Nature’s Own Rhythm

I could sit on the shore and say that the tide’s all wrong, the wind is up, it’s about to pour with rain and...

A Million Waves: Sierra Leone’s only female surfer.

As for me, I have to surf. Sometimes it feels as if the ocean is the only place where we are free... for Sierra Leone’s only...

surf like a girl

I am another chick in the water. You know the type; I’ll greet you with a smile. I’ll strike up a conversation with you in the line...

Queen of the Peak 2016

The annual Queen of the Peak women’s surf contest, created by Surf Sister and Shelter Restaurant is being held this weekend. Thanks to the generous support of sponsors Queen...

A Wild Mentawai Escape

They had been tracking the swell off the coast of Africa for two weeks. A slow moving, season-defining, system making its way across the...

Steph Gilmore v. the Beastie Boys?

Steph Gilmore has been known, on occasion, to jump on stage with her guitar and join well known musos in a singalong... In a...

The Live List

I read a post from a friend recently saying that she didn't like the term "bucket list" but couldn't think of anything better... I...

Mikala Wilbow: She Surfs

One of the wonderful things about surfing is its ability to bring together people across oceans, race, religion and language with a shared love... SSG...

Surfing’s Unforeseen Assets

I recently had a conversation with someone about assets, you know the house, car, substantial savings in the bank kind of assets. I was...

Kids v. surfing

It’s been said repeatedly in songs, memes and poems that we don’t know what we’ve got ‘til it’s gone but, like most, the message...

Surfing Before Work: What you need

After I wrote Dawn Patrol, I thought it would be helpful for everyone to write down the list of things to bring if you want...

Dawn patrol

A couple of days ago I had a morning sesh at my local spot. It was 9.30 am yet and the crowds were already...