Surfing

Sun 18 Nov 2018

World-class Tilly in surfing for the long game

World-class Tilly in surfing for the long game

She became the youngest world champion in the history of professional surfing at 17, but newly adopted Aussie Rachael Tilly is just getting started.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Less was more at Tallow for Boardriders

Less was more at Tallow for Boardriders

SURFING commissioner keeps it all under control at the local boardriders meeting.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Champion surfer’s $4m-plus payday

Champion surfer’s $4m-plus payday

WORLD number three surfer Julian Wilson is significantly richer after a $4 million-plus oceanfront payday for his jawdropping Queensland home.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Ben's head above water

Ben's head above water

NEW exhibition from Byron Bay photographer focuses on the moods of the ocean.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Luke Stickley flies for Boardriders open win

Luke Stickley flies for Boardriders open win

FRESH new surfing talent shine through at last weekend Byron Bay Boardriders meet at Cosy Corner.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Julian Wilson’s world title Pipe dream alive

Julian Wilson’s world title Pipe dream alive

HE has done it before and if he does it again Julian Wilson could be Australia’s first men’s world surfing champion since Mick Fanning in 2015.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

How monster wave surfer Garrett McNamara rolls on the road

How monster wave surfer Garrett McNamara rolls on the road

Garrett McNamara rides monster 30m waves — almost as entertaining are his journeys in search of swells

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Mono wins in Hawaii as hurricane Lane closes in.

Mono wins in Hawaii as hurricane Lane closes in.

MARK Mono Stewart has taken victory in his division at the Dukes Ocean Fest Adaptive Surf competition.

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Runner-up Wright surges into top 10

Runner-up Wright surges into top 10

AUSTRALIAN Owen Wright has fallen just short of his first win of the 2018 season but has returned to world surfing’s top 10 with his second placing in Tahiti.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

‘He won that high on coke and pills’

‘He won that high on coke and pills’

THE curtain has been lifted on the Heath Ledger-like demise of one of sport’s great champions and the devastating drug addiction that cost him his life.

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