Big Sky Wire
Blog: The Uki Experiment

Blog: The Uki Experiment

Big Sky Wire: Michele Lockwood Shapes Her First Surfboard

1 19 Nov 2013
Interview: Albe Falzon & Spirit of Akasha

Interview: Albe Falzon & Spirit of Akasha

Big Sky Wire: The legend best known for Morning of The Earth, talks about working on its tribute film with Andrew Kidman 40 years later.

25 Sep 2013
Interview: Cyrus Sutton and Compassing

Interview: Cyrus Sutton and Compassing

Big Sky Wire: The D.I.Y. surf Icon, speaks to us about his latest road-trip surf film.

28 Aug 2013
Interview: Wayne Dean and The Rebuilding of Kirra Groyne

Interview: Wayne Dean and The Rebuilding of Kirra Groyne

Big Sky Wire: A legend of Kirra talks to us about the extension and coloured history of Big Groyne.

21 Aug 2013
Listen: Pond Cover Morning of The Earth

Listen: Pond Cover Morning of The Earth

Big Sky Wire: Listen to Perth psych band Pond's version of Bali Waters by Taman Shud, as Andrew Kidman talks about the soundtrack to Spirit of Akasha.

24 Jul 2013
Interview: The El Mar Mi Alma Soundtrack

Interview: The El Mar Mi Alma Soundtrack

Big Sky Wire: The directors of the Chilean film talk to us about the beautiful music and images of surfing in Chile.

18 Jul 2013
Blog: Life Gets In The Way

Blog: Life Gets In The Way

Big Sky Wire: A short story about the beautiful moments of surfing with old friends.

11 Jul 2013
Interview: John Witzig – A Golden Age, Surfing's Revolutionary 1960s and '70s

Interview: John Witzig – A Golden Age, Surfing's Revolutionary 1960s and '70s

Big Sky Wire: John WItzig speaks to Coastalwatch as we take a quick look at some iconic photographs from his new book.

1 Jul 2013
Interview: Rob Henry – As Worlds Divide

Interview: Rob Henry – As Worlds Divide

Big Sky Wire: We speak to the man behind a documentary and project helping improve future prospects for indigenous Mentawai people.

20 Jun 2013
Interview: Kaye Harrison and The Sunnyboy Documentrary

Interview: Kaye Harrison and The Sunnyboy Documentrary

Big Sky Wire: Andrew Kidman speaks to the filmmaker about the intimate new documentary on Sunnyboys frontman Jeremy Oxley.

30 May 2013
Interview: Sunnyboys' Peter Oxley On Surfing and Performing Once Again

Interview: Sunnyboys' Peter Oxley On Surfing and Performing Once Again

Big Sky Wire: Ahead of their shows at the Coolangatta Hotel this weekend, Peter Oxley talks about the surfing life of the Sunnyboys.

21 May 2013
Interview: Remembering Michael – MP's Mum One Year On

Interview: Remembering Michael – MP's Mum One Year On

Big Sky Wire: A year after his passing, Joan reflects on the life of her first son.

15 May 2013
Interview: Zac Gunthorpe and Long Lost Love Lies

Interview: Zac Gunthorpe and Long Lost Love Lies

Big Sky Wire: Michele Lockwood speaks to the Sunny Coast folk musician about his debut record.

7 May 2013
Interview: Owen Ravenscroft and The 45 Year Reincarnation of a Barry Bennett “Pig”

Interview: Owen Ravenscroft and The 45 Year Reincarnation of a Barry Bennett “Pig”

Big Sky Wire: The story of this Barry Bennett is a sweet tale of a family’s life told through the migration of an old pig.

30 Apr 2013
Interview: Scott Hulet, Editor of The Surfer's Journal

Interview: Scott Hulet, Editor of The Surfer's Journal

Big Sky Wire: The editor of one of surfing's most revered titles talks work and surfing.

1 22 Apr 2013
Interview: Josh Hall, Gypsy Shaper

Interview: Josh Hall, Gypsy Shaper

San Diego shaper Josh Hall reflects on his gifted relationship with legend shaper Skip Frye and his worldwide gigs as a gypsy-shaper.

16 Apr 2013
Interview: Tim Pittman and DIg It Up!

Interview: Tim Pittman and DIg It Up!

Big Sky Wire: The Sydney surfer responsible for bringing out Blue Oyster Cult, Flamin’ Groovies and Buzzcocks amongst others for a series of shows with the Hoodoo Gurus this month.

8 Apr 2013
Interview: Ali Mandalis and Tallow

Interview: Ali Mandalis and Tallow

MIchele Lockwood speaks to the human behind awesome contemporary women's wetsuit and swimwear brand, Tallow. Photo: Crawford.

