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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."

Youth – Vaughan Hoekman

Victorian Vaughan's very vivacious ventures.Above: Vaughan and a very appealing beachbreak at home. From the pages of Riptide #198. Photo: Ed SloaneWe think...
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2016 with Liam Newman

Port Macquarie grom Liam Newman might be a name to look out for. At just 14 years old, the youngster flips and spins his way...

The Caleb Graham Interview

Have you seen the trailer for the new Parkway Drive DVD? Meet the mastermind behind it all, Caleb Graham.Can you give us a little...

5 minutes with Tawa Hura

Having been involved in bodyboarding since the 80's, Victorian veteran Josh Morgan has seen his fair share of groms. By his reckoning, rising star Tawa...

Youth – Noah Symmans

Youth inductee #2 in Riptide's 201st issue is WA youngster Noah Symmans.Above: The shot of Noah that got a sweet, sweet print home....

Interview: Stevie Maher and Dave Hubbard

I sat down with DK legend Dave Hubbard and Gold Coast Local legend Stevie Maher during the D'Bah Pro for an enlightening chat about...

Youth – Blake Mckenzie

From Port Macquarie to the Gold Coast and beyond.Above: Blakey and a nice rev slice off the top on the Gold Coast. Or...

Youth – Oscar Garcia

From Spain to Australia, Oscar is briging the good vibes.Above: Oscar inverts, as seen in Riptide printed paper (197). Photo: Yago LlanezaOscar is...

Fire & Ice

This trip came about several months before we actually left. Brandon Nasr and Omid Moraveji invited me to go on a trip with them...

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...

Youth: Oden Malitz

In Riptide Issue #204 we featured a relatively unknown charger from the South Coast by the name of Oden Malitz who has been making...

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:...

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...

Gobsmacked: Jared Houston on his APB world title

We caught up with South African wave destroyer Jared "Jerry" Houston, who was still coming to terms with his monumental APB World Bodyboarding Tour...
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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...

Boxing and bodyboarding?

They're a good mix according to these two New South Welshmen.Above: Newcastle's Rusta King, 16. Photo: Max Mason-Hubers/Newcastle HeraldThe parallels between booging and...

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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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 – Jye Davis

Jye Davis is 17 years young and lives in Busselton, Western Australia.  Currently, Jye is in year 12 and plans to be a carpenter after...

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