Surfing Needs You!

Photo: Ted Grambeau

Complete this
10 Minute Survey and

1 of 2 Slater Designs surfboards

1 of 2 Rip Curl Next Tide Watches

Take this 10 minute survey and go into a draw to win one of two Slater Design surfboards*.

This survey has ended.

We hoped for 400 - 600 completed responses and received 1,572 completed responses. Thank you, everyone, for your participation!

Winners Announced

Congratulations to Troy Smith (South Australia) and Dave Curry (New South Wales), the two lucky survey respondents who have won a Firewire surfboard! They were randomly selected via an online random generator (

For those who consented to participate in short follow-up interviews, we will be in phone or email contact to let you know if you make the participant selection group within the next two weeks.

*The Fine Print

This survey is open to anyone from age 15 or older. It will ask about your surfing content needs, where you source your content from, and why you choose to use those sources. Your responses will help surf magazine publishers as well as other publishers and businesses associated with surfing to understand the effects of the changing media landscape on the media choices of different generational groups.

  • The survey opened on 8 August 2019 and closed on 11 October 2019.
  • Winners of the two surfboards were randomly selected from the pool of completed surveys, and notified on 14 October 2019.
  • Winners of the two watches will be randomly selected from the pool of interviewees, and notified on 11 November 2019.
  • Winners names will also be published on the website.