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A tribute to Marty Sugarman

A tribute to Marty Sugarman

From Bob Feigel: The world of surfing - and beyond - has lost one of its finest creative minds and a legend in our culture's journalism. Marty Sugarman (Martin Sugarman PhD) died in California after a long and challenging battle ...


Drilling at the 12 Apostles! Really?

Drilling at the 12 Apostles! Really?

From Surfers For Climate: We are not stoked that the Victorian State Government is supporting Beach Energy's plans to drill ...

320-page coffee table book “Cold Comfort” from ace surf photographer Marcus Paladino

320-page coffee table book “Cold Comfort” from ace surf photographer Marcus Paladino

Out of Canada’s British Columbia, Marcus Paladino’s glorious images have featured in PLB several times over the past 10 years ...

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation

One year before the world’s first skateboarding magazine was published in the United States, Dr Leo Kalokerinos, a 29 year ...

Victory in Baja – San Miguel surf break protected

Victory in Baja – San Miguel surf break protected

In a historic moment for environmental and surf conservation, the first state park in Baja California, Mexico was officially approved, ...

Dirty Wave Challenge – and you can win five grand

Dirty Wave Challenge – and you can win five grand

Calling all surfers and beach-lovers for a chance to win $5,000 and give back to your local coastline! THE CHALLENGE The Dirty Wave ...

2021 Surfing Walk of Fame inductees

2021 Surfing Walk of Fame inductees

From PT in Huntington Beach: The votes have been tallied and fresh crop of legendary wave riders will once again be ...

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 108 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 108 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

Mighty Mick the Hyphen brings us his run-down on what lies between the covers of the newie: Issue No 108  >> FEATURES TO ...

“You need to sell a lot of waves to get a strong return” - investing in a surf park

“You need to sell a lot of waves to get a strong return” - investing in a surf park

According to investor marketing material, it’ll offer “access to perfect surf” and a “reimaging” of the site’s existing resort, complete ...

Buying a surfboard in 2021 – helpful insights from the Raglan Surf Report

Buying a surfboard in 2021 – helpful insights from the Raglan Surf Report

Depending on how many decibels of volume you’re after and the density of the micro fibre industrial strength stringer on ...

Not waving, drowning . . .

Not waving, drowning . . .

How does drowning happen and how can you prevent it. The idea that a drowning person splashes and calls for ...

Japan’s controversial annual dolphin hunt begins

Japan’s controversial annual dolphin hunt begins

More than a decade after “The Cove” revealed the cruelty behind the practice, Taiji fishermen continue to round up dolphins ...

Why is human DNA seeping into the surf near a Southern California pier?

Why is human DNA seeping into the surf near a Southern California pier?

On any given day, surfers are paddling out near the San Clemente Pier to catch waves, a popular seaside destination ...

A good news story: these popular tuna species no longer endangered, surprising scientists

A good news story: these popular tuna species no longer endangered, surprising scientists

From National Geographic: In a world simultaneously on fire and underwater thanks to climate change, scientists have announced some good news: Several important tuna ...

Equal Pay for Equal Play NSW

Equal Pay for Equal Play NSW

From Lucy Small: In the last four months I’ve cartwheeled from being generally annoyed about the way women athletes are ...

A good news story! One million ‘Wonder Plant’ seedlings planted in Wales to create healthy seas

A good news story! One million ‘Wonder Plant’ seedlings planted in Wales to create healthy seas

At a time when shallow seagrass meadows have disappeared from 92% of UK’s vast coastline, scientists have realized that this ...

“Afrosurf” - a book by Selema Masekela telling the untold stories of surfing culture in Africa

“Afrosurf” - a book by Selema Masekela telling the untold stories of surfing culture in Africa

A handsome 300-page book charting Africa’s overlooked surf culture, Afrosurf asks a host of characters from a dozen countries what ...

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