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May 15, 2021

Echo Beach

Wave of the week

Hi, my name is Aidan Stevens, I am a 17-year-old student at Kingscliff High School. This photo was taken at Cabarita South Beach. The...

Gary Timperley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cn8ycPHZBy8 We hope to one day get an interview out of a Byron Bay surfing legend and pioneer Gary Timperley. I'm not sure how old...

Wave of the week – Photo Comp

Peter Moore shot this photo at The Pass. Get out there on your short board and throw some spray into the sun like this...

Owen Wright Interview – Part 2

Owen carefully waxes up at The Point Photo courtesy of craigparryphotography.com   Kids are deciding they want to be pro surfers at a very young age...

Echo Beach Surf Photo Competition finalist

My name is Lorne Greenlaw. I'm a 17-year-old student from Byron Bay high school. I shoot with a Canon 7d and SPL waterhousing. I...

Owen Wright Interview

Continued from last week’s Byron Echo Owen keeps his eye on a long Lennox wall. Photo courtesy of craigparryphotography.com   Surfing What is your best memory growing up...

Echo Beach surf photo competition

Ming Nomchong sent us this shot snapped at The Pass on Sunday. To be in the running with Ming to win a 12 month...

Surf Report – Monday May 27, 2013

Clean south swell  with 3-4 foot waves on the open beaches today. Offshore SW winds will swing south during the day, so head to...

Another lay day for Rio Pro

Organisers of the Billabong Pro Rio are running out of time. Yesterday, continued small surf in the one-to-two-foot (0.5 metre) range saw the fifth...

Yet more chillaxin’ in Rio

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXYWwv6Hpy4&feature=c4-overview-vl&list=PLQ3-3sUOFLfGgj7R69ARRsyRbm-40gQcC With a run of lay days already racked up, continued small surf in the one-to-two-foot (0.5 metre) range at Barra da Tijuca has forced...

Crews claims Chiko Alley Classic

Coolangatta’s Mitch Crews is riding high after claiming the 17th annual Chiko Alley Classic in clean 1.5m waves at the event’s iconic home of...

Kiama hosts Aus Kneeboard Titles

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGWLwGJS9S0 Last Saturday, some of Australia’s best kneeboarders travelled from near and far to Kiama’s Surf Beach for round two of the Australian Kneeboard Titles. The...

Tyler Wright wins Colgate Plax Girls Rio Pro

...and takes ASP WCT lead Lennox Head surfer Tyler Wright, 19, has defeated fellow Aussie Sally Fitzgibbons, 22, in a high-scoring final of 17.80 to...

Groms keeping surfing strong

Where would we be without the groms? Seriously? In an industry that is moving forward apace, it is today’s grommets and their ability to...

Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the October long weekend -  Friday,...

Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night