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The Five Most Important Waves of my Career with Ryan Hardy

As part of a new series by guest contributor Tim Leeson (former Riptide editor), we ask some of the biggest names in the bodyboarding...

The Other Side Of The Coin With Guilherme Tamega

In case you missed it, there was quite a bit of hoopla recently surrounding a controversial heat at the Itacoatiara Pro in Brazil. Long story...

Youth – Vaughan Hoekman

Victorian Vaughan's very vivacious ventures.Above: Vaughan and a very appealing beachbreak at home. From the pages of Riptide #198. Photo: Ed SloaneWe think...

Wild Hogs

A surfing video was released online last year featuring big-wave chargers Ian Walsh and Grant “Twiggy” Baker’s “attempt to make history” in remote Western South...

Bush to Boogin’

From the sticks to Aussie Champ, sessions with Hardballs and a stint with Riptide. Above: Sophie, her brother Lachy and the one and only Ryan...

Cover-More Travel Diary: Matt and Joe in The Philippines

Written and Photographed by Michael Jennings Traveling can be one of the most rewarding experiences. The opportunity to search, explore, walking in the shoes of...

YOUTH – Jye Davis

Jye Davis is 17 years young and lives in Busselton, Western Australia.  Currently, Jye is in year 12 and plans to be a carpenter after...

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...

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...

The Dark Side of Competition

Words by Lewy Finnegan. Photo by Cayetano Gonzalez Competing can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. Sometimes you can be perfectly in sync with...

Interview with Marli Dunn

Marli Dunn is as prolific as he is talented.The South Coast grommet seems to be putting out a web clip on a monthly basis,...

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...

Is this the biggest wave ever paddled on a bodyboard?

Last year, it was Kalani Lattazni paddling into oversized mountains in Puerto Escondido, before that it was Damian Boone, Miles Keauhaahaa and Alan Lamphere taking...

Introducing the CORE Podcast with Joshua Burguete-Kirkman

An introduction to ‘The Core’ - because what lies beneath the surface of bodyboarding is just as interesting. There is much more to professional bodyboarding...

Who is Charley Legan-Alderman?

Coming from the talent-rich realms of the South Coast can be a blessing and a burden for many young budding bodyboarders. On the one side,...

“The biggest Shipsterns wave I’ve ever caught”

Shipsterns Bluff is certainly not like your local wave. There is no rocking up at the carpark and simply watching the waves roll in from...

Youth – Tristan Roberts

One of the world's brightest groms talks life in South Africa.Above: Tristan Roberts carving it up at home. Photo: Susanne Joubert Interview by...

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...

Tanner McDaniel launches his first Science Signature model

It feels like Tanner McDaniel has been on the bodyboarding scene forever, but it might surprise some of you that he's still only 18....

YOUTH – Ned Johnstone

Name: Ned Johnstone Age: 12 Hometown: Rye, Victoria Club: Mornington Peninsula bodyboard Club Local Break: Sorrento Back beach Favourite Move: ARS Favourite Bodyboarders: Lachlan Cramsie 'cause of his barrels, ARS's and his spin to barrel. Lewy Finnegan 'cause...

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