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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...

Youth – Callum Di

The Sunshine Coast's Callum Di Bartolomeo is the latest in a long line of Riptide Youth stars.Above: Meet Callum. Callum likes pits. All...

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...

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...

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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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...

CORE Podcast – Manny Vargas

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

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...

Seven talking points from the ISA World Bodyboard Championships

We take a look at some of the big talking points from this year's amazing ISA World Bodyboard Championships. RELATED: TEAM BRAZIL WINS ISA WORLD...
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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 – Pat McDonald

Postman Pat and his black-and-white cat!Above: Pat got wings. Photo: Luka MansonThe latest wunderkind to spring from the Riptide print pages' Youth section...

The Five Most Important Waves of Ben Player’s Career

As part of our ongoing series by guest contributor Tim Leeson (former Riptide editor), we ask some of the biggest names in the bodyboarding industry what are the...

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...

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...

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...

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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Staying in shape with Amaury Lavernhe

Want to know why the world's best bodyboarders are able to paddle faster, boost higher and rarely kook it on a move? It's no big...
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Is Noah Symmans Australia’s Best Grom?

After the graduation of the "three amigos" (Blackwell, Humphries and Finnegan) into adulthood, the next crop of West Australian grommets are looking just as...

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...

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...

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