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The Dark Side of Competition

Words by Lewy Finnegan. Photo by Cayetano Gonzalez Competing can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. Sometimes you can be perfectly in sync with...

The Riptide guide to making the perfect web clip

If you happen to keep an eye on our website on a daily basis (which you should), you may notice that our busiest section,...

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...

Youth – Vaughan Hoekman

Victorian Vaughan's very vivacious ventures.Above: Vaughan and a very appealing beachbreak at home. From the pages of Riptide #198. Photo: Ed SloaneWe think...

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: 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...

The 10 biggest moments in bodyboarding for 2015

For better or worse, 2015 was a hell of a year in bodyboarding. Throughout the year we witnessed some of the most amazing feats ever performed...

Youth – Callum Di

The Sunshine Coast's Callum Di Bartolomeo is the latest in a long line of Riptide Youth stars.Above: Meet Callum. Callum likes pits. All...

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.

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...

Review: Holding On – The Skid Kids Story

You’ve seen the trailers, you’ve funded the kickstarter campaign, and you have (hopefully) scored a ticket to the premiere. But does Holding On - The...

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...

Freezing slabs and new discoveries in Iceland

How far would you go to surf uncrowded and untouched waves? Would you travel 16,500km's to hop into near-freezing waters without any idea what exactly is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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