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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...
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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...

Have You Heard? With Renan “The Crow” Faccini

To the average passer by, Brazilian freesurf extraordinaire Renan Faccini could easily be mistaken for some kind of rock star rather than a bodyboarder. With his...

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...

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...

CORE Podcast – Manny Vargas

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

The mere fact that you are looking at these words means you have some sort of love for the ocean. But have you ever slowed...

Opinion: The Pro Junior World Tour Dark Horses

APB Tour commentator Steve "Action" Jackon gives us a little insight into some of the lesser-known names who have impressed on this year's inaugural...
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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...

Youth – Hiro Bernede

Oh to be a youngster in Tahiti!Above: That water! Hiro in a crystal-clear grinder near his home. Photo: Chris AllenIt's Youth time again...

Youth: Haig Bakhtiarian

New Jersery shredder Haig Bakhtiarian may be a name you have never heard before, but take note because the kid is racking up contest wins...

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...
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Saved by the Boogie

When Zachary Golebiowski was attacked by a great white shark while surfing with friends near Esperance, WA in 2006, his life changed forever. The then...

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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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...

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,...

Youth – Marli Dunn

The latest from the fountain of youth.Above: There's nothing quite like scoring good waves close to home. Photo: Ben Bettridge.Oh, to be young...
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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.

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...

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...

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