch swell forecaster Matt McKay to bring you a bodyboarding specific forecast.  The forecast will focus on a select region...

Wingnut

“I felt like I had two personalities,” Wingnut said. “On one side there was the ‘Wingnut’ that was a bit of a party boy and a bit of a nutter. Then there was the normal Adam that only my friends knew me as. I was getting depressed and down on myself. It wasn’t until I was diagnosed that it started to make sense."
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Youth: A few sessions with Liam Lucas

This past month has been huge for Liam Lucas. After the Clovelly grommet took out the Junior Men NSW State Titles, followed by the Pro...

Holding On Premiere Tour wrap up and photo gallery

After 15 screenings, including four sellouts and more than 2000 tickets sold, the JG Boards Holding On Premiere Tour has now come to an...

Moving Mountains

When 19-year-old Sunshine Coaster Lachlan Cramsie (above) woke up on a still May Sunday he had no inkling it’d be the day he’d catch...

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...
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Who is Charley Legan-Alderman?

Coming from the talent-rich realms of the South Coast can be a blessing and a burden for many young budding bodyboarders. On the one side,...

YOUTH – Holden Ross

Holden Ross just turned 13 and has already been lucky enough to surf with one of his bodyboarding heroes in fellow West Australian Ryan...
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Youth – Jesse John Blair

It has been a loooooooong time between drinks for the Youth interviews at Riptide, and for that we apologise. Now, we don't want to make...

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