Surfing superstar Stephanie Gilmore is expected to compete in the season-opening WSL event in Hawaii despite entering COVID-19 protocols.
Tyler Wright is equal parts anxious and proud ahead of the World Surf League's historic opener at a famous Hawaiian wave usually reserved for the men.
Andy King, who has coached world champions Mick Fanning and Gabriel Medina, has returned to Surfing Australia as head coach ahead of the 2024 Paris Games.
Three-time world surfing champion Gabriel Medina has announced he will miss the start of the WSL to focus on his well-being.
She’s more known for her feats on the water but surfer Felicity Palmateer is looking to break a world record using her board on land.
Vaccine-sceptic surfing legend Kelly Slater is set to be banned from entering Australia ahead of events in Victoria and Western Australia this year.
After Ali Day's perfect 2021 campaign, rival Matt Poole's wishing for bigger swells to level the Ironman Series playing field next month.
John John Florence says he was only at 75 per cent fitness at the Tokyo Olympics, but was pleased just to be there less than three months after knee surgery.
A desire for certainty and clarity has cost Perth another major sporting event, SLSA relocating the 2022 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships from Western Australia to the Gold Coast.
Australian trio Callum Robson, Liam O'Brien and Jackson Baker have all secured maiden spots on the World Surf League tour for 2022.
Margaret River and Gracetown have dominated the major awards in this year’s Surfing WA night of nights.
Australian Connor O'Leary has secured his spot on the 2022 WSL championship tour, one of two surfers to qualify at the challenger event in Hawaii.
INSIDER: Rip Curl’s newly appointed, WA-raised CEO Brooke Farris says lessons learnt on some of the State’s best surf breaks have defined her leadership style.
Rip Curl chief executive Brooke Farris says the lessons she learnt from a lifetime of surfing helped her define her leadership style, and made her the person she is today.
Government rules will determine whether unvaccinated surfers, potentially including 11-time world champion Kelly Slater, can compete in Australia next year.
World Surf League events will occupy Australian shores for four months next year in a new-look calendar that better serves the country's up-and-coming talent.
After a wretched last summer, Courtney Hancock has made history by running down the field to claim a record fourth Coolangatta Gold victory.
Superstar Ali Day has powered to a seventh Coolangatta Gold title, demolishing the field in Sunday's 41.8km ironman endurance race.
Surf lifesaver Matt Bevilacqua says retaining his Coolangatta Gold title this Sunday against six-time winner Ali Day would be the pinnacle of his career.
With COVID-19 already causing major disruption for the WSL, fears abound mandatory vaccination could undermine this year’s Pro, with surf legend Kelly Slater already the first casualty.
Warren Hately and Emma Greenwood
Western Australia has surged to the top of a national “virtual” surf contest on the backs of local competitors.
Sunday saw 60 junior Cowaramup Bay Boardriders surfers fight out for the top spot in contestable waves at Inside Grunters for round three of this year’s competition.
A surfer is in a stable condition in a Perth hospital after he was airlifted from one of Margaret River’s famous surfing breaks following a hit by a powerful wave.
Queensland surfer Harrison Roach has finished second in the world longboard championship behind American veteran Joel Tudor.
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