The Coastalwatch Isolation Salvation – No.1

23 Mar 2020 0 Share

Photo: WillBasilPhoto / CW User Gallery

Photo: WillBasilPhoto / CW User Gallery

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold and Australians all over the country are stuck staying in our homes for the foreseeable future, we thought we'd compile a bunch of things to check out and keep the stoke alive. Pumping tubes, classic videos, epic fails, goofy podcasts, and classic reading from Coastalwatch's archives.

We'll be bringing these out regularly as we need them through this unprecedented time for allof us and we hope there's something here for you to kill some of your time, and lift a little bit of stoke in you! 


Froth An All-Time Swell

The 2007 Superbank Super Swell

In August 2007, back when Joel Parkinson, Bede Durbidge, Dean Morrison, Clint Kimmins, Brent Dorrington, James Woods were about 12 and a half years younger than they are today, the Superbank lit up for an all-time Standout Session.



Have A Laugh

Man Gets Rejected While Trying To Surf Noosa

We've all been there: Failed rock-offs suck, but they're wonderful when they're, uh, not you. This is an absolute classic of a Friday Fail.




Something To Listen To

Is In God's Hands The Greatest Surf Movie of All Time?

The Dooley podcast rewatch the oft-ridiculed Hollywood surf classic starring Shane Dorian and cannot believe just how... not very good... it is.




A Surf Book You Mightn't Have Read Yet

The G-Land Tsunami – From The Big Sea by Richie Lovett

From the Big Sea by Richie Lovett – former pro surfer and all round legend Richie Lovett's biography he put together with Sean Doherty. Here, he tells us the hard-to-fathom story of being at the G-Land surf camp when a tsunami rampaged through and nearly killed him. Read the excerpt here.



One Incredible Wave

Mick Fanning's Kirra Triple Tube

From 2013, our three time World Champ killed three birds with one stone out at epic Kirra.



Relive An Epic Moment

Sean Doherty On: That Day At Cloudbreak

Sean Doherty's account of the historic day at Cloudbreak on June 8 2012, a day of surfing the world will never forget. Read it here.

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Short Surf History of Anything

Jock Serong's Short History of Wax

A quick and fun read from the author of Quota, Preservation and The Rules to Backyard Cricket on an intrinsic and necessary part of our lives as everyday surfers – wax! Read it here.



Epic Surf Movie

Mick Fanning and Mason Ho in Red Monkey Full Moon

Red Monkey Full Moon was a fresh episode of Rip Curl's epic The Search series. Directed by Vaughan Blakey it connected Mick Fanning and Mason Ho once again for some tripped out surfy radness in G-Land!



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