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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,...

Poll: Should Jamie O’Brien be given a Pipe Invitational invite?

If you haven't heard by now, professional standup surfer, reality TV show star and one of the best surfers ever at Pipeline, Jamie O'Brien,...

Far North: Ben Player’s latest project is more than just a bodyboarding film.

I've just finished watching Far North for the third time. I've also started writing this review for the third time, because I'm not even sure if...

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...

Riptide Form Guide: 2015 ISA World Bodyboarding Championships

Riptide contributor, former APB/IBA and ISA international judge, and managing director of the Free Surf Bodyboarding World Tour, Danny Bycroft, gives us his predictions on what...

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."

Riptide Form Guide: Inverted D’Bah Pro 2016

This weekend the Australian Bodyboarding Association hits the poor man's Miami, better known as the Gold Coast for the Inverted Duranbah Pro. There were...

Boxing and bodyboarding?

They're a good mix according to these two New South Welshmen.Above: Newcastle's Rusta King, 16. Photo: Max Mason-Hubers/Newcastle HeraldThe parallels between booging and...

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...

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...

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 – Slater Thompson

Slater Thompson is a 16 year old passionate bodyboarder, from Huntington Beach. Check out the waves he scores and big moves he pulls on his...

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 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...

Weekend bodyboarding forecast: Western Australia

We have teamed up with Coastalwatch swell forecaster Matt McKay to bring you a bodyboarding specific forecast.  The forecast will focus on a select region...

YOUTH – Leighann Hashimoto

Meet Leighann Hashimoto!  This 10 year old shredder lives the dream, residing in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. Check out some of her surf and lifestyle shots on...

Fire & Ice

This trip came about several months before we actually left. Brandon Nasr and Omid Moraveji invited me to go on a trip with them...

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...

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...

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...

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