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Birth of a brand

Tired of the ubiquity of radical fluoro boardies, and wanting to produce something both ethical AND stylish, Riz Smith set to work and came up with a line of sh...

Green gas from Ecotricity

We're stoked to be able to say that Drift HQ is now fossil fuel free, because we've just signed up for Ecotricity's Green Gas. We've been plugged into their ele...

The Sitting Room Gallery

If you're anywhere near Cowaramup, WA, do take five to drop in and see Russell and Catherine Ord at the Sitting Room Gallery. The Ords curate what is essentiall...

World Cup fever

Drift contributer Tim Conibear and South African champion free diver Hanli Prinsloo have just launched their Soccer Surf Road Trip blog.Taking an alternativ...

Rio Breaks

Can you surf your way out of a slum? Shannon Denny quizzes first-time filmmaker Vince Medeiros on the making of the documentary Rio Breaks.(more…)...

Beachcombing beauty

If you spot a girl wandering the pebbles of Brighton with her eyes glued firmly ground-ward, it’s probably Hannah Marshall (aka the Beach Shack Project) scourin...

Assaf Iglesias

Assaf Iglesias recently introduced himself to Drift, and we loved his work so much that we wanted to share it with the world...(more…)...

The Women & The Waves

Shannon Denny recently caught up with documentary filmmaker Heather Hudson to find out more about her mission to capture girls on film… (all photos courtesy Gr...

Hooray for haolewood

I was a child when I first heard the name Bruno Lemos – he’s famous in Brazil for his annual coverage of the North Shore, and his photos have been featured in ...

Dirty fingers

My copy of The KooK arrived this morning. Never has our grumpy postman been such a welcome visitor. Thanks to Dan Crockett and friends, instead of red bills I g...

The view from Brazil

Our friend in Brazil, Luciano Burin, keeps us in touch with what's cool in Florianopolis. So when he sent me the link to this little film he's put together, I c...

Coming soon

Join the likes of Robbie Kegel and the Gato Heroi crew at Currumbin on Sunday 14 March, as they and a whole bunch of fish freaks swap designs and ideas.Chec...

Cross pollination

Our US crew have just published a gorgeous set of photos from NorCal designer/photographer/musician John Ryan. So if you fancy a change of scenery but can't lea...

Act now

Residents of the St Merryn area were last week made aware of a worrying planning application to put in a drainage pipe flowing onto the beach at Booby's Bay in...

Alley Fish Fry 2010

Those of you with a fish fetish take note: on Sunday 14 March, Currumbin Alley is THE place be as this year's Alley Fish Fry will be in full swing. Come along a...

From the archives

In 1964 Nicholas Tomalin wrote an article for the Sunday Times entitled 'Sun, surf and sexuality – it's a whole new cult' about the new craze about to take the ...

The bees’ knees

Listen up chaps, this isn’t some kind of girly skincare thing. Even the hardiest man has to admit to owning a little pot of Vaseline or some lip balm, right? Bu...

Bring & buy!

Have a clear out and make some cash at the Surf Jumble, on 5 December at St Merryn Village Hall, Cornwall. Or if you prefer shopping to selling, pop along and p...

Positive portraits

While I'm wary of sweeping generalisations, I think it's fair to say that female surfers are frequently portrayed as mere fashion mannequins, their images used ...

Portfolio – Ollie Howe

The beauty of Drift is that everyone knows someone who knows someone who does something cool. I love it when I get one of those “You should check out…” emails, ...

Making lines

I recently came across some gorgeous work from an artist who proves that you don't have to be near the ocean to feel the stoke – meet the fabulous Collin Snyder...

Water technique

Painting in watercolour and riding a wave are activities connected within the same essence – making art with water. (Words by Luciano Burin – read this article ...