Bali - A Sceptic's Tale

I had been putting off coming to Bali for years when I finally made my way through the arrivals terminal at Denpassar airport on a stiflingly humid evening in October »

Five Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started Surfing

Nail your pop-up Doesn’t matter how smooth your turns are; if you are clumsy getting to your feet it will always hold your surfing back. Valuable moments at the »

In Defence of Outerknown

It was back in April of last year that the heads of several of Quicksilver’s most senior figures began to spin abruptly, with the news that Kelly Slater would »

How Big!!?? How the Hawaiians defined the way we measure waves

It was legendary Californian waterman Buzzy Trent who once said ‘waves are not measured in feet and inches but in increments of fear’. Fitting words indeed, for a guy who »

Why Don't People Like Medina?

Gabriel Medina is going to win the world tour. Alright he’s probably going to win it. He could still cock it up. Successive nervy performances in France and Portugal »

How to Avoid Police Fines in Morocco - a Surfer's Guide

Surf Trips to perfect waves don't always go as planned, but there's always a story to tell at the end. I’ve been on a few trips to Morocco now »