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CORE Podcast – Amaury Lavernhe

Joshua Burguete-Kirkman sits down for an in-depth chat with Amaury Lavernhe about all things bodyboarding and one particular struggle with a previous sponsor. 

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."

Youth – Zach Self

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

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...

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...

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...

The Caleb Graham Interview

Have you seen the trailer for the new Parkway Drive DVD? Meet the mastermind behind it all, Caleb Graham.Can you give us a little...

Youth – Reece Fowler

Catching up with Shark Island’s next gen ripper.Above: Mr Fowler putting it on the line close to home (from the printed pages of...
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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...

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...

CORE Podcast – Lewy Finnegan

Lewy Finnegan has come a long way in a seeming short career, but after a series of injuries mixed with a party-hard lifestyle began...

Interview: Stevie Maher and Dave Hubbard

I sat down with DK legend Dave Hubbard and Gold Coast Local legend Stevie Maher during the D'Bah Pro for an enlightening chat about...

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...

The Mark ‘Stork’ Thompson Interview

Photographer Mark "Stork" Thompson sheds some light on his recent work behind the lens. Mark 'Stork' Thompson is a name that has kept popping...

Riptide Form Guide: Inverted D’Bah Pro 2016

This weekend the Australian Bodyboarding Association hits the poor man's Miami, better known as the Gold Coast for the Inverted Duranbah Pro. There were...

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...

The Five Most Important Waves of Nick Gornall’s Career

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

Moving Mountains

When 19-year-old Sunshine Coaster Lachlan Cramsie (above) woke up on a still May Sunday he had no inkling it’d be the day he’d catch...
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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...

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