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How The Surfaris' Wipe Out became a dancefloor hit in remote communities across Australia's outback

How The Surfaris' Wipe Out became a dancefloor hit in remote communities across Australia's outback

From Eddie Williams, for ABC Kimberley: It's a pumping Friday night at the blue light disco in Mount Magnet, 570 kilometres north-east of Perth. Kids and police are dancing up a storm, but it's not the latest Taylor Swift or Nicki Minaj hit ...


How sets travel across the ocean - & orbits and other stuff

How sets travel across the ocean - & orbits and other stuff

This first ran in print in The Buzz pages of Issue 114: If you’ve surfed for any length of time you ...

“Here Comes the Beach Boys doco” - Crescent Swells – surf radio - track list, tune in

“Here Comes the Beach Boys doco” - Crescent Swells – surf radio - track list, tune in

“We do a bit of a ‘non hits’ Beach Boys feature this week in prep for the upcoming Disney+ Beach ...

Melanoma skin cancer is 120 times higher in surfers than in the general population

Melanoma skin cancer is 120 times higher in surfers than in the general population

Guess we kinda knew that already, but now via a new study by the Southern Cross University the prevalence has a ...

Kiwi man fined after attempting to ‘body slam’ an orca

Kiwi man fined after attempting to ‘body slam’ an orca

Yes, he thought it a good idea at the time. As reported by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation:  New Zealand man fined ...

Masses of hammerheads return to one of Australia’s busiest beaches. But no need to panic

Masses of hammerheads return to one of Australia’s busiest beaches. But no need to panic

From The Conversation: For the second year in a row, over 100 scalloped hammerheads have gathered at one of Australia’s ...

Did you know? The term “goofyfoot” sprung from Walt Disney’s character Goofy!

Did you know? The term “goofyfoot” sprung from Walt Disney’s character Goofy!

In 1937 Walt Disney made the first-ever animated surf movie Hawaiian Holiday. It starred Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Donald Duck, ...

The oldest footage ever shot of surfing - Thomas Edison’s “Surf Scenes” – filmed in 1906

The oldest footage ever shot of surfing - Thomas Edison’s “Surf Scenes” – filmed in 1906

Three minutes: “Panoramic View, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.”  "Hawaiian Islands" is a 1906 actuality film by Thomas A. Edison's studio. ...

Whale Sharks feeding on baitballs in Western Australia – rare video & analysis from the CSIRO

Whale Sharks feeding on baitballs in Western Australia – rare video & analysis from the CSIRO

From the CSIRO: Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) feed on baitfish with other predators at Ningaloo Reef. Baitballs attract large numbers of predators ...

“Smoke clean, breath easy, ride that wave in style” – TV ad from 1960

“Smoke clean, breath easy, ride that wave in style” – TV ad from 1960

As the crooner serenades, suck on that durry, rock that hammock, ride that wave . . . “a clean breath ...

WIN A CARABINE 9’4” PIGLET – OUR 103 BOARD GIVEAWAY!

WIN A CARABINE 9’4” PIGLET – OUR 103 BOARD GIVEAWAY!

Carabine Surfboards have just completed the gargantuan and no doubt bittersweet task of moving factory after more than 50 years ...

Cliff collapses between Bingin and Impossibles in Bali during new development

Cliff collapses between Bingin and Impossibles in Bali during new development

It’s enough to break the hearts of every old fan of the Bukit Peninsula . . . well anybody with a heart really. Last ...

Heavy locals - a couple of whales surf Lennox Head - video

Heavy locals - a couple of whales surf Lennox Head - video

 Surfers on Australia’s NSW North Coast found themselves with some majestic company when a pair of minke whales sliced the waves ...

Tuvalu is being swallowed by the ocean. Its people face a difficult choice

Tuvalu is being swallowed by the ocean. Its people face a difficult choice

From the Sydney Morning Herald: In a suburban cream-brick church in Melbourne’s outer west, 5000 kilometres from a homeland facing ...

Bull attacks tourist on Los Cabos beach in Baja

Bull attacks tourist on Los Cabos beach in Baja

There’s a video of this in the link, but be warned it’s not very pleasant. As reported by USA TODAY: Bull ...

“You Should Have Been Here Yesterday” at the Sydney Film Festival – news, tickets, trailer

“You Should Have Been Here Yesterday” at the Sydney Film Festival – news, tickets, trailer

The Sydney Film Festival is turning 71 this year – with 200+ movies screening, red carpets, talks, parties, and it takes ...

“The Surfer” joins list of Aussie films to premiere at Cannes

“The Surfer” joins list of Aussie films to premiere at Cannes

Billed as a psychological thriller, much of The Surfer was filmed around Yallingup in West Australia - and it's now in ...

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