Rincon Surf Fest is back

Rincon Surf Fest is back

From US surfer/photographer/legend Barry Church: “How’s my good friends Down Under at PLB? Following last year’s success to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the 1968 World Championships at Rincon in Puerto Rico with Nat Young, David Nuuhiwa and Fred Hemmings ...


Australia’s burning. Nat Young’s home among the 300 lost since the start of the fire season

Australia’s burning. Nat Young’s home among the 300 lost since the start of the fire season

Fires burning many parts Australia’s East Coast have taken the home of surfing icon Nat Young, The Inertia has learned. Young has owned ...

Tommy Pierucki headlines TOMA Surf Art Series

Tommy Pierucki headlines TOMA Surf Art Series

Honolulu: Featuring celebrated surf photographer Tommy Pierucki, the Terrace of Modern Art (TOMA) returns to Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger on Saturday, ...

Old Mal Judging and the Modern Loggers Judging – the latest from Daffy

Old Mal Judging and the Modern Loggers Judging – the latest from Daffy

Just so you can’t say you didn’t know, here’s the latest news as sent to us from Australian living longboard ...

Patagonia’s new flagship in Melbourne’s CBD

Patagonia’s new flagship in Melbourne’s CBD

“We’re in business to save our home planet.”  To date Patagonia has made contributions of US$100 million in grants to environmental ...

Get set: The Single Fin Mingle number six – save the date

Get set: The Single Fin Mingle number six – save the date

Fancy a trip to the wonderful South Island of NZ for a surf party unlike any other? Here’s the news ...

Lessons from the world biggest brands. The power of print. Latest from Reuters.

Lessons from the world biggest brands. The power of print. Latest from Reuters.

You’d be forgiven for thinking we cooked this up ourselves, but we’re not that savvy. Over to Reuters:  Last Christmas, Amazon ...

Duct Tape Japan

Duct Tape Japan

Honolua Blomfield won the Women’s, Andy Nieblas the Men’s, but apart from the final four finishers in each division, we ...

Our 85th free board! Win a 9’2” fully handmade Black Square Noserider!

Our 85th free board! Win a 9’2” fully handmade Black Square Noserider!

Yep our 85th PLB magazine subscriber giveaway! Black Square Surfboards’ shaper Ryan Chelman was raised in the surf shop his ...

Gerry gets his Warhurst Pilsner – our 84th board winner

Gerry gets his Warhurst Pilsner – our 84th board winner

Yep we’ve given away 84 boards to our Australian mag subscribers, even if they are American. Gerry Prietto lives in ...

50th anniversary of Earth Day - The Great Global Cleanup expected to be the largest volunteer event in history, April 2020

50th anniversary of Earth Day - The Great Global Cleanup expected to be the largest volunteer event in history, April 2020

The lead-up: On September 21 this year, over 20 million people across 179 countries and territories participated in National Cleanup ...

Tracking “Katherine” - the whopping great white cruising the US East Coast – news and vid

Tracking “Katherine” - the whopping great white cruising the US East Coast – news and vid

A great white shark that weighs over 2,000 pounds and measures 15 feet, 5 inches long has been swimming along ...

Meet the Interceptor! Getting plastic out of rivers – before it reaches the ocean

Meet the Interceptor! Getting plastic out of rivers – before it reaches the ocean

From The Ocean Cleanup: The Interceptor is The Ocean Cleanup’s answer for river plastic waste. It is the first scalable solution ...

The amazing down-home world famous Manly Longboard Co

The amazing down-home world famous Manly Longboard Co

Local? Global? Huh? Forever Manly lad Mark Preece’s parents opened their first shop at South Steyne in 1975 and went ...

Brazil’s Guarda do Embaú dedicated as the 9th World Surfing Reserve

Brazil’s Guarda do Embaú dedicated as the 9th World Surfing Reserve

Formed by the Rio da Madre, the Guarda do Embaú surf ecosystem is one of the most classic Brazilian surfing ...

It’s pumping! First waves in the Melbourne wave pool – watch the vid

It’s pumping! First waves in the Melbourne wave pool – watch the vid

From Urbnsurf: Once our lagoon was filled, and waves were weeks away, the wait was torturous. When we saw crystal-clear ...

Duct Tape Japan, a few new faces – invitees list & schedule

Duct Tape Japan, a few new faces – invitees list & schedule

For the first time in its nine-year history the Vans Joel Tudor Duct Tape heads to Japan - and the ...

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