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Review: Holding On – The Skid Kids Story

You’ve seen the trailers, you’ve funded the kickstarter campaign, and you have (hopefully) scored a ticket to the premiere. But does Holding On - The...

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."

State News – January/February edition

State News is back for 2016 with all the latest news and rumours in Australian bodyboarding.This month's State News is presented by the Holding...

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...

Bodyboarding in the Faroe Islands

Australian bodyboarding expats Blake Parker and Warrick Murphy decided to journey to a relatively unknown surfing destination: The Faroe Islands. Renowned more so for its...

Who the hell are Drag Board Co?

Formed by the twisted minds of Ryan Mattick and Dave Fox - chief operators of the Stoke Factory, Zion Wetsuits and I Am None...

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...

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...

Opinion: Is the Gold Coast’s artificial reef proposal a waste of money?

For bodyboarders on the Gold Coast, dealing with crowds is a part of life.It seems that whenever a swell rolls into the region, hordes...

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...

In the Action: The Lone Italian

After sitting down for conversations with the top-ranked teams of Brazil, Chile, and France at the Iquique Para Todos 2015 ISA World Bodyboard Championship,...

Riptide Form Guide: 2015 ISA World Bodyboarding Championships

Riptide contributor, former APB/IBA and ISA international judge, and managing director of the Free Surf Bodyboarding World Tour, Danny Bycroft, gives us his predictions on what...

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.
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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...

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...

Youth – Zach Self

Age: 20 Lives: Bawley Point, NSW Sponsors: Board LoungeCongratulations on the Youth shot in #203. Was it your first time in Riptide? Yeah, that was my first...

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...

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...

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...

The five most important waves of Mike Stewart’s career

Mike Stewart needs no introduction. Regarded as "the godfather of bodyboarding," anyone that has ever picked up a bodyboard and slid inside a barrel knows of...

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