Youth

YOUTH – Dylan O’Brien

Dylan O’Brien is a grom to look out for on the West Coast of Australia. At the age of 14, he's already set on a...

YOUTH – Leighann Hashimoto

Meet Leighann Hashimoto! This 10 year old shredder lives the dream, residing in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. Check out some of her surf and lifestyle shots on...

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...

YOUTH – Ned Johnstone

Name: Ned JohnstoneAge: 12Hometown: Rye, VictoriaClub: Mornington Peninsula bodyboard ClubLocal Break: Sorrento Back beachFavourite Move: ARSFavourite Bodyboarders: Lachlan Cramsie 'cause of his barrels, ARS's and his spin to barrel. Lewy Finnegan 'cause...
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Matiaz Diaz Ripping At Home

Better late than never.Chiléan bodyboarder Matiaz Diaz hit our inbox some two weeks ago in something of a nonchalant fashion. Armed only with the modest request...

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...
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Youth: A few sessions with Liam Lucas

This past month has been huge for Liam Lucas.After the Clovelly grommet took out the Junior Men NSW State Titles, followed by the Pro...
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Youth Clip: Storm Keating

Port Maquarie grom Storm Keating tears up some waves around his home, including the beloved Breakwall.Filmed throughout 2016. 
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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...
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2016 with Liam Newman

Port Macquarie grom Liam Newman might be a name to look out for.At just 14 years old, the youngster flips and spins his way...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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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