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Welcome (back) to Sophie Jayne!

I am super excited to welcome Sophie Jayne (back) to the team as YOUTH editor. Sophie did a short stint in the Rippies office...

Dallas Singer opens up about his new NMD sponsorship

As a team rider for 4Play for over 10 years, Dallas was synonymous with the brand, recently putting out some great films and working...

The APB Announces a new format for the 2018 World Tour

The APB World Tour is set to continue in Chile in mid May and the APB team has been working on different changes for...

The World Tour returns to Australia for the first time since 2013

The APB has just announced that World Tour bodyboarding will return to Australian shores for the first time in 5 years.The 2013 IBA South...
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Antonio Cardóso’s Mexican Dream

If Antonio Cardóso's latest project 'INIDGENA' isn't enough to leave you in total salivation, then surely Mexico's boastful coastline is..Ripples of confusion swept Australia mid...
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Far North: Ben Player’s latest project is more than just a bodyboarding film.

I've just finished watching Far North for the third time.I've also started writing this review for the third time, because I'm not even sure if...

Chris James Buys Drag!

Chris James leaving his long time sponsor to buy into Drag?! The rumour's been passed around faster than a late night pair of Nollzy...

“I immediately knew I was in a bad place” – Jarrod Gibson Breaks His...

Last weekend, Jarrod Gibson, owner of JG Boards and one of the bodyboarding industries leading shapers broke his back for the second time, getting...

Queensland State Titles get underway on the Sunshine Coast

Event one of the 2017 Inverted Queensland Bodyboarding Titles presented by Pride Bodyboards will be greeted with a clean 3ft+ of East swell when...
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Ryan Sewell gets hooked on Drag

Those fried chicken-loving, speed dealer sunnies-wearing weirdos from the South Coast have snagged another bona-fide superstar to their burgeoning troupe of misfits.South Coast chill-seeker Ryan...
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Wish We Were There: Flume bodyboarding at Kelly Slater’s Wave Pool.

Flume. Bodyboarding. Kelly Slater's Wave Pool. 3 things that are so awesome that it's almost not fair to see them all combined in this short...

Australia’s best bodyboarders to tour South Africa

Two of the biggest bodyboarding nations are set to go head to head in a 'test series' inspired competition featuring some of the world's...
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Rest in peace Tyson Williams: A superman of our sport

It’s pretty hard to make sense of Superman dying. It’s simply not in the script. His invincibility is surely tested, yet we know that he will prevail.

The 2016/17 NOMAD Big Wave Awards waiting period begins!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWX7NwqSsDc After what was a stellar introductory year of the ABA Big Wave Awards in 2015, the 2016/17 season of the Nomad Big Wave Awards Presented...

APB Tour secures five year TV deal

In big news for Bodyboarding, Australia’s Epicentre.TV and the Association of Professional Bodyboarders (APB) have signed a five-­year agreement to broadcast the action‐packed World Bodyboarding...

Hundreds Paddle Out In Memory Of Gold Coast Bodyboarder

They say hard times will always reveal true friends.For the family of Stevie Lloyd, that sentiment rang true on Sunday as hundreds of people took...

Uranga and Sousa Crowned King and Queen of Itacoatiara

Basque Country's Alex Uranga has sent a message across the APB World Tour after a dominating performance to claim the Itacoatiara Pro title. The men’s...

Vale Stevie Lloyd: Gold Coast bodyboarding community mourns the loss of a legend

Riptide Magazine and the entire Australian bodyboarding community are deeply saddened by the news of Gold Coast bodyboarder Stevie Lloyd’s passing. Stevie was renowned not...

ABA Tour Race Wide Open After Day One Of Northern Beaches Pro

The ABA Pro Tour race remains wide open after an action-packed first day of competition at the Bodyboard King Northern Beaches Pro Today.More than...

The Final Day Of The ABA Tour Northern Beaches Pro Will Be Streamed Live!

Can't get down to Whale Beach for the final round of the ABA Pro Tour? That's okay, we've got your back.Riptide, in association with ABA...

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