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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...

Bodyboarding in Madagascar

When you think of Madagascar you probably think of thick jungle and strange creatures, or you just think of hilarious singing lemur's in a...

Interview with Amaury “Moz” Lavernhe

After winning the Fronton King Pro in epic conditions last month, Amaury Lavernhe finished runner up to Frenchman Pierre-Louis Costes for the 2016 APB...

King of the Groms: The Socrates Santana Interview

Out of all the amazing stories that came out of this year's APB World Tour race, there were none more interesting that that of...

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...

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...

Have You Heard? With Renan “The Crow” Faccini

To the average passer by, Brazilian freesurf extraordinaire Renan Faccini could easily be mistaken for some kind of rock star rather than a bodyboarder. With his...

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...

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...

Youth – Cameron Green

The Green Machine talks life and Tassie bodyboarding.Above: Cam and the shot that made the print pages - last rites at Shipsterns. Photo:...

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,...

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.

Youth – Nathan Spruce

Profiling the sport's next gen - this week, the Spruce Moose!All photos: Ben Bettridge.Riptide aficionados will be familiar with the 'Youth' section in...

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...

Creative Chaos: Luke Shadbolt shares the inspiration behind his magnificent Maelstrom

Longtime Riptide contributor and super-talented lensman Luke Shadbolt has entered the new world of photography exhibitions and his first offering, entitled Maelstrom, is nothing short...

Sam Proctor signs with Reeflex Wetsuits

We've just received word that Sunshine Coast shredder Sam Proctor has signed with the ever-expanding Reeflex Wetsuits empire. Riptide Magazine decided to catch up 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,...

Youth – Elliot Williams

We get to know the Kingscliff native.Those of you who have laid eyes on Riptide #195 may recall that the explosive reverse above...

Wingnut

“I felt like I had two personalities,” Wingnut said. “On one side there was the ‘Wingnut’ that was a bit of a party boy and a bit of a nutter. Then there was the normal Adam that only my friends knew me as. I was getting depressed and down on myself. It wasn’t until I was diagnosed that it started to make sense."

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...

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