Sean Doherty
SO IT GOES: BELLS LIVES, JUST NOT THIS EASTER

SO IT GOES: BELLS LIVES, JUST NOT THIS EASTER

The Torquay crew are shrugging it off. But is the WSL planning a NSW Bubble?

1 11 Feb 2021
WHAT DID ANYONE EXPECT AT LENNOX HEAD?

WHAT DID ANYONE EXPECT AT LENNOX HEAD?

Lennox vs the WSL ended the only way it could. But the locals face a much bigger war, writes Sean Doherty.

15 6 Feb 2021
Sean Doherty: Somewhere Between 'Searching for Tom Curren' and 'Eraserhead'

Sean Doherty: Somewhere Between 'Searching for Tom Curren' and 'Eraserhead'

The Story Behind Tom Curren's Offbeat New Search Vid

3 29 Jan 2021
RIP Marty Tullemans

RIP Marty Tullemans

Sean Doherty on the passing of a beloved and iconic Australian surf photographer

3 2 Dec 2020
RIP: John Shimooka (1969-2020)

RIP: John Shimooka (1969-2020)

'80s Hawaiian pro turned commentator in Australia passes away

5 16 Nov 2020
Surfer Magazine is No Longer: 1960-2020

Surfer Magazine is No Longer: 1960-2020

Sean Doherty on the death of the "Bible of the Sport”

15 4 Oct 2020
Sean Doherty: "I Was Always Trying to Do Stuff That No One Else Could Do", Col Smith in 1977

Sean Doherty: "I Was Always Trying to Do Stuff That No One Else Could Do", Col Smith in 1977

Another excerpt from the wonderful new book, Golden Days: The Best Years of Australian Surfing

3 3 Oct 2020
Golden Daze: “Kelly Had Won 11 World Titles, Joel Had Lost Four.” Joel Parkinson And The 2012 Pipe Showdown

Golden Daze: “Kelly Had Won 11 World Titles, Joel Had Lost Four.” Joel Parkinson And The 2012 Pipe Showdown

You felt that by now Joel Parkinson might’ve been well past caring...

6 23 Sep 2020
Sean Doherty: The East Coast White Attacks – Where To From Here

Sean Doherty: The East Coast White Attacks – Where To From Here

The situation is crying out for moderation.

80 12 Sep 2020
Sean Doherty: "The Guys at Narrabeen Really Set a Direction in My Life", Mark Richards in 1971

Sean Doherty: "The Guys at Narrabeen Really Set a Direction in My Life", Mark Richards in 1971

Another excerpt from the wonderful new book, Golden Days: The Best Years of Australian Surfing

5 5 Sep 2020
Sean Doherty: “You should come to Australia and surf against Pam and Jodie", Wendy Botha in 1984

Sean Doherty: “You should come to Australia and surf against Pam and Jodie", Wendy Botha in 1984

Another excerpt from the wonderful new book, Golden Days: The Best Years of Australian Surfing

4 29 Aug 2020
Sean Doherty: The Question of Flight or Fight When It Comes To Great Whites

Sean Doherty: The Question of Flight or Fight When It Comes To Great Whites

The Julian Wilson-George Greenough Effect

12 24 Aug 2020
Sean Doherty: 'Morning of the Earth' Broke Free From the Concept of Time, Albe Falzon in 1970

Sean Doherty: 'Morning of the Earth' Broke Free From the Concept of Time, Albe Falzon in 1970

Another excerpt from the wonderful new book, Golden Days: The Best Years of Australian Surfing

10 22 Aug 2020
Sean Doherty: Australian Surfing Had Found Its New Spirit Animal, Gary 'Kong' Elkerton in 1982

Sean Doherty: Australian Surfing Had Found Its New Spirit Animal, Gary 'Kong' Elkerton in 1982

Another excerpt from the wonderful new book, Golden Days: The Best Years of Australian Surfing

6 16 Aug 2020
Sean Doherty: “Girls Can Be Grommets Too!”, Pam Burridge in 1979

Sean Doherty: “Girls Can Be Grommets Too!”, Pam Burridge in 1979

An excerpt from the wonderful new book, Golden Days: The Best Years of Australian Surfing

10 8 Aug 2020
Sean Doherty: The Offshore Gas Field Hiding in Plain Sight of Newcastle, Sydney and the Central Coast

Sean Doherty: The Offshore Gas Field Hiding in Plain Sight of Newcastle, Sydney and the Central Coast

"It feels like the PEP 11 showdown is coming to a head..."

