Surfing

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Runner-up Wright surges into top 10

Runner-up Wright surges into top 10

AUSTRALIAN Owen Wright has fallen just short of his first win of the 2018 season but has returned to world surfing’s top 10 with his second placing in Tahiti.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

‘He won that high on coke and pills’

‘He won that high on coke and pills’

THE curtain has been lifted on the Heath Ledger-like demise of one of sport’s great champions and the devastating drug addiction that cost him his life.

North Coast swimmers without shark nets

premium_icon North Coast swimmers without shark nets

SHARK nets will not be used to protect beachgoers on popular north coast beaches this summer, the government conceding they can’t guarantee people will be safe.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Groms get another chance to impress with new Coffs comp

Groms get another chance to impress with new Coffs comp

A round of the new Woolworths Surfer Groms competiton will be held in Coffs Harbour adding another opportunity for young surfers to get career experience

Wed 15 Aug 2018

'Each day is more golden': MOL's gift to embattled local

'Each day is more golden': MOL's gift to embattled local

Community bands together to help Tweed man after surfing accident

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Wright moves for siblings at Tahiti Pro

Wright moves for siblings at Tahiti Pro

BROTHERS Owen and Mikey Wright could both find themselves in the top 10 in the world men’s surf race by the end of the Tahiti Pro if they continue to perform well...

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Julian Wilson suffers world surf title setback

Julian Wilson suffers world surf title setback

Queenslander Julian Wilson had hoped the Tahiti Pro would springboard him back into the lead in the chase for the world surfing crown, but it was not to be

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Wilson shapes up for key world tour event at Tahiti

premium_icon Wilson shapes up for key world tour event at Tahiti

THE Coolum Beach product has been on the world tour since 2011 but this season represents probably his best opportunity yet to finish atop the standings.

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Gilmore amps up world surfing title hunt

Gilmore amps up world surfing title hunt

SURFING champion Stephanie Gilmore is relishing the pressure of a close battle for her seventh world crown after extending her lead in the championship race.

Sun 5 Aug 2018

Gilmore leads Aussie charge as title race heats up

Gilmore leads Aussie charge as title race heats up

AUSSIE surfers have flexed their muscles at the US Open at Huntington Beach and will feature in three of the four quarter-finals.

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