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MITCHELL RAE’S MAGIC CARPET Mitchell Rae may state his occupation as a ‘surfboard shaper’ on those forms at the airport but his iconic boards with distinctive ‘spirit eyes’ are so much more than just foam and fiberglass – he needs extra lines to add ‘artist’, ‘sculptor’, ‘scientist’, ‘designer’, ‘diviner’ and many other strings to his craftsman’s bow. Join Mitchell as he waxes […]

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Exclusive: Kiwi vs Brazilian

Tim’s Brazilian Experience   “It’s happened to us all before, you’re out surfing, enjoying a good session with just you and your mates. Then you suddenly get that sinking feeling as you see 10 people pile out into the line up, all at once, heading for you like a honing missile. Oh well, it was […]

Mick Fanning was unstoppable on the last day, ending with a dream final against ol' mate and rival Parko. Photo ASP

Exclusive: GoSurf’s J Bay Round UP

Surf media around the world is generally extolling the virtues of this year’s ASP World Tour, specifically the ASP controlled media output. The cynical among us, your GoSurf editor included in this jaded bunch, would argue that the coverage is far from independent and neutral i.e. we are only getting to view what the ASP […]

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VidClip: The Monthly Grind 14/ Pylzel and John John at Pipe.

Catching up with one of the surfing world’s leading [and most unassuming!] shapers Jon Pyzel on the North Shore of Hawaii to talk about how he tailors crafts for Pipeline and has been working with John John Florence for the past 16 years building boards for his aggressive barrel-riding style. Check out some charging Pipe […]

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VidClip: Brad Domke Billabong XXL wave of the year entry

VidClip: Brad Domke Billabong XXL wave of the year entry – on a skimboard. Yes. A skimboard.    


EXCLUSIVE FEATURE: Social Sundays, NZ Surfing and beyond through the eyes of Instagram

To get featured here, tag your photos with #gosurfnz or @gosurfnz.
Here are our favourite shots of the week from Instagram:

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VidClip: Bunny Chow

Ricardo Christie sneaks a few uncrowded waves beyond the sugar fields while in South Africa for the Ballito WQS event

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VidClip: Whatever happened…..Jay Davies

Is this the best high performance surfing you have seen for a while?