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Endless Subscribers: Pro Surfers Follow a New Path to Stardom

Endless Subscribers: Pro Surfers Follow a New Path to Stardom

Sterling Spencer, a surfer from Florida, met a heavy dose of skepticism when he left the sport’s professional circuit 12 years ago and built a career through short films rather than competitions. “Everybody just thought I was a kook,” said Spencer, ...


Protecting Noosa and Gold Coast surf breaks

Protecting Noosa and Gold Coast surf breaks

From Andy Mac: In February 2020 at the 6th biennial Global Wave Conference held at Gold Coast Campus Southern Cross University, ...

New monster book: San Onofre: Memories of a Legendary Surfing Beach

New monster book: San Onofre: Memories of a Legendary Surfing Beach

An epic publication at 1550 pages with 5000 images, here’s the press from Pacific Sunset Publishing: San Onofre is the most comprehensive ...

Oz Longboarding Podcast Episode 25: The Panel's Scariest Surfing Experiences

Oz Longboarding Podcast Episode 25: The Panel's Scariest Surfing Experiences

Weeksy with Nathan Rivalland, Kirra Molnar and Sean McKeown discuss heavy times in the water HERE

The latest in the Rare Surf Tees

The latest in the Rare Surf Tees

They’re produced in short runs only, and there are around 100 designs covering surfing’s 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s. They’re all absolute ...

Three women from New Jersey – shaking the ’70s

Three women from New Jersey – shaking the ’70s

From SHACC: Back in the late ’60s and throughout most of the ’70s, three young women helped shape the future ...

Lucy Small, “Salwater Pilgrim” - Oz Longboarding Podcast Episode 26

Lucy Small, “Salwater Pilgrim” - Oz Longboarding Podcast Episode 26

Kirra Molnar introduces her good friend and fellow world longboard tour competitor Lucy Small. A renowned wordsmith (and regular PLB feature ...

The Corona Cup – Victoria (finally outta lockdown yay!)

The Corona Cup – Victoria (finally outta lockdown yay!)

From the Southern Ocean Union of Longboarders Inc. (SOUL): We are pumped to be able to bring you the Corona ...

Rare footage of Victoria's first surfers in 1920 - “Surfing Hawaiian Redwood Boards at Lorne”

Rare footage of Victoria's first surfers in 1920 - “Surfing Hawaiian Redwood Boards at Lorne”

From Craig Baird at the Australian National Surfing Museum: “This is footage from Lorne in the early 1920s showing the ...

“Abnormal” shark behaviour in the Red Sea, Egypt

“Abnormal” shark behaviour in the Red Sea, Egypt

From the Strange Sea Tales file, November 2020: Ras Mohammed National Park and the Brothers Islands in the northern Red ...

Want a surf workshop with Gleavey and Belen?

Want a surf workshop with Gleavey and Belen?

From Sean McKeown: “How to Improve Your Surfing - Surf Like a Pro Workshops 5th December 2020 Kirra Beach.” Former three-time ...

Paul McCartney launches new Music Video to support Surfers For Climate

Paul McCartney launches new Music Video to support Surfers For Climate

"Often we can feel a bit helpless to engage in climate action. With that in mind we created Surfers For ...

The hurricane season that never ends – East Coast USA

The hurricane season that never ends – East Coast USA

The formation of 'Theta' made this year the most active hurricane season on record. From National Geographic: In meteorological terms, 2020 has ...

Sibu Manaï – Justine Mauvin’s hybrid electro, creole, soul, pop – want to listen?

Sibu Manaï – Justine Mauvin’s hybrid electro, creole, soul, pop – want to listen?

We’ve been getting a lot of great feedback on the rather brilliant eight-page profile of musician and world-ranked French longboarder ...

WSL Pro shortboard returns with multi events for 20 & 21 – no sign of longboards yet

WSL Pro shortboard returns with multi events for 20 & 21 – no sign of longboards yet

“Putting on an international tour amid a global pandemic is not an easy task,”  must rate right up there among the great ...

1963, Pearl Turton at Palmy from the “Surf and Underwater Girls Series” newsreels

1963, Pearl Turton at Palmy from the “Surf and Underwater Girls Series” newsreels

Dug up from the bowels of the British Pathe Reuters Historical Collection by PLB’s archive detective Ian Lording. Six minutes of gold ...

Sydney and Melbourne moving to the Sunny Coast?

Sydney and Melbourne moving to the Sunny Coast?

Covid the catalyst for a sea change: Sydneysiders and Melburnians are moving to the Sunshine Coast in droves as COVID-19 ...

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