5 minutes with Tawa Hura

Having been involved in bodyboarding since the 80's, Victorian veteran Josh Morgan has seen his fair share of groms. By his reckoning, rising star Tawa...
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Blood, sweat and slabs: The chequered history of California’s The Wedge

When people think of world famous waves they tend to think of the ones with natural beauty like Pipeline, Kirra, J-Bay, Cloudbreak and more...

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...

Holding On Premiere Tour wrap up and photo gallery

After 15 screenings, including four sellouts and more than 2000 tickets sold, the JG Boards Holding On Premiere Tour has now come to an...
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Shane Ackerman’s Strawberry Kisses

After blowing minds with his most recent clip, along with a standout section in Til The End, South Coast madman Shane Ackerman is so...

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."

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...

Who the hell are Drag Board Co?

Formed by the twisted minds of Ryan Mattick and Dave Fox - chief operators of the Stoke Factory, Zion Wetsuits and I Am None...

In the Action: The Lone Italian

After sitting down for conversations with the top-ranked teams of Brazil, Chile, and France at the Iquique Para Todos 2015 ISA World Bodyboard Championship,...

The Rivalry

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: When Riptide received word that both Stewart and Tamega would be spending two weeks with each other in remote Sumatra - for the first time ever - we jumped at the opportunity to get these two living legends, and longtime rivals, together in the same room.

For all The Right reasons…

It's not often that we see images as amazing as this come across our computer/phone/tablet screens. And what is even rarer is that the photographer doesn't want...

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...

Gobsmacked: Jared Houston on his APB world title

We caught up with South African wave destroyer Jared "Jerry" Houston, who was still coming to terms with his monumental APB World Bodyboarding Tour...
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Riptide Presents: Who Cares?

West Australian dropknee soldier, Riptide issue 203 cover star, and all-round creative bloke, Kim Feast, thinks it is time to ditch the act and shred...
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Exclusive Interview with Lewy Finnegan about his new film ‘GLEWTEN FREE’ + Trailer

WATCH 'GLUTEN FREE' IN FULL RIGHT NOW HERE. Yewwww, Lewy What is the concept behind Glewten Free? We started of just filming for a short online clip,...

(Shark) Island Style with Jacob Romero

With its freezing cold waters, unforgiving barnacle-covered reef and mutant lips and sections, Cronulla's Shark Island probably isn't a must-see destination for Hawaiian bodyboarders. Riders...

The State of the World Bodyboarding Tour with APB CEO Alex Leon

Above: When he's not running the world tour Alex Leon is not shy to slide into a Shark Island bomb. Photo: Sam Venn With the APB...

South African bodyboarder Michael Ostler starts his own board company

South African shredder and reigning Tand Invitational champion, Michael Ostler, has gone and started his own bodyboard brand called HandPicked. Currently, the company is putting out...
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For The Love of the Ocean

The mere fact that you are looking at these words means you have some sort of love for the ocean. But have you ever slowed...

“It feels so surreal” – Lewy Finnegan on his breakout year

In the space of three months, West Australia's Lewy Finnegan has charged monstrous waves at The Right, won the inaugural FSB Indian Ocean leg and has...