Reeflex releases bodyboarding-specific women’s wetsuit range

As bodyboarders, we would much rather see our hard earned coin go towards a company that puts it back into the sport rather than...

Pride Bodyboards unveil new interactive 3D “Shaping Room”

I was just a pre-pubescent grom who was bored high school computer class when I stumbled upon a legendary bodyboarding website called NetBB, which boasted the world's only...

JG Boards release 2016 board range and website

After months of anticipation and sneak peeks on social media, guru board shaper Jarrod Gibson has finally lifted the veil on his new board range. Featuring...

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...

QCD to release special Wingnut retro model

To coincide with the release of the much anticipated Holding On documentary, renowned shaper Todd Quigley was teamed up with Cronulla bodyboarding legend Adam "Wingnut"...

The Riptide Summer Gift Guide

It's two weeks til Christmas and you haven't got your presents sorted? Or just want to stock up on the latest bodyboarding gear for...
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Milk bodyboards welcomes Warrick Murphy

Australian expatriate Warrick Murphy has been signed up as the 2016 ambassador for Milk Bodyboards. Murphy scored the gig after winning Milk Bodyboards "Sponsor Me"...

HB Bodyboard Guide 2015/16

Founded: circa 1985 Founder: Terry Fitzgerald www.hotbuttered.com With founder, Terry Fitzgerald. The three main construction formulas (Tech PE, RAW NRG and PP, SOUL PP) continue developing, with the release of ISS...

Getting that winning edge with Lilly Pollard

No matter what your skill level is, everyone can do with some coaching tips to improve their riding and their enjoyment in the water. With...

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...

Shaping guru Jarrod Gibson releases limited board range

Renowned bodyboard shaper Jarrod Gibson has released a special run of limited edition bodyboards exclusively for the Australian market. The Jarrod Gibson Series, which is limited to...

Nomad launches new FSD Ultimate model

Nomad Bodyboards  is proud to announce the launch of the 2015/16 FSD ULTIMATE, featuring a new graphic slick. The graphic slick artwork is influenced by...

8 of the craziest inventions in bodyboarding

Bodyboarding has had its fair share of strange designs, odd accessories, and downright crazy inventions over the years. Riptide guest contributor Rob Beaton from Vintage...
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YouRiding launches ‘The Journey’ for mobile devices

After a year of development, YouRiding is proud to announce "The Journey", a free-to-play realistic bodyboard game for mobile devices. With over eight years...

Pride bodyboards release new Vulcan fins

European bodyboard juggernauts PRIDE have expanded their empire by joining the increasingly crowded swimfin market. The French company recently announced the release of their Vulcan...

Science Bodyboard guide 2015/16

Founded: circa 1979 Founder: Mike Stewart www.sciencebodyboards.net With founder, Mike Stewart. Since I started Science Bodyboards my elite team of riders and I have been developing models as we successfully...

Reeflex to design girls wetsuit range

Reeflex Wetsuits are excited to announce that they will be designing girls wetsuits and surfware in collaboration with the 'X Girls' team which consists...

Got Wax?

There’s a new kid on the wax block. We recently got our hands on some new wax from the guys Intricate Shockwave called 'Epic Boodyboard Wax'...

Bodyboards made from cork?

We speak to the Portuguese shapers hoping to change the game.Above: They certainly look different. Would you ride one? Image: Refresh Bodyboards.With the...

Todd and his technicolor dream boards

QCD's Todd Quigley gives us the rundown on his favourite board colourways of all time.It's that time of year when all the new...