Stu Kennedy of Lennox Head (pictured) caused a massive upset by defeating 11 times World Champion Kelly Slater during Round 2 and eliminating the American from the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast yesterday (Sunday, March 13).
Byron Bay has lost one of its larger-than-life identities, the surfer turned lawyer Lester Brien, who died peacefully at home on the weekend aged 71.
Hawaiian Shane Dorian has defeated Australia’s Dave Rastovich in the final of the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy twin fin division.
Surfing Australia has announced its schedule for three National Titles events in 2015.
It was an Australian story as the stars of the surfing world gathered on the Gold Coast last night for the WSL World Surfing Awards.
Support for the inaugural The Board Meeting charity surfing event at Byron Bay next month continues to grow.Already more than 20 teams backed by local businesses have entered the event with some of those businesses donating items for the surf memorabilia auction to be held at the after-party and presentation
Up-and-coming junior Byron Bay surfer Soli Bailey has been narrowly defeated in the World Surfing League's Sunset Beach Pro Junior event in Hawaii.
If Christmas is a time of giving, one of the best ways to give back to the community is to help someone have a great experience they couldn’t have otherwise.
After a successful event in Sydney last weekend, the Original Source Australian Boardriders Battle is now set to venture north to Yamba this coming weekend where 11 northern NSW boardriders’ clubs will duke it out in the surf.
Filmmaker Nick Colbey grew up in Byron and went to school there before moving out into the world. Nick now returns for the premiere of his latest film Loco Loco, a 25-minute surf film.
On Sunday morning more than fifty kids, locals and from as far as Doomadgee in Queensland, made a splash at the Burra Jurra Surf Day held at The Pass. Participants in the program welcomed a cool southerly change and a great reprieve from the recent hot northerly winds.
The fourth annual Byron Bay Surf Festival at the weekend celebrated surfing culture in classic Byron Bay style with hundreds of locals and visitors enjoying the spring sunshine to explore displays, workshops and music, and the release of a rescued... Read More →
Tweed Heads surfer Mick Fanning won the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal defeating Jordy Smith (ZAF) in the final on at Peniche, Portugal, on Monday.
Stephanie Gilmore won the Cascais Women’s Pro in Portugal on Sunday, defeating fellow Australian Sally Fitzgibbons in an exciting final. The event is stop No 9 of 10 on the 2014 ASP Women’s World Championship Tour, and was completed at... Read More →
Tyler Wright of Lennox Head won the Roxy Pro France, in Landes, Southwest France defeating Courtney Conlogue.
Gold Coast surfer Bede Durbidge won his Round 2 heat at Teahupo'o during the Billabong Pro Tahiti on Monday.
Five new Australian Surfmasters Champions were crowned yesterday at the 2014 Australian Surf Festival at Emerald Beach at Coffs Harbour. Competitors battled it out in near perfect three-to-four foot righthanders in hope of nabbing a coveted Australian Title.
Quarterfinalists were decided yesterday at the Vans US Open of Surfing, stop number 6 of 10 on the 2014 ASP Women’s World Championship Tour, which ran through Round 4 in peaky two-to-three foot waves at Huntington Beach Pier.
Day three of the 2014 Vans US Open of Surfing hosted Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Prime competition, completing heats 1-18 in peaky one-to-three foot waves at Huntington Beach Pier.
[Updated July 21, 8:00am] Hopes are fading for 19-year-old Irish surfer Stuart Butler, who disappeared in heavy swells off Cape Byron on Saturday. Mr Butler remains missing nearly 48 hours later, despite widespread searches for him
Southern Cross University has won the 2014 Australian University Surfing Championships for the third time in four years after a tough contest at Newcastle’s Bar Beach.
Local surfer Owen Wright advanced into the Quarterfinals of the J-Bay Open winning his Round 5 heat over Gabriel Medina (BRA) and Freddy Patacchia Jnr (HAW) in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa yesterday.
With over 200 contestants paddling out at Broken Head on the long weekend for the 39th annual Byron Bay Boardriders BK Memorial, the event was yet another awesome date on the local surfing calendar,
An epic Finals day at the Fiji Women's Pro saw Sally Fitzgibbons reign supreme and claim victory after a day of pumping surf at Cloudbreak.
Sydney surfer Otis Carey has been crowned Australian Indigenous Surfing Champion at Bells Beach along with Amber Mercy in the women's event and Robbie Page in the Masters.