Kiama Bodyboard King Pro 2018

With the 2018 APB Tour breaking new ground in competition format and venues, all the athletes held great expectations heading into the Kiama Pro event in Kiama, New South Wales, Australia. There were early reports of the West Coast of Australia being blasted by 10m swells, and all were hoping for some insane conditions coming Read More …

Desert Times July

For a few days before our trip to the West Coast desert shores, I had been intensely watching the charts. Swell on this coast is so raw that sometimes less is more. We had been tracking a swell heading towards the coast, giving rise to a flurry of conversation between Tristan Roberts and I. We Read More …

Itacoatiara Pro 2018

After a steady start to the South American leg of the APB World Tour in Arica, I was feeling good going into the 2018 Itacoatiara Pro. After my headbutt to the Arica reef, I just needed to get some stitches out of my head, along with a few nagging thoughts on my mind. After two Read More …

Arica Cultura Bodyboard 2018

It was always anticipated that the 2018 Arica Cultura Bodyboard would present its own challenges to all riders…and a new competition format added its particular flavor to the event! Riders in the top 24 of the APB rankings, riders advancing from the Arica trials event and wild card entrants, would make up the 32 entrants Read More …

Antofagasta Bodyboarding Festival 2018

It was again time to head back to Antofagasta on the 2018 APB World Tour. I was keen to see what the waves would produce this time around. During the buildup to the event, we were all aware that there would be a spot in the forecast that would produce conditions challenging for all riders. Read More …

South Africa to Chile | Travel Vlog 1

Traveling is fun. Traveling for 47 hours is tough. I am traveling to the first APB World Tour event of 2018 in Antofagasta, Chile. See how Deon, Tristan and I traveled from Cape Town, South Africa to Antofagasta, Chile in 47 Hours. Reaching places like Dubai, São Pablo, Santiago and then Antofagasta.

My Equipment | Vlog 8

I have been asked many times by people in the comments and through Instagram as to what I must put in these vlogs. This week I have answered these questions. Before I did, I was able to get two epic sessions in with Phil New and made a small competition against Adin Masenkamp in the Read More …

I Got a Package | Vlog 7

This week was another epic week. I started at Caves with a really fun session. Carden and Tristan Roberts came down. Carden was  filming the epic sequence to the start of the vlog with his drone and camera from the beach.  Went up the west coast, just to get skunked and then came back and Read More …

Where are the best waves? | Vlog 6

WHERE ARE THE BEST WAVES? This week was filled with a lot of waves. I headed up the coast for two days with a crew of Wilder Schultz and Ruan De Bruin. Ruan is the co-owner of Saffa Surf Tours (linked below). Ruan and his fiancé have started a Surf tours and yoga retreat just Read More …

Hawaii 2018 – Part 4

The end of my Hawaii season was less than favourable conditions. As a storm moved in it seemed to turn leaving us with some waves but bad on shore winds. These days brought about some good times and allowed a group of us – Tanner McDaniel, Alex Perez and myself, to get some goggles on Read More …

Hawaii 2018 – Part 3

The beginning of February saw some good swells come through. Hawaii was finally getting some good waves. I was able to get in the water a few times before the Volcom Pipe Pro got completely underway and was able to score some waves. Another huge swell was predicted to come through and we knew there Read More …

Hawaii 2018 – Part 2

“The waves have been slow” – is the most commonly heard phrase from this season in Hawaii. It has been tough to stay motivated and waiting to get waves. I have really been struggling not having a car on the island and using a bike but I am making the most of getting some training Read More …