Interviews

Interview with Vintage Bodyboard Collector’s Damien Alexander

If you were getting into bodyboarding today, you might be forgiven for thinking the sport is pretty quiet. The comp scene is small, the magazines...

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...

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...

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...

Micro-Wave Mashup: Meet The Man Behind The Magic

We've all done it. Watching tiny rollers break on the edge of the sand and mind-surfing the shit out of them. Dom Bakarich was doing...

CORE Podcast – Amaury Lavernhe

Joshua Burguete-Kirkman sits down for an in-depth chat with Amaury Lavernhe about all things bodyboarding and one particular struggle with a previous sponsor. 

Flicking The Switch

The World Titles? I’ll always wonder why it couldn’t happen. I beat Guilherme [Tamega] at certain events, but coming second to him for those two years I was still happy because he was a true champ. It was still hard coming so close though.

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...

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,...

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.

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...

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...

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...

The Mark ‘Stork’ Thompson Interview

Photographer Mark "Stork" Thompson sheds some light on his recent work behind the lens. Mark 'Stork' Thompson is a name that has kept popping...

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...

Michelle Rozzen Interview

If you're interested to know what kind of gig you could get as a physio, see what we wrangled out of the IBA's...

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...

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...

The Caleb Graham Interview

Have you seen the trailer for the new Parkway Drive DVD? Meet the mastermind behind it all, Caleb Graham.Can you give us a little...

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