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Charlize Theron & Niki Caro team for women’s big-wave surfing film at Netflix

Charlize Theron & Niki Caro team for women’s big-wave surfing film at Netflix

Filmmaker Niki Caro and Charlize Theron are teaming up to develop a feature film about women’s fight for equality in big wave surfing for Netflix. The feature is based on Daniel Duane’s New York Times Magazine article, “The Fight For Gender Equality In One of ...


THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 107 – Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 107 – 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 - and believe ...

“THUMP”

“THUMP”

10 minute mini-movie featuring Kassia Meador, Jonah Reimers, Grant Hilling, Saxon Wilson and Ryan Conklin at Malibu. Animation is by Will ...

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

Our most visited post from this week last year: A newsreel for British cinema and TV, featuring packed northern Sydney beaches ...

'Sea Nomads' are first known humans genetically adapted to diving

'Sea Nomads' are first known humans genetically adapted to diving

From the Strange Sea Stories file: For hundreds of years, the Bajau have lived at sea, and natural selection may ...

United Nations World Oceans Day 2021 Virtual Event

United Nations World Oceans Day 2021 Virtual Event

The Ocean: Life & Livelihoods – Tuesday 8th June 2021 “Join us for the second fully virtual celebration of United Nations World ...

World Ocean Day - 'The Blue Reset' – Tuesday June 8

World Ocean Day - 'The Blue Reset' – Tuesday June 8

'The Blue Reset’: The Covid-19 pandemic is a stark reminder of the interconnectivity of nature and humanity on this planet. Like ...

Our shout for another Pilsner! Yes two subscriber giveaway boards in row from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst!

Our shout for another Pilsner! Yes two subscriber giveaway boards in row from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst!

Another Pilsner please! The first one went down so well we’re going again. For the second issue in a row our ...

Malcolm on Mornington Peninsula scores the Pilsner – our 91st board winner

Malcolm on Mornington Peninsula scores the Pilsner – our 91st board winner

Victorian Malcolm Duckett was just a little pumped when we phoned to say he’d won the Fine Surfcraft by Andrew ...

Kirra Longboard Klassic 2021 – with the Trans Tasman Test and the Women’s Surf Festival & more

Kirra Longboard Klassic 2021 – with the Trans Tasman Test and the Women’s Surf Festival & more

The Kirra Klassic is a fun longboard event designed to bring together like-minded local amateur surfers. Not looking for future ...

Vicco Titles, second round in great waves – wrap, results & photos

Vicco Titles, second round in great waves – wrap, results & photos

2021 Victorian State Longboard Titles were run in perfect clean surf at Point Impossible with some incredible displays of surfing ...

Our 90th subscriber board winner John Sorby picks up his Carabine 9’8” Space Pig

Our 90th subscriber board winner John Sorby picks up his Carabine 9’8” Space Pig

Three months back John Sorby won our subscriber board which was to be a “Shakey” model, which is pretty much ...

Strange waves rippled right around the Earth. Now we may know why.

Strange waves rippled right around the Earth. Now we may know why.

An “exceptional phenomenon” near the tiny islands of Mayotte may help explain a low-frequency rumble that swept around the world ...

"How do you police this beach against trouble makers on surfboards?"

Flash Back to 1964: A mind-snapping four-minute vid from Australia's ABC Four Corners program: "How did surf culture change Australian popular ...

Best In Show – Longboards & Alternate Board Build-Off – 10k cash & prizes

Best In Show – Longboards & Alternate Board Build-Off – 10k cash & prizes

The Boardroom Surfboard Show presented by US Blanks is putting out a “Call For Entries” to all international board builders.  This ...

The first Womens Surf Festival coming to the Gold Coast

The first Womens Surf Festival coming to the Gold Coast

As per the Festival news release: Introducing a new and exciting surfing event, the Womens Surf Festival celebrates women styling the ...

Surfing icy, windy Lake Tahoe – Weird Waves Season 3 Episode 4

Surfing icy, windy Lake Tahoe – Weird Waves Season 3 Episode 4

The WW lads are really churning out the content of late: “Surfing in Lake Tahoe? Is that a thing? Dylan Graves ...

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