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One marine animal causes more death and serious injuries than sharks, sea snakes, and stingrays combined

One marine animal causes more death and serious injuries than sharks, sea snakes, and stingrays combined

From the “Scary Ocean File”: The Australian box jellyfish is considered the most toxic animal on earth. They may not look dangerous, but the sting from one could be enough to send you to Davy Jones's locker. Box jellyfish, named for their body shape, have ...


Revered Californian shaper and board builder Scott Anderson succumbs to melanoma

Revered Californian shaper and board builder Scott Anderson succumbs to melanoma

US surfers and in particular the Southern Californian longboarders and alternate board riders revered Scott for his generosity and kindness ...

1964 Malibu Invitational – and how hot is the surfing?!

1964 Malibu Invitational – and how hot is the surfing?!

What a crew! A video of the MSA/Windansea contest from ’64 – featuring: Joey Cabell, Mike Hynson, Butch Van Artsdalen, ...

Surfers are helping future generations in Brazil’s largest favela

Surfers are helping future generations in Brazil’s largest favela

“Rocinha is plagued by violence and crime—children play in the same tight alleyways where drug traffickers work. One avenue away ...

A new population of blue whales discovered “hiding” in the Indian Ocean

A new population of blue whales discovered “hiding” in the Indian Ocean

The whales in the group seem to sing a unique song: "It's like hearing different songs within a genre - Stevie ...

Urbnsurf wave pool for Sydney

Urbnsurf wave pool for Sydney

Melbourne has reopened and Urbnsurf Sydney is set to be located at Olympic Park – a suburb of Greater Western ...

R.I.P. Ben Aipa

R.I.P. Ben Aipa

An innovative shaper, great surfer, and a son of Kauai, Ben Aipa died on Friday from heart complications, aged 78. ...

Old Mal Australian Calendar for 2021 – events, dates and locations

Old Mal Australian Calendar for 2021 – events, dates and locations

Here’s the latest news as compiled by Daffy Chisholm. He also added: “For the Toothpick Lovers: Had a yarn with Simon ...

More tributes to Qld gent and legend Gordon “Gordo” Philipson – from PT and Andy Mac

More tributes to Qld gent and legend Gordon “Gordo” Philipson – from PT and Andy Mac

From Peter Townend: Where do I begin?, you could write a book about my mate Gordon “Gordo” Philipson, unsung hero of ...

Jeff Raglus “Low Pressure” exhibition

Jeff Raglus “Low Pressure” exhibition

Jeff Raglus is a surfer, musician, a sculptor and most commonly a painter.  He has had at least one solo exhibition ...

Here’s a first – a poem about diets and riots, hordes and a new board

Here’s a first – a poem about diets and riots, hordes and a new board

Can’t say we’ve ever run a poem in the magazine or online before, but in these unprecedented (eek!) times, let’s ...

“The culture was terrible”: new film Girls Can’t Surf charts how trailblazing women forced change

“The culture was terrible”: new film Girls Can’t Surf charts how trailblazing women forced change

The Sydney Morning Herald’s view on the new doco “Girl’s Can’t Surf”: Former world champion Pam Burridge is delighted by how ...

Farewell to a great man and a true Queensland & Australian legend, Gordon “Gordo” Philipson

Farewell to a great man and a true Queensland & Australian legend, Gordon “Gordo” Philipson

Vale by Kerry Gill: “Gordo” sadly passed away early hours on 4/01/2021 in Tweed Heads Hospital age 82. This kind ...

WSL cancels Sunset Open, Jaws, and the Santa Cruz Pro

WSL cancels Sunset Open, Jaws, and the Santa Cruz Pro

Citing the Covid surge, the latest news from the WSL: As a result of Hawaii's suspension of all surfing competitions until further ...

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 ...

New Zealand’s famous Makorori First Light - 2021

New Zealand’s famous Makorori First Light - 2021

With so many fresh faces and smooth styles taking to the waves in Gisborne this summer anything could happen. Local ...

World’s biggest standing wave “The Lineup” begins construction in West Oahu

World’s biggest standing wave “The Lineup” begins construction in West Oahu

 “The surfing will be similar to Oahu’s Waimea Bay river wave that flows periodically when the sand bar opens up ...

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