Sean Doherty
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”

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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
Sean Doherty: Davey Cathels and the High Country Fire

Sean Doherty: Davey Cathels and the High Country Fire

“It's been a pretty strange start to the year, that’s for sure.”

3 14 Jan 2020
Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

NOPSEMA announced that they've given Equinor the nod to drill in the Bight

10 19 Dec 2019
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Nick Carroll: The Aftermath

Nick Carroll: The Aftermath

6 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

1 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
Nick Carroll: The Slowers Showdown

Nick Carroll: The Slowers Showdown

10 11 Nov 2020
Woah: The 2021 WSL CT Begins In Less Than A Month!

Woah: The 2021 WSL CT Begins In Less Than A Month!

3 11 Nov 2020
Nick Carroll: When the Seas Rise

Nick Carroll: When the Seas Rise

25 10 Nov 2020
Pat Gudauskas Ripping in Aus and Talking Surfboards, Stoke

Pat Gudauskas Ripping in Aus and Talking Surfboards, Stoke

9 Nov 2020
Watch Live Now: Volkswagen Cronulla Open

Watch Live Now: Volkswagen Cronulla Open

8 Nov 2020
Nick Carroll: Incredibly Close! Down to the Wire

Nick Carroll: Incredibly Close! Down to the Wire

5 7 Nov 2020
Mick at Lennox Is Poetry, Ando and Ryan Burch Score Cloudbreak, and Just How Good Was Sydney This Winter?

Mick at Lennox Is Poetry, Ando and Ryan Burch Score Cloudbreak, and Just How Good Was Sydney This Winter?

1 6 Nov 2020
A Giant Three Days of Surf Events Coming to Cronulla This Weekend

A Giant Three Days of Surf Events Coming to Cronulla This Weekend

1 6 Nov 2020
Nick Carroll: A Link Between Sharks and La Nina? Could It Be?

Nick Carroll: A Link Between Sharks and La Nina? Could It Be?

23 5 Nov 2020
Watch: Meet Kehu Butler, the 20-Year-Old Rising Surf Star From Mount Maunganui, NZ

Watch: Meet Kehu Butler, the 20-Year-Old Rising Surf Star From Mount Maunganui, NZ

2 3 Nov 2020
Nick Carroll: The Awkward Truth About How Women Are Treated in the Surf

Nick Carroll: The Awkward Truth About How Women Are Treated in the Surf

81 3 Nov 2020
13-Year-Old Surfer Suffers Shark Bite at Port Macquarie This Morning

13-Year-Old Surfer Suffers Shark Bite at Port Macquarie This Morning

3 2 Nov 2020
Watch the RIVALS Season Finale, Who's the Champ?

Watch the RIVALS Season Finale, Who's the Champ?

1 2 Nov 2020
Watch: This Could Be the Biggest Wave Ever Ridden in Ireland

Watch: This Could Be the Biggest Wave Ever Ridden in Ireland

3 1 Nov 2020
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Billabong's Australiana Surf Clip of Gold, Fresh Dane and John John Vids, and a Korean Wave Pool Super Edit!

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Nick Carroll: Can Rabbit Really Win Burleigh This Saturday?

Nick Carroll: Can Rabbit Really Win Burleigh This Saturday?

4 30 Oct 2020
Watch: The History of the World's Most Elusive and Long Lefthander

Watch: The History of the World's Most Elusive and Long Lefthander

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Nick Carroll: Maurice Cole and the Surf Coast Showdown

Nick Carroll: Maurice Cole and the Surf Coast Showdown

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We're Hiring: Camera Operations Technician

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Watch: Episode 11 of RIVALS – Mick, Parko and Dingo Face-Off In Pumping Snapper Superheat!

Watch: Episode 11 of RIVALS – Mick, Parko and Dingo Face-Off In Pumping Snapper Superheat!

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Watch: Episode 10 of RIVALS – Parko, Mick and Dingo Reflect on the Life and Careers of the "Cooly Kids"

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