We all know who he is — the crazy guy who launches off cranes, Richard Branson’s villa roof and who starred in Cabrinha’s FX campaign. But behind all that hype is an extremely down-to-earth guy who loves the sport of kiteboarding and what he does. We are extremely proud to welcome Nick Jacobsen to NP’s […]

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Artist Erik Abel has designed a series of prints featuring famed global surf breaks to benefit coastal conservation nonprofit Save The Waves. Abel, who is an Artist Ambassador for Save The Waves, designed a series of prints commemorating the four most recent World Surf Reserves that Save The Waves has protected through their programs. Each […]

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We previously shared with you a surf poetry series by resident poet Scott Cuttre. We now bring you more of his writing in the form of his latest poem titled ‘Suited Savior’. Enjoy! Suited Savior I still remember the morning feeling more like summer than fall etched in my memory this moment guides me when […]

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John Florence, Carissa Moore and View From a Blue Moon took top honors tonight at the 45th annual SURFER Poll. Turtle Bay Resort, on the North Shore of Oahu, played host to the biggest night in surfing where SURFER magazine honored the fan-favorite men and women as well as top videos and performances of 2015. […]

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This year’s World Championship Tour for the ladies was jam-packed with ups, downs and plenty of action along the way. From the beginning at the Roxy Pro Gold Coast in Australia, to the Hawaii’s Honolua Bay where Carissa Moore claimed her third World Title, we have selected 10 images that we felt stood out. Check […]

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The first time SurfAid Founder, Dr. Dave Jenkins, visited the Mentawai Islands, all he had in mind was scoring epic surf. What he found changed his life, and the lives of thousands of others. Sixteen years later, thanks to the help of people like you, SurfAid is recognized internationally as the leading surf-related humanitarian aid […]

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In the fourth episode of Threading Edges we check out paddle-in surfing at Mullaghmore. For a long time it was thought impossible to paddle into Mullaghmore. It was just too big and the conditions too extreme. But then Fergal Smith and Tom Low, inspired by the fearlessness of boogie boarders at the break, pulled it […]

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Researchers, academics, and members of the international life saving community returned this week from a significant conference on drowning prevention in Penang, Malaysia where Surf Life Saving’s efforts in preventative strategies were highly regarded. The biennale World Conference on Drowning Prevention hosted 450 delegates from 55 countries, who presented on the latest trends and strategies […]

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A surfer in his mid 20s has been bitten on the left leg by what is believed to be a shark at Ballina’s Lighthouse Beach at around 6.30 pm. He has injuries to his thigh and managed to get himself to shore where he was assisted by the public. Surf Life Saving volunteer Duty Officers […]

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