Nirvana, The Palace Melbourne, January 31, 1992. Photo Jason Childs

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 5 days ago

STUPID AND CONTAGIOUS

FROM SW416: 30 YEARS ON FROM NIRVANA’S FIRST AND LAST AUSTRALIAN TOUR

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By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 week ago

WORIMI COUNTRY

FROM SW416: THE LONG STORY OF WORIMI COUNTRY ON THE NSW MID-NORTH COAST

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By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 week ago

TAKE ONE LAST LOOK

FROM SW416: A GENERATION OF AUSTRALIAN SURFERS ARE SAYING GOODBYE TO OWNING A HOUSE IN THEIR HOMETOWN

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In 1966, six Tongan schoolboys stole a boat and sailed out of Nuku'alofa harbour under the cover of darkness. They were given up for dead until an Australian skipper, Peter Warner sailed past the uninhabited volcanic island of 'Ata 18 months later and saw what he thought was a figure running toward the beach. Photo John Carnemolla

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 week ago

THE TONGAN LORD OF THE FLIES

FROM SW416: THE LAST VOYAGE OF PETER WARNER, A PACIFIC LEGEND

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Tom Carroll and Surfing World are both hitting 60 and only getting better. Photo Chris Grundy

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

A LETTER FROM SURFING WORLD

ONE YEAR ON… HOW IT’S GOING. BY SEAN DOHERTY

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Laurie, Bron, Isla and Chase on their way west.

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

THE OUT-OF-TOWNERS

FROM SW415: LAURIE TOWNER’S MOB DO A LAP OF THE COUNTRY

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Brooke has called Bells home now for over a decade. Photo Ed Sloane

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

THE BIG CHAIR

FROM SW415: BROOKE FARRIS HAS MADE CAREERS FOR EVERYONE ELSE. THIS IS THE STORY OF HER’S.

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It's been easy to lose your bearings the past couple of years. Mike Coots' iconic photo series of Kainehe Hunt sums up surfing through strange times.

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

THE WAY TO FREE

FROM SW415: WE LIVE IN PRECEDENTED TIMES.

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Matt Tildesley's flash-lit night series might be the most otherworldly, ethereal empty waves ever shot.

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

REAL DARK MOFO

FROM SW415: IT’S 4AM IN THE MIDDLE OF A TASMANIAN WINTER AND MAT TILDESLEY HAS JUST TAKEN SURF PHOTOGRAPHY TO ANOTHER PLANET

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On August 13, while Nathan Florence was in the maw at Teahupoo, at the Lemoore wave pool pro surfers played spin the bottle for TV. You can decide who best wears the title, The Ultimate Surfer. Photo Ben Thouard

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

DEREK HYND: THE MURDER WALL

FROM SW415: SIXTY YEARS OF THE SUBLIME AND THE RIDICULOUS

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Australian surfing's royal couple.

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

TAHLIJA AND MICK

FROM SW415: “GUDDA GIRL”… TAHLIJA REDGARD BELONGS TO THE OCEAN

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