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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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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...

“It feels so surreal” – Lewy Finnegan on his breakout year

In the space of three months, West Australia's Lewy Finnegan has charged monstrous waves at The Right, won the inaugural FSB Indian Ocean leg and has...

8 of the craziest inventions in bodyboarding

Bodyboarding has had its fair share of strange designs, odd accessories, and downright crazy inventions over the years.Riptide guest contributor Rob Beaton from Vintage...
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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...
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Sam Proctor signs with Reeflex Wetsuits

We've just received word that Sunshine Coast shredder Sam Proctor has signed with the ever-expanding Reeflex Wetsuits empire.Riptide Magazine decided to catch up with...

Wild Hogs

A surfing video was released online last year featuring big-wave chargers Ian Walsh and Grant “Twiggy” Baker’s “attempt to make history” in remote Western South...

Fire & Ice

This trip came about several months before we actually left. Brandon Nasr and Omid Moraveji invited me to go on a trip with them...

Flicking The Switch

The World Titles? I’ll always wonder why it couldn’t happen. I beat Guilherme [Tamega] at certain events, but coming second to him for those two years I was still happy because he was a true champ. It was still hard coming so close though.
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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,...
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Interview with Marli Dunn

Marli Dunn is as prolific as he is talented.The South Coast grommet seems to be putting out a web clip on a monthly basis,...

10 boards that shaped the sport

What is the most influential bodyboard of all time?Guest writer Rob Beaton from VintageBodyboards.com gives us, in his expert opinion, the 10 most...

Boxing and bodyboarding?

They're a good mix according to these two New South Welshmen.Above: Newcastle's Rusta King, 16. Photo: Max Mason-Hubers/Newcastle HeraldThe parallels between booging and...

Youth – Keiran Riches

Sixteen, from Coffs, saver of lives.Above: The flip that landed Kieran in Riptide's issue 202 Youth pages. All images: Ben Jackson RIPTIDE: When and...

Youth – Luke Bonello

Another of the Central Coast's ripping youngsters speaks up. Above: Luke, 21, at home in the shot that nabbed him some printed ink in Riptide...

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...

Lessons In The West

Three sun-kissed twenty-somethings and a fairer-skinned 18-year-old are rambling down a dusty highway in a nondescript station wagon. The driver can barely see out...

Youth – Jake “Bones” Gibson

Charges heavy slabs? Check. Badass nickname? Check.Above: Bones and the shot that landed him in the Riptide Youth pages of issue 201. Beautiful...

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 – Noah Symmans

Youth inductee #2 in Riptide's 201st issue is WA youngster Noah Symmans.Above: The shot of Noah that got a sweet, sweet print home....

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