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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,...

Feature: Running On Empty

Riptide's newest contributor Sophie Leathers pens her thoughts on how her passion for bodyboarding has given her a new outlook on life. Words by Sophie Leathers Not...
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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...

Poll: Should Jamie O’Brien be given a Pipe Invitational invite?

If you haven't heard by now, professional standup surfer, reality TV show star and one of the best surfers ever at Pipeline, Jamie O'Brien,...

Interview with Vintage Bodyboard Collector’s Damien Alexander

If you were getting into bodyboarding today, you might be forgiven for thinking the sport is pretty quiet. The comp scene is small, the magazines...

Five dream stops we want to see on the World Bodyboarding Tour

We take a look at our dream locations for a future world bodyboarding tour. The rejuvenated Association of Professional Bodyboarders (APB) have nearly completed their second -...

Opinion: Avoid the crowd at all costs

The school holidays are upon us. In Australia, they come four times every year and as a result nearly every popular surf break doubles or...
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Matiaz Diaz Ripping At Home

Better late than never. Chiléan bodyboarder Matiaz Diaz hit our inbox some two weeks ago in something of a nonchalant fashion. Armed only with the modest request...
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Freezing slabs and new discoveries in Iceland

How far would you go to surf uncrowded and untouched waves? Would you travel 16,500km's to hop into near-freezing waters without any idea what exactly is...

(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...

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...

South African bodyboarder Michael Ostler starts his own board company

South African shredder and reigning Tand Invitational champion, Michael Ostler, has gone and started his own bodyboard brand called HandPicked. Currently, the company is putting out...

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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Cover-More Travel Diary Part III: Desert Days

Riptide contributor Michael Jennings went on the road with professional bodyboarders Joe Clarke, Chris James and Matt Young as they travelled deep into the...
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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...

Cover-More Travel Diary Part II: Bali with Matt Lackey and Ryan Hardy

Written and Photographed by Michael Jennings READ PART I OF THE COVER-MORE TRAVEL DIARY HERE As one adventure ends, another would begin. We had just wrapped...

Riptide Form Guide: Inverted D’Bah Pro 2016

This weekend the Australian Bodyboarding Association hits the poor man's Miami, better known as the Gold Coast for the Inverted Duranbah Pro. There were...
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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,...

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 – 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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