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Here’s how they handled the shark menace in Sydney in 1964 - high-tech, foolproof

Here’s how they handled the shark menace in Sydney in 1964 - high-tech, foolproof

A newsreel for British cinema and TV, featuring packed northern Sydney beaches in the summer of 1964 - and a system where a guy in a plane spots sharks, and then radios in the news and location to the radio station 2SM, ...


Australia's surfing population tops half a million!

Australia's surfing population tops half a million!

Still, it only ranks 17th on the “Top 20 Sports & Physical Activities Revealed” list - pilates and cricket have us ...

“Cynevin” – a treat 18-minute Seth Hughes film of Mike Lay and his homebreaks of Cornwall

“Cynevin” – a treat 18-minute Seth Hughes film of Mike Lay and his homebreaks of Cornwall

Synopsis: Describing a connection to place of birth an intimate relationship with home.  Surfing and international travel have always gone hand ...

The Green Slime is back!

The Green Slime is back!

Back when all fins were glassed on and boards only had one anyway, there was Green Slime, and it was ...

Surf, skate, vintage guitars - Bonhams Online Auction – now running

Surf, skate, vintage guitars - Bonhams Online Auction – now running

California Dreaming: Surf and Skate in Film and Popular Culture, an auction of surfboards, skateboards, memorabilia, posters, fine art, guitars, ...

Southern Right Whale slaps surfers at Sydney’s Manly Beach – news and vid

Southern Right Whale slaps surfers at Sydney’s Manly Beach – news and vid

A whale calf, closely followed by its mother, came within metres of surfers and swimmers at Manly beach, in Sydney’s ...

Great waves for the Volte West Australian Long & Log titles – wrap, results & photos

Great waves for the Volte West Australian Long & Log titles – wrap, results & photos

The final event of the Volte WA Longboard & Logger Titles presented by SunSmart has wrapped up in fashion, with two ...

Shark attack in West Australia – board bitten in half by a white “as big as a Toyota Land Cruiser”

Shark attack in West Australia – board bitten in half by a white “as big as a Toyota Land Cruiser”

A man aged in his 20s has survived a shark attack while surfing at the popular Bunker Bay beach in ...

Investors are still building mega wave pools – the latest from Brazil via Wave Pool Mag

Investors are still building mega wave pools – the latest from Brazil via Wave Pool Mag

American Wave Machines today announced a new development called Boa Vista near Sao Paulo. The project will cover 370 acres and include ...

Macabre “Ghost Boats”, and the world’s largest illegal fleet

Macabre “Ghost Boats”, and the world’s largest illegal fleet

“At first, the ominous occurrence was either attributed to natural explanations like rough weather or engine failure, or it was ...

Woman from New York City killed by shark off Maine

Woman from New York City killed by shark off Maine

A woman has been killed by a great white shark in a rare attack off the coast of Maine, US ...

Volte Wetsuits West Australian Longboard & Logger Titles – forecast and photos

Volte Wetsuits West Australian Longboard & Logger Titles – forecast and photos

Trigg Beach WA: With a staggering 18 separate State Championship Titles on the line, the event has attracted a strong field of local contestants plus those ...

Final Day Wrap - Single Fin Mingle - Sumner, Christchurch, NZ

Final Day Wrap - Single Fin Mingle - Sumner, Christchurch, NZ

Started off the day bright and early with a glowing sunrise at Scarborough Beach. We ran through the quarters and ...

Kirra Longboard Klassic all set for August – and you’re welcome

Kirra Longboard Klassic all set for August – and you’re welcome

Designed to bring together like-minded amateur and entry-level competitors for a fun-filled day of surfing, the organisers are not looking ...

Opening Day – Single Fin Mingle, South Island NZ

Opening Day – Single Fin Mingle, South Island NZ

A beautiful day Saturday in Sumner, Christchurch, and we kicked off at 8:30 in the chilly 8-degree waters of Scarborough ...

The Surf Witches – the Oz Longboarding Episode 10

The Surf Witches – the Oz Longboarding Episode 10

From Weeksy and the panel: “This week our special guests are Mon and CJ from The Surf Witches, a group ...

Surfers for koalas

Surfers for koalas

The organisers of the 6th Biennial Global Wave Conference, held in Australia for the first time in February 2020, have ...

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