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  • Sunset Open rolls out Day 1 in big, scary Sunset surf

    19 January, 2017 - WSL QS: Internationally acclaimed ocean athlete Kai Lenny (HAW) made his Qualifying Series (QS) debut today at the World Surf League (WSL) Sunset Open Men's QS1,000 event and was as cool and calm in raging 20+ foot surf as ever. Professional surfing outside of the Big Wave World Tour (BWWT) is kind of a last frontier for Lenny, 24, who has mastered big wave windsu

  • The Surfersvillage Shaper Interview with Kevin Olsen

    15 January, 2017 - SHAPERS: Originally from East London, South Africa, Kevin Olsen has made France his home and worn many hats to make the life of living near the sizzling surf of Southwest France a reality. He's a busy man. Kevin runs a surf and yoga villa in Seignosse

  • Anastasia Ashley takes Russian mock interview in stride

    12 January, 2017 - INTERVIEWS: In the new online series Here’s The Rub, comedian Andrew Santino stars as trainer Nikolai Popov who catches up with today’s biggest sport stars to talk about their careers and interest off the field. Nikolai Popov moved to the States to pursue his dream to become famous like his brother, and after years of learning about America, finally landed a job on TV.

  • Ethan Ewing is the new World Junior Champion

    8 January, 2017 - JUNIORS: The WSL World Junior Championship finished today at Kiama in New South Wales. After a week of intense competition the final came down to Australian Ethan Ewing and American Griffin Colapinto...

  • Mateus Herdy boosting into Round 4. Pic: WSL/Ethan Smith
    Top seeds dominate men's Round 3 of World Juniors

    7 January, 2017 - JUNIORS: After nearly two full days of no action from Bombo Beach on the beautiful NSW South Coast, it was time for the WSL World Junior Championship to once again hit the water. After going on hold for the majority of the morning, event directors opted to send out Men’s Round 3 as small glimpses of a

  • Minori Kawai won her Round 2 heat today and progressed into Round 3. Pic: WSL/Cestari
    Tricky conditions for Women’s Round 2 at World Juniors

    5 January, 2017 - JUNIORS: In a dying swell at the beautiful Bombo Beach in Kiama, Southern NSW, the WSL World Junior Championship has seen the first eliminations take place during Women’s Round 2. With light winds and a shifty A-frame shaped sand bank, the world’s best Junior Women surfers ripped into 1-to-2 foot peaks on Day 3 of competition.

  •  Kei Kobayashi getting electric above the lip. Pic: WSL/Ethan Smith
    Small, fun surf highlights Day 2 of World Junior Champs

    4 January, 2017 - JUNIORS: Day 2 of the World Surf League World Junior Championship has brought with it the first lot of departures as Men’s elimination Round 2 hit the water. Competitors were delighted to be greeted with clean 2-to-3 foot waves at the beautiful Bombo Beach in Kiama on the NSW South Coast.

  • Vincent Kardasik brings big, cold Europe to the screen

    31 December, 2016 - INTERVIEW: Lifelong surfer Vincent Kardasik grew up chasing surf along the French Atlantic before heading to Paris to follow his other passion, film making. As he honed his chops behind the lense and in the editing bay he started to film his friends, many of whom were rising stars in surf and skate. Now well established, Kardasik documents Europe's best big-wave sessions

  • Be Kind Rewind: Our Favorite Video Clips from 2016

    27 December, 2016 - VIDEOS: We gathered ten amazing clips that appeared on our Video Page this year. The clips were collected not based on likes, shares, views, reach or impressions - but solely on their ability to make us want to go surfing.

  • Top Stories from 2016: A glance back at this past year

    26 December, 2016 - TOP STORIES: Each year we see a few stories come through that become the ‘big ones’ that we’ll remember (and that will be listed in articles like this one) for years to come...

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Mike Lay ventures into the relatively unknown reaches of Spain
Da Hui Backdoor Shootout more of a highlight clip than a comp
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Big upsets & tricky conditions rule national grom final in Oz
WindanSea Surf Club holds annual reunion at Currumbin
Former world tour surfer and Victorian Open Champion, Glyndyn Ringrose will be one of the surfers to beat this weekend at Gunnamatta.
Victorian circuit ups their game with Victorian Open Series
FCS expands basic components of the Essential Series
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New clip explores day-in-the-life of Otis Carey
Big upsets & tricky conditions rule national grom final in Oz
WindanSea Surf Club holds annual reunion at Currumbin
Former world tour surfer and Victorian Open Champion, Glyndyn Ringrose will be one of the surfers to beat this weekend at Gunnamatta.
Victorian circuit ups their game with Victorian Open Series
FCS expands basic components of the Essential Series

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