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Ben Mondy

Ben Mondy

Ben Mondy lives by the adage that if you can't do it, write about it.

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SURFBOARD MODEL NAMER RUNS OUT OF NAMES

“By the time the “Fist Fucker”, “Poison Dwarf” and “Sub Woofer” came out, I knew I was starting to struggle,”

SURFBOARD MODEL NAMER RUNS OUT OF NAMES
Travel

Indo (by Boat)

There is no better feeling of anticipation than jumping off a boat into Indo perfection

Indo (by Boat)
Features

The 8 Least Influential Surfers of All Time

While everyone else clambers for legend status, these folk go quietly, nobly, about their shred

The 8 Least Influential Surfers of All Time
Travel

Canary Islands

Ever had the feeling that your luck, or what was left of it, has finally run out

Canary Islands
Travel

Tahiti

You know when everything seems to be in the right place, at the right time? Well that was happening to me.

Tahiti
Travel

Morocco

New discoveries, new friends, and opium tea boners

Morocco
Travel

Indo (by Land)

The time-honoured terrestrial safari in the world's surfiest archipelago

Indo (by Land)
Travel

Fiji

It was 2006 and Lyndie Irons’ boobs were big, and they were good, and they seemed to be getting bigger

Fiji
Features

10 Indo Waves To Surf Before You Die

Of these ten, how many have you not shredded?

10 Indo Waves To Surf Before You Die
Features

A Guide To Surfing's National Stereotypes

The Brazzos, the Frogs, the Aussies, ze Germans, the Brits... None will be spared!

A Guide To Surfing's National Stereotypes
Features

5 Points To Debate For Going Indo vs. Euro Staycation

So many surf trips, so little time... the yings and yangs of the Indo vs Euro debate

5 Points To Debate For Going Indo vs. Euro Staycation
Features

Iconic Me Off: Surfing Images You Can't Shake

At what stage does a surfing photo become an iconic surfing photo?

Iconic Me Off: Surfing Images You Can't Shake
Features

What the f#ck does _____ got to do with surfing?

Ever wondered why your surf hero is straddling a two wheeled death horse, flexing for group Insty pics in martial arts get up, trying to...

What the f#ck does _____ got to do with surfing?
Features

Tahiti Flashbacks: When Slater Stole My (Bruce & Andy's) Secret Spot

"For me, a jetski driven by Darth Vader and co piloted by Piers Morgan would've been more welcome"

Tahiti Flashbacks: When Slater Stole My (Bruce & Andy's) Secret Spot
Interviews

Shane Dorian - The Best Big Wave Rider in the World

"I don't have any ambition to win a big wave world title. I don't have any ambition to win the Eddie Aikau...I just know I...

Shane Dorian - The Best Big Wave Rider in the World
Interviews

Reubyn Ash - An Englishman Abroad

Reubyn Ash is the U.K.'s best surfer. But now let’s be honest, that isn’t saying a whole lot is it?

Reubyn Ash - An Englishman Abroad
Magazine

Kepa Acero... Greatest Surf Adventurer Alive?

Following the principles of explorers like Peter Troy, Kevin Naughton, Craig Peterson and Mike Boyum, Kepa has been trekking the globe, surfing the very edges...

Kepa Acero... Greatest Surf Adventurer Alive?
Travel

10 Indo waves to surf before you die

And more importantly of these ten how many have you not ripped?

10 Indo waves to surf before you die
Features

A GUIDE TO SURFING'S NATIONAL STEREOTYPES

The Englishman couldn't decide to hit the world class right, or the world class left.

A GUIDE TO SURFING'S NATIONAL STEREOTYPES
News

MP GOES GOOFY: BRONZE SWITCHFOOT STATUE

New MP statue at Kirra sees the legendary surfer going goofy.

MP GOES GOOFY: BRONZE SWITCHFOOT STATUE
News

THE ASP WORLD SURFING AWARDS: TITS, TUXES AND TIARAS

All the glamour, all our snarky captions, from the ASP Banquet.

THE ASP WORLD SURFING AWARDS: TITS, TUXES AND TIARAS
Videos

GROWING PART 2: FERGAL SMITH AND (NOT) KILLING THE PIG

In the second edition of Growing, Fergal Smith buys a pig and gets tubed off his nut at Rileys.

GROWING PART 2: FERGAL SMITH AND (NOT) KILLING THE PIG
Videos

DEATH FROM ABOVE: DRONE STRIKES SHIPSTERNS

A new aerial angle of Shipsterns provides an incredible perspective.

DEATH FROM ABOVE: DRONE STRIKES SHIPSTERNS
News

WHAT HAPPENED TO LEWIS SAMUELS AND THE ASP?

Lewis Samuels' Power Rankings taken from the ASP site after a few days.

WHAT HAPPENED TO LEWIS SAMUELS AND THE ASP?
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