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MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW SURFBOARD!

If you've been following @girlsurfnetwork on Instagram the past few years you would have expected a pretty big 2016 end of year giveaway! This year we partnered with the renowned Hot Buttered Surfboards - Reddog Designs for a brand spanking new performance board. Apart from a brand new board, Reddog himself will be personally chatting [...]

Women’s Tag Title On The Line at Sailor Jerry Surftag.

Elle Northey. Cred: Throwing Buckets Magazine North Narrabeen and D’BAH Rivalry Intensifies at Sailor Jerry Surftag. North Narrabeen Boardriders Women’s team will be looking to regain the title of Australia’s No.1 team when they take on defending champions D’BAH, North Shelly and Queenscliff at this Sunday’s Sailor Jerry Surftag. Coolangatta’s D’BAH upset the [...]

Tyler Wright, Newly Crowned 2016 WSL Champion, Wins Maui Women’s Pro

Tyler Wright (AUS) ends an amazing year with her fifth CT win of the season at the Maui Women's Pro. Image: © WSL / Kirstin Location: Honolua Bay, Maui/Hawaii Event window: November 23 - December 5, 2016 Today's call: Event complete - congratulations Tyler! Conditions: 3 foot surf HONOLUA BAY, Maui/Hawaii (Saturday, December [...]

TALENT – SHANNON BREAKING THE GLASS CEILING ON WOMENS SURF PHOTOGRAPHY.

Shannon Glasson. Cred: Sam Venn. Most of us would look at a solid Cape Solander 'Ours' barrel breaking over a rocky ledge and run the other way. Shannon isn't like most 17 year old girls. She suits up in her 4/3 wetty, grabs the 7D MII and jumps straight in the pit to [...]

JAWS CONQUERED – AS NEW ERA OF BIG WAVE SURFING BEGINS.

Felicity Palmateer of Australia (pictured) during Round 1 Heat 2 of the Womens Peahi Challenge. Cred: WSL A new era of big wave surfing has begun according to two of the first women to conquer Hawaii’s famed and feared Jaws surf break. Australia’s Felicity Palmateer and Laura Enever, along with Billabong team rider [...]

BOSS LADIES OF THE SURF INDUSTRY – PART 1.

Ever wondered who is working tirelessly behind the scenes of the global surf industry? Who works for the big brands, the little ones, the surf coaches, the web designers the marketing managers? Who designs the wetsuits and surf tee's and runs the shops that sell them? Who looks after the athletes and holds chairs among [...]

TIME OUT WITH AUSTRALASIAN PRO JUNIOR CHAMP, MACY CALLAGHAN.

Callaghan/C: K Eulenstein The schedule of a fifteen year old junior surfing star can be pretty hectic! We managed to catch up with the Australasian Pro Junior Champion, Macy Callaghan in between comps in her backyard on the NSW Central Coast last month. Macy's 'normal' schedule consists of high performance surf training, dry [...]

4 X WORLD CHAMPION WENDY BOTHA GSN 48HR TAKEOVER

Four time World Champion surfer Wendy Botha spent the past 48 hours in full control of the Girl Surf Network social platforms. She did use it wisely though. :) Wendy pulled out the dusty old newspaper clippings and polaroid photos from under the house to share a few stores with us all. Enjoy. x [...]

Yanvalou Designs – Ethical Fashion, Unique Swimwear, Haitian Art.

We recently discovered an incredible new line of reversible swimwear, coverups, and accessories that will most definitely have you standing out in the crowd! Yanvalou Designs is a social enterprise that licenses original art from famous and emerging Haitian artists for their unique prints. The artists receive royalties and a global platform for exposure while [...]