Interviews

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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,...

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...
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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...

(Shark) Island Style with Jacob Romero

With its freezing cold waters, unforgiving barnacle-covered reef and mutant lips and sections, Cronulla's Shark Island probably isn't a must-see destination for Hawaiian bodyboarders. Riders...

CORE Podcast – Manny Vargas

Joshua Burguete-Kirkman sits down with Manny Vargas for the 5th Episode of The CORE Podcast.  

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...
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Shane Ackerman’s Strawberry Kisses

After blowing minds with his most recent clip, along with a standout section in Til The End, South Coast madman Shane Ackerman is so...
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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...

King of the Groms: The Socrates Santana Interview

Out of all the amazing stories that came out of this year's APB World Tour race, there were none more interesting that that of...

The Rivalry

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: When Riptide received word that both Stewart and Tamega would be spending two weeks with each other in remote Sumatra - for the first time ever - we jumped at the opportunity to get these two living legends, and longtime rivals, together in the same room.

Introducing the CORE Podcast with Joshua Burguete-Kirkman

An introduction to ‘The Core’ - because what lies beneath the surface of bodyboarding is just as interesting. There is much more to professional bodyboarding...

Flicking The Switch

The World Titles? I’ll always wonder why it couldn’t happen. I beat Guilherme [Tamega] at certain events, but coming second to him for those two years I was still happy because he was a true champ. It was still hard coming so close though.
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Sam Proctor signs with Reeflex Wetsuits

We've just received word that Sunshine Coast shredder Sam Proctor has signed with the ever-expanding Reeflex Wetsuits empire. Riptide Magazine decided to catch up with...

The State of the World Bodyboarding Tour with APB CEO Alex Leon

Above: When he's not running the world tour Alex Leon is not shy to slide into a Shark Island bomb. Photo: Sam Venn With the APB...
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Exclusive Interview with Lewy Finnegan about his new film ‘GLEWTEN FREE’ + Trailer

WATCH 'GLUTEN FREE' IN FULL RIGHT NOW HERE. Yewwww, Lewy What is the concept behind Glewten Free? We started of just filming for a short online clip,...

“It feels so surreal” – Lewy Finnegan on his breakout year

In the space of three months, West Australia's Lewy Finnegan has charged monstrous waves at The Right, won the inaugural FSB Indian Ocean leg and has...

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...

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...
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Interview with Marli Dunn

Marli Dunn is as prolific as he is talented.The South Coast grommet seems to be putting out a web clip on a monthly basis,...

Creative Chaos: Luke Shadbolt shares the inspiration behind his magnificent Maelstrom

Longtime Riptide contributor and super-talented lensman Luke Shadbolt has entered the new world of photography exhibitions and his first offering, entitled Maelstrom, is nothing short...

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