Greens party hopes to amend controversial policy in West Oz
Critics argue that in addition to being brutal, the the baited drum lines are counterproductive because they actually draw sharks closer to the shore. There have been a number of public protests and the policy has stirred both celebrities, like Richard Branson and Ricky Gervais, as well as surfers like Dave Rastovich, to publicly condemn it.
Kekoa Bacalso's instructions for dropping the hammer
Remember, you're not trying to slide out here. You're trying to tear the wave in two.
After more than two decades, Slater leaves Quiksilver to start his own brand
As I contemplate the amazing opportunities I've had in life and the amount of good fortune I've encountered along the way, I’m excited to announce today that I’m embarking on a new journey.
The war-torn country without a coastline becomes 82nd member nation
Although the Middle Eastern country is without a coastline and has been in a near constant state of turmoil since the 1970s, that didn’t stop expatriates and refugees from starting a surf club and joining the ISA.
More than 100,000 gallons of oil spilled in channel outside of Galveston, Texas
On Saturday, an oil barge collided with another ship in the Houston Shipping Channel, resulting in the barge leaking more than 100,000 gallons of oil in to the Gulf Coast.
SurfAid receives NGO accreditation and funding from the Australian goverrnment
In recognition of their achievements, the Australian government granted SurfAid with an NGO accreditation, opening up the organization to more funding and allowing them to further expand their reach.
The Kauaian opens up about her recent victory at Pipeline, meeting the President, and future projects
"I’ve always had a big desire to surf Pipeline and I love getting barreled. So to be able to surf fun Pipeline, get a couple of barrels, and actually win an event out here is an amazing feeling. I’m just really happy about the whole thing."
Dusty Payne breaks down the frontside air revo
I know, we all hate watching air reverses. But we all still dream of the day we actually stick one. Dusty Payne was kind enough break down the intricacies of the air that’s come to define modern progressive surfing: Find the Right Wave: This sounds like it should be pretty obvious, but I’m gonna say
Taking stock of ZoSea's changes to the ASP
ZoSea has lifted the curtain behind their project, unveiling the new ASP and a slew of alterations.
Demand for anti-shark devices has surged, but do they actually work?
While not concrete, the studies conducted seem to show that anti-shark devices like the Shark Shield do indeed work to some effect.