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Archi Jaeckin

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Surf Trips to Do Before You Die: Mozambique

Where sharks and landmines are only the second and third scariest parts of your trip

Surf Trips to Do Before You Die: Senegal

Everyone deserves a cold beer after a great day of surfing the fabulous west coast of Africa

The Galapagos Islands

Where riotous fauna meets pounding Pacific surf

The World's 5 Most Dangerous Waves, According To: Eric Rebière

Nazaré big wave slayer Rebrix on the world's most challenging and life-threatening waves

5 Southern Hemisphere ‘Summer’ Swell Safaris

Yes yes summer's great, but can also be somewhat....flat. South of the equator, anyone?

Quiksilver Pro France: where might the conny run?

With another 7-day flat spell on the cards, here's a peak at the state of Les Landes sandbanks and potential contest venues.

Why surfing needs Gabriel Medina to win the world title this year

As the ASP open up to new sponsorship sources, surf fans could do with opening up to new champions too.

Jeremy Johnson's 5 most dangerous waves

The underground big wave charger from South Africa contemplates the world's most daunting lineups.

A Taste of Tahiti by Romuld Pliquet

Locals make sure to get some waves in before the arrival of the Billabong Pro in two weeks.

Tom Curren talks about this year's J-Bay Open and Perfect Tens

In an exculsive interview, Curren sheds light on his standout performance in South Africa.

Final Day at J-Bay: A Gallery

The South African right-hander delivers a dramatic final day of competition.

Meet Matt Bromley

With the ASP possibly looking to run their next big wave leg at Dungeons next week, we sat down with one of South Africa's most promising big wave talents.

Massive swell to slam Jeffrey's Bay tomorrow

With waves forecast in the 8 to 10 foot region, the final day of competition could see some of the heaviest conditions ever surfed during a CT event at J-Bay.

Aritz Aranburu talks Tour, J-Bay and Euro Surfers

It's another lay down down in J-Bay (looks like they'll finish tomorrow!) so we caught up with wee Basque battler and Round 1 stand out for a quick parlay...

Chatting with Felipe Toledo... World's Best Small Wave Surfer?

Surf Europe has a natter with the Brazilian whizz kid on his South African adventures...

J-Bay Forecast - Saturday big and sunny!

Saturday could see J-Bay as good as it gets for a final day of competition.

J-Bay returns to World Tour in splendour

A gallery from Day 1 in South Africa.

Buy: Rip Curl's SearchGPS Watch

Available in shops from this September for 349 euros.

Curren, Twiggy Baker and Warren Dean talk J-Bay favourites

Got your Fantasy Teams dialled? Here's hot picks from those in the know.

France through the lens of Michael Nee

A glimpse at France's lesser celebrated surf regions.