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Gilmore takes lead in surfing title race

Stephanie Gilmore posted the only nine‑point ride of the day to beat fellow Australian Sally Fitzgibbons at surfing's Cascais Women's Pro...

Annual dog surfing competition draws California crowds

The best canine surfers gathered for Huntington Beach's annual dog surfing competition, "Surf City, Surf Dog." Duration: 01:15

Australian tourist dies surfing in Indonesia

An Australian man has died after being hit by a wave while surfing in central Indonesia, police said, while another Australian surfer remains missing near...

Surf's up: monster waves keep California lifeguards busy

Surf is up in California, where lifeguards are making dozens of rescues as daredevils brave the biggest waves to hit the surf‑crazy western US state...

AP PHOTOS: Storm-roiled waves hit beach towns

Massive waves turned into floodwaters Wednesday along the Southern California shore as Hurricane Marie stirred up the surf from afar. Beachfront...

Durbridge last Aussie standing in Tahiti

Bede Durbridge is the last Australian standing at the world surfing tour event in Tahiti after earning a place in the semi‑finals. Durbridge posted...

Second straight lay day in Tahiti

The Billabong Pro in Tahiti has been put on hold for a second successive day. Organisers will convene on Friday morning (early Saturday AEST) to next...

Weather puts surf comp on hold in Tahitit

The Billabong Pro in Tahiti has been been put on hold due to torrential rain and onshore winds.

Aussie surfers survive scary day in Tahiti

Defending world surfing champion Mick Fanning and seven other Australians breezed into the third round of the Billabong Pro in Tahiti on Tuesday, but the...