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Hello La Niña, what you got cooking?

Hello La Niña, what you got cooking?

Look out Oz! La Niña to trigger heavy rain and flooding this summer, heightened risk of cyclones and thunderstorms in the east, major bushfire threat for western Australia. Over to Sky News Weather channel’s Chief Meteorologist Tom Saunders:  Today is the release of ...


Remembering Jack Eden, great Australian “photographic biographer” and surfer – gone one year today

Remembering Jack Eden, great Australian “photographic biographer” and surfer – gone one year today

Publisher of Australia’s pioneering surf mag Surfabout, a Surfing Hall of Fame honoree, renowned worldwide for his distinctly original and ...

Half a million sharks could be killed for Coronavirus vaccine

Half a million sharks could be killed for Coronavirus vaccine

Sharks produce squalene, a natural oil made in their livers, which is an ingredient in several COVID-19 vaccine candidate Squalene is ...

The board that floated 8,000ks from Hawaii to the Phillipines - update:

The board that floated 8,000ks from Hawaii to the Phillipines - update:

When big wave surfer Doug Falter lost his board in a wipeout in Hawaii, his best hope was for a ...

When crabs invade

When crabs invade

Robber crabs are the world's biggest land crustaceans, and on Christmas Island you better look out if you’re on a ...

Central America gets its first World Surf Reserve

Central America gets its first World Surf Reserve

Costa Rica’s Playa Hermosa gets the conservation tick.  News from Save The Waves: “We have built an incredible team to foster the ...

Oz Longboarding Episode 19: with Paul White from the Agnes Water Longboard Classic

Oz Longboarding Episode 19: with Paul White from the Agnes Water Longboard Classic

“This week Paul "Whitey" White from CWATAR Inc tells us all about the Agnes Water Longboard Classic. Entries for 2021 ...

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB – Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB – Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

Subscriber copies are in the mail, mags will be in newsagents all over from next week – and each issue ...

Subscribe and WIN a Black Square PRO model – our 89th giveaway board!

Subscribe and WIN a Black Square PRO model – our 89th giveaway board!

Here’s a tuned machine! Our last six boards in a row have all been big single-fin logs so for this ...

Time Capsule: Noosa, winter 1966 with George, Bob and Nat - from

Time Capsule: Noosa, winter 1966 with George, Bob and Nat - from "High On a Cool Wave"

REMASTERED DVDS OF HIGH ON A COOL WAVE ARE AVAILABLE ON THE PLB WEB SHOP This clip if from Australia’s National Film & ...

Killer whales ripped open great whites to eat their organs, testicles

Killer whales ripped open great whites to eat their organs, testicles

Great white sharks might not be the oceanic apex predator we thought they were after several washed up on the ...

Mud-covered whale swims out of croc-infested NT river, bound for Antarctica

Mud-covered whale swims out of croc-infested NT river, bound for Antarctica

A humpback that stunned scientists when it was found 20 kilometres upstream in a crocodile-infested river in Kakadu National Park ...

Oz Longboarding Episode 18: “The Best Longboarders of the Last 20 Years”

Oz Longboarding Episode 18: “The Best Longboarders of the Last 20 Years”

The best longboarder? Like trying to pick the best dancer, or best artist, or best musician, and just as pointless ...

Huge shark leaves chilling souvenir in surfer's board a week after fatal attack

Huge shark leaves chilling souvenir in surfer's board a week after fatal attack

"I was off my board and on top of the bloody thing." A surfer has described the terrifying moment he fell ...

“Unnur” – from Iceland, the latest mini epic by Chris Burkard – watch the full 17 minutes here

“Unnur” – from Iceland, the latest mini epic by Chris Burkard – watch the full 17 minutes here

At just 33, Chris Burkard has a worldwide rep for truly unique surf/location photography and movies from extreme locales - ...

Living through the apocalyptic vibes on the U.S. West Coast

Living through the apocalyptic vibes on the U.S. West Coast

From Will Sileo for The Inertia: Outside my window in the Haight-Ashbury area of San Francisco is an almost familiar sight. As far as ...

Dead Kook delivery – Marcus and Jacqui, our 87th PLB subscriber winners, get their new board

Dead Kook delivery – Marcus and Jacqui, our 87th PLB subscriber winners, get their new board

“We received the board today! We’ve already taken it out at Bondi this afternoon! What a beautiful surfboard! And your ...

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