21 Mar 2013
Interview: Steve Shearer and The FreeRide Voice

Interview: Steve Shearer and The FreeRide Voice

Big Sky Wire: Andrew Kidman speaks to The Outsider, Steve Shearer, about surf journalism and his new independent website.

11 Mar 2013
Interview: Ash Grunwald On Coal Seam Gas Mining

Interview: Ash Grunwald On Coal Seam Gas Mining

Ash speaks about his apathy in the past, his ‘unlikely ally’ in Alan Jones and his commitment to seeing an end to the drilling. Photo: Swilly

3 Mar 2013
Interview: Michelle Shearer and Mamabake

Interview: Michelle Shearer and Mamabake

Big Sky Wire: A Brit turned Lennox Head local talks about her doco on older surfiing women and here Mamabake movement.

21 Feb 2013
Interview: Barry McGee

Interview: Barry McGee

Big Sky Wire: Revered artist Barry McGee, talks surf and art but not surf-art.

13 Feb 2013
Interview: Tom and Lee-Ann Curren

Interview: Tom and Lee-Ann Curren

Big Sky Wire: Tom Curren and his daughter visit Andrew Kidman and talk music. Legendary!

6 Feb 2013
Big Sky Wire: Dale Egan

Big Sky Wire: Dale Egan

Michele Lockwood visits Dale Egan to hear his story and learn of his forthcoming documentary.

1 31 Jan 2013
Interview: Jack River

Interview: Jack River

Big Sky Wire: Andrew Kidman speaks to musician Jack River, AKA Holly Rankin, about the inspiration of Morning of The Earth

25 Jan 2013
Interview: Mick Waters

Interview: Mick Waters

BIG SKY WIRE: Andrew Kidman speaks to road-trippin' family-man and surf filmmaker about following Alby Mangels across Australia.

16 Jan 2013
Interview: Ellis Ericson

Interview: Ellis Ericson

Big Sky Wire: Coastalwatch talks to Ellis about shaping, surfing and meeting Albe Falzon. Photo by Duncan Macfarlane.

10 Jan 2013
Interview: Nick Allbrook from Pond

Interview: Nick Allbrook from Pond

Big Sky Wire: Andrew Kidman speaks the Tame Impala and Pond Musician about recording for the Morning of The Earth tribute, Spirit of Akasha.

3 Jan 2013
Interview: The Sea of Joy Soundtrack

Interview: The Sea of Joy Soundtrack

BIG SKY WIRE: Andrew Kidman speaks to Tully – the band behind the soundtrack to the iconic film, Sea of Joy

28 Dec 2012
Interview: The Westerly Windina Documentary

Interview: The Westerly Windina Documentary

Big Sky Wire: Coastalwatch speaks to author, filmmaker & ex pro surfer Jamie Brisick about his upcoming documentary on one of surfing's most interesting icons.

19 Dec 2012
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Day 2 at the 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters

12 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Medina & Italo Ride On, Jordy & Filipe Crash Out, While Slater Has His GOAT Moment

Sean Doherty: Medina & Italo Ride On, Jordy & Filipe Crash Out, While Slater Has His GOAT Moment

1 12 Dec 2019
Nick Carroll: Grading The World Title Contenders on Day 1 of their Pipeline Showdown

Nick Carroll: Grading The World Title Contenders on Day 1 of their Pipeline Showdown

11 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Medina Dominant, John John Back and Zeke On a Mission as Pipe Gets Started

Sean Doherty: Medina Dominant, John John Back and Zeke On a Mission as Pipe Gets Started

1 11 Dec 2019
Which Will Be Called the Best Single Wave From the Last Decade of Hawaiian Winters?

Which Will Be Called the Best Single Wave From the Last Decade of Hawaiian Winters?

2 9 Dec 2019
A Masterclass in Twin Fin Tube-Riding With Torren Martyn

A Masterclass in Twin Fin Tube-Riding With Torren Martyn

2 4 Dec 2019
Nick Carroll: Jack Robbo Seals CT Slot With Epic Sunset Win

Nick Carroll: Jack Robbo Seals CT Slot With Epic Sunset Win

27 3 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Carissa Moore Wins the 2019 World Title, Steph Bests Tyler in Final at Maui

Sean Doherty: Carissa Moore Wins the 2019 World Title, Steph Bests Tyler in Final at Maui

5 3 Dec 2019
Standout Session: Sunset Bombs

Standout Session: Sunset Bombs

3 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Tyler Wright Returns to Shatter Lakey Peterson's World Title Dreams At Honolua Bay

Sean Doherty: Tyler Wright Returns to Shatter Lakey Peterson's World Title Dreams At Honolua Bay

1 2 Dec 2019
Nick Carroll: One Billion Dollars! (Kelly's Pool Is Coming To Aus, But How?)

Nick Carroll: One Billion Dollars! (Kelly's Pool Is Coming To Aus, But How?)

15 1 Dec 2019
QS Update: Early Rounds Dash the Dreams of Banting and More, While Mitch Crews and Co Keep Them Burning

QS Update: Early Rounds Dash the Dreams of Banting and More, While Mitch Crews and Co Keep Them Burning

1 28 Nov 2019
Sean Doherty: Bight Fight Goes Coast To Coast

Sean Doherty: Bight Fight Goes Coast To Coast

28 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: No Winki Walkway After All

Nick Carroll: No Winki Walkway After All

28 Nov 2019
Rob Bain Returns to G-Land to Reflect on the 1994 Tsunami

Rob Bain Returns to G-Land to Reflect on the 1994 Tsunami

2 27 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: Where the Money’s Coming From These Days

Nick Carroll: Where the Money’s Coming From These Days

2 27 Nov 2019
QS Update: Haleiwa's Done – Who's Left?

QS Update: Haleiwa's Done – Who's Left?

10 25 Nov 2019
QS Update: Which Aussies Are Left at Haleiwa?

QS Update: Which Aussies Are Left at Haleiwa?

1 22 Nov 2019
Watch Taj, Julian Wilson, Sally Fitz, Tyler Wright and More Shred the Melbourne Wave Pool

Watch Taj, Julian Wilson, Sally Fitz, Tyler Wright and More Shred the Melbourne Wave Pool

6 22 Nov 2019
Brett Barley Opens Proceedings for Wave of the Winter With This Pipe Bomb

Brett Barley Opens Proceedings for Wave of the Winter With This Pipe Bomb

1 20 Nov 2019
There Will Be Over 50 'Fight For the Bight' Paddle-Outs Across Australia This Saturday

There Will Be Over 50 'Fight For the Bight' Paddle-Outs Across Australia This Saturday

6 19 Nov 2019
QS Update: Painful Eliminations and Encouraging Results at Haleiwa

QS Update: Painful Eliminations and Encouraging Results at Haleiwa

5 19 Nov 2019
Joel Parkinson v Joel Parkinson, Watch Parko's Iconic Archival Footage Mashed With Current Day Gold

Joel Parkinson v Joel Parkinson, Watch Parko's Iconic Archival Footage Mashed With Current Day Gold

1 19 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: Double QS Update

Nick Carroll: Double QS Update

1 18 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: In With a Shot!

Nick Carroll: In With a Shot!

4 14 Nov 2019
Prices, Opening Date (Kinda), and Actual Surfing Footage From the Melbourne Wave Pool

Prices, Opening Date (Kinda), and Actual Surfing Footage From the Melbourne Wave Pool

7 14 Nov 2019
Laurie Towner Stars in "Simple Things", A Beautiful New Surf Edit

Laurie Towner Stars in "Simple Things", A Beautiful New Surf Edit

4 12 Nov 2019
The Five Big Moments in Billabong Pipe Masters History – The Greatest Surfing Event We Have

The Five Big Moments in Billabong Pipe Masters History – The Greatest Surfing Event We Have

9 Nov 2019
Keramas Out, G-Land In: The WSL Has Announced the 2020 CT Schedule

Keramas Out, G-Land In: The WSL Has Announced the 2020 CT Schedule

1 7 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: A Big Wave Tour – Without the WSL?

Nick Carroll: A Big Wave Tour – Without the WSL?

8 5 Nov 2019
Epic Unseen Highlights From the Live Snapper Super Sessions Earlier in the Year

Epic Unseen Highlights From the Live Snapper Super Sessions Earlier in the Year

3 2 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: The Breakwall Dilemma

Nick Carroll: The Breakwall Dilemma

12 2 Nov 2019
Russell Bierke's "Flow State" Features Perhaps the Best Big Wave Paddle Surfing Australia's Ever Seen

Russell Bierke's "Flow State" Features Perhaps the Best Big Wave Paddle Surfing Australia's Ever Seen

5 1 Nov 2019
Watch Brett Burcher's Beautiful New Movie, Engrained

Watch Brett Burcher's Beautiful New Movie, Engrained

1 29 Oct 2019
Sean Doherty: Italo Goes World No.1 and Carissa Moore Let's the World Title Slip as Caroline and Italo Win Portugal

Sean Doherty: Italo Goes World No.1 and Carissa Moore Let's the World Title Slip as Caroline and Italo Win Portugal

1 27 Oct 2019
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