Interviews

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...

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...

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...

(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...

Interview: Stevie Maher and Dave Hubbard

I sat down with DK legend Dave Hubbard and Gold Coast Local legend Stevie Maher during the D'Bah Pro for an enlightening chat about...

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...

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,...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dallas Singer opens up about his new NMD sponsorship

As a team rider for 4Play for over 10 years, Dallas was synonymous with the brand, recently putting out some great films and working...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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."

CORE Podcast – Lewy Finnegan

Lewy Finnegan has come a long way in a seeming short career, but after a series of injuries mixed with a party-hard lifestyle began...

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