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Shark killed by stingray – stabbed in the head

Shark killed by stingray – stabbed in the head

From the Ripping Sea Stories file: On a sunny day in February, a strange sight washed ashore on a beach in Los Cabos, Mexico: a dead mako shark that had been stabbed in the head. The weapon was still embedded in ...


"Wisdom" the albatross - the world’s oldest known wild bird – still sailing the Pacific

One from the Amazing Sea Stories file: KAPA’A, HAWAII: She could be any of a million Laysan albatross returning each fall to Midway ...

On International Womens Day: Pacific women breaking stereotypes and cultural norms through surfing

On International Womens Day: Pacific women breaking stereotypes and cultural norms through surfing

When Stephanie Mahuk paddles her board out to the break, she sings softly under her breath. She is calling to the ...

“I lived it all,” Real-life Gidget looks back from 80

“I lived it all,” Real-life Gidget looks back from 80

Groucho Marx: Kathy, I’ll start with you. How old are you? Kathy Kohner: I’m 17. I’m a senior at University High ...

South Africa’s “Protect the West Coast” V Australian mining company MRC

South Africa’s “Protect the West Coast” V Australian mining company MRC

“Many of MRC’s mining activities in South Africa would not be allowed on their home turf in Australia and we ...

The SMH’s take on the extraordinary Pauline Menczer: “The forgotten sporting champion who drives a school bus”

The SMH’s take on the extraordinary Pauline Menczer: “The forgotten sporting champion who drives a school bus”

It is a modest life for a forgotten Australian sporting champion. Much quieter than her two decades as a livewire ...

RIP Pearl Turton – much-loved Australian surfing great

RIP Pearl Turton – much-loved Australian surfing great

We lost the wonderful trail-blazing Pearl Turton on February 4 - the original Australian champion surfer who was admired by ...

Surfing is on the rise in the Great Lakes – even if temps aren’t!

Surfing is on the rise in the Great Lakes – even if temps aren’t!

The New York Times reports: It’s a cold Friday morning in late January. The snow has been falling all night. With ...

Pam Burridge podcast – a chat about “Girls Can’t Surf”

Pam Burridge podcast – a chat about “Girls Can’t Surf”

1990 World Champion Pam Burridge joins the Lineup podcast to discuss the “Girls Can’t Surf” film about the trailblazing group of female ...

Australian Old Mal Calender for 2021

Australian Old Mal Calender for 2021

Latest news from Daffy Chisholm for Old Mal Australia: “Gidday folks, hope the swell is treating you all well. Some ...

The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis – some reading from The NY Times

The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis – some reading from The NY Times

Author: Daniel Duane. The first time I saw a swastika in the wild, I happened to be carrying a surfboard. The ...

Cranking Yalls for the Volte West Australian Longboard & Logger opener

Cranking Yalls for the Volte West Australian Longboard & Logger opener

Surfers from across the WA put on a show in large and powerful surf at the iconic Yallingup Main Break over ...

“Surfer Falls of Cliff’ – surf vid from The Hook, Santa Cruz, in 1985

“Surfer Falls of Cliff’ – surf vid from The Hook, Santa Cruz, in 1985

Surfer falls off a cliff and Tony Roberts captures it on film. 1985, he was filming friends surfing, perched halfway ...

A good news story! Seals stage a comeback on France’s northern coast

A good news story! Seals stage a comeback on France’s northern coast

Crowds of seals lie on the sand, some wriggling towards the water, on the northern French coast where they are ...

Sea urchin populations are exploding – the latest from Ocean Impact Organisation

Sea urchin populations are exploding – the latest from Ocean Impact Organisation

Urchins, urchins, everywhere:  A big focus for our messaging at OIO is reminding the public that we live on Planet Ocean. ...

“The Best of MTVz” - Celebrating the surf photography of Marty Tullemans

“The Best of MTVz” - Celebrating the surf photography of Marty Tullemans

SurfWorld Gold Coast presents it’s first event of 2021 – this Saturday night, Feb 27: Marty Tullemans documented Australian surfing ...

Injured surfer writes HELP on sand before collapsing on remote New Zealand beach

Injured surfer writes HELP on sand before collapsing on remote New Zealand beach

A badly injured surfer on a remote West Auckland beach was able to write the word "HELP" in the sand ...

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