10 30 Jul 2020
Sean Doherty: The Problem Is Bigger Than Wamberal

Sean Doherty: The Problem Is Bigger Than Wamberal

The Vexed Issue of Saving Beachside Property and the Undermining of Future Plans for Sea Level Rise

25 24 Jul 2020
Sean Doherty: How Surfboards – Not Dunny Paper – Became the Most Essential Items of the Corona Lockdown

Sean Doherty: How Surfboards – Not Dunny Paper – Became the Most Essential Items of the Corona Lockdown

Jason Stevenson of JS Surfboards talks to Seano about the unexpected boon

3 24 Jun 2020
“It Was the Day of Days” – Merewether Saturday was as Good as it Gets

“It Was the Day of Days” – Merewether Saturday was as Good as it Gets

“I’ve never surfed Merewether that perfect, but I’m wrecked."

4 25 May 2020
Sean Doherty: Wade Goodall's Pentacoastal Might Be the Last Film of its Kind

Sean Doherty: Wade Goodall's Pentacoastal Might Be the Last Film of its Kind

A thoughtful review of the best surf movie in yonks

7 20 May 2020
Sean Doherty: Coastal Estates in the Time of Corona

Sean Doherty: Coastal Estates in the Time of Corona

...jumbo-sized residential developments have bravely forged ahead in these most challenging times...

5 9 May 2020
Sean Doherty: This Might Be the Crisis the WSL Needed

Sean Doherty: This Might Be the Crisis the WSL Needed

What have they got to lose? Swing for the fences.

10 29 Apr 2020
Sean Doherty: Who Would Have Won Bells This Easter?

Sean Doherty: Who Would Have Won Bells This Easter?

The 2020 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach... That Wasn't

12 18 Apr 2020
Sean Doherty: The Bight Bites Back

Sean Doherty: The Bight Bites Back

"It certainly wasn’t the phone call I was expecting on a lazy Tuesday morning."

9 26 Feb 2020
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Sean Doherty: Somewhere Between 'Searching for Tom Curren' and 'Eraserhead'

The Story Behind Tom Curren's Offbeat New Search Vid

3 29 Jan 2021
Nick Carroll: WSL Adds a Fourth CT To Australia in 2021?

Nick Carroll: WSL Adds a Fourth CT To Australia in 2021?

6 29 Jan 2021
Watch: The New Tom Curren "Search" Movie is All-Time

Watch: The New Tom Curren "Search" Movie is All-Time

4 28 Jan 2021
Five Rides (And a Wipeout) From New South Wales Super Session

Five Rides (And a Wipeout) From New South Wales Super Session

3 26 Jan 2021
Video: Connor O'Leary's Backhand Surfing Is Worth Hitting Replay For

Video: Connor O'Leary's Backhand Surfing Is Worth Hitting Replay For

3 25 Jan 2021
A Ripping New Rage Vid, Pete Mel's Stoke Is Everyone's Stoke, and Maverick's on Skis? What?

A Ripping New Rage Vid, Pete Mel's Stoke Is Everyone's Stoke, and Maverick's on Skis? What?

2 15 Jan 2021
RIP: Gordon James Philipson (1938-2021)

RIP: Gordon James Philipson (1938-2021)

3 14 Jan 2021
Photos and Highlights From the '21 Burleigh Single Fin Festival

Photos and Highlights From the '21 Burleigh Single Fin Festival

4 13 Jan 2021
Margaret River Starts 2021 on the Pump

Margaret River Starts 2021 on the Pump

12 Jan 2021
WSL's Horror Run Continues, Mason Finally Meets the Reef, and Waves Glorious Waves

WSL's Horror Run Continues, Mason Finally Meets the Reef, and Waves Glorious Waves

2 9 Jan 2021
Nick Carroll: The Big Surf Stories of This Stupid, Glorious Year

Nick Carroll: The Big Surf Stories of This Stupid, Glorious Year

5 3 Jan 2021
The Ten Biggest Things from Surfing and the Internet in 2020

The Ten Biggest Things from Surfing and the Internet in 2020

1 Jan 2021
Maverick’s Swell of the Decade Roundtable

Maverick’s Swell of the Decade Roundtable

27 Dec 2020
Kai Lenny Jaws Go-Pro Footage Is Insane and John John Is the Best Surf Youtuber There Is

Kai Lenny Jaws Go-Pro Footage Is Insane and John John Is the Best Surf Youtuber There Is

25 Dec 2020
Nick Carroll: How One Turn Shut Out 10 Days of Confusion at the Billabong Pipe Masters

Nick Carroll: How One Turn Shut Out 10 Days of Confusion at the Billabong Pipe Masters

4 22 Dec 2020
How 2020 Inspired a Change of Heart for Vittoria Farmer

How 2020 Inspired a Change of Heart for Vittoria Farmer

18 Dec 2020
Shark Attack Stalls Maui Pro

Shark Attack Stalls Maui Pro

9 Dec 2020
Surfer Survives Great White Attack at Kangaroo Island, South Aus

Surfer Survives Great White Attack at Kangaroo Island, South Aus

5 7 Dec 2020
All the Highlights From that Massive Hawaiian Swell That Just Went Down

All the Highlights From that Massive Hawaiian Swell That Just Went Down

6 Dec 2020
New Doco 'Girls Can't Surf' Looks Amazing, Kipp Caddy's Insane Shippies Bomb, and Surf Lakes Now The Best Wave Pool in the World?

New Doco 'Girls Can't Surf' Looks Amazing, Kipp Caddy's Insane Shippies Bomb, and Surf Lakes Now The Best Wave Pool in the World?

1 4 Dec 2020
Running Blog: Surfline Live Updates from Hawaii and the US West Coast as it Gets Hit by Monster Swell

Running Blog: Surfline Live Updates from Hawaii and the US West Coast as it Gets Hit by Monster Swell

4 Dec 2020
Nick Carroll: Adventures in 3D Shaping

Nick Carroll: Adventures in 3D Shaping

3 3 Dec 2020
RIP Marty Tullemans

RIP Marty Tullemans

3 2 Dec 2020
Watch: The Surf Lakes Pool is Now Better Than You Could've Imagined

Watch: The Surf Lakes Pool is Now Better Than You Could've Imagined

7 2 Dec 2020
Growing up on Maui To Becoming One of the World’s Premier Watermen – Kai Lenny Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

Growing up on Maui To Becoming One of the World’s Premier Watermen – Kai Lenny Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

1 Dec 2020
Sean Doherty: A Pink Lake, a Fashion Show and Australia’s Most Sacred Surf Zone

Sean Doherty: A Pink Lake, a Fashion Show and Australia’s Most Sacred Surf Zone

3 26 Nov 2020
Nick Carroll: The Aftermath

Nick Carroll: The Aftermath

7 25 Nov 2020
From Air Shows To Death-Defying Code Red Tahiti and Everything in Between – Nathan Fletcher Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

From Air Shows To Death-Defying Code Red Tahiti and Everything in Between – Nathan Fletcher Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

2 23 Nov 2020
Nick Carroll: If You’re Waiting for a Custom Surfboard Order, Get Ready To Keep on Waiting

Nick Carroll: If You’re Waiting for a Custom Surfboard Order, Get Ready To Keep on Waiting

9 21 Nov 2020
Kelly's Take on the Machado High-Five, Pumping Mundaka, & Dane Reynolds in Crappy Waves

Kelly's Take on the Machado High-Five, Pumping Mundaka, & Dane Reynolds in Crappy Waves

20 Nov 2020
RIP: John Shimooka (1969-2020)

RIP: John Shimooka (1969-2020)

5 16 Nov 2020
Watch: Port Macquarie Open

Watch: Port Macquarie Open

14 Nov 2020
Noa, Creed, Taj, Chun Shred West Oz, A New John John Doco, and Woah, Young Connor Lee From Newy Rips!

Noa, Creed, Taj, Chun Shred West Oz, A New John John Doco, and Woah, Young Connor Lee From Newy Rips!

13 Nov 2020
Watch the Premiere: She is the Ocean

Watch the Premiere: She is the Ocean

12 Nov 2020
Sean Doherty: The Start of the WSL CT in Three Weeks’ Time Is Throwing up Some Questions

Sean Doherty: The Start of the WSL CT in Three Weeks’ Time Is Throwing up Some Questions

1 12 Nov 2020
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