Surfer Erica Hosseini has done a Bo Derek inspired shoot for the latest issue of Defy Magazine. They have released a clip with the shots which you can check out below!
Chippa Wilson Hits Hawaii For The Final Chippasode
The last of the three Chippasodes is out now – this one was filmed during winter in Hawaii and it looks like Chippa and the Analog team were having a bit of fun. Check em all out below!
LOST ATLAS: first look
Surfing’s most talked-about filmmaker, Kai Neville, has finished his new movie.
Coleborn, Weatherly, Coffin and Smith Are Now Frends
Frends are getting in the water announcing that they have Mitch Coleborn, Benji Weatherly, Conner Coffin and Warren Smith as the founding members of their surf team. They are getting the word out with a series of clips created by none other than out issue 18 interviewee, Kai Neville. Check out the first one below with Warren Smith. Word from the guys in the US is that they “look forward to being …
Flawless South African surf lets new crew make their mark
Some of the best waves ever seen at a South African surf contest saw John John Florence, Julian Wilson and Jordy Smith going buck wild.
Biggest waves ever paddled in Australia?
This weekend, Tasmania got large. And we mean LARGE.
Everguide Are Giving Away Splendor Tickets!
Our friends at Everguide have got a few passes to give away to Splendor In The Grass. The prize includes camping and access to the Strongbow bar. This years line up includes Kanye (amazing!), Coldplay, Cut Copy and more – see the full line up here. I have never been to a festival, just not my scene. But I could be converted after I came across the list of banned items – they seem to be clamping down on unnecessary hippie-ness. They’ve actually …
The Rusty Team On A Singles Trip
Rusty have released this amazing little clip of the crew in Bali surfing Keramas on tweaked versions of single fins… That’s right, what you’re watching here is all on single fin boards. Check it out!
Biarritz’s ‘Museum of the sea’ Wave Building
The rad art and design site, Dezeen, has got a little feature on a building in Biarritz, France which is shaped like a wave. The building is a museum of the sea with exhibits to do the the science of the oceans. It was designed by Steven Holl Architects and Brazilian architect Solange Fabião. It opened this week. Peep a few photos of the building above and for a tonne more about it, head over here.
Shark clears lineup at Snapper
Quick quiz for you: When’s the best time to get a wave to yourself at the Superbank? A: When you’re sharing it with a two metre shark, just like on Tuesday.
DANE REYNOLDS HAS NEW SHOES
Dane Reynolds has moved from longtime footwear sponsor DC to a sponsorship from a company who’s shoes he actually wears – Vans.
INNERSECTION: GET YOUR HI-FI FIX IN NOW
The top ten sections of Innersection’s spring round will only be live for a few more days. Check them all out here. You really should.
Anastasia Ashley In Playboy
Surfer Anastasia Ashley has appeared in the latest edition of Playboy – the one made famous by the awkward cover of Heff’s former squeeze in his robes headlined as Mrs. Heff. She keeps it PG and get’s a little write up – check out the page below and a few more shots of Ashley above.
Alana Blanchard In A Bikini For Spy
I haven’t heard anything about Spy optics for ages but apparently Alana Blanchard rides and models for them. And if there is one sure way to attract attention to your brand, it is to put Blanchard in a bikini on film. Check it out below.
Hurley, Billabong and the Australian Open of Surfing
The biggest event of next year’s Australian surfing calendar will be at Manly. In February. Co-presented by Hurley and Billabong. What? Yeah, that’s what we thought.
Thrills Launches In Byron Bay
Thrills is a new brand that launched in Byron Bay over the weekend. Brooke McGregor emailed me to say that it’s all about custom motorcycles and there will be a small line of clothing coming too – plus some other surprises in the coming months, although he’s not saying what they might involve as yet. Check the above photos from the launch party.
Andy Irons Toxicology Report Revealed
Andy Irons’ toxicology report which determines the final cause of death was released today. The report determined that Irons passed away from a heart attack – ESPN quoted a family statement which said, “This is a very straightforward case. Mr. Irons died of a heart attack due to focal severe coronary atherosclerosis, i.e., ‘hardening of the arteries.’ He had an atherosclerotic plaque producing 70-to-80 percent narrowing of his anterior descending coronary artery. This is very …
Lifewithoutandy Party In Bali
Just another ordinary day in the life of the Lifewithoutandy guys… They were surfing all day in Bali and then went to see a rock-a-billy band. While there, they heard about a little party happening down the road with a few Russian models hanging around in their underwear. The above photos were the rest of the night. Damn son.
Erin McNaught In A Bikini For Mambo
Here is our issue 18 interviewee and shredder Erin McNaught hanging out in a bikini for Mambo … Totally relevant and definitely worth posting. Enjoy!
O’Neill Superkini Video Is In Dutch And Makes No Sense
O’Neill released this video a while back … I’m going to warn you from the outset, it makes no sense. It’s a bunch of girls in bikini’s paddle boarding through Amsterdam or somewhere. But it is girls in bikinis and so it is both relevant and important (and has had a million views because the internet was built for just this sort of thing). Check it out!
Free Surf Movies!
You heard. Nike 6.0 and Rusty are giving away downloads of the incredible new Leave A Message, and Josh Kerr’s long-awaited profile flick. For nothing!
Andy Irons family release statement over toxicology report
You may have heard mutterings that Andy’s family supressed the toxicology report for a second time following his death last November. This is untrue, as his family have said in a statement they released this week.
Adriano beats Taj in Rio, takes No.1 spot, but can’t escape controversy
Brazil’s Adriano de Souza has won the Billabong Rio Pro, beating Taj Burrow, taking the No.1 spot in the world and stamping his country’s name on the ‘contenders’ list.
Nike6’s Amazing ‘Leave A Message’
Nike6’s ‘Leave A Message’ film is available to watch right now – check it out below. This is some incredible filming, editing and surfing in here… Mind blowing actually. Enjoy!
Albee Layer: Next Level Superstar
From the first round of this year’s Innersection competition, it’s clear we have a new force in surfing. An unsponsored, underground one, into the bargain.
Flyin’ Down to Rio
The delights of Rio are only interesting to professional surfers for so long. There’s a comp to be run, after all, and yesterday it finally kicked off.
Slater’s Greatest Oop
On shifty, closey-outy Rio beachies, Kelly Slater just stomped what’s likely the biggest alley-oop ever.
‘Intentio’ reminds it’s Brazil’s time to shine.
A Brazillian won the Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro in California, the next World Tour event is about to start in Rio and – in a year chock full of surf movies looking to raise the bar – the most interesting surf trailer we’ve seen comes from an unheralded Brazilian videographer.
Tony Abbott Teaches Refugee To Surf…
No, you didn’t mis-read that headline. It really happened. Read how, here.
Carissa Moore wins Beachley Classic, takes world No.1 from Sally Fitz
In what’s shaping up to be a ding dong world title battle, Carissa Moore won the Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic at Dee Why, Sydney, today.
Can’t we all just get along? Part 647 in an ongoing series.
The Burleigh Heads local involved in a fight with Sunny Garcia and Jeremy Flores at the Breaka Pro back in February has decided to take the matter a step further …
Rusty’s ‘Single Life’ Teaser
Rusty have released a short little teaser for a new film called Single Life. I have no details on this at all – other than, it’s coming soon and it looks awesome. Check it out and we’ll update when we know more!
Dragon ‘Shield’ Launch Party Photos
Dragon held a launch for the new Mick Fanning signature sunglass, the Shield, down in Torquay a couple of weekends ago. Fanning came along to hang out and there was a tonne of crew there to check out the new hottness (and the beer too!). Check a few photos from the night above!
Nike6’s ‘The Chosen’ Trailer
Nike6 have released a trailer for a film called The Chosen. The film features Julian Wilson, Kolohe Andino, Michel Bourez and Laura Enever. The film is being released on June 2nd – check out the teaser below and head over here for more info.
What About The Chicks?
The new female crew are surfing at a level way beyond girls just a few years older than them. Most of ‘em are whip smart and look great in their bikinis. Yet despite some great sponsorship opportunities (and Nike 6.0’s forthcoming movie), they’re still being overlooked.