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.
Australian Harrison Roach has leapt into the lead of the WSL longboard world championship at the final event in California.
Jack Robinson has ridden a wave of expectation to go from talented grommet to to establish himself on the global surfing scene. His wife, Brazilian model Julia Muniz, played a huge role.
Margaret River Boardriders have again come out on top against WA’s top surf clubs.
Morgan Cibilic's fairytale run to a surfing world title in his rookie season wasn't to be, the Australian out in the first round of the new finals format.
Retired surf champion turned commentator Mick Fanning has joked he would be blamed for a shark interrupting the men's WSL title final after his famous attack.
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