Wisdom: Rizal Tanjung

Wisdom: Rizal Tanjung

Having a career in surfing is a surreal thing. I first realized that it was possible when I was 15 years old. Back then, once a year in Bali, we had a big international world junior contest at Kuta Beach. I won the under-16 division, a[...]

The Chachi Files: Tasmania

The Chachi Files: Tasmania

[This installment is Part III of a three-part series on photographer Ryan “Chachi” Craig’s maiden trip to Australia in early 2017. Read Chachi’s Gold Coast travelogue here and his Sydney / Central Coast travelog[...]

Russian Surfers in the Olympics? Yeah, Maybe

Russian Surfers in the Olympics?

Later this summer, Russia will hold a series of “national championships” to determine their potential Olympic surf team for the 2020 Tokyo Games, the Moscow Times reported last week. Just two years ago, the Russian Council [...]

Another Shark Sighting at J-Bay During Fanning’s Quarterfinal

Another Shark Sighting at J-Bay

The Corona Open J-Bay has been defined by two things thus far: more perfect 10s than any event in recent memory, and plenty of guest appearances by the man in the gray suit. This morning, the second shark sighting of the event forced t[...]