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The Dark Side of Competition

Words by Lewy Finnegan.Photo by Cayetano GonzalezCompeting can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. Sometimes you can be perfectly in sync with...

Bodyboarding in Madagascar

When you think of Madagascar you probably think of thick jungle and strange creatures, or you just think of hilarious singing lemur's in a...

How bodyboarding saved three Brazilian groms from a life of crime

Growing up in the favelas of Brazil is a life more difficult than many of us will ever truly know.In a place where it...

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...

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 -...
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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...
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“The biggest Shipsterns wave I’ve ever caught”

Shipsterns Bluff is certainly not like your local wave. There is no rocking up at the carpark and simply watching the waves roll in from...
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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, LewyWhat is the concept behind Glewten Free? We started of just filming for a short online clip,...

Cover-More Travel Diary: Matt and Joe in The Philippines

Written and Photographed by Michael JenningsTraveling can be one of the most rewarding experiences. The opportunity to search, explore, walking in the shoes of...
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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...

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...

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...

2015 APB World Tour Odds and Form Guide

With the second half of the APB World Tour now just days away, we figured it was time to adjust our earlier predictions for...

Youth: Oden Malitz

In Riptide Issue #204 we featured a relatively unknown charger from the South Coast by the name of Oden Malitz who has been making...

The Five Most Important Waves of my Career with Ryan Hardy

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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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...

(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...
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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...

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...

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...

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