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Water companies got England’s sewage-ridden rivers and seas into this mess. Do we really trust them to clean it up? | Henry Swithinbank
Surfers, swimmers and consumers have been paying for the water industry’s neglect for too long. We need action, not words, says Henry Swithinbank of Surfers Against Sewage

Henry Swithinbank

18, May, 2023 @3:37 PM

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‘Who’d have thought it?’: north Devon named UK’s first world surfing reserve
Eighteen miles of coastline win formal protection, joining 11 sites globally including Malibu and Santa Cruz

Steven Morris

05, May, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Tyler Wright falls short of back-to-back World Surf League wins as Carissa Moore gets better of old rival
The pair’s 12th encounter in a final went the Hawaiian’s way at Main Break, her ninth career win over Wright

Guardian sport and agencies

28, Apr, 2023 @6:20 AM

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Choppy waters: the stormy history of windsurfing
The world’s first sailboard was built on the English south coast 65 years ago. But it was soon followed by a farcical court case

Jeremy Plester

27, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Ethan Ewing follows in late mother’s footsteps with emotional Bells Beach win | Kieran Pender
Australian dedicates victory at famous break to his mum Helen who rang the bell in 1983

Kieran Pender

11, Apr, 2023 @8:43 AM

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Owen Wright: ‘Surfing is always going to be a part of my life’ | Kieran Pender
The retiring Olympic medallist bows out at Bells Beach this week but says he will never stop chasing waves – just slightly more ‘mellow’ ones

Kieran Pender

06, Apr, 2023 @6:21 AM

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The new generation of Australian women planning on world surfing domination | Kate Allman
Molly Picklum and Sophie McCulloch are part of a formidable field of six in the world’s top 18 this year

Kate Allman

03, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Sand, sea and a shipwreck: can this tiny Moroccan town become a sustainable surfers’ paradise?
The rusting wreck of a commercial ferry has so far scuppered attempts to open Tarfaya to tourism – but locals are determined to turn the town around

Cat Rainsford in Tarfaya

30, Mar, 2023 @6:15 AM

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Evergreen Kelly Slater on surfing at the age of 51: ‘I’ve kept myself in good shape’
The 11-time world champion has been competing at the highest level for over 30 years and is aiming for a golden swansong at the Paris Olympics

Kieran Pender

03, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Surfing great Kelly Slater to retire after Paris Olympics in 2024
Eleven-time world champion says he will call time on his long and decorated career if he appears at the Games, when he will be 52

Kieran Pender

23, Feb, 2023 @1:04 AM

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Molly Picklum: Australia’s next big surf star breaks through with maiden WSL win
Australia has a new surfing star after Molly Picklum won her maiden World Surf League title with victory at the Hurley Pro Sunset Beach in Hawaii

Guardian sport and agencies

20, Feb, 2023 @1:46 AM

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Post-birth surfing was my source of joy, and parental guilt | Gill Hutchison
While pregnant, surfer Gill Hutchison voluntarily ‘beached herself’. Her return to the waves required a new type of balancing act

Gill Hutchison

19, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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