The Shaman in his natural form. Locked in at Tombies. Photo Mike Riley

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 2 weeks ago

THE VORTEX SHAMAN

FROM SW412: VAUGHAN BLAKEY’S FIRESIDE INTERVIEW WITH JACK ROBINSON

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Post wave No. 2. Photo Matt Dunbar

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 4 weeks ago

TWO WAVES WITH RUSS

RUSS BIERKE: NO PEAHI, NO MAVERICKS, NO WORRIES

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By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 4 weeks ago

LEIF RIDES ON

FROM SW414: “WOULD YOU TRADE ONE YEAR OF YOUR LIFE FOR A MILLION DOLLARS?” HE REPLIED, “NO WAY, I WOULDN’T TRADE A MILLION DOLLARS FOR A DAY.”

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Bad uncle. Photo SA Rips

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

THIRD RUN

FROM SW 412: “I WAS JUST LOOKING AT THIS EYEBALL, LIKE A LAWN BOWL, IT WAS BLACK OR… PURPLE… JUST LIKE THE DEVIL’S EYE.”

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Justine Dupont, Peahi... the shot after the SW413 cover. Photo Fred Pompermayer

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

ALLEZ JUSTINE

FROM SW 414: “IN THE END THE WAVE DECIDES. YOU JUST HAVE TO BE READY WHEN IT DOES.”

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Lumachrome glass print, cliche-verre chemigram by Judith Nangala Crispin

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

GEORGE’S BACKYARD

FROM SW414: GEORGE GREENOUGH VERSUS KING BROWN

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Encaustic wax transfer print of Angourie Point. By Duncan Macfarlane

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 1 month ago

DIRRUNGAN

FROM SW414: A WELCOME TO YAEGL COUNTRY

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Brett Herro, man with golden helmet. Photo Driftwood Photography

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 2 months ago

SO BRETT WENT WEST

FROM SW413: UNDERGROUND DEE WHY LORD BRETT HERRING HAS SPENT 25 YEARS LOOKING FOR EMPTY SURF

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Derek at 55 had one last great winter at Pipeline. Photo Brian Bielmann

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 2 months ago

PIPE HAD HIS BACK

FROM SW412: TOM CARROLL REMEMBERS GREAT FRIEND AND RIVAL, DEREK HO

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The queen of coastal activism in Australia. Photo SA Rips

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 2 months ago

MOTHER LION, EARTH CUB

BELINDA BAGGS: “LIKE, IN 30 YEARS’ TIME, WHAT AM I GOING TO TELL MY SON? ‘I HAD ALL THIS OPPORTUNITY, BUT I CHOSE TO DO NOTHING’? NO WAY.”

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Lobby loves a double hand-drag. Photo Trent Mitchell

By Sean Doherty   POSTED: 2 months ago

YOUNG GULL

LIAM O’BRIEN IS THE ONLY SURFER FROM BURLEIGH TO EVER READ PLATO’S REPUBLIC